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Play areas reopen

foto 2020 reobertura parcsThe Formentera Department of Island Services announces that from tomorrow children’s parks across the island will reopen in line with safety protocol published in the Balearic gazette as part of an order, 4/2020, issued by the regional premiere.

Per the order, the Consell de Formentera will remove the barriers that restricted access to parks tomorrow. Municipal crews are performing a targeted cleaning of the areas today.

Two daily cleanings —in the morning and afternoon, per the order— have additionally been scheduled going forward, with instructions to focus particular attention on high touch surfaces.

Signs have gone up advising islanders of the main Covid-19 preventive measures, emphasising hand washing, respiratory hygiene and physical distancing.

17 June 2020
Department of Communications
Consell de Formentera

OAC opens tomorrow for normal hours, by appointment only

foto 2020 oac oberturaStarting tomorrow, the Citizen’s Information Office (OAC) will open for the office’s standard hours of operation, 9.00am to 2.00pm from Monday to Friday, and 4.00pm to 6.00pm on Thursday afternoons. In light of Covid-19 safety protocol, the OAC will receive visits exclusively by appointment, which islanders are encouraged to scheduled by calling 687 209 618. Information is also available online on the OVAC portal.

The Consell encourages islanders to forgo in-person visits to the OAC by completing business online. Staff are available at 971 321 087 to answer any questions related to online services.

OAC visitors will have three stations, each fitted with a protective screen. An individual will verify at the door that visitors have an appointment, wear a mask, use hand sanitiser and do not display Covid-19 symptoms. No more than three islanders can be in the office at a time, and appointments are being staggered. Confirmation of appointment time will be sent on completion of the scheduling process. As a measure of hygiene, furniture has also been removed from the waiting area.


27 May 2020
Department of Communications
Consell de Formentera

Consell de Formentera implements safety upgrades at Porto-salè turnout

Foto 2020 millors seguretat viariaThe Consell de Formentera has overseen changes designed to make the juncture of highway PM-820 and the carretera de Porto-salè safer. In recent years, the crossing has been the site of a disproportionate number of sometimes deadly accidents.

Upgrades:

-Solid line from the CEPSA petrol station into La Savina to prevent motorists from dangerous passing attempts.
-Reduced speed limit (from 90 km/h to 70 km/h) to prevent rear-end collisions, one of the most common accidents at this stretch of highway.
-Bigger and better signage highlighting reduced speed limit and dangerous intersection.
-Cleared vegetation near the intersection for improved visibility.

The measures put local roads on the right side of the island’s 2019 Plan for Sustainable Mobility, and are also in line with a measure which was green-lighted at local government’s February plenary session calling for urgent action at the section of highway in question.

The Consell has begun efforts to set up a radar speed trap between the CEPSA petrol station and the Porto-salè turnout, and is preparing upgrades that will make turning in and out easier for drivers.

21 May 2020
Department of Communications
Consell de Formentera

Crews clean and disinfect Centre de Dia

foto 2020 netejaIn recent days Consell de Formentera cleaning crews have disinfected inner patio spaces and the exterior of the island’s adult care centre. Though personnel have begun returning to work, the Centre de Dia remains closed to the public, and islanders who normally get care there are currently benefitting from at-home and over-the-phone assistance from Formentera social services staff.

At present the local government’s cleaning team is still engaged in special operations to disinfect and pressure-wash high-traffic spots in the main towns of the island.

20 May 2020
Department of Communications
Consell de Formentera

Upkeep and cleaning at local seniors’ centres

foto 2020 manteniment majorsThe Formentera Departments of Island Services and the Elderly report a host of maintenance operations are under way at old persons’ clubs across the island. The days ahead will see deep cleans and disinfecting measures at the clubs, including in Sant Francesc and at Casa del Poble.

Crews painted the interior of the Sant Ferran seniors’ centre and upgraded electrical work, with plans on track to replace the centre’s front awning and instal new upholstery for €3,448.50.

Walls at the seniors’ club in Sant Francesc have been fitted with wooden hangers, landscaping work has been carried out at the club in Es Cap, and repairs are in the works for the wood shutters at Casa del Poble.

Photo: Member of Consell maintenance brigade painting Sant Ferran seniors’ club interior.

19 May 2020
Department of Communications
Consell de Formentera

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