Through public works contract 3486 of 2022, the construction of this infrastructure will begin, whose investment will be more than 5 billion pesos and will provide an immediate response to natural and anthropogenic emergencies in Communes 10, 8, 7 and 5 of the capital. from Huila.
With the presence of presidents, councilors and leaders of Communes 10, 3, 7 and 8, as well as the Red Cross, Civil Defense, Fire Department and representatives of the Estación 2023 Consortium, public works contract 3486 of 2022 was socialized with the first-hand information was provided to the communities on the construction of the type II substation for the Official Fire Department of the city.
María del Carmen Roldán, vice president of the Palmas 3 neighborhood, stated that “It is a project that has been brewing since 2013, and that today is a fact.”
The work, which exceeds 5 billion pesos, stipulates the construction of 1,120 m2 of infrastructure and must provide more than 200 direct and indirect jobs throughout its execution; the representative of the ‘Estación 2023’ consortium, Rafael Andrés, added that “the works include a 3-story administrative building, a machine block with a roof, an underground storage tank of 300 m3 and a maneuvering yard” he also stated that the work It will be finished in approximately 8 months.
Complying with the Development Plan
The Secretary of Risk Management, Armando Cabrera, clarified that the work will be financed with resources from the fire surtax and part of the loan of 60 billion pesos. “The construction of this sub-headquarters for the fire service is contemplated within its product goals and as a strategic project for Communes 10, 5, 7 and 8.”
Leaders and management hand in hand
Julio Cesar Conde, President of the advisory council of Comuna 10 expressed that “thanks to the mayor, who appreciated this idea and thanks to his political management Comuna 10 will have this fire substation” emphasizing the immediate response that natural emergencies will have and anthropogenic from Communes 10, 8, 7 and 5.
The work will be located in the San Miguel Arcángel neighborhood between Calle 19 and Carrera 52, it will be the third infrastructure to improve the city’s fire service in addition to the Comuna 6 fire department and the central on Calle 14 with Race 7.