LA PAZ, BCS–Mexico
The city of La Paz will formally begin “Illuminate La Paz”. The city will invest $10.5 million pesos, this will replace 5,300 street lamps. This investment will put various local industries to work as they fix up the local community.
The Director of Public Services, Manuel Núñez Salas, says the goal is to fix as many street lamps as possible. “As we undertook this responsibility, we came across 7,100 broken lamps, there are now 5,300 left, but many of these lack some of their components to function,” he says. They will have to purchase the supplies in order for those lamps to work.
Salas, says that all the public lighting will properly fixed by June. He claims that this project will be in two stages. The first stage, is to equip and turn on the lighting of the smaller towns, then the second phase will be to fix the lighting on the main boulevards and avenues.
Salas stresses that all the money they will handle will be under a public scrutiny. The mayor wants to avoid any act that may create suspicion or distrust.
The Municipal President, Rubén Muñoz Álvarez, claims that the money will also be use to buy electrical materials, LED, and sodium lamps.