As promised in the first part of the exclusive interview with diariOnline South Region newspaper, Rogério Bacalhau, talks about the financial health of the Municipality of Faro, stating that “In 2017 we paid the PAEL, paying and seeking another financing, we no longer have the constraints of the PAEL, we paid there with a loan from our own funds from the rebalancing plan, so we recovered all our autonomy and we no longer have the imposition of the rules that we had, for example, to have the IMI at the maximum rate … ” stressing that “… Whoever works with us today is confident of receiving on time and, therefore, the Municipality today is a good person, as for a long time he was unable to honor his commitments”.
As for being a candidate for a new mandate and about the future, Rogério Bacalhau referred to another occasion the presentation of ideas to voters.
About the new bridge to the island of Faro, after the fourth tender launched, the good news arrived, since finally companies interested in executing the project finally appeared, as edil farense confirmed with satisfaction "It is true, it is excellent news, it is something that, when we arrived at the Chamber in 2009, this process was already underway, so we are talking about more than 10 years …" adding to finalize that “… So that in the summer of 2023 it could be a reality. This week, with the closing of this competition and with these four candidates, reality has come much closer to what we want. ”