The Lacobrigense municipality voted in favor of the proposal to acquire several properties located in the city and in Chinicato. «The decision took into account the added value of the locations, either in the context of the development of actions foreseen in the municipality's Housing Program, or in the context of improving the physical conditions of the operational services of the Environment and Urban Services Division installed in the village», says the municipality .
The four properties – three of which are located in Lagos (on Rua de Santo Amaro) and one in Chinicato – are part of the insolvency process of Electrolagos – Cooperativa dos Trabalhadores Eletricos de Lagos, CRL. and the alienation that follows. Having identified the interest of the properties and after resorting to their assessment, the municipality initiated a negotiation process with the auctioneer and presented a purchase proposal in the amount of € 1,200,220, which was accepted by the insolvency administrator.
The properties located in Santo Amaro are three autonomous fractions (warehouses) that integrate the industrial complex of the old Fábrica do Aldite, one of the many canning industry units that existed in Lagos. This space is in an area of great centrality to where; According to the Housing Program, the development of new dwellings and a broader territorial and urban requalification action that includes the green area component, the reformulation of accessibility and the enhancement of the relationship both with the various facilities in the area and with the memory and existing historical heritage.
The property located in Chinicato, a warehouse where a decorative ceramics factory once operated, is seen as «an opportunity that will allow to expand and reorganize the existing municipal facilities in a contiguous lot, with benefits in terms of access and functionality of services, increase from the parking area for the municipal fleet, security of people and goods ”, the chamber said.
The acquisition process is now under consideration by the Municipal Assembly and is also pending the Court of Auditors' visa.