The last three weeks have been worrying for students, teachers, teachers and parents of the District’s official education institutions. On February 21, the noted contract expired and since then the schools have been stripped.
The event, also added to the completion of the contract, has sparked a series of protests from different educational communities, which have come together to demand that the contracting process be expedited, since in this contingency many schools have canceled their classes. .
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Despite this, the business conference to choose a new operator will just take place today, March 13, through the Colombian Mercantile Exchange (BMC). This process is worth $56 billion. In the event that the employee is indeed selected, he will begin providing his services from Monday, March 20.
Meanwhile, the Mayor’s Office is trying to solve the lack of security in schools by hiring people through the Provision of Service Orders (OPS). They also said that they are promoting the installation of security cameras.
Why do you stop?
From Funcicar they asked that the district does not have a cleaning and maintenance contract ready with new employees, taking into account the approval of the future validity of the Council to guarantee the provision of the service.
“These words gave the Mayor’s Office the ability to extend the execution of existing contracts, however, the delays in contracting these services affected the start of the school calendar of any educational institution,” explained Funcicar.
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Faced with this type of question and protests from the educational community, the answer given by Mayor William Dau was that the process was delayed in order to avoid the cause of possible corruption with the signing of the contract.
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“I had to choose between permanent custody without suspension of office or swallowing the toad of corruption. We were ready to sign the contract because it was full of corruption and we started a new one. People have the right to protest that it affected them and that would have been avoided if I had written it, but it would go against our principles, because everything was instructed to certain firm, with the requirements to comply with that company alone, will make orders for $56 billion,” Dau said.
The business of the conference to choose the operator of the cleaning service in the official schools of Cartagena is scheduled for March 7; But on that day it was suspended because of an unusual condition in the guaranteeing of the spoils, for which reason it is reviewed whether the offers that have been published can be accepted or not. The process will resume on Tuesday the 14th cal.