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CanuckBob


Sep 25, 2013, 7:02 AM

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Information from the Ajijic Delegado Committee

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The Ajijic Delegado Advisory Committee was formed by Ajijic Delegado Hector Espana Ramos earlier this year in an effort to reach out to the Ajijic community, and it includes both Mexicans and expatriates. After he was elected, a call went out to the entire expat community for volunteers and from those volunteers the Committee was formed.

The goals of the committee are modest and primarily focused on providing an avenue of communication between Delegado Hector and his constituency, and on raising funds from the community in order to accomplish projects that will enhance Ajijic and help its residents. The Committee seeks to enhance what is already here and make our village more livable, safe and accessible to all of the community residents.

One of Hector’s and the Committee’s goals is to provide greater safety for everyone in the village. In regard to the Tianguis Project, there has been some misunderstanding. The tianguis street is a public space where people, including the many elderly and people with disabilities, wish to walk and shop without tripping. The plan supported by our committee, is to put a 2 meter (6.5 ft) wide strip of large flat indigenous stone down the middle of the street to provide a stable footing for the shoppers, similar to what was done in the previous administration down the center of Colon. The sides of the street will still have round cobblestones. Part of the costs of the tianguis street safety improvement will be paid by the fees that the vendors pay for their licenses to sell at the tianguis, and the rest will be paid by private donations, which are still coming in. There has been a delay in starting because of the need to check pipes under the street, which must be done by Simapa.

Another objective, which is to provide disability ramps at major intersections, has already been accomplished and major intersections, and more ramps will be added. A more visible project has been the work now ongoing to renew and revitalize the bandstand (gazebo) in the plaza. Even now the railings have finally been erected and the decorative art will be added soon. There have been surveys of other work that needs to be done and this work will be implemented as soon as contracts can be let and the funding secured.

The Committee keeps clear records of all funds collected and accepts no contracts for work until they are discussed and approved and have firm financial and completion dates.
Additional donations to make the changes that improve, not change, our community and community involvement and input in to all our projects are always welcomed. The Committee can be and is the expat communities’ conduit to the Delegado's office--we do not consider ourselves to be the ultimate deciders of what is done because this community needs involvement from all those who live here.

Bob
Inside Lakeside
http://www.insidelakeside.com



Gringal

Sep 25, 2013, 9:32 AM

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Re: [Bennie García] Information from the Ajijic Delegado Committee

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This was an informative post for the benefit of people other than those on his board.
I, for one, appreciate it.


johanson


Sep 25, 2013, 9:53 AM

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Re: [Gringal] Information from the Ajijic Delegado Committee

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Me too. Thanks for taking the time to share this with us Bob


CanuckBob


Sep 25, 2013, 10:01 AM

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Re: [Bennie García] Information from the Ajijic Delegado Committee

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Bennie aka Manual Dexterity aka Solovino aka Siesdedos aka whatever he calls himself at any given time, doesn't appreciate that we finally removed him off our board once and for all.

Bob
Inside Lakeside
http://www.insidelakeside.com


(This post was edited by RickS on Sep 25, 2013, 10:36 AM)


Chapala Payaso

Sep 28, 2013, 10:20 AM

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Re: [CanuckBob] Information from the Ajijic Delegado Committee

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You remove anybody who disagrees with the angry, liberal insiders residing on your board. Conservatives are particularly unwelcome there and are zapped pretty quickly. Going to another site, such as this one, reaches people of all stripes, not just the lefties. Hence Bob posted here.


DavidHF

Sep 28, 2013, 11:03 AM

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Re: [Chapala Payaso] Information from the Ajijic Delegado Committee

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The number of folks removed from "Inside Lakeside" can be counted on the fingers of one hand. Most of them were those using multiple web handles in attempts to get back on. IMHO, Bob has removed only the most rude people regardless of their political leaning.


(This post was edited by RickS on Sep 28, 2013, 11:13 AM)


RickS


Sep 28, 2013, 11:18 AM

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Re: [CanuckBob] Information from the Ajijic Delegado Committee

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I think this Post has achieved its original intent and has since become a personal sounding board. As such, it is now locked.
If the OP or others wish to contribute meaningful information on the subject please feel free to start another Post.

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