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Cabildo earmarks 5.5 million euros to Teide National Park 

Tenerife Cabildo has approved an investment of 5.5 million euros for the execution of the cleaning service, maintenance, support for public use and support for the surveillance of the Teide National Park during the period 2019-2023.

This was reported by the president of the Cabildo, Carlos Alonso, in the usual press conference to give an account of the matters approved by the Insular Government Council.

The work will be developed by the public company Tragsa and include the collection of waste by hand or emptying of bins, among others, as well as the withdrawal of the afore-mentioned waste. Likewise, it is foreseen to carry out two annual shock cleanings to be carried out in certain periods and in areas in which the regular cleaning service does not usually operate.

For its part, the maintenance service includes repairs to walls, paint, woodwork, metalwork, signs, lookouts and the public use infrastructures of the Park. This service also includes preventive mainte-nance of the Telesforo Bravo Centre.

The support service for public use includes the services of guides, interpreters and informants destined to attend the work of information and environmental interpre-tation, the control of the citi-zens that access the Visitor Centres or information points and the coordination of the visits and similar activities Finally, the support service for the surveillance and infor-mative work will be carried out in fixed points of the Park and in an itinerant way in afternoon and evening hours.