LA OLIVA MUNICIPALITY

Foreign residents can register in La Oliva to participate in the 2019 municipal and European elections

The Ayuntamiento of La Oliva informs foreign residents from the municipality that they can now register to be able to vote in the municipal elections and the European Parliament elections of 26th May 2019. In order to be able to vote, residents from European countries must be registered as residents at their town hall (Padron Municipal) and on the electoral roll as established by the State law, before 30th January 2019. Regarding foreign residents from outside the European Community, people who come from countries that have agreements with Spain can register on the electoral roll until 15th January 2019 and vote during the municipal elections. Countries that currently have agreements with Spain are Bolivia, Cape Verde, Chile, Columbia, Korea, Equator, Island, Norway, New Zealand, Paraguay, Peru and Trinidad and Tobago. Residents from those countries can participate in the municipal elections as long as they have been residents in Spain for a minimum of five consecutive years, except for Norway with three years only. It won't be necessary to carry out this procedure for residents of any nationality who were already registered on the electoral roll. .

 

Creation of the ''Employability Network Fuerteventura – North'' with the participation of the Local Development Office of La Oliva

The Local Development department of La Oliva's Ayuntamiento has joined the ''Employability Network Fuerteventura – North'' that gathers public and private entities that work on employment policies in the municipalities of Puerto del Rosario and La Oliva. On 22nd November, a meeting took place in Puerto del Rosario that was organised by the Canarian Government with the collaboration of both Ayuntamientos, the Island's Cabildo and various entities. Representing La Oliva's Ayuntamiento, Evelin Gómez, the Commerce and Employment councillor indicated ''we consider that this initiative is very positive as it will help us work in a more united and coordinated manner concerning the active employment policies that are implemented in the north of the Island, regarding subjects such as the training of unemployed people, advice, management and support, job offers, self-employment, etc.''. The Local Development Office provides various services from Corralejo's Town Hall that are the following: Renewal of the DARDE. From 9 am until 11 am. Registration on the Online Job Search Platform (PBE). From 11:30 am until 12:30 pm. Services of Social-Employment Insertion (Help creating a CV and advice on how to search for employment, etc.). By appointment only at the Local Development Office. Business advice (PRODAE). Free service, no appointment necessary. With the Local Development Office in Corralejo's Town Hall. From Monday to Friday, from 8 am until 2 pm. For more information, please call: 928 53 53 12 ext. 211 (Local Development) ext. 212 (PRODAE)

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