Rita Berruti, is one of the new faces of the Xàbia government team. At the age of 50, he entered politics with a great desire to work and do things for Xàbia. And the thing is, Berruti, after working 14 years in an optician's, dedicated herself to taking care of her family and now, excited, she enters politics to be able to improve everything that is in her hands.
Rita, delighted with her council, faces the areas of Servicios Sociales, Health and the urban center of Arenal. "I know there is much to do in each of the areas and I hope to be able to carry out all the objectives and purposes set out, as well as continue with the initiatives of my partners", explains the mayor.
And, as Berruti has indicated, "I am concerned about the situation of social precariousness in Xàbia, so I will try to get more help or increase it, maintaining the level of protection we have given to date. My main objective is to be able to expand the number of users of TAPIS, implementing new activities with the hiring of a new monitor in the new specifications for the contest ".
In making life easier for citizens, the Councilor for Social Services has expressed the intention of strengthening the Radars program of attention to the follow-up of people living alone with the hiring of a new family worker to support follow-up and accompaniment, as well as to study the viability of sheltered homes for chronic mentally ill people to increase their personal autonomy and offer a respite to their families.
On the problem of housing, the mayor says that she is aware of the situation in Xàbia, "High rents and low supply, so my purpose is to study reality and take corrective measures."
Improving the urban core of the Arenal is another priority of the new socialist mayor, "interventions are going to be expanded not only on the beachfront but in the rest of less visible areas that also have needs and demands."
For this, Rita will be every first Wednesday of the month, from 9 a.m. to 14 p.m., at the Punt Cívic del Arenal to serve citizens, listen to their ideas, proposals and needs, "I want communication, to know their concerns and provide solutions to their demands. My goal is for the residents of this area to join as an association to be able to agglutinate all requests and solve them together."
And linking Arenal with the Health Department, Berruti says he is studying the possibility of expanding the doctor's office. He has also indicated that he will study the neighborhood request that there may be a medical service, or an office throughout the year.
Also, the councilor has indicated that from Health "We intend to apply services and benefits through campaigns to prevent breast cancer, colon-rectal cancer, among others."