'Growth In Rocky Point' Category

City government will build an obelisk to the marina and town

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

By: Victor Salazar


Due to a request from the Secretary of the Navy (Semar) and a longstanding concern of the council, the municipal Public Works (OP in spanish) Department will conduct an unprecedented work in this city, by building an obelisk, which will have several uses between government official event and along with events of Semar, said Fernando Curiel Navarro.

The Director of Public Works (OP) of this city, revealed exclusively that the obelisk that plans to build, will serve as a venue for civic events and solemn both the Navy and the City, so that the obelisk will be built on the esplanade boardwalk (Rocky Point´s malecon).

“As we all know and everybody has seen, the Navy has always supported us with marching bands and their elements in different events, and what better than these events, with an obelisk look more worthy of admiration and in a place like the waterfront, we want with the obelisk, even more prominence to this iconic area of ​​the city, “he said.

Curiel Navarro explained that the malecon´s esplanade is the place where the obelisk will be biult, as it is an area of ​​more wide and open to visitors and locals, popular and comprehensive civic events will take place in town and for this nature, the town also will bear the investment costs of the obelisk, and Marina provide monumental flag and plaque commemorating the sailors who will be commemorated every year.

“The work is not yet started, the work is to be defined, what we do know is that the work will be a concrete building covered with granite, is a fast work, commitment to have it ready by June but we can have it before, May this be ready, “he said.

The head chief of OP said that the height of the obelisk will be between 10 and 13 feet tall, which will further enhance the levee, the city and will be a work worthy of inheriting for future administrations and society itself peñaquense.

Mayor opens new offices in Rocky Point Fire Department

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Mayor Alejandro Zepeda Rodrigo Munro accompanied by Rubén Gracia General Coordinator of Civil Protection in the State as well as Rubén Martínez Salido inaugurated the new office remodeling Fire Station Cmte Alfonso Sanchez Miranda ¨ ¨. In the presence of the elements of fire and then the Board meeting that makes up this instance, the Mayor performed the ribbon-cutting marked the beginning of operations of the renovated facilities. Zepeda Munro thanked the Board members, congratulating the ¨ · Who Smoke swallows are always there to safeguard the integrity of Puertopeñasquenses as it was during this Holy Week which together with the various agencies were able to white balance. ° This is being done is for the Fire Department but also for all the people of Puerto Peñasco I want to congratulate you all for your work and for always being there when you need them citizenship ¨, he said. On behalf of the Governor Guillermo Padres Elias, Ruben Rodrigo Gracia extended a big congratulations to all who make up the Fire Department for their work and make good use of resources which demonstrates the interest that has to work in benefit of Puerto Peñasco. Highlighted the work that has been been doing together, adding how important it is working in coordination with ability and enthusiasm by the public. The Head of the Municipal Civil Protection, Ruben Salinas welcomed those attending this significant event, which highlighted the work done so far is Puerto Peñasco for this department has an office development worthy of work. He thanked the efforts and the support from the Mayor who is always attentive and was able to listen to suggestions and needs that this unit has. He called on all his staff to continue their efforts by inviting them to put twice as dedication and commitment to continue watching and caring for all who live in our city. The event was also attended by the Secretary José Ramón Campos Santos, Trustee Attorney Noe Bañaga Farías, Fernando Andrés Sosa Day Sector Naval Admiral Luis López López Regidor, etc.

Treasury delivers 22.5 million pesos to Puerto Penasco

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Resources by 22.5 million pesos were given for the benefit of rocaportenses thanks to an agreement with the Government of the said municipality, said Alejandro Lopez Caballero, Secretary of the Treasury. In a meeting with Alejandro Zepeda Munro, Mayor of that destination, López Caballero signed the agreement by which it delivers the extraordinary item. “Governor Guillermo Padres authorized the signing of this agreement is an extraordinary resource of 22 million 500 thousand dollars to get the municipality of Puerto Peñasco, ” he said. The funds will be used for three primary objectives which are works of drinking water, drainage and sewerage and the construction of the second phase of the boulevard Rafael Godoy. Zepeda Munro thanked the resource that will help meet long-standing needs of the citizens of Puerto Peñasco, which may have improvements in their water mains and Godoy Boulevard. López Caballero added that this additional contribution is unique to that achieved in recent days with the Federal Treasury, which could be around 38 million pesos to Puerto Penasco

Announced expansion of the coastal Highway Convention Center and Home Port

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

 Coast Highway will be connected with a new extension of it to the area of ​​condominiums. The construction of a new convention center will begin in 60 days in the field of the old airport building, said Javier Tapia Camou, State Coordinator of Tourism and Mayor Alejandro Zepeda Munro at a press conference to the media held in the mayor’s office this morning on 21 April.
The construction of the roads that connect the coastal road to the resort area of ​​the city will be embodied in a first stage with the signing of the agreement and providing resources that made the Mayor Alejandro Zepeda Munro and Tourism Development Coordinator Javier Tapia Camou on a working visit to the state official made this municipality.
The Coordinator of Tourism announced that they are about 10 million which will be invested in this first phase of construction includes 4.1 km are a total which will be performed in two phases comprising the project.
He explained that in the two stages will invest more than 20 million pesos concerning the roads which are expected to be materialized in the first quarter of next year.
Camou Tapia noted that currently are working on what is the first stage of construction of the Convention Center which has already been authorized 30 million dollars by the Secretary of Tourism of the 60 that are going to invest in this work which is expected to start this year.
He stressed that this project is supported by the Federal Government, the State, the Municipality and the Ministry of Tourism is expected to start its construction at a maximum of 60 days and look completely finished in 2012.
He stressed that on the instructions of the Governor Guillermo Padres Elijah is working on the implementation of the relevant studies for the arrival of the Home Port is a reality in Puerto Penasco, which is expected to occur in 2013.
Said that major projects such as the Convention Center which is located in the place of the old airport, connecting roads and the arrival of cruise ships are part of a push to increase the flow of visitors to this city to come to enjoy the attractions that this resort offers Sonora.
He added that there is willingness on the part of the State Government to work hand in hand with local authorities for these projects look concretized in a short time for the benefit of residents and the tourism industry of this city.
Alejandro Zepeda welcomed the support being provided to these operations that are to detonate the city which will allow Puerto Peñasco is increasingly regarded as one of the best tourist spots in the region


Thursday, April 7th, 2011

The Delegate of SAGARPA in Sonora, Fernando Miranda Blanco, and Mayor of Puerto Peñasco, Alejandro Zepeda Munro, inaugurated the new premises of the Federal Bureau of Fisheries in this port, an effort that will provide a better service to the fishermen of the region.

With an investment of 1.5 billion pesos in infrastructure and equipment, the Federal Bureau of Fisheries Rocky becomes the first 6 offices in the State, which participates in the Institutional Development of SAGARPA, which strives to offer its users dignified spaces, functional and comfortable.

“For 3 years the idea of ​​having this personal space to meet the producers of the best, and today, with the willingness of Mayor Alejandro Zepeda, who initially supported us and made to pay the few resources we had The dream of moving to this office a reality, “said Miranda.

The Federal Commissioner reiterated that these new facilities are for the benefit of fishermen and shore height, which now have a space that can apply to carry out their meetings and make the necessary arrangements for the development of the sector.

“We have the first, hence we are going to Guaymas, because there fishers also need good care office, we only hope that the Mayor, Cesar Lizarraga, support us with space to just get into the modernization of the office,” said Miranda Blanco.

For its part, Alejandro Zepeda said that the City of Puerto Peñasco continue to support the fisheries sector this year, seek to build a new pier.

During 2010, SAGARPA and the National Commission on Fisheries (Conapesca) invested about 72 million pesos to support the fishermen in this region, through its major programs such as Marine Diesel, Gasoline Riverside, Engine Replacement, Modernization and Withdrawal of Fleet.

“We are working in the fisheries management program, we expect between now and 3 months to conclude the badging of the fishermen, and the process of chipping the boats and this year we bring back the engine replacement program and we support projects added value, “said the Commissioner.

At the opening of the new office located at Calle 12 No. 199, Port Area, attended by the Deputy Delegate of Fisheries, José Luis Moreno Gomez, City Clerk of Puerto Peñasco, José Ramón Campos, and the Chief of the Bureau of Fisheries, Hermenegildo Ramírez.

As the Captain of the Port, Miguel Ángel Ramón Gómez, Andrés Fernando Sosa Admiral, Commander of the Military Naval Sector, Mateo López León, president of the Federation of Shipowners and Littoral, and the lord of the Committee on Fisheries, Célida Pérez Duarte as well as representatives of SEMARNAT, and Conanp Profepa

Progress in paving by 85% at Malecon

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

A 85% advance in the work of paving the waterfront is what is recorded until today and confirmed the date for delivery of the work to be before 16 April reported Curiel Fernando Navarro.

The Public Works director of the council, said details are to close the sidewalk to continue with the pavement on the south side of the pier, which includes the first part of the pavement from the building where the offices of finance to Hotel Viña del Mar.

Reported that already have facilities ready to receive the lighting, which is already engaged and is having the same characteristics of what is already installed in some areas of the port.

With regard to electric power lines for delivery said this first stage is covered 100%, so everything will be underground and will be eliminated facilities currently air.

As for the rest of what is the Malecon, and out of main and side streets cavalcade, reported that the process to lower the resources in this period, it goes very well on the way, for what is expected very soon have favorable news and to announce the start of the second stage, which covers the rest of the pier in its entirety.

He finished by explaining that the coming days of Holy Week will be paved and potholes the rest of the streets so that visitors can travel safely and comfortably the boardwalk

Advanced Lucent’s work on the Malecon

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Look quite advanced work on the boardwalk, so it is estimated that before the Easter holidays, the new view of the waterfront come alive and can have a decent family compound of a city to vacation and enjoy the sea, as what is Puerto Penasco.
Although the work of the seawall began last year in early October, the work is projected to be completed before the end of the first quarter of this year, ie end of March, said in a previous interview director Public Works.
New benches, planters, landscaping, and even remodeled baths are part of the work done in this area of the city landmark, which was also remodeled and overhead wiring in the past year, to give more views of the area.
Apart from the work of green areas, restrooms and bleachers, renovation of common areas and walkways and sidewalks, in previous weeks took the checkered flag for once and for all, paving work will be completed to the pier before the holidays Easter and very possibly Spring Break.
Undoubtedly, the work done and the changes made to the levee, and draw attention of tourists and locals, although the areas are not yet completed, but a stroll along the boardwalk, may already be a pleasure for the family or the tourists looking to be in close contact with the sea.
The paving of the boardwalk, in its entirety will cost approximately 10 million pesos, which is an unprecedented amount for the paving of this area of the city, which will have a surface newly paved with reinforced concrete, slightly above 4 thousand 500 square meters, more than 4 million square feet of sidewalk and thousand 690 meters fittings

starts construction of civil engineering delegation Puerto Peñasco AC

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

In order to have a place to do business meetings and have established offices identifying the Engineers Association of Puerto Peñasco, he presented to members of the school which will be the design of modern facilities whose construction will begin in the next few days.
Part of the property located next to the municipal DIF Park is the place that was donated by the previous administration and will be delivered by the current administration to the college of engineering for the realization of this project informed Mr. Joseph Valente Hernández Cornejo, current president school.
As vice president is Mr. Zenen Vázquez Méndez as treasurer: Mr. Raul T. Flores, secretary and Mr. Jacinto Madrigal.
Hernández Cornejo gave a broad explanation of the details of what will be the construction of the building will consist of two stages.
Represented the Mayor Mr. Isaac Uriarte, director of Urban Development of the City who congratulated the group of engineers to achieve and have the place to start building your own place of work and meetings.

Mayor delivers new football offices Peñasco

Thursday, February 24th, 2011


With an investment of 396 thousand 204 pesos Mayor Alejandro Zepeda Munro accompanied by officials and council members handed over the newly remodeled football offices located in the Oval · Ana Gabriela Guevara ¨, which comes to represent a significant action for the fans of the sport in the community. In the presence of the Director of the Municipal Institute of Sport and Fernando López Trasviña of Ayala Soe Aymee Councillor Machain, Zepeda Munro accompanied by members of the football leagues this port instead gave the keys to all the players gathered there. The Mayor expressed his excitement at seeing the completion of this important work is to benefit all fans of the sport today will have a decent space where they can conduct their meetings and address issues related to football. He said that it will continue to work to support the work of all the athletes from the community who have been working with great commitment and dedication to making up the name of Puerto Peñasco. ¨ I love them congratulations, and tell them that we will continue to support them, this place is for you, hope you enjoy it and continue with that strength and love for this sport that has allowed them to be great players ¨, expressed as beneficiary, the President of the Football League First Force Agustin Robles thanked the Head of the Commune the great work done on behalf of all fans of the sport, delivering a recognition of the Inhabitant by such actions and support provided which reflects the interest that has for all athletes. On behalf of the Public Works Director, Daniel Escalante explained that this space has an area of 88, 34 square meters, which were finished walls and floors, beam and vault slab, electrical and plumbing, installation of lights, doors and windows, plus bars and paint the same general

Padres Announces works

Friday, February 18th, 2011
Inauguran Alcalde y el Gobernador del Estado pavimento de la Calle Miguel Hidalgo

This year it will begin construction of the Convention and Visitors Center in Rocky Point that will help generate more employment sources and more people visit this city, said the governor Guillermo Padres.
In his working trip to the “Tu Tu Governor in Cologne” the State Executive explained that 50% of the investment is going to provide the federation, 25% of the State Government and the other 25% of the municipality.
On the public beach is said to be built in the grounds of the University of Sonora with an investment of more than 100 million pesos, which was given on loan.
It also projected that they will continue the second phase of the coastal road in order to have a faster flow to the tourism sector with an investment of 15 million pesos.