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Government of Puerto Morelos approves urban development program

Puerto Morelos, Q.R. — The government of Puerto Morelos has approved preparations for Programa Municipal de Ordenamiento Territorial, Ecológico y Desarrollo Urbano Sustentable (PMOTEDUS) which, the mayor says, will be the first comprehensive planning instrument for the municipality.

During a recent session of the Consejo Municipal de Ordenamiento Territorial, Ecológico y Desarrollo Urbano de Puerto Morelos, members also approved projects in the Urban Development Programs of Population Centers of Leona Vicario, Central Vallarta and Puerto Morelos.

The Secretary of Urban Development and Ecology Tirso Esquivel Ávila, stressed that under the vision of the mayor, actions and strategies will be reoriented in the short, medium and long term for the development of infrastructure, public space, mobility and basic equipment of centers.

“These programs that will define the future of Puerto Morelos will respond to the expectations of orderly and sustainable growth with a view to being a model municipality at a national and global level as established by our 2018-2021 Municipal Development Plan,” said the official.

He also said that the foundations of how Puerto Morelos growth is being projected determine what the municipality’s vocation is and define the areas of opportunity and housing, hotel and commercial development and planning.

“Puerto Morelos aspires to be a 100 percent sustainable municipality since it has large potential for development and economic diversification. We are the youngest of the municipalities of Quintana Roo, but with a history of more than a century, which today, is projected as a benchmark in terms of planned growth,” he added.

At the meeting, ejido presidents of Leona Vicario and Puerto Morelos, Moisés Flores Pool and Braulio Núñez López respectively, as well as the delegate of Central Vallarta, Alejandro Montoya Mex, became new members of the Municipal Council of Territorial, Ecological and Urban Development.