In order for the vehicle verification program to develop as planned, it is necessary to extend the multi-year contract with the provider of the technology used in the reviews, he argued. Sergio Graff Monteroowner of the Secretariat of Environment and Territorial Development (Semadet).
The state official justified the initiative presented by the governor to formalize the changes to the verification scheme, which included the extension of the contract.
“Due to the problem of the pandemic there were two years of verification containment, there was a delay in the construction processes of the verification centers and with the matter of this delay there is also an extension to the temporality of the concession of the verification service, which is very important since they are private investments that were made. It increases 4 years it was by 15 and reaches 19, that allows the program to have its development as planned, ”he said.
The secretary did not specify whether the modification of the contract will imply an adjustment in the percentage of distribution of the resources raised between the technology provider, the owners of verification centers and the contribution to the Environmental Fund.
In response to a transparency request, the state government reported that between November 2020 and last May the supplier received payments of 84.5 million pesoswhile 21.9 million were transferred to the Fund.
Graff Montero He explained that among the modifications are delimiting the obligatory nature of the program to the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area and medium cities and formalize the discounts in the 2023 endorsement payment to those who verify this year.
In addition to making it mandatory to check official vehicles of all public entities; They specify that the dependencies must make the necessary budget forecasts so that their vehicle fleet complies with the verification.
The initiative on adjustments to the program is pending ruling in the Legislative Commission on Mobility.
Semadet Sergio Graff Montero Vehicle Verification
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