CASARRUBUELOS City Council is a public organization of Spanish State Administration responsible for local activities, focusing on those services and infrastructure that are essential for its citizens.
These services are delivered by Departments including: 1. Environmental services such as water and waste management, forestry, gardens and parks, environmental monitoring of economic activities; 2. Economic promotion and rural development; 3. Educational services such as kindergarten, school maintenance; 4. Social services such as services for marginalized and disadvantaged citizens, support for handicapped people, in-house services for elderly people; 5. Urban planning and management, including monitoring of building, land-use classification and checking, and discipline; 6. Facility management (public lighting, pipelines, paving); 7. Monitoring of activities carried out by private facility companies (electricity, phone or gas); 8. Building and maintenance of municipal dependencies (buildings, headquarters, warehouses), streets and pathways; 9. Sport services, including maintenance of sport public pavilions; 10. Cultural services and main festive activities, usually cooperating with local associations or collectives.
Main city objectives are approached by the Major and Council Members; they are elected every four years directly by citizens. Casarrubuelos Government is composed of 11 Councilmen and Councilwomen, who are running management areas. Management also includes maintenance of relationships with other Administrations, such as Madrid Regional Government and Spanish National Government, or other municipalities.
Jose A. Casado, Casarrubuelos, Project Coordinator
Jose Casado is RAISE Youth Project Coordinator in Casarrubuelos City Council. He is responsible for the coordination of all project activities and project employees who work on the RAISE Youth project at Casarrubuelos City Council.
He believes RAISE Youth Project is a great tool to help young people realise their great potential and create their own opportunities (he himself has been an entrepreneur all his life).
As a project coordinator for RAISE Youth Casarrubuelos Jose’s mission is to ensure the RAISE Youth project in Casarrubuelos achieves its objectives and inspires many diverse actors to participate in its development and success.
Olga Rábade, Casarrubuelos, Project Technician
Olga is the Project Technician of RAISE Youth Project in Casarrubuelos City. She believes that by using innovation in ecology we will create a source of new opportunities for young men and women. Young people are the future and the future has to go hand in hand with nature and taking care of the environment, because nature gives us all but also needs some love and respect in return.
She is absolutely convinced that starting new businesses must be under a green economy and environmental sustainability.
Maria del Carmen Gozálvez, Casarrubuelos, Administrator
Maria del Carmen’s role on RAISE Youth Project is the management of all administration related to project partner Casarrubuelos. She is delighted to be a part of this project. Carmen believes that by working together we will improve employment opportunities for young men and women.
Begoña Díaz, Casarrubuelos, Community Manager
Begoña’s project role is related to communications. She is the Community Manager of RAISE Youth Project in Casarrubuelos City. She strongly believes in young people! They are proactive, they are talented, they have skills, they have opportunities and we, as a society, must give them the opportunity to express themselves and to be an important part of the economic engine of our society.
RAISE Youth Project is a great opportunity to support youth in developing their entrepreneurial spirit and starting new businesses.