The installation starts at 12:00 in Tabakalera. The mayor of Derio will thus take over from Gorka Urtaran. The vice presidents are Nagore Alkorta, first mayor of Azpeitia, and José Antonio Santano, councilor of Irún.
The nationalist mayor of Derio, Esther Apraiz, will be elected President of the Association of Basque Municipalities (EUDEL) at the meeting to be held next Tuesday in Donostia-San Sebastián. The meeting for the renewal of EUDEL’s governing bodies will start at 12 noon in Tabakalera.
The candidacy led by Apraiz is the result of an agreement reached last Monday, September 11, by EAJ-PNV, EH Bildu and PSE-EE, to which independent groups have joined.
The Mayor of Azpeitia, Nagore Alkorta (EH Bildu), and the councilor of Irún, José Antonio Santano (PSE-EE), will join Apraiz as vice-presidents of the entity, positions they already hold today.
The rest of the candidacy consists of Yeltzal mayors Nati López de Muniain (Elburgo), Maialen Gurrutxaga (Elgoibar), Jon Luqui Albisu (Urretxu), Erlantz Urresti (Maruri Jatabe) and Txerra Molinuevo (Amurrio); For EH Bildu, the candidacy includes, together with the aforementioned Nagore Alkorta (Azpeitia), Iñigo Hernando (Galdakao), Txelo Auzmendi (Asparrena), Xabier Lertxundi (Hernani), Eneritz Azpitarte (Zaldibar) and Izaro Elorza (Oñati); Mikel Torres (Portugalete), representing the Basque Socialists, will lead alongside José Antonio Santano (Irún); and the councilor of the independent group ‘Zalla Bai’ Joseba Andoni Zorrilla Ruiz closed the proposal.
The 245 EUDEL partner municipalities will today renew their administrative bodies, both the Executive Commission (fifteen representatives) and the Territorial Commissions of Álava, Bizkaia and Gipuzkoa (nine representatives each).
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