The largest projects of the last decade in Lefkada have been signed or co-signed by Thodoris Soldatos
After an effort started from the first parliamentary term of Thodoris Soldatos, 2007-2009, and continued in the second, 2012-2015, (in constant cooperation with the respective municipalities), the implementation of Operational Programme “Environment – Sustainable Development”, that of the construction of a unit for Preprocessing Waste & Compost, MO.P.A.K., Municipality of Lefkada “with MIS code 448269 was decided by the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change ( July 2014),
The decision included:
The Temporary Storage Infrastructure for batch waste,
The supply of the equipment for binding ,
The definitive study of MO.P.A.K.,
The construction of MO.P.A.K.,
The supply of separate organic garbage collection bins
The supply of automotive equipment of MOPAK.
The project budget was 5,994,564 euros including VAT.
The funding passed as a bridge project in the next program, but the unit has not yet been auctioned.
“… Theodoros Soldatos has literally camped in the Ministry of Health, because all of these things need al lot of work, and effort … ”
Minister of Health and Social Solidarity,
(After the announcement of the construction of a new hospital). 18.01.2008
As an MP and Deputy Head of the Health Sector of ND Thodoris Soldatos takes over the issue of the construction of the new Hospital.
By no. Y4v / GL 7398 / 04.04.2008 Decision of the Minister of Health & Social. Solidarity, SA DEPANOM was awarded the preparation of the Auction Study for the project “Construction of the new Lefkada General Hospital with120 rooms”.
At the same time, and later on: The Geotechnical research was assigned and an Environmental Impact Assessment of the project was submitted, a proposal for a building program was submitted too. Moreover, the awarding contract of the Technical Consultant’s role for the preparation of the Auction Study was signed. The studies of the E / M (??) installations and the static were assigned as well.Moreover, the inability (denial) of DEPANOM AU to continue the process of studies, because of the scattered properties within the property estate, was overcome, the building program which was developed by the contractor scholar from the Department of Technical Services of the Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity was validated.
Following the decision of A. Loverdos to continue the project, and the actions that followed the next government, the budget project of 36 million, was auctioned and the contract was signed in December 2012 by the Region of Ionian Islands (second parliamentary term of Thodoris Soldatos) .
LINK between Lefkada and Aitoloakarnania
At his first parliamentary term Thodoris Soldatos, 2007-2009 and the after the initiative he developed, the Ministry of Environment conducted a geological feasibility study, which lasted in terms of geological operations in the Channel area for 12 whole months.
The ability to continue with the building of the undersea link was documented (summer 2009).
The auction process of the project after the relevant financial studies, and the first attempts to attract potential investors, was canceled by the SYRIZA-ANEL government.
The issue has come up in the public debate with a positive perspective for implementation.
TEI, (Technological Educational Institute)
January 2009. Despite the difficulties and the initial refusal by the Ministry of Education, the 2nd Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications’ of TEI in Lefkada was announced. It was included in the list of Technical Universities and Departments available for the candidates for the academic year that followed.
January 2013, “Athena” project, abolition of the TEI in Lefkada.
March 2013, after coordinated action by Thodoris Soldatos with the support of prominent Lefkadians of literature and politics, (a. Kaklamanis, A. Roupakiotis, pp. Flogaitis, C. Politis), the establishment of a new TEI department was achieved “that of “Business Management”, with branches:
- a) Business Management
- b) Management of Tourism and Hospitality Business.
Part of the provincial road, Kariotes – Ligia, was pedestrianised, lightened, rainwater drainage was built, bicycle lane was constructed, funded beyond and in addition to the credit of the CAP 2008.
Courthouse, the last stage, the last phase of the project was financed and executed, 2009.
Buildings for less-affluent people, final stage credits secured by National Resources, 2008.
Center for Environmental Education (CEE) at Sfakiotes. One of the six approved between dozens of applications from all over Greece, 2008.
Sports Center in Lefkada with pool and 5X5, 2009. Also 5X5 court in Karia , 2008.
Kalamos, 2 the subsidized route (barren line) 2009.
Accelerating and monitoring processes of major projects that were included in NSRF ( Diavlos, Anchorage in Vassiliki )
Extra Funding to municipalities for infrastructure projects, inland roads, rural roads, highlighting monuments in Water Association, classrooms, cultural and sports clubs.
Establishment of State Institute of Vocational Training (IEK) and Vocational Training School (SEK), 2013.
Motorized equipment Police Station, (patrol cars and motorcycles), 2014.
Monument with the names of the Fallen Lefkadians 1940. With a 69 years delay, the minimum tribute was given to the fallen heroes of the county, upon the proposal and initiative of Thodoris Soldatos.
PARLIAMENTARY WORK, quick review.
As MP Thodoris Soldatos had developed extensive parliamentary work for a range of national and local issues.
He had ongoing interventions with the government, even though he was a fellow MP, for social issues such as mortgage holders/borrowers, auctions, heating, farmers, ENFIA.
The peak point was Thodoris Soldatos’ question, along with five more MPs, regarding the lists of names of depositors abroad and the Lagarde List, in 2012.
The result of this activity was to establish for the first time the Transfer of Students based on social and income related criteria. An initiative that he had developed himself and which was accompanied by dozens of MPs from all parties, in 2013.
Another remarkable initiative was also the inclusion into the operational planning of the State of the Aktion airport for the project of fire extinguishing of the wider region, with actions and parliamentary supervision by Thodoris Soldatos, also co-signed by six other MPs from ND, PASOK and DIMAR, 2014.