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Construction of Multipurpose Hall Approved in Nosara
Construction of Hall in Chinampas of Samara Could Be Approved in June

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo
05/17/13

The Nosarans dream of having a multipurpose room for organizing various community activities is becoming a reality as they finally received approval from the National Directorate of Community Development (DINADECO).

On April 17th, the Integral Development Association of Nosara (ADIN) received approval from DINADECO to start construction work.

Marcos Avila, president of ADIN, confirmed that the work was awarded to the Nicoyan construction company Evicen for the amount of 90 million colones ($180,000) and it will be located behind the Kitson Library in Nosara, 50 meters east and 25 south.

Mario Fonseca, Evicen owner, explained that the 522-square-meter building, will include bleachers, washrooms and changing rooms and it will be very similar to the multipurpose hall built at the San Martin neighborhood school.

Meanwhile, Avila said the structure will be “a place for all people and especially for our youth to have a place to play sports as well as a place where the community can enjoy concerts, movies, plays and many other cultural and recreational activities.”

The ADIN expects to start work by the end of May and finish before July 25.

Moreover, Bonifacio Diaz, Samara syndic, mentioned the progress of the Chinampas community hall project, which could be approved in early June. Chinampas community has a population of about 240 people, including adults and children, who would use the space for social and cultural activities.

Like the Nosara hall, project management is in the hands of DINADECO, with a value of 50 million colones ($100,000) and it would be located next to the soccer field in Chinampas. It would be 16 meters long by 11 meters wide.

 

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