Mayor Sharp announces project to create the Valparaíso Municipal Elevator Corporation

In a meeting with the neighborhood councils, the mayor of Valparíso Jorge Sharp announced the project to create a municipal elevator corporation. This would be made up of neighborhood organizations and would be in charge of supervising and managing said means of transport.

Five elevators remain in operation in ValparaisoIn this context, the municipality of the port commune announced a project for the creation of a corporation that is in charge of these and is formed by the town hall, together with neighborhood organizations.

The community chief, Jorge Sharp, met with the neighborhood associations of the Cordillera, Espiritu Santo and Concepción elevators, in order to monitor the state of the means of transport.

In the area there are 17 lifts; however, only 6 of these belong to the municipality and of these only 5 are operational, among them: Polanco, Reina Victoria, El Peral, Barón and San Agustín.

The highest local authority assured that they will build a management model led by the neighbors that it hopes will be extended to the other neighborhood councils of the port city.


By having a corporation in charge of the elevators, the supervision and administration would be in charge of the social organizations of the territory, as stated by Isaac Alterman, President of the Communal Union of Neighborhood Councils.

The President of the Cerro Cordillera Neighborhood Board, Eduardo Cueto, also appeared at the hearing. The leader indicated that he hopes that the measures will be applied in the short term.

In said meeting, the different neighborhood organizations of Buenos Aires raised the proposal to hire approach buses during the time that the elevators are restored, which would have an end date for the month of August.

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