The Municipal Port Fund of Skopelos is accepting bids for repairs to the port after the September 2015 flood. Up for grabs is exactly 454,596 € which the lucky bidder must use to:
Build retaining walls between the parking and the river,
Rehabilitate the storm water pipeline (the underground river),
Rehabilitate roads, walk ways and lighting installations
The funding comes from the EU through the ΕΣΠΑ (European Structural and Investment Fund) program via the Ministry of Economy and Development.
The decision/announcement of who gets the job will be at the offices of the Port Fund on September 5, 2017.
The purpose of the Port Fund is to maintain the functionality of the ports on the island of Skopelos, including Skopelos, Loutraki, Neo Klima and Agnontas. The Port Fund is controlled by the Municipal Council which decides how the money will be spent.