PIA Press Release
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Borongan City Council approves P400M budget for 2012by Alice E. Nicart
BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, Jan 17(PIA) -- The Sangguniang Panglunsod (SP) of the newly converted city of Borongan has recently approved its 2012 budget of P412.7 million.
Report revealed that of the total, P27.7 million goes to the office of city mayor, Ma. Fe Abunda for her Barangay Development Programs.
Earlier, the city mayor mentioned, among others, that she will focus on the construction and rehabilitation of flood control projects in some barangays, even those in the poblacion.
“Thanks to our new Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA), this time, I can implement more improvement projects for the place,” the mayor said.
The new IRA will also facilitate the appointment of the newly created chiefs of offices for: City Environment and Natural Resources Office, Information Office, General Services Office, Office of the Veterinarian, Cooperative and Development Officer, Population Officer etc.
The budget will go to the following: road widening - P5 million; improvement of public market - P4 million; improvement of Hamorawon Park - P5 million; purchase of new vehicle - P2.5 million; construction of covered court - P2 million, health centers - P1 million, drainages - P15 million, and day care centers - P2 million.(PIA-Eastern Samar/aenicart)