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Cortes to deliver his last SOCA today

By: Melissa Q. Cabahug August 26,2015 - 12:31 AM

Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes interview by media before his inagural speech.(PIO PHOTO)

Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes.(PIO PHOTO)

Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes will deliver his last State of the City Address (SOCA) at 3 p.m. today at the Mandaue City Sports Complex.

He will review the achievements of his more than eight years as chief executive.

Members of the business community, civic groups, barangay officials  and other stakeholders were invited for the event.

In his SOCA last year, Cortes said Mandaue City’s vision was to be the primary source of high-quality products and “an island of good governance.”

READ: Mayor Cortes takes pride in Mandaue’s rapid growth

Cortes, a member of the Liberal Party, is being eyed for a new role as congressman in the 2016 election since he can no longer seek reelection as mayor,  but hasn’t declared a specific plan yet.

READ: Cortes is Metro Cebu’s wealthiest mayor

In his SOCA, Cortes is expected to mention the turnover  of a 92-hectare city-owned lot to the homeowner’s associations of barangays Subangdaku, Tipolo, Mantuyong and Guizo.

A multipurpose hall with solar panels will be built for  over 200 members.

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