Cebu City Legal: Passing of Supplemental Budget 1 legitimate

Dyrecka Letigio 08/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) said the passing of Supplemental Budget No. 1 (SB1) is legitimate through the voting of a simple majority. Councilor Franklyn Ong, president of the Liga ng mga…

Lapu-Lapu’s burial assistance funds depleted — CSWDO head

Futch Anthony Inso 08/24/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) has appealed to the City Council to approve the Supplemental Budget (SB) no. 3 that was proposed by Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan worth P45…

CCMC Phase 4 construction ‘canceled’ until P1B budget gets okay

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Administrator Floro Casas Jr., has confirmed that the construction for the Phase 4 Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) has in fact been canceled on May 2021. Casas said in a press…

Labella confident P4.4B supplemental budget will be passed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is confident that his proposed P4.4 billion supplemental budget will be passed by the City Council soon, most especially since it contains the allocation to pay off the…

Cebu City Health needs supplemental approved to hire more doctors, nurses

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) is banking on the approval of the P206 million budget they have proposed to the City Council’s committee on budget and finance to be able to hire…

60 bike patrollers now ready for deployment as Cebu City waits for supplemental budget

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are at least 60 bike patrollers in Cebu City who are continuously training for their eventual deployment. The Sugbo Bike Lanes Board (SBLB) is conducting emergency response training for all bike patrollers…

Rama wants additional P500M for vaccines

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama wants an additional P500 million budget for coronavirus vaccines, on top of the P400 million already allocated for the procurement in the 2021 annual budget. The vice…

Cebu City SBLB mulls bike lanes from Busay to Tabunan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sugbo Bike Lanes Board (SBLB) is mulling putting a bike lane from Barangay Tabunan to Barangay Busay. This is in response to the request of Councilor James Cuenco, the chairperson of the…

Garcia assures SRP loan will be paid within Labella’s term

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia, the chairperson of the City Council’s committee on budget and finance, said the city is close to paying off the P4.65 billion loan the city incurred in…

Lapu-Lapu gov’t spent P747M for COVID-19 response

Futch Anthony Inso 11/09/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government has already spent more than P747 million for its coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) response. This was confirmed by City Budget Office Judith Furuta. Futura said that of the amount,…

Cebu City mulls having P400M supplemental budget

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is considering another Supplemental Budget (SB) before the year 2020 ends to pay off taxes and the hazard pay of frontliners.  Councilor Raymond Garcia, chairperson for the City Council’s…

City Council: How was P2.9B COVID-19 aid used?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council wants to know how the P2.9 billion supplemental budget for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) aid has been used. This developed after the council approved the resolution of Councilor Alvin…

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