Council OKs P2.5B city’s 2015 budget PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 17 October 2014 11:43

The city’s budget for fiscal year of 2015 is P2,597,523,027.084 as approved by the City Council on September 30 and signed into law by Mayor Beng Climaco on October 10, City Secretary Zenaida Jayme said yesterday.

Jayme said the 2015 budget through Ordinance No. 686 series of 2014 was approved by Council after a series of meetings with city officials and sessions by the legislative body.

The budget is divided into three programs —  Social services which get 40 percent, economics — 25 percent and general public servise — 33 percent.

Under the 2015, seecurity gets top priority with a budget of P 90,273,758.96. Health gets P64, 683,125.050, Education — P 78,250,000, Executive budget — P 599,654,130.11.

Moreover, under the budget, the slaughter house has been allocated P8.5 million; Main Market — P21,200,000, Integrated Bus Terminal  — P3.2 million; Sta. Cruz market — P13,781,000; Paseo Del Mar — P 7.1 million, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office — P 7.5 million; Barangay Mercedes cemetery — P 1.2 million; Development funds — P 450,600,000; Land improvement — P 35 million. Hospital and Health Sector — P 35.2 million; Roads, highways and bridges — P 218.4 million; Artisan wells, reservoir and pumping stations — P 1.8 million; irrigations and canals — P 61.4 millions; waterways, aqueducts, sewerages and river dikes — P 95.5 million.

The Intelligence funds in 2013 was only P 13.5million. For this current year, it was increased to P18 million.  For 2015,  it will be P 22 million.

For disaster allocations  — P 125,319, 806. — Allen Abastillas