Sta. Maria gets COMPAC, center for elderly projects PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 04 May 2012 14:28

Barangay Sta. Maria is the recipient of the latest project package implemented by the City Government with the main goal of accelerating the delivery of services the barangay folks.

Mayor Celso Lobregat, District I Congresswoman Beng Climaco and Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde spearheaded city officials yesterday afternoon in turning over to Sta. Maria barangay officials the P1.699 million community police action center, the P1.271 million center for the elderly with comfort room, the P645,370 multi-purpose pavement at the COMPAC building and center for elderly and the rehabilitation of the Sta. Maria health center worth over P200,000.

Speaking on behalf of his constituents, Sta. Maria barangay chairman Justo Lacandalo highly praised Mayor Lobregat and his administration for the
tremendous projects being poured not only to his barangay but to all other villages in the city.

He said the newly-constructed facilities will definitely help enhance services to the barangay constituents.

The COMPAC building will an outpost for police forces who are taking charge of the peace and security in the area in cooperation with the barangay tanods and other volunteers. It will complement Police Station 7 under PCInsp. Larry Domingo.

The center for the elderly on the other hand, will be the center of convergence of senior citizens.

Lobregat said his administration will continue to implement projects covering all aspects in a bid to help alleviate the plight of the constituents. He said city projects are not only concentrated in the city proper area but the far flung and remote barangays as well.

Accompanying the mayor during the turnover were Councilors Nonong Guingona, Rey Candido, Percival Ramos, Jimmy Cabato, Noning Biel, Lilia Nuno, Rudy Lim and Rogelilo Valesco Jr. Also present were Senior Citizens Federation President Corazon Herico, Police Deputy for Operations PSupt. Hado Edding, City Health Officer Rodel Agbulos, City Social Welfare Officer Francisco Barredo, Zamcelco Board Vice President Elbert “Bong” Atilano and the mayor’s brother Joemar Lobregat.

The turnover of the infrastructure projects in Sta. Maria was the finale of project turnover rites yesterday, as the mayor also turned over 4x4 vehicles to 3 barangays at the City Coliseum in Tetuan yesterday morning. The recipients of the vehicles were barangays Dulian-Upper Bungiao, Culianan and Boalan.

Last April 27, Mayor Lobregat together with some councilors motored to the remote barangay of Dulian, Upper Bunguiao in the east coast and inaugurated the newly constructed barangay hall costing P3.8 million and a road concreting project amounting to P2.6 million.

Excluding the pick-up vehicle, Barangay Dulian in Upper Bunguiao has since 2007 received a total of P32.7 million worth of various infrastructure projects from the city government under Lobregat’s administration. — Sheila Covarrubias