P2.2-M Patalon health center inaugurated PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 22 January 2013 14:27

Mayor Celso Lobregat together with Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde and some members of the City Council yesterday afternoon inaugurated the newly constructed health center amounting to P2.2 million in Barangay Patalon, west of the city.

Undertaken by THETA Construction in amount of P2,166,649.08, the health center brought to P17.9 million worth of various infrastructure projects that the city government had undertaken in Barangay Patalon since 2007.

Record showed that in 2007 Patalon received P1.3 million worth of projects, mostly the construction of slope protection and road concreting. In 2008, the barangay had almost a million worth of road and slope protection projects.

In 2009, the city completed P4.3 million worth of projects in Patalon; P3.1 million in 2010, P1.07 million in 2011, P3.5 million in 2012 and about P3 million other projects soon to be completed that included the P1.5 million farm-to-market road.

The inauguration of Patalon Health Center was done after the chief executive and officials of the Zamboanga City Water District inaugurated the P4.4 million water system project of the said barangay.

The Patalon water system, which is tapped from the spring at Campo Uno in Labuan, is another joint venture of the city government and the ZCWD, spending P1.6 million for the pipes and P2.8 million for labor and other materials, respectively.

Present during the inauguration were City Health Officer Dr. Rodel Agbulos together with Councilors Myra Paz Valderrosa-Abubakar, Percival Ramos, Rudy Lim, Gerky Valesco and Noning Biel. Also there were Jomar Lobregat, former councilor Charlie Mariano, BG Guingona, Violy Alejandro, Nardz Sampang, Tito Espiritusanto, Kit Barredo and Bong Atilano.

The ZCWD officials headed by Board Chairwoman Nelida Atilano and General Manager Leonardo Rey D. Vasquez also joined the unveiling of the barangay health center. — Vic Larato