Celsounveils P2.9M Mariki barangay hall PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 17 January 2011 11:34

Mayor Celso Lobregat will spearhead the turnover and inauguration of another barangay hall today, this time for the coastal barangay of Mariki, in line with his massive infrastructure program and thrust to accelerate delivery of services in rural communities.

Costing P2.98 million, the Mariki barangay hall is one of the 7 newly constructed barangay halls initiatied by the Lobregat administration in 2010. Its design however is distinct from the other barangay halls as it sits on the coastal area.

Aside from the barangay hall, Mariki is also a recipient of a footbridge based on the 2010 budget.

Expected to join the mayor during the inauguration and turn over rites set this morning are some members of the City Council, barangay officials and other city officials.

The City Government has allocated a total of P26 million for the construction of new barangay halls that include Mariki. The other barangay recipients of newly-constructed halls are Upper Calarian, Culianan, La Paz, Latuan, Recodo and Talon-Talon.

Some P4.7 million was also allocated in 2010 for the rehabilitation/ improvement of barangay halls in Arena Blanco, Boalan, Divisoria, Licomo, Taguiti and Tugbungan among others.

Mayor Lobregat has emphasized that the City’s support and assistance to the barangays will continue to help improve the delivery of services to the barangay folks.

The new barangay halls constructed by the City Government incorporate the new architectural design that is reflective of the Hispanic and American heritage combined with the essence of modernity.

From 2008 to 2010, the Lobregat administration has implemented infrastructure projects that amount to P2.6 billion—the first of ever in the history of Zamboanga in a period of 3 years. -- Sheila Covarrubias