Husband and wife team to run Lamitan PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 07 June 2013 11:07

Lamitan City mayor and now vice mayor-elect Roderick H. Furigay said yesterday his city’s income has increased by 20 percent.

Furigay ended his three terms as mayor and was elected vice-mayor in the May 13 election. His wife Rosita won the mayoralty race and both of them will assume office after June 30, 2013. Majority of his team for council seats also won in the midterm election

Furigay said his team will continue to pour in funds for more development in Lamitan City for the benefit and welfare  of the people.

He said when he will start presiding the Lamitan City Council, he and his team will focus on legislation and resolutions that will pave the way for the approval of memorandums of agreement for national  projects and foreign aids so that these projects can be implemented immediately.

Furigay revealed that there are some projects from national government and foreign funds that need concurrence resolutions and  legislation from the City Council.

The projects needing concurrence from the City Council include those agriculture, Municipality Rural  Development Projects (MRDP),  USAID projects, from the Department of Public Works and  Highways and the expansion of the city port. — Allen Abastillas