City implementing P161M infra projects

The administration of Mayor Remollo has appropriated P161 million worth of infrastructure projects in all 30 barangays for his second year in office covering the period July 2017 to August 2018.

Most of these projects are implemented by the City Engineers Office and exclude those that were awarded to private construction firms and national agencies.

Based on the records from the CEO some 76 projects worth P58.9 million like concreting of roads, drainage systems, box culverts, flood control dikes, seawalls, footbridge, sports facilities, health centers, day centers, school buildings, water works and electrical systems, evacuation facilities, fence of government buildings.

There are 53 ongoing projects worth P 53 million while 49 other infrastructure projects amounting to P50.1 million are ready for implementation after the bidding process is completed.

On the second year of his administration, Mayor Remollo implemented setback, provided parking areas and fencing of public schools to boost safety of the students and faculty and minimize traffic congestion in school zones.

He also facilitated the acquisition of the modern P 17 million Rosenbauer Fire Truck and a water tanker 12, 000 gallons capacity for sustainable firefighting operations.

The P 49 million restoration of the Old Presidencia including the frontage and Quezon Park is ongoing as well the P 3.5 million extension of drainage box culverts in Rizal Boulevard.

Mayor Remollo also implemented the modernization of the city’s motorpool with the acquisition of P43 million worth of brand new heavy equipment to include: 2 hydraulic excavators, 6- wheeler dump trucks, 10- wheeler dump trucks, 2 6- wheeler mini dump truck, 1 Strada Pick-up, 1 crawler type bulldozer, 2 front end payloaders and 4 concrete mixers to replace their aged counterparts that have been used for the past 16 years.

Finally, the administration has allotted P100 million for the construction of two full span concrete bridges at the back of Foundation University and near the Bureau of Internal Revenue.