Cagayan de Oro City legislators headed by Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin V. Uy during a special session on Wednesday, March 25, approved the Supplemental Annual Investment Program of the city in the total amount of P5.1 billion.
The city has earmarked P550 million for COVID-19 response, which will be used to provide financial assistance to persons and workers displaced by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, as well as for other equipment or construction projects necessary.
The supplemental budget also includes a P 9.3 million budget for the city’s Community-Based Monitoring System-Accelerated Poverty Profiling and P1.5 million for the purchase of a dropside truck to be used for the city’s cleanliness drive.
Infrastructure projects implemented under the AIP also include the redevelopment of Bolonsiri Park, rehabilitation of Cogon Public Market, rehabilitation of drainage canal, installation of plate drainage and manhole covers and pavement resurfacing at the Carmen Public Market.
The city is also implementing the construction of a transient lodging facility and kiosk at the East-Westbound Terminal and Public Market and terminal perimeter fence, and gate entrance and exist for public utility jeepneys and buses, among others at the East-Westbound Terminal and Public Market.