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2021 Cebu City budget is a little late, but it will be passed — Garcia

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The second week of November 2020 is ending, but the budget hearing for the 2021 annual budget has yet to start. Despite this, Cebu City Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia, majority floor leader of the City Council, assured the public that the P10.8 billion annual budget for 2021 will be passed on […] The post 2021 Cebu City budget is a little late, but it will be passed — Garcia appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerNov 12th, 2020

Thorough review causes delay in approval of Cebu City’s 2021 budget

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A thorough budget review is causing the delay of the approval of the 2021 annual budget in Cebu City as the City Council members to scrutinize the P10.8 billion budget proposed by Mayor Edgardo Labella. Read: Labella eyes P10B for Cebu City 2021 annual budget Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia, the chairperson […] The post Thorough review causes delay in approval of Cebu City’s 2021 budget appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2020

Garcia: We will look for other sources of funds aside from SRP

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City proposed 2021 annual budget has been heavily scrutinized by the opposition councilors during the ongoing budget hearings done with the committee as a whole since November 24, 2020. Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia, the chairperson of the committee on budget and finance, said that the budget hearings have been […] The post Garcia: We will look for other sources of funds aside from SRP appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 26th, 2020

Seniors, health get big chunk of Cebu City’s proposed P10.8B 2021 budget

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has proposed a P10.8 billion budget for the city for 2021 with the bulk of it dedicated to health. Councilor Raymond Garcia, City Council’s chairperson for the committee on finance, said that they were now reviewing the P10.8 billion annual budget from the mayor which placed […] The post Seniors, health get big chunk of Cebu City’s proposed P10.8B 2021 budget appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2020

2021 Cebu City budget needs to source funds from SRP — Garcia

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s P10.8 proposed 2021 budget may be partly sourced from the proceeds of the sales from the 2015 sale of the lots in the South Road Properties  or the SRP. Councilor Raymond Garcia, chairperson of the City Council’s committee on budget and finance, said in a press conference on October […] The post 2021 Cebu City budget needs to source funds from SRP — Garcia appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2020

Majority floor leader: SB 3 needs to be passed for P500M ECQ aid

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Council’s majority floor leader, Councilor Raymond Garcia, is asking his colleagues to pass the Supplemental Budget No. 3 (SB 3) on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. In a phone interview with CDN Digital a few hours before the final deliberation of the P3.3 billion budget, Garcia said that there is […] The post Majority floor leader: SB 3 needs to be passed for P500M ECQ aid appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2020

Garcia hopes city dads will okay SB3 on June 17

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Council’s majority floor leader, Councilor Raymond Garcia, is hopeful that the three-week-long delayed Supplemental Budget Number 3 (SB 3) of the city will finally be passed on June 17, 2020. In a phone interview with CDN Digital, Garcia said that the delay in the passing of the P3.3 billion […] The post Garcia hopes city dads will okay SB3 on June 17 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2020

Cebu City’s P10.4 B budget for 2020 sources funds from SRP sales

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has passed the P10.4 billion budget for the city for 2020 in a regular session on December 18, 2019, through a division of the house. Nine Barug-PDP Laban approved the budget including the Councilors Raymond Alvin Garcia, Renato Osmeña, Jr., Joel Garganera, Antonio Cuenco, Jerry Guardo, Donaldo […] The post Cebu City’s P10.4 B budget for 2020 sources funds from SRP sales appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 18th, 2019

Cebu City’s P10.4 billion budget awaits council approval

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Less than a month until the new year, the Cebu City Council is yet to approve the 2020 budget proposed by Mayor Edgardo Labella. Councilor Raymond Garcia, majority floor leader, said the budget would “definitely” be passed on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, the last regular session before the year would end. […] The post Cebu City’s P10.4 billion budget awaits council approval appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 17th, 2019

Lapu to kickoff 100 days countdown to 500 years celebration of the Victory of Mactan on Sunday

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Lapu-Lapu City government will officially launch on Sunday, January 17, 2021, activities relating to the celebration of the 500 years of the arrival of Christianity. Mayor Junard Chan said that local and national officials will converge at the Liberty Shrine in Barangay Mactan for a late afternoon flag raising. Chan said […] The post Lapu to kickoff 100 days countdown to 500 years celebration of the Victory of Mactan on Sunday appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Due to increasing crowd, Basilica cancels public Novena Masses

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It is better late than never.  Augustinian priests from the Basilica Minore Del Sto. Niño de Cebu on Monday, January 11, 2021 announced that they would be cancelling the public Novena Masses of the Fiesta Señor 2021 due to health concerns. As a result, organizers will be conducting the remaining Masses […] The post Due to increasing crowd, Basilica cancels public Novena Masses appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2021

Talisay backs out from Sinulog 2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Talisay City government will no longer be sending an entry to this year’s Sinulog ritual showdown. Mayor Gerard Anthony Gullas made the announcement in a late night post on his official Facebook page on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Seeing the risk the grand parade could bring, Gullas said they were […] The post Talisay backs out from Sinulog 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021

Cebu City Council approves P10B budget for 2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council put its foot down on the city’s budget for 2021 on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, approving only P10 billion instead of the P10.8 billion proposed by Mayor Edgardo Labella. The approved budget is P400 million lower than the 2020 annual budget, which was at P10.4 billion. Read: […] The post Cebu City Council approves P10B budget for 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2020

City dad questions P2.5 million proposed travel expenses of Labella

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon has questioned the P2.5 million proposed travel expenses for Mayor Edgardo Labella saying the amount can be used to augment the city’s COVID-19 response. The budget is part of the P10.8 billion proposed annual budget for 2021. Dizon said in the budget hearing on December 3, […] The post City dad questions P2.5 million proposed travel expenses of Labella appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2020

Labella insists on using SRP sales as source for 2021 annual budget

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has insisted on using the proceeds of the 2015 sale of South Road Property (SRP) lots as a source of funds for the 2021 annual budget. The mayor has proposed sourcing P3 billion from the remaining P5 billion funds of the SRP sales for the P10.8 […] The post Labella insists on using SRP sales as source for 2021 annual budget appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2020

Labella defends P30M intelligence funds, Dizon opposes

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella defended the allocation of P30 million intelligence funds in the proposed 2021 annual budget. The mayor said that the Office of the Mayor’s intelligence funds should not be more than 30 percent of the Peace and Order Programs budget. The city’s allocation of the Peace and […] The post Labella defends P30M intelligence funds, Dizon opposes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 26th, 2020

Quincentennial celebrations for 2021 is a chance to boost Cebu’s tourism – Garcia

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Quincentennial celebration for the arrival of Christianity in the country is a chance for Cebu to boost its tourism industry. This was the statement of Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on the ongoing plans for the Quincentennial Anniversary of Christianity in the Philippines to be celebrated in 2021. Garcia recently met […] The post Quincentennial celebrations for 2021 is a chance to boost Cebu’s tourism – Garcia appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2020

Late Barili mayor’s son sworn in as new town councilor

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The eldest son of late Barili Mayor Marlon Garcia is officially the new member of the town’s council. Pablo John “Johnjohn” Garcia IV was sworn in as the eighth member of Barili’s Municipal Council in a ceremony held at Barili town on Friday morning, October 30, which was also live-streamed through […] The post Late Barili mayor’s son sworn in as new town councilor appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 30th, 2020

Cebu Province proposes P15B for 2021 budget, up by 25%

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province proposed a record-breaking P15 billion as its budget for 2021, a 25 percent increase to the P12 billion allotted for this year. The proposed budget was approved in its first reading by the Provincial Board (PB) during their regular session on Monday, October 26, 2020, then immediately referred to […] The post Cebu Province proposes P15B for 2021 budget, up by 25% appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 26th, 2020

Cebu City: Promised incinerators for PDEA-7 are on the way

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has promised that the incinerators for the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) are on its way. Mayor Edgardo Labella said that as early as December 2019, the late Councilor Antonio Cuenco already passed a resolution allotting P2 million for the purchase of incinerators for […] The post Cebu City: Promised incinerators for PDEA-7 are on the way appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2020

Labella eyes P10B for Cebu City 2021 annual budget

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is considering only P10 billion for Cebu City’s 2021 annual budget. Labella said this on Saturday, October 10, 2020, a day after the P22.3 billion Annual Investment Plan (AIP) was endorsed by the Cebu City Development Council (CCDC)  The mayor said that even if the annual […] The post Labella eyes P10B for Cebu City 2021 annual budget appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2020