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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: inquirer inquirerOct 10th, 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

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

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

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

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:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2020

Cebu City prepares budget for ‘future COVID-19 vaccine’

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said the city is preparing funds for a vaccine against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) once it becomes available. Labella said that the city is prioritizing the allocation of funds for a vaccine expected in 2021 since the national government said it can buy vaccine for […] The post Cebu City prepares budget for ‘future COVID-19 vaccine’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2020

Dizon to Labella: Release cash aid for PWDs

Cebu City, Philippines — The fifth month of the year is about to end, but the Cebu City government is yet to release the cash aid for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). Councilor Alvin Dizon has asked Mayor Edgardo Labella to already facilitate the release of the allocation which was included in this year’s annual budget. […] The post Dizon to Labella: Release cash aid for PWDs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2020

Garcia assures Cebu City 2020 budget will be approved

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia, City Council’s majority floor leader, assured the public that the 2020 annual budget proposed by Mayor Edgardo Labella would be approved before the end of the year. This he said after Vice Mayor Michael “Mike” Rama suspended the budget hearing that should have begun on […] The post Garcia assures Cebu City 2020 budget will be approved appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 15th, 2019

Labella proposes P10.4-B budget for Cebu City in 2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has submitted to the City Council a proposed P10.4-billion annual budget for 2020, lower by nearly P5 billion from the earlier budget recommended by the Cebu City Development Council (CCDC). Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia, the city council’s majority floorleader and chairman of the committee on budget, […] The post Labella proposes P10.4-B budget for Cebu City in 2020 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2019

Cebu City eyes P7.2-B 2017 budget

Cebu City — Mayor Tomas Osmeña has submitted the city's annual budget for 2017 to the Cebu City council, amounting to P7.2 billion, up P1 billion from this year's revised budget......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsOct 18th, 2016

Labella still awaits IATF approval of Sinulog 2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Interagency Task Force (IATF) for the coronavirus pandemic has not yet communicated its decision on the Sinulog 2021. This was the update of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, who is awaiting the agency’s decision as to whether the Sinulog 2021 can push through with its new virtual arena. “I am […] The post Labella still awaits IATF approval of Sinulog 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2021

Lapu-Lapu mayor eyes P100M for COVID vaccines

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-lapu City government will allocate not less than P100 million in purchasing the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said this in an interview with CDN Digital on Thursday, January 7, in Lapu-Lapu City. Chan also said he planned to submit a supplemental budget at […] The post Lapu-Lapu mayor eyes P100M for COVID vaccines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021

Cebu City to allow inter-LGU jeepneys by the end of January

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will finally open its borders to inter-local government units (LGU) jeepneys after a monthlong review on the operation of jeepneys in the city. Councilor James Cuenco said in a phone conference that Mayor Edgardo Labella will release an executive order by the end of January 2021 to […] The post Cebu City to allow inter-LGU jeepneys by the end of January appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021

Labella hopes for economic revival in 2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is hoping for an economic revival in 2021. In a short outlook, the mayor said that with the arrival of the vaccines and the launching of a vaccine program soon within the new year, the economy can slowly be opened up fully and the city can […] The post Labella hopes for economic revival in 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2021

Labella to Council: Reconsider P40 million budget for frontliners

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is asking the City Council to reconsider the P40 million budget allocated for food packs for the frontliners handling quarantine centers in the city. This after the council turned down on December 2, 2020 the additional budget the executive department is asking to feed the medical […] The post Labella to Council: Reconsider P40 million budget for frontliners appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2020

No Devotee City for Fiesta Señor 2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Since visitors from outside Cebu City aren’t expected for the Fiesta Señor 2021 due to the continuous threat of the COVID-19, the city government has decided not to put up the Devotee City next year. Mayor Edgardo Labella announced this on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. This came after the Basilica Minore […] The post No Devotee City for Fiesta Señor 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2020

BRT project only delayed, project continues — Labella

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system that was supposed to be completely 2021 may have been delayed due to the pandemic, but the Cebu City government and the Office of the Presidential Assistant to the Visayas (OPAV) that the project is well underway. Labella said in a statement that the BRT […] The post BRT project only delayed, project continues — Labella appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 30th, 2020