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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: inquirer inquirerOct 17th, 2019

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

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

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

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

Labella orders review of Cebu City’s 2020 budget to identify ‘unused’ money

CEBU CITY, Philippines — On the instructions of Mayor Edgardo Labella, Cebu City’s local finance committee has asked the heads of the different offices at City Hall to go over their allocation for 2020 and identify unused funds. Councilor Ramond Alvin Garcia, the committee head, said they wanted to identify possible sources of funds that […] The post Labella orders review of Cebu City’s 2020 budget to identify ‘unused’ money appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2020

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

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

Inayawan village chief files charges against Cebu City officials for uncollected garbage

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Inayawan Barangay Captain Kirk Bryan Repollo has filed charges of gross neglect of duty against Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella and Department of Public Services (DPS) head, Lawyer John Jigo Dacua,  for failing to collect the garbage in his barangay since mid-December 2020. Repollo said in his affidavit that the barangay […] The post Inayawan village chief files charges against Cebu City officials for uncollected garbage appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021

Labella dispels rumors of ICU admission

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella dismissed rumors that he was hospitalized anew and was admitted to an Intensive Care Unit (ICU).  The mayor clarified that he was hospitalized last September 2020 due to the removal of his gall bladder, and had to return occasionally for regular check-ups.  Read: Surgery of Labella successful — […] The post Labella dispels rumors of ICU admission appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2020

CCMC to open three floors on December 28

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The renovated Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) after being delayed for at least five years will finally accept its first patients shortly before the end of the year. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that the first three floors would be opened in a simple ceremony on December 28, 2020, as […] The post CCMC to open three floors on December 28 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2020

Delay in CCLEX completion expected — Labella

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that the reported delay in the completion of the Cebu Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) is expected and understandable as a portion of the construction works have been affected by the pandemic. Labella met with the CCLEX Bridge Management Board on December 15, 2020, to get […] The post Delay in CCLEX completion expected — Labella appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 15th, 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

First 20,000 cash cards to be distributed to senior citizens in Cebu City this week

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The first batch of cash cards for the financial assistance for senior citizens in Cebu City will be distributed this week. Mayor Edgardo Labella said the Landbank of the Philippines (LBP) has delivered 20,000 cash cards last December 3, 2020, that can now be distributed to the senior citizens in the […] The post First 20,000 cash cards to be distributed to senior citizens in Cebu City this week appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2020

Cebu City passes Food Waste Reduction ordinance

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is saying no to wasting food through a new ordinance passed by the City Council that will institutionalize food banks as well as food donation and recycling for restaurants. The council passed the ordinance on December 2, 2020, and will be endorsed to Mayor Edgardo Labella for signing into […] The post Cebu City passes Food Waste Reduction ordinance appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 5th, 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

Electric company settles tax payments with Cebu City — Labella

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella confirmed that representatives from the electric company, which owed the city P200 million in taxes, have met with him and agreed to settle their liabilities. Labella and representatives of Visayan Electric (formerly VECO) met on November 26, 2020, to discuss the real property tax the company […] The post Electric company settles tax payments with Cebu City — Labella appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2020

Cebu City contact tracers assured: Salaries to be released by year’s end

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department has assured the public that the salaries of over 200 contact tracers hired by the city government since July 2020 will be released by the end of 2020. Mayor Edgardo Labella said that the City Health Department was already working on the requirements for the release […] The post Cebu City contact tracers assured: Salaries to be released by year’s end appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 27th, 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

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