Quake Php49M donation needs supplemental budget, says BM PROVINCIAL Board Member Godofreda O. Tirol of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan stressed that the PhP49 million donation from different sources received by the provincial government needs an enabling Ordinance that provides supplemental budget. The only way the chief executive can legally disburse local funds is by virtue of an ordinance it gives authority to spend or disburse funds Tirol said in her text message sent to this writer. This came as the provincial government plans to acquire through rental and purchase of different lots for the proposed relocations sites of the victims and new sites for public schools shattered by the earthquake last year.
The total cost of the sites for relocation amounted to PhP10,622,800.00 and contingency fund of PhP1,129,200.00, according to the Summary For The Proposed Relocation Sites prvided by the Committee on RElocaiton. Provincial assessor Edgardo Orig, provincial treasurer Eustaquio Socorin, provincial engineer Gabino Redulla, Provincial social welfare and development officer Carmelita Tecson and Governor Edgar Chatto signed the said Summary. The relocations sites in barangay Bonifacio, Bilar, Bohol, where 20 families affected to be relocated — (rent) — Php50,000; Brgy
Dagohoy, Bilar (25 families for 500 sq. m.) PhP100,000; and Brgy Bucao, Clarin, (100 families, 6,173 sq.m.) ? PhP802,490. Bagtic Elem. Sch., Catigbian (5,000 sq.m.)?Php500,000; Catigbian National High (10,000 sq.m.) PhP500,000; Cong Natalio Castillo Hospital, Loon, (10,000 sq.m.) Php6,700,00; Sitio Moalong, Basak, Loon (46 families, 3,000 sq.m.) PhP1,401,000; and Brgy Bayacabac, Maribojoc (223 families) PhP569,310. Meanwhile, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has announced that it has approved a total of PhP810 million for restoration of quake-damaged bridges in Bohol with Department of Public Woirks and Highways as proponent, reports said.