Iriga Mayor Rex Oliva personally visited the Senate to seek the legislators’ help in funding infrastructure projects in his town.
The city council earlier passed a resolution appealing for financial assistance from the Senators for Iriga’s projects.
These include the Indigenous People Culture and Heritage Multi-Purpose Building, the 2-story Arriba Iriga Sports Academy Building, the redevelopment of Freedom Park and the establishment of the Iriga City Hospital.
Oliva met with Sen. Bong Go, Sen. Lito Lapid, and Sen. Francis Tolentino.
He’s doing the legwork!
“𝗠𝗔𝗬𝗢𝗥 𝗥𝗘𝗫 𝗩𝗜𝗦𝗜𝗧𝗦 𝗦𝗘𝗡𝗔𝗧𝗘 𝗧𝗢 𝗔𝗦𝗞 𝗙𝗨𝗡𝗗 𝗙𝗥𝗢𝗠 𝗦𝗘𝗡𝗔𝗧𝗢𝗥𝗦 𝗧𝗢 𝗦𝗨𝗣𝗣𝗢𝗥𝗧 𝗜𝗡𝗙𝗥𝗔 𝗣𝗥𝗢𝗝𝗘𝗖𝗧𝗦
Mayor Rex C. Oliva went to Senate on Tuesday, September 26 to seek help from senators to fund the city’s P440 million worth of infrastructure projects this year.
This is after the City Development Council (CDC) passed in motion the resolution that ask financial assistance from senators in support to the city’s infra projects during the council meeting on September 14.
Mayor Rex together with his City Administrator Atty. Maharlika Ramon Oaferina II personally brought the letters requesting for funding.
The City Government is eyeing to construct Indigenous People Culture & Heritage Multi-Purpose Building, 2-Storey Arriba Iriga Sports Academy Building, Redevelopment of Freedom Park and Establishment of Iriga City Hospital.
Mayor requested P35 million funding from Senator Bong Go, Chair on Senate Committee on Sports, for the construction of 2-Storey Arriba Iriga Sports Academy Building that will help expand the city’s sports tourism activities.
Mayor also asked P45M funding from Senator Lito Lapid, Senate Committee on Games and Amusement for the construction of Indigenous People Culture & Heritage Multi-Purpose Building that will serve as a dedicated space to promote and preserve the culture, traditions and well being of our Indigenous People.
As for the construction Redevelopment of Freedom Park, Mayor Rex requested P30 million funding from Senator Francis Tolentino, Senate Committee on Justice and Human Resource and Senate Blue Ribbon Committee,” the Iriga City government posted on Facebook.