By ALFREDO P HERNANDEZ
THE local government of Mambulao, CamNorte will spend about P121.9 million this year to pursue its development programs and support its operations.
This was gathered from official documents furnished to MWBuzz by the municipal budget office.
This year’s spending is 17.9% bigger than the local government unit’s spending the previous year, which was P103.38 million.
The LGU’s economic services will get P34.45 million this year, as follows:
1) Agriculture – P5.775 million
2) Livelihood cooperative assistance – 1.3 million
3) Food security program – 1.1 million
4) Fishery program – 400,000
5) Engineering support – 17.9 million
6) Tourism – 470,000
7) Land Bank loan – 7.27 million
8) Municial cooperative development council – 235,000
The economic service account for this year is 86.3%, or P15.96 million bigger than the previous year’s only P18.49 million.
The mayor’s office will get P9.77 million while P1.68 million will go to the office of the vice-mayor.
The Sangguniang Bayan has been allotted P8.87 million and the SB secretary will get P2 million.
On social services, the municipal health office has been allotted P8.82 million, while the barangay health care assistance will get P100,000.
The medical assistance for the indigents will get P75.000.
The LGU has set aside counter funding for this year’s bottom’s up budgeting projects and the social service welfare services gets P2.75 million.
The municipal disaster risk reduction management fund (MDRRMF) will get P5.77 million.
This year, the LGU has allotted P5.25 million to support its infrastructure programs.
The effort to protect environment will get at least P2.1 million, as against a measly P250,000 the previous year.
The protection of children program will get P993,510 this year.
The LGU has allocated P1.7 million for electricity for this year and P140,000 for water bills.
The LGU’s housing program will get P300,000 while its scholarship program will get P525,000.