Sangguniang Panlungsod approves 2013 Annual Budget

The Sangguniang Panlungsod of Catbalogan City approves on third and final reading the 2013 Annual Budget during its regular session on January 31.

Tally of votes were 6 affirmative, 1 negative and 5 abstention, same during its second reading held at a special session last January 29.

Affirmatives were Councilors Uy-Tan, Redaja, Ilagan, Pescos, Uy (ABC) and Uy (SK). Negative was Councilor Aquino and councilors who abstained were Arcales, Mendoza, Escober, Perez and Jasmin.

The annual budget for the year 2013 appropriation is Three Hundred Ninety-Six Million, Seven Hundred Eleven Thousand, Two Hundred Nine Pesos & 31/100 (P 396,711,209,31). Of the total appropriations, P 145,654,643.82 has been alloted for Personnel Services; P 71,084,521.30 for Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses (MOOE); no allocation for Capital Outlay (Departments); P 70,902,317.06 for Statutory and Contractual Obligations; P 67,528,856.00 for 20% Development Fund; P 18,882,214.15 for 5% Gender and Development (GAD); P 18,882,214.15 for 5% Calamity Fund; P 3,776,442.83 for 1% Senior Citizens/Persons with Disability.


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