CITY INAUGURATES NEW PROJECTS
City Mayor Gerardo Valmayor Jr. headed the blessing and inauguration of the newly constructed P4.2M two-storey barangay hall in Barangay Quezon last November 20, 2015.
Said project which consists of a session hall, training/seminar area, guest room and kitchen was budgeted by the local government with P3M while the remaining amount was from the local fund of the said barangay.
The newly-built Brgy. Quezon Barangay Hall, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental
The construction of the building started on December 1, 2014 and was finished last October 2015 under the supervision of Engr. Melvin Briones of the City Engineering Office.
City officials who also graced said occasion were Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson, Board Member Rene Gustilo of the first district of Negros Occidental, Rev. Fr. Alderico Cagaitan of the Holy Child Parish of Barangay Quezon, who blessed said building, members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod, Barangay Quezon officials and others.
Barangay Health Center
The P1.2M newly renovated and expanded health center situated near the covered court in Barangay Punao was inaugurated last November 23, 2015.
Said building consists of a birthing and directly observed treatment, short-course kon DOTS facilities, consultation room and rest room.
The 3-month renovation of the project which was completed last October 2015 was under the supervision of Construction General Foreman Rosalinda Llanos of the City Engineering Office.
Newly-built Brgy. Punao Health Center at Brgy. Punao, San Carlos City, Neg. Occ.
Mayor Gerardo Valmayor Jr. said it is of great joy to extend programs and projects to the different barangays of the city that would be a big help especially to the young kids who need most of the attention and pregnant mothers who need care during and after giving birth.
On the other hand, Arniel Laurence Portuguez, City Health Officer, also said that Barangay Punao health center is the only health center in the entire city which was certified and has passed the minimum standard as Sentrong Sigla by the Department of Health (DOH).
Other city officials who also graced said event were Vice Mayor Edgardo Quisumbing, Board Member Rene Gustilo, Alexis Tugbo, COH Administrative Officer, Paquito Abadies, Punong Barangay of Punao, Mark Cui, Punong Barangay of Palampas, Engr. Franuel Luranas, OIC of the City Engineering department, Barangay Kagawads and barangay health workers (BHW) of Punao and others.