DAGUPAN CITY – A merrier Christmas holiday awaits city hall employees following the approval by the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) of supplemental budget No. 2 which includes an appropriation for the Productivity Enhancement Incentive (PEI) of qualified officials and employees of the citygovernent.
During its regular session on Monday, the SP passed Ordinance No. 2052-2015 approving and appropriating P29,920,600 million to cover the cost of various city expenditures including the employees' PEI.
Of the total amount, at least P16,811,600 was drawn from personal services savings from various offices; P4,744,000 million from savings on maintenance and other operating expenses (MOOE) of various regular offices; P2,925,000 from other unspent MOOE and capital outlay from various non-offices; and P5,440,000 from savings on various infrastructure projects under the 20 percent Development Fund for 2015 or a total of P29,920,600.
All of these were reverted to the unappropriated account of the general fund of the city.
The amount will cover the costs of terminal leave pay; overtime pay; water expenses; repair and maintenance of motor vehicles and watercrafts; documentary stamps and subscription expenses; telephone and internet expenses; gasoline expenses; repair and maintenance of government buildings; office supplies and equipment; consultancy and other professional services; representation expenses among others.
An amount was also appropriated to cover the cost for the repair of Senior Citizen building at Tondaligan; installation of 10 pathway lighting at Sitio Calamiong, Bonuan Gueset; repair of Barangay Hall at Barangay Tebeng; upgrading of PCC pavement at Sitio Pangasinan, Calmay and Bayanihan road, Caranglaan; rehabilitation and repair of covered court gym flooring of Mangin Elementary School and the demolition cost of the old PNP building.
A total amount of P10,874,063 was appropriated for the employees PEI.
The ordinance was authored by Councilors Jeslito Seen, Jose Netu Tamayo and Lino Fernandez. It was signed after its approval by Councilor Karlos Liberato E. Reyna IV, presiding officer pro tempore and approved by Mayor Belen T. Fernandez. (Joseph C. Bacani/CIO/Dec. 16, 2015)