The City Development Council (CDC), chaired by Mayor Evelio Leonardia, discussed the economic recovery plans of the City amid the coronavirus disease pandemic, during its regular meeting at the Bacolod City Government Center recently.
“The CDC is indispensable in our economic recovery program. It must set the direction and priorities of the city. We also thank the barangay captains and officials for their major role in containing Covid-19 in the city,” Leonardia said.
Sixty-five members attended the meeting that was presided over by Leonardia, CDC vice chair George Zulueta, and City Planning and Development Office head Mary Jean Ramos, a press release from the city said.
The CDC adopted its Executive Committee Resolutions and approved the Updated Local Development Investment Program 2020-2022, additional Annual Investment Program 2021, updated Annual Investment Plan 20 percent Development Fund 2021, and the Covid-19 Rehabilitation and Recovery Plan.
City Administrator Em Ang, executive director of the Emergency Operations Center, gave updates on the latest Covid situationer in the city.
Vista Alegre Barangay Captain Jose Ma. Leandro Norberto de Leon, chair of the CDC Cluster on Infrastructure Development, gave a report about their Covid-related projects.
Col. Manuel Placido, director of the Bacolod City Police Office, meanwhile, presented the peace and order situation in the city.
Leonardia also announced that, in line with the business-friendly policy of the city, the Bacolod One-Stop Shop (BOSS) will be situated at the Ayala Malls Capitol Central instead of the usual venue at the Bacolod City Government Center, starting next month. The meeting was attended by Councilor Lady Gles Gonzales, president of the Liga ng mga Barangay, DILG-Bacolod director Ma. Joy Maredith Madayag, OIC-City Health Officer Dr. Edwin Miraflor, Montevista Barangay Captain Glo-Ann Tambasen – chair of the CDC Cluster on Environmental Sector, Pahanocoy Barangay Captain Yolanda Noble – chair of the CDC Cluster on Institutional Development Sector, other officials of barangays and CDC members.*