Quezon City gov’t releases initial list of priority projects for next 3 years

Published October 26, 2020, 6:03 PM

by Joseph Pedrajas

The Quezon City government on Monday disclosed the initial list of projects that will be prioritized for the next three years.

According to the city planning and development department, these five sectors are voted to get priority funding: social development, economic development, environmental development, infrastructure development, and institutional development.

From these, the city council will then classify and finalize which are those that will be treated as priorities for 2021, 2022, and 2023 annual budgets.

The specific programs under the social development sector are Health Human Resource Development Program, Upgrading of Regular Health Centers to Deliver 24-Hour Service, and the Implementation of Universal Health Care Law: Improving Health Service Delivery.

Under economy includes Development of Medical Integrated Program, Market Rehabilitation Program, and the Development of New Major Food Markets, Food Terminal and Warehouse.

The Establishment of Permanent Evacuation Centers, the Responsive Special Waste Management Operations, the Establishment, and Installation of an Effective Monitoring System will be given priority under the environment sector.

The local government will also prioritize Flood Control and Drainage Development Program, Road Network Development Program and Socio-Economic Infrastructure Development Program of the Physical, and Infrastructure development sector.

Lastly, under the Institutional Development Sector, the projects are Construction/Improvement of Government Building Offices / Facilities, Enhancement of Communication System, and Networking and Web Page Services, On-Line Computer Based Information System.