• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO
Bacolod Rep. Greg Gasataya informed the newly-elected barangay and Sangguniang (SK) officials that the national government has allocated funds for barangay offices in Bacolod City to be provided with vehicles.
Gasataya made the announcement during the mass oath taking of barangay and SK officials from all 61 barangays of Bacolod at SMX Convention Center on Friday.
The solon said that together with Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez, they will be allocating funds for every barangay, for the purchase of brand new vehicles.
There have been some barangays that have already complied with the requirements. He was informed that some barangays have a bidding scheduled for the purchase of vehicles this month or next month, Gasataya said.
He will coordinate with the other new barangay and SK officials regarding the matter, he said.*