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Mayor Rama reports State of the City

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(CEBU CITY - Public Information Office) Being the chief executive of this Queen City of the South, Cebu City Mayor Michael L Rama successfully delivered his first State of the City Address (SOCA) for his second term last July 2, 2014 Wednesday. 

The People's Mayor delivered his SOCA before the Cebu City 13th Sangguniang Panlungsod's second inaugural session at the Doña Eva Macaraeg-Macapagal session hall, located at the fourth floor of Legislative building in Cebu City Hall. 

It took him about 1 hour and 13 minutes in presenting his 7 pages SOCA highlighting the accomplishments and targets of the People’s administration. He was applauded 75 times for the duration of his speech including his grand entrance and exit. 

The Mayor reiterated that all his actions and plans are geared towards his vision for the city to become a sustainable community that will allow its constituents help manage the resources of a growing city, guarantees healthier well-being, provides economic productivity, with active, dynamic and performing people and with a city hall at your doorstep.

He urged everyone to join him in his policy direction of a People-Privately Driven Governance (PPDG) guided by his matra, "Tul-iron ang hiwi, Nindoton ang Bati, Limpiyohon ang Hugaw, Wagtangon ang Baho, ug Han-ayon ang Gubot (Straighten what is Crooked, Beautify what is Ugly, Clean what is Dirty, Put fragrance what is Obnoxious, and Make an order on what is Chaotic)."

The city's chief executive pointed out various accomplishments in line with his platforms such as Social Services, Environment, Education, Development, Business, Infrastructure, Governance, Public Affairs, People and Place. 

He also reported the city's financial status having a 1.7 Billion pesos in cash in the city government's coffers per City Treasurer's Office latest account as of June 30 this year, citing that the city are now able to determine its worth and potential. 

Looking forward, the mayor also encouraged everyone to do their share and help build the new People's Hospital, build homes for our employees, apportion land to the landless, resolve the 93-1 tenurial issue, establish Children's Park and Magellan's Park, complete the road concreting of all farm-to-market roads, and address the various problems in the 80 villages comprising the city, among several others. 

Under the People's Mayor's leadership, this Queen City of the South has received numerous recognition and awards. This included the ASEAN City of Culture, World's top 8 BPO destination, Asia's Retirement Hub, E-Governance and Good Housekeeping Awards, Most Liveable City in the Philippines by Pinaka television program of GMA News TV, and Liveable Place in Asia by Real Estate giant Lamudi, and many more. 

With all the accomplishments and targets of the People's Administration, Mayor Rama never failed to thanked everyone especially the August Body for their complete attendance, support and in inviting him to deliver his SOCA during their second inaugural session, the city's Department heads, his City Hall Family, village officials, and the Cebuanos. 

"You are the wind beneath my wings, and together we can make the best things to happen in Cebu City," the mayor emphasized. 

Furthermore, a thanksgiving mass was offered and followed by the Flag-raising ceremony held at the Plaza Sugbo prior to the session. Thousands also partook in the activity and watched the live coverage of the SOCA via a led television and white screen strategically placed at the Plaza Sugbo, lobby of Cebu City Hall, and in the city's Social Hall. The activity was also aired live in the Cebu Catholic Television Network in Channel 47. (By: Greggy Jiggs P. Senados/Cebu City PIO)
 

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

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TRAFFIC ADVISORY – June 30, 2014

SUBJECT: TRAFFIC RE-ROUTING PLAN DURING THE MAYOR’S “STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS” (SOCA) on WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 2014

This is to inform the riding public that vehicular traffic will be re-routed during the “State of the City Address (SOCA)” 
DATE: Wednesday, July 02, 2014 at Plaza Sugbo
TIME: 6:00 A.M. until the activity will be finished
*VIP’s may access/entry at P. Burgos St./Osmena Boulevard or at Magallanes St./Lapulapu St. or at M.C. Briones St./Lapulapu St.

The following roads will be temporarily closed:

M.C. BRIONES ST. – From F. Gonzales St. to Lapulapu St.
D. JAKOSALEM ST. – From M.C. Briones St. to Magallanes St.
P. BURGOS ST. – From Osmena Blvd. to M.C. Briones St.
MAGALLANES ST. – From Lapulapu St. to P. Burgos St.

TRAFFIC RE-ROUTING
1. D. Jakosalem St. will be a One-Way traffic flow from Magallanes St. towards Legaspi St. Vehicles going to SRP shall pass through M.J. Cuenco Ave. (Malacanang sa Sugbo) or at the tunnel.

2. F. Gonzales St. will be a One-Way traffic flow from M.C. Briones St. towards Osmena Blvd. Parking of vehicles on both sides of F. Gonzales St. is temporarily prohibited during the rerouting period.

3. All vehicles coming from Carbon Area passing along M.C. Briones St., shall turn left to F. Gonzales St., then to their point of destination.

4. Passenger jeep coming from Pit-os/Talamban with Route Nos. 13B, 62B, 62C and 62B while traversing along V. Gullas St., shall go turn right to D. Jakosalem St. to their usual route, then to their point of origin.

5. Passenger jeep coming from Banawa, Guadalupe and Capitol while traversing along Osmena Blvd., shall turn left D. Jakosalem St., left turn to Plaridel Extn., right turn to Osmena Blvd., to their usual route, then to their point of destination. Except for Route Nos. 60A and 07A while traversing along Magallanes St., right turn to Calderon St., left turn to Lincoln St., left turn to F. Gonzales St., left turn to Magallanes St., to their usual route, then to their point of origin.

6. Passenger jeep coming from Alumnos with Route Nos. 08E and 08G while traversing along Colon St., shall turn right to D. Jakosalem St., right turn to V. Gullas St., to their usual route, then to their point of origin. While Route No. 08F while traversing along Colon St., shall turn left to Mabini St., right turn to Zulueta St., to V. Sotto St., left turn to S. Osmena Blvd., to their usual route, then to their point of destination.

7. All Passenger Jeep passing along P. Burgos St., shall turn right to Legaspi St., left turn to V. Gullas St., right turn to Magallanes St., to their usual route, then to their point of origin.

8. Passenger Jeep coming from Bulacao/Pardo with Route Nos. 10D and 10E while traversing along Colon St., shall turn right to D. Jakosalem St., right turn to V. Gullas St., right turn to Magallanes St., then to their usual route, then to their point of origin.

9. Passenger Jeep coming from Inayawan with Route No. 11A while traversing along Magallanes St. shall turn left to Borromeo St., left turn to Colon St., then to their usual route, while Route No. 11D while traversing along Mabini St., shall turn right to V. Gullas St., right turn to Magallanes St., to their usual route, then back to their point of origin.

10. Passenger Jeep coming from Mabolo while traversing along V. Gullas St., shall turn right to Legaspi St., right turn to Colon St., left turn to Mabini St., right turn to Zulueta St., left turn to M.J. Cuenco Ave., to their usual route, then to their point of origin.

*Motorists, drivers and other road users are advised to follow the traffic signs installed on the re-routing area.

For widest dissemination.

-ATTY. RAFAEL CHRISTOPHER YAP
Acting Citom Department Head

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 July 2014 08:19
 

Mayor Rama to deliver his SOCA

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(CEBU CITY - Public Information Office) As the chief executive of this Queen City of the South, Cebu City Mayor Michael L Rama is set to deliver his first State of the City Address or SOCA for his second term on July 2, 2014 Wednesday.

A Holy Mass will be conducted at 7:30 in the morning to kick off the activity. It will be followed by the Flag-raising Ceremony. Both will be held at the Plaza Sugbo.

The People's Mayor is set to formally deliver his SOCA during the Cebu City Council Session at 10 o'clock in the morning at the Doña Eva Macaraeg-Macapagal session hall, located at the fourth floor of Legislative building in Cebu City Hall.

Looking back, Mayor Rama delivered his inaugural address last year also before the August Body at the same session hall.

Since space in the session hall is limited, the working committee is planning to put up a live streaming of the Mayor's SOCA that can be viewed in a led monitor and white screen at the Plaza Sugbo, at the City Hall lobby and at the Cebu City Social Hall. Everyone is enjoined to witness the historical activity. (By: Greggy Jiggs P. Senados/Cebu City PIO)

 

63 ka mga bag-ong Police trainees gidasig ni Mayor Rama!

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(CEBU CITY - Public Information Office) "Do your job well in serving and protecting the people, enforce the law and take care of your uniform," mao kini ang mensahe ni Cebu City Mayor Michael Lopez Rama ngadto sa 63 ka mga bag-ong Police trainees nga nadestino dinhi ning dakbayan sa Sugbo.

Kini atol sa gipahigayon nga Courtesy Call sa naasoy nga mga bisita ngadto sa buhatan ni Mayor Rama niadtong Hunyo 30, 2014 adlawng Lunes.

Dugang pa sa Mayor nga dili niya pasagdan ang mga panginahanglanon sa mga kapolisan hilabina ang paghatag ug dugang nga mga kahimanan, sakyanan kon Police Patrol Car ug lakip na ang incentives ug nga plano kining i-apil sa supplemental budget.

Tinguha niini nga mapatunhay ang kahapsay ug seguridad sa 80 ka barangays ning syudad. Gani adunay bag-ong mga police stations nga napatukod pinaagi sa adopt-a-police-station project sa Mayor pinaagi sa public-private partnership.

Samtang ang 63 ka nga police trainees gibahin-bahin sa 11 ka mga Police Stations ning syudad sa Sugbo diin sila magpahigayon sa ilang 5 ka bulan nga Field Training sugod niadtong Hunyo 20 hangtod sa Nobiyembre 20 ning tuiga.

Si PO1 Marluz Causin, lumad nga taga Barili, nadestino sa Police Station 4 ning syudad ug usa lamang sa police trainees nagkanayon sa dihang gikahinabi sa BARUGG News nga dako ilang pasalamat kang Mayor Rama sa paghangop ug pagdawat kanila nga makapahigayon sa training. Nanghinaot usab kini nga mabungahon ug malampuson ang ilang field training dinhi.

Dugang pa, atol sa maong pagbisita ang grupo giubanan usab ni Police Supt. Alet Virtucio, ang Admin for Operations sa Cebu City Police Office. Una na usab silang nakahimamat sa Mayor lakip na sa mga kawani sa Cebu City Government atol sa Flag-raising Ceremony sa wala pa gipahigayon ang Courtesy Call. (By: Greggy Jiggs P. Senados/Cebu City PIO)

 


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