Issue of July 9, 2017
     
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Turnover of fencing project to city eyed before year ends
by Jane B. Cadalig

The group that worked for the fencing of Burnham Park is targeting to turn over the project to the city government before the year ends after the remaining spans shall have been adopted.

Rolando de Guzman, treasurer of the Baguio Centennial Fencing Committee, which spearheaded the installation of 789 spans of fences around Burnham, said the project is already complete and the group is ready to turn it over to the City Environment and Parks Management Office.

He, however, said that as much as possible, the Fencing Committee wants the 12 remaining spans to be adopted first before the project is turned over to the city government. He added the group will have to institute repairs on some of the ruined fences, including those that have been marked with graffiti.

De Guzman said the group is no longer soliciting funds for the installation of fences because the fencing is already complete, courtesy of the first adopters and the P30 million allocation from the national government though the Department of Public Works and Highways.

“We are eyeing to turn over the project to the city before the end of the year, but before we do that, we want all the fences to be adopted, repaired, and graffiti-free,” de Guzman said.

The Fencing Committee was able to raise P11,672,877.86 for the fencing project. The balance is P981,399.80 as of June 30, according to de Guzman.

The funds to be contributed by the adopters of the remaining 12 spans and the balance of the P11.6M will all be turned over to the city government.

Cepmo Head Cordelia Lacsamana said the city government cannot yet spend for the maintenance of the fences, which now suffer from graffiti and some wreckage until such time that the project is turned over to the city government.

The fencing of Burnham Park was one of the major projects initiated as a gift of “the people who love Baguio” to the city’s centennial celebration in 2009.

Of the 789 spans, 204 were funded from the donation of individual and group adopters or from the P11.6 M raised by the Fencing Committee; 34 spans were funded by the city through a congressional allocation, which amounts to P1.5M; and 549 spans were funded by the P30M allocation from the DPWH that eventually completed the fencing.

Philex Mining Corporation also contributed P740,000 by adopting the fence and improving the gate near the Baguio City Police Office Women and Children Desk along Harrison Road, according to de Guzman.

A span costs P120,000 if located along Harrison Road and P46,000 if located in other areas surrounding Burnham Park.

De Guzman appeared before the city council on July 3 to update the members on the status of the fencing project.


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