March 5, 2024

Acting City Mayor Faustino Olowan signed Ordinance 63, s. 2022 approving the request for authority to charge the amount of P222,000 against the 2022 current appropriations of the City Social Welfare and Development Office for the payment of college educational financial assistance grant of 37 unpaid grantees for the second semester of school year 2021-2022.
The city council considered the letter dated Sept. 7 of CSWDO acting head Liza Bulayungan making the request.
The measure stated to date, the city released the cash assistance of 1,165 qualified grantees using the 2021 budget amounting to P7,719,000, but there are 37 grantees whose assistance were not released due to their late submission of requirements.
The city council committee on appropriations and finance cluster A recommended approval of the request and a necessary appropriation ordinance on the matter on first reading dispensing with the second and third readings in accordance with the Local Government Code. – Gaby B. Keith