The provincial government of Negros Occidental turned over P4.5 million worth of checks to 15 barangays of the province for various development projects.
Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson led the ceremonial distribution of checks at the Capitol Grounds last Monday morning along with board members Victor Javellana, Jeffrey Tubola and Miguel Alonso and Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz.
The beneficiary barangays include Cabahug in Cadiz City; Katilingban in Talisay City; Malingin and Napoles in Bago City; Ayungon, Balabag, San Miguel, Haguimit, I-Poblacion, and Yubo in La Carlota City; I – Poblacion and Miranda in Pontevedra; Culo in Pulupandan; Inapoy in Kabankalan City; and Linaon in Cauayan.
The punong barangays and authorized representatives who received the checks thanked the provincial government for helping them realize their respective local projects.
The projects include construction of street lights, purchase of water pipes, construction of riprap, renovation of multi-purpose hall, construction of tanod outpost, rehabilitation of water system, repair of covered court, rehabilitation of drainage canals, and purchase of office equipment, among others./WDJ