MAYOR DIMACUHA, CONG. MARIÑO EMOSYONAL SA KANILANG PANUNUMPA

Lyka Manalo

Kapwa naging emosyonal at napaluha habang nagbibigay ng kanilang mensahe sina Batangas City Mayor Beverley Rose Dimacuha at asawa niyang si Congressman Marvey Mariño matapos manumpa sa kanilang mga tungkulin noong Huwebes (Hunyo 30).

Isinagawa ang Oath Taking Ceremony ng mag-asawa sa Convention Center kasabay ng iba pang nahalal na opisyal sa lungsod.

Unang nagpahayag ng mensahe si Cong. Mariño nang magpasalamat sa walang sawang suporta ng mga taga lungsod sa simula hanggang sa panghuli niyang termino.

Binanggit ni Mariño na nakakuha siya ng mahigit kumulang 69,000 na boto noong 2016, 132,000 noong 2019 at ngayong 2022 ay nasa 156,000 o 92% ang bomoto sa kaniya.

Ipinagmalaki rin nito ang pagkasungkit sa 17-0
na pagkapanalo ng kanilang grupo mula congressman, mayor, vice mayor, board members at mga konsehal noong 2019 at nitong nakaraang halalan.

Samantala, napahinto naman sa kaniyang mensahe si Mayor Dimacuha at hindi napigilang mapaluha nang mabanggit ang namayapang ama at dating alkalde na si Mayor Eddie B. Dimacuha.

Ikinuwento ng alkalde ang pagsusuot niya ng gintong relo ng kaniyang ama sa kaniyang panunumpa upang manatili pa rin ang presensiya nito. Ito aniya ang kaniyang huling termino subalit unang pagkakataon na wala na si Mayor Eddie.

Nangako ang alkalde na mamahalin niya ang mga taga lungsod tulad ng pagmamahal ng kaniyang ama sa kanilang mga kababayan.

Ibinahagi din ni Mayor Beverley ang mga programa at proyektong ilulunsad sa ilalaim ng kaniyang pamamahala sa huling termino.

Kabilang sa kanyang eight-point agenda ay ang mga sumusunod:

  1. Good Governance People-Centered Participation
    • Accelereation of Mayor’s Action Center Services
    • Increased CSO Accreditation and Organization of People’s Council
  2. Enhance Social Security and Stability
    • Provision of Monthly Pension for Qualified Senior Citizens
    • EBD PWD Program
    • Enhancement of Gender Equality and Moral Values Enrichment
    • Expanded EBD Health Program
    • Sustainable EBD Scholarship and Youth Development Program
  3. Expand Economic Opportunities and Productivity
    • Creation of the Office of the City Agriculturist
    • Updating/Adoption of the Local Investment and Incentive Code
    • Formulation/Adoption of a City Comprehensive Tourism and Cultural Heritage Master Plan
  4. Integrated EBD Housing Program Implementation
    • Updating/Adoption of the City Local Shelter Plan
    • On-site/Off-site Housing Program
  5. Infrastructure/ Utilities Development and Acceleration
    • Building/Construction of Disaster Resilient Infrastructure/Support Facilities
    • Water Accessibility and Sustainability
    • Building/Construction of Disaster Resilient Social Infrastructures
  6. Enhance Climate Change Adaptation/Mitigation and Disaster Risk Management
    • Completion of the Batangas City Command Center Project
    • Creation of the Department of City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office
    • Construction of San Isidro Integrated Evacuation Complex
    • Expansion of Solar Energy Project
  7. Enhance Environmental Management and Protection
    • Development of Tinga Labac EBD Eco-Park
    • Development of Wetlands for a Natural Waste Water/Septage Treatment Facility
  8. EBD E-Governance City
    • Database Management and Interconnectivity
    • Enhanced Local Financial Operation and Permitting Process
    • Computerized City Registry and Health Teleconsultation Services