CONG ROMARATE, MATUGAS GRACE SB BUILDING INAUGURATION
Congressmen Guillermo A. Romarate, Jr. and Francisco T. Matugas, Surigao del Norte Representatives for District I and II respectively, honored the invitation of Mayor Mondano and the Sangguniang Bayan headed by Vice Mayor Jessnar Mosende by gracing the inauguration and blessing of the new municipal Legislative Building held on June 9, 2009.
The legislative building, a dream come true for the Mainitnons particularly the Sangguniang Bayan members came into reality with the appropriation of three million and five hundred thousand pesos (3,500,000.00) from the Priority Development Assistance Funds (PDAF) of Cong. Guillermo A. Romarate, Jr.
It is recalled that in May, 2008 Mayor Mondano and Vice Mayor Mosende together went to Manila to personally hand in the resolution of the Sangguniang Bayan requesting the Honorable Congressman of District II, Congressman Romarate for a fund appropriation for the Sangguniang Bayan building construction.
In November of the same year the SB building construction commenced with the Department of Public Works and Highways Surigao del Norte 1st Eng’g District implementing the project through JMT construction.
The new legislative building will become the permanent home of legislation in the municipality of Mainit. It houses the office of the Vice Mayor and the Sangguniang Bayan members.
Cong. Romarate in his speech during the program, pledged to finish the second storey of the said building “I don’t want to leave this SB building unfinished. I will finish the construction of the second storey”, the Cong. averred.
Cong. Matugas, on the other hand pledged his continuous support to the programs of the municipal government under Mayor Mondano. He said that although he is representing District I only, he contributed 1,000 sacks of cement to the construction of Mainit Lakeside Legacy Resort and 200 bags to the DepEd Elementary Schools in the district of Mainit.
Cong.Romarate, Mayor Mondano and Vice Mayor Mosende, who each gave speeches, ended their respective talks jokingly with “I shall return”.