Dads OK Comprehensive Development Plan of CdeO
THROUGH Ordinance No. 11883-2014, the 17th City Council during the regular session yesterday presided over by Vice Mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas approved the Comprehensive Development Plan of the Cagayan de Oro City for 2014 to 2019.
The CDP aims to have a city managed through good governance and to empower its citizenry to thrive in a highly competitive economy and a sustainable environment nurturing its diversity and multi-cultural heritage towards a resilient, progressive and inclusive future.
Strategies to be implemented under the CDP’s social development plan will be focused on employment and livelihood, housing and resettlement, sports and recreation and Disaster Risk Reduction and Mitigation
It will also involve programs for the improvement of health facilities and services, and construction of health centers in all relocation areas; water and sanitation services, retroffiting of at risk school buildings, provision of adequate educational facilities, construction of day care centers in all relocation areas, information advocacy programs, among others.
Meanwhile, under the economic development plan, the city will expand areas for urban greening, streamline business registration process, strengthen investment promotion, establish post-harvest facilities, develop rural road network linking to primary farming areas, maintenance of identified natural sites for eco-tourism, and others.
Strategies under the infrastructure and physical development plan include the provision, rehabilitation and establishment of quality infra support such as dikes, protection wall, upgraded drainage canal; the formulation of Comprehensive Drainage Master Plan, improvement of road network, establishment of sewerage system and improvement of river channel, among others.
The CDP also includes the city’s Environmental and Management and Institutional Development Plans.
The ordinance was reviewed and favorably endorsed by the committees on public works and on laws and rules chaired by Councilors Alden Bacal and Ramon Tabor, respectively.