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Las Piñas completes clearing operation ahead of deadline

 

Las Piñas City Mayor Imelda Aguilar (left) supervises the voluntary demotion of Police Community Precinct (PCP) 6 in Barangay Talon IV during the clearing operation to rid the sidewalks of obstruction. With Mayor Aguilar is City Engineer Rosabella Bantog (center). Also in photo are Mark Anthony Santos, city chief of staff and City administrator Rey Balagulan.

Las Piñas City have reported 100 percent completion of road clearing operation, barely one month before the September 29 deadline set for all local government units to clear the roads/sidewalks of any obstruction.

Mayor Imelda Aguilar has directed the city’s Task Force Kaayusan and officials in the city’s 20 barangays to continue monitoring the cleared and demolished areas, even after the deadline at the end of September, to ensure that no new obstructions or illegal structures would block the roadways and pedestrian lanes.


“We have finished clearing the major roads of any obstruction including illegally parked vehicles and vendors, even during the first month operation, although we did not immediately announced it since we have been doing this before the President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive,” Mayor Aguilar said.

The mayor personally supervised the voluntary demolition of Police Community Precinct (PCP) in Barangay Talon IV which was partly occupying the sidewalk during the initial week of the clearing operation.

Several service utilities have also been warned and directed to hasten all their excavation works which contribute to sidewalk obstruction.

Mayor Aguilar added that the city’s clearing operation was a continuing campaign in line with the effort of the city to address the traffic gridlock along Alabang-Zapote Road which is the only main thoroughfare of Las Piñas.

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Today’s Front Page February 24, 2020

Today’s Front Page February 24, 2020