The Italian government, through the Department of Agrarian Reform, turned over six infrastructure projects to the City Government of Tacurong on March 19, 2019 in a turn over ceremony at Barangay Baras Cultural and Sports Center. The projects were constructed in Barangay Baras and Upper Katungal.
In Baras, the projects were composed of a multi-purpose building worth Php 500,000, a potable water system level 1, which costs Php1 million, and solar driers in Purok Bernardo and Purok Bougainvilla, which cost Php1 million each.
In Upper Katungal, the projects include a solar drier in Purok Silangan worth Php1 million and a potable water system level 1 worth Php1.5 million.
City Mayor Lina O. Montilla personally accepted the projects from Engr. Anuar Acop of DAR-IARCDSP and Mr. Rodolfo Alburo of the Provincial Agrarian Reform Office.
Undersecretary Bernie F. Cruz of DAR – Foreign Assisted and Special Projects Office was present to personally support the event. Punong Barangay Doroteo Delicana of Brgy. Baras and Punong Barangay Joey Columbres of Brgy. Upper Katungal, together with their barangay officials, were also present.
Other concreting projects are still ongoing in the two barangays. All the projects, both completed and ongoing, cost a total of Php 56, 415, 800.(YMR, LGUTac-Info)