The much delayed cluster sanitary landfill in Alburquerque town will finally be turned over in September this year as final phase of work is almost completed.
The last batch of equipment delivery is expected in August, according to Gov. Edgar Chatto after the meeting of the board of the multi-million project led by Albur Mayor Efren Tungol held yesterday at Reynas Pension House, this city.
TIEZA Deputy Chief Atty Guiller Asido told The ChronicleÂ that series of seminars will be held starting next month to prepare the management team for their roles and responsibilities in sustaining the operation of this project.
All member LGUs are expected to adhere the segregation at source rule of the Albur Cluster Sanitary Landfill (ACSL).
The meeting yesterday was a breakthrough after Mayor Tungol and Atty. Asido shook hands in the presence of the governor and mayors of the towns which will avail of the benefits to be provided by the landfill. All the town mayors present during the meeting were unanimous in supporting the ACSL project with Albur LGU taking the management role.
Gov. Chatto assured the continuedÂ support from the provincial government through the Bohol Environmental Management Office (BEMO).
TIEZA is a government owned and controlled corporationÂ created by RA 9593 otherwise known as Tourism ActÂ of 2009 authored by then Rep. Edgar Chatto and Sen. Dick Gordon, both chairmenÂ of the tourism committees of the House and Senate, respectvely.. TIREZA replacedÂ the former PHilippine Tourism Authority (PTA)Â under the Dept. of Tourism.
Among the legacies of this law is the national government funding allocations for tourism related infrastructure.