By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.

ILOILO City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said he will delay the implementation of the Comprehensive Perimeter Boundary Ordinance (CPBO) to 2014.

“I prefer to have it enforced after all the present road and bridge projects shall have been completed and that may still be by next year,” Mabilog said.

The mayor was referring to continuing works on major roads in the city and the repair of Jaro Bridge, which will take at least three months to finish.

A City Hall source said delaying the CPBO, which the Sangguniang Panlungsod approved by a vote of 8-5 last Tuesday, is possible.

“All it needs to happen is to delay its publication,” he said. The newly-approved ordinance will take effect only 15 days after publication in a newspaper of general circulation.

“This may not happen, however, if the vice mayor will not agree to delaying its publication in a newspaper of general circulation in Iloilo City,” the City Hall source said.

Councilor Plaridel Nava, author of the CPBO, could not be reached for comments.

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