Work of phase 1 of the the 132-hectare reclamation project of Cordova town in Mactan Island is ongoing.
Cordova town Mayor Adelino Sitoy said this project would increase the economic activity of the town once development begins.
Sitoy said Phase 1 would cover 10 hectares and cost about P80 million.
The blessing of the site, which will be attended by Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, will be on August 14.
Sitoy said they would be looking at commercial investments once the Phase I will be completed.
Provincial Planning and Development Officer Engineer Adolfo Quiroga earlier said that they amended its existing Environmental Certificate Clearance (ECC) on that area.
Instead of having 10-hectare reclamation, they will extend it to 20 hectares.
Sitoy together with Quiroga and Governor Garcia met last month and discussed about the reclamation project in Cordova town.
Sitoy said that they were still processing the necessary permits and clearance for the other areas of the 132 hectares to be reclaimed. /Correspondent Carmel Loise Matus