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expenditure costs. 5.3 Public Markets
Markets and Slaughterhouse generate 1% of the total local revenue and 2% of the
non-tax revenue. Olongapo public markets have the poorest cost recovery record among the
three enterprises. Costs are related to supervision, regulation and maintenance of the
markets. Operation and maintenance of markets are subsidized through the general funds
and there is no effort to recover capital costs.
There are three public markets in the city, East Bajac-Bajac (EBB), James Gordon (JG) and Night Market. EBB is the most active; it is situated on the main spine across from the city hall. James Gordon and Night Market are located closer to the gates of the naval base. An active market at one time the JG market has a number of vacant stalls. Although it
is close to the base, it is located on a feeder road in a predominantly residential area. The
Night Market is operational only in the evenings.
Markets and slaughterhouses are leased to the owners who cannot sub-lease their
stalls. The Planning Council...
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- Winter '13