Solidwaste mgmt law of Brgy 9 OKd

THE 18th City Council during its 57th regular session Monday presided over by Councilor Zaldy O. Ocon adopted a resolution returning to the Barangay Council of Barangay 9, this city, its Ordinance No. 001-2017 for implementation.

The barangay ordinances requires all residents, operators, managers, lessees, occupants of any business, commercial, industrial, private or public establishments of Barangay 9 to implement waste segregation at source.

The Barangay Waste Segregation Ordinance implements the provisions of RA 9003, which mandates the proper solid waste segregation and reduction at source.

It provides for the creation of a BESWMC and BSWM Task Force to look after and enforce the implementation of the solid waste management practice.

The barangay law imposes a fine of P200 for the first offense; P400 for the second offense and P600 for the third offense, or community service of not less than one day to not more than five days if violators cannot pay the corresponding fines.

The legislation was reviewed and endorsed by the committees on barangay affairs and on laws and rules chaired by Councilors Yan Lam S. Lim and Ian Mark Q. Nacaya, respectively. (JAO)Lao calls on drivers, operators to

help maintain order on the road “ANG atong challenge karon kita isip lumulopyo sa dakbayan aduna pud kitay share nga ikahatag sa atong dakbayan aron mahimo kining malambuon og hapsay nga dakbayan.”

This was the challenge given by Councilor Teodulfo Lao, chair of the City Council committee on public utilities to participants of the PUV orientation for operators and drivers held last Friday.

Councilor Lao said the weekly orientation is a refresher course to remind drivers and operators on their roles and responsibilities on the road.

The seminar was launched on September 22, with the theme, “Balaod Trapiko Sundon Ta para likay sa aksidente ug multa”.

Councilor Lao announced that it will be a continuing program in collaboration with the Roads and Traffic Administration, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and the Land Transportation Office.

He called for unity and the support and cooperation of operators, drivers, pedestrians and commuters in maintaining order in the city’s streets.

“Akong i-invite ang inyong participation, ang inyong cooperation, ang inyong pagtimbayayong para sa atong dakbayan,” Lao said.