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VM Rodriguez plans to establish SP legal section

In a bid to expedite decision-making and streamline operations within the legislative department, Vice Mayor Bebot Rodriguez has disclosed plans to establish a specialized City Council legal section.

Cagayan de Oro City Vice Mayor Jocelyn "Bebot" B. Rodriguez

This move comes in response to Councilor Ian Mark Nacaya's call, emphasizing the need to address issues impeding council deliberations.


"Yes, I was planning for that," Vice Mayor Rodriguez affirmed, underscoring her longstanding commitment to implement such a measure.


She referenced specific instances, such as the extensive deliberations on proposed ordinances like the localization of the Green Building Code.

In her proposal, Vice Mayor Rodriguez advocates for the incorporation of in-house lawyers tasked with studying and recommending actions, subject to final approval from the City Legal Office.

She likewise proposed for further study the feasibility and potential impact of this initiative.


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