August 18, 2017: *** The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) is now faced with the problem of looking for usable areas to hold transmission lines that would link the power barge in Tapal Wharf in Ubay town to a substation in Barangay Emelda of the same town. ***The City Government of Tagbilaran is set to sign a memorandum of agreement with BFAR for a multi-million peso livelihood project intended to uplift the living conditions of the fisherfolk. ***47th Infantry Battalion Commanding Officer, Lt. Col. Joel Malig said units under him are currently undergoing intensified intelligence operations along with other allied units to confirm the reports on sightings of armed men in Bohol. *** LGU Pilar's program, "Productivity Improvement thru landcare and Agriculture Resource Development and Management"(Pilar Dam) landed in the top 20 in Taking Look 2017. *** LGU Panglao got third place (3rd-6th class municipalities) in Infrastructure during the 5th Regional Competitiveness Summit held at PICC recently. ***LGU Panglao's entry program "A Purok-Based Approach in Basic Education Reforms/Turo-Turismo: Strengthening Partnership and Industry Linkage for Effective K-12 Implementation is among the 20 finalist of the Galing Pook Awards 2017. ***The towns of Panglao and Pilar are among the 20 finalists in the yearly search for Galing Pook Awards 2017. *** The National Food Authority in Bohol said prices of rice in the province have been on an uptrend since last week reaching an increase of up to P5 per kilo. *** A man listed in the Bohol Provincial Police Office drug watch list was caught last night with drugs weighed 80 grams with estimated street value of P993,000.

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Monday, March 21, 2016

Synchronized barangay assembly set on or before March 26 -DILG

TAGBILARAN CITY, March 18, (PIA)— The first of the twice a year mandatory Synchronized Barangay Assembly, this time for the first semester of calendar year 2016 happens on or before Saturday, March 26, 2016.

The second one happens on the second Sunday of October, according to the
The Department of Interior and Local Government reminds barangay officials about this as the government sets up the mechanism for residents in the barangays to review the performance of elected barangay officials and allows them to push for programs and projects that would redound to the barangay's development.

The holding of the SBA is in accordance with Presidential Proclamation 260 series of 2011, reasoned out Josie Montes, Local Government Operations Officer V of the Bohol DILG provincial Office.

The SBA also allows residents listen to the state of their local governments as Barangay chairmen ate obliged to deliver their State of the Barangay Address (SOBA) and harp on the past year's accomplishments, sate of the barangay's incomes, expenditures, as well as engage residents on issues and concerns learn of the current campaigns and the priorities as well as be appraised of the barangay fiscal affairs.

Barangay officials are expected to present their proposed, implemented and completed projects, especially those with funds from the Bottom Up Budgeting, Montes said. 

Moreover, issues and concerns like disaster risk reduction management concerns, setting up of Micro Smell and medium Enterprises as well as safety and security are among the top issues.

At the assembly, officials are also expected to inform the community of the DILG Circulars on the putting up of transparency boards, the reactivation and revitalization of the Barangay Anti Drug Abuse Council and other mandated multi-sectoral organizations who will be partners in the barangays development.

Other information expected to be tackled during the assembly is the mandatory registration of the house helps as the Kasambahay Law has become effective.

And as the DILG calls for residents to attend and participate in the assemblies, those 15 years old and above, who may not necessarily be registered voter but has resided in the area for the past six months can represent households of the parents could not. (rac/PIA-7/Bohol)

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