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CSF Convenes LEDAC [ Friday, 13th of June 2014 | 3 years ago ]


Mayor Edwin D. Santiago convened recently the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) to study the city’s legislative agenda and ensure that programs implemented are consistently promoting inclusive development.

In a four day conference held at Hotel Patio Pacifico Boracay Malay Aklan held June 4-7, Mayor Santiago who also chairs the LEDAC discussed the programs of his administration with the members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod headed by Vice Mayor Jimmy Lazatin and the city department heads.

The conference is also a tool to harmonize and strengthen the working relationship of the legislative and executive branches of the city government and a strategy in enhancing development management and administration especially in the implementation and fund prioritization of plans, programs and projects.

From the period of July 2013 to May 2014, a total of 183 city resolutions and 23 city ordinances were passed through LEDAC.
Some of these notable legislations includes the stockpiling of rice in preparation for calamities, creation of disaster management plan, CSFP ecological solid waste management program phase II, implementation of Jobstart Philippines program, ratification of reproductive health care and wellness clinic, breastfeeding station, ordinances regulating the use of headsets, earphones, earplugs and other similar gadgets while driving, crossing the streets, or when operating motorized vehicles, or tools or equipment, free parking spaces for senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWD’s), “Tree Planting Ordinance”, free movies for Senior Citizens in all cinemas operating in the city, among others.

A handful proposed legislations were also discussed such as public-private ordinance, extensive training to all barangay tanods, use of speed gun along McArthur Highway, E-scholar program, City Wide Waterways Clean-Up Month, rehabilitation of the two public markets, monitoring of internet service providers, barangay revenue code, among others.

As the consultative and advisory body of the city government, LEDAC helps in addressing issues and concerns on San Fernando’s development plans and its implementation.

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