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DILG Camiguin conducts competency assessment tool orientation

CAMIGUIN, August 7 (PIA)–To determine the present level of capacity in the aspects of planning and implementation of local development projects, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) conducted a municipal workshop on July 24 at Villa Paraiso Resort Apartelle, Mambajao, here.
Camiguin competency assessment.jpgProvincial Director of DILG Camiguin Rhona G. Pedraza-Abadilla said, “For the local government units (LGUs) to transform local development plans into realities of poverty alleviation and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), if not, global competitiveness, development program and projects need to be designed and implemented well.”
She also encouraged the participants to be transparent because the activity will serve as a guide for Regional Office and Central Office in designing capacity development activities to further enhance local governance.
Sagay Municipal Local Government Operations Officer (MLGOO) Emily Ching-Popera, who also serves as the cluster head and Provincial Assessment Team lead administrator, shared the importance of the workshop on self-reflection as public servants.
On the breakout sessions, the MLGOOs assisted their respective LGUs on answering the competency assessment tool.
Attendees of the activity include the municipal governments’ key informants, composed of officers/personnel from local development project planning, procurement and contract management, project end-users or implementers, project managers/officers, legislative representative, business sector representative, nongovernment organization/ civil society organization (NGO/CSO) representatives, barangay captains’ representative; and DILG Camiguin. (DILG Camiguin/PIA10)

Camiguin holds PPOC, PADAC meeting, approves 3 resolutions

CAMIGUIN, August 7 (PIA)–For the local government units (LGUs) to maintain and improve Camiguin’s peace and order situation, stipulated in Republic Act No. 7160 and Executive Order 773, a joint meeting between the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) and Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (PADAC) was conducted on July 19 at Camiguin Convention Center, Mambajao, Camiguin.
Camiguin PPOC.jpgThe joint councils approved the adoption of the three Joint Resolutions namely: (1) creation of Task Force Bantay Kalinaw along with the establishment of an operations/coordination center; (2) requesting the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to provide a simplified policies to facilitate the conduct of drug–clearing operations at the barangay level; and (3) contesting the National Historical Commission in regards to the identification of cultural property.
Provincial Governor Maria Luisa D. Romualdo and concurrent PPOC and PADAC Chairperson, presided the meeting which highlighted the peace and order situation in the province, priority issues and concerns relative to the peace and order situation in the municipal level, committee reports, and other matters such as the Camiguin Electric Cooperative (CAMELCO) on increasing electricity costs and maritime seaworthiness.
Municipal Mayor Jurdin Jesus M. Romualdo of Mambajao, Mayor’s League President of Camiguin and concurrent PPOC co-chairperson, on CAMELCO increasing electricity costs, shared it would affect peace and order because citizens would revert back to use of lamps, and in turn, increase fire and house robbery incidents.
On maritime seaworthiness, the mayor said Camiguin, as a tourist destination, deserves good and modern sea transport vessels, not floating relics.
For his part, Municipal Vice-Mayor Nestor E. Tongol of Sagay shared the municipality’s accomplishments, decreasing drug and crime rates while highlighting on the issues and concerns on Barangay Tanod and Lupon Members training.
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Camiguin Provincial Director Rhona G. Pedraza-Abadilla said the agency will conduct training on Barangay Newly Elected Officials (BNEO). (DILG Camiguin/PIA10)

DILG Camiguin partners with Camiguin Polytechnic State College for SK Mandatory Training

CAMIGUIN, May 25 — In line with Section 30, Rule V of the Rules and Regulations Implementing RA 10742 (Sangguniang Kabataan Reform Act 2015) regarding the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Mandatory Training, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)- Provincial Office of Camiguin partnered with Camiguin Polytechnic State College (CPSC) as the service provider or local resource institute for the whole  implementation of the training.
The CPSC handled the training for newly elected SK officials into two clusters of the province on May 23 with contingents from the municipalities of Catarman, Guinsiliban and Sagay, and on May 24 with the SK officials from Mahinog and Mambajao.
Fifty-eight SK chairpersons and 387 SK councilors with a total of 445 newly-elected SK officials of the province were given basic modules on governance for them to be better equipped upon the assumption of their official function as youth leaders on June 30, 2018.
RTP20180528a.jpgTopics given include decentralization and local governance, history of the SK and the SK Reform Act also known as Republic Act 10472, meetings and resolutions, planning and budgeting and RA 6713 or the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees.
Prior to the activity, a Provincial Management Team was also created by virtue of Executive Order to oversee the efficient and effective implementation of the Training throughout the province.
The Provincial Management Team is composed of the DILG Provincial Director along with the Municipal Local Government Operations Officers, Municipal and Provincial Local Youth Development Officers, Representative from Local Resource Institute and Representative from the National Youth Commission. The DILG Provincial Office also designated a focal person to act as secretariat to the Provincial Management Team.
It is hoped that with the intense training, the new breed of SK Leaders will become more effective in performing their respective mandates.(DILG Camiguin/RTP/PIA10)

Camiguin LGUs prep up for 2018 SGLG assessment

CAMIGUIN, May 25 — In preparation for the upcoming assessment on the performance scopes for the 2018 Seal of Good Local Governance, the Department of the Interior and  Local Government (DILG) – Camiguin recently conducted a Provincial Roll-Out Orientation for the five Municipalities of Camiguin at Villa Paraiso, Mambajao, Camiguin.
Participants were oriented of this year’s upscaled “all-in” criteria with its corresponding forms and indicators on the seven assessment areas namely, Good Financial Housekeeping, Disaster Preparedness, Social Protection, Peace and Order, Business-Friendliness and Competitiveness, Environmental Management and Tourism, Culture and the Arts. This means that an LGU must pass all indicators in order to make it through the assessment.
RTP20180528cDILG Provincial Director Rhona G. Pedraza-Abadilla emphasized that regardless of whether or not LGUs have a big chance of passing, all are encouraged to get ready as no one will be exempted from the assessment. Pass or Fail-the results would serve as an opportunity for LGUs to outdo their best effort in governance.
Discussants of the activity include the Municipal Local Government Operations Officers (MLGOO) of the five municipalities namely, LGOO VI Emily C. Popera, LGOO VI Katherine L. Pabatao, LGOO VI Kathy S. Braña, LGOO VI Eustalia Cabiguin, LGOO V Rico Baiño together with Program Manager LGOO V Dixon Baconga.
The activity was participated by all Local Functionaries including SGLG Focal Persons of each LGUs in the Province.
A separate briefing for Provincial Officials and functionaries was also undertaken on May 8.(DILG Camiguin/RTP/PIA10)

DILG Camiguin conducts coaching session with Mahinog PLEB

MAHINOG, Camiguin, May 25 — To further empower the People’s Law Enforcement Board (PLEB) in exercising its functions as a citizens’ complaint mechanism against erring personnel, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) conducted a follow-through session with the PLEB Members of Mahinog recently at Katunggan Park, here.
Similar activity would also be undertaken  in the succeeding months with the PLEBs of other municipalities.
RTP20180528bSuch activity was conducted when there was a Provincial Roll-out Orientation for the Capacity Enhancement of the PLEB was undertaken to revitalize the organization on November 2017.
Municipal Mayor Rogerio C. Acle of Mahinog expressed his appreciation for the conduct of the activity and to DILG Camiguin’s assistance for other equally important programs of the local government unit (LGU).
For her part, Provincial Director Rhona G. Pedraza-Abadilla of DILG Camiguin highlighted that as Region 10 becomes a pilot area, PLEB Subsidy-Assistance for 5th-6th class municipalities will continue. This would mean PLEB members in the area will face greater challenge in making their organization functional and responsive to the needs of the localities.
PLEB Chairman SB Chairperson on Peace and Order Winlove M. Labadan shared that their “one for all, all for one” battlecry could be a key factor that the PLEB will rise up to the demands of the times.
PLEB members formulated their action plan for the next quarter and are looking forward to the continuous support of DILG. They likewise expressed their commitment to the overall maintenance and improvement of peace and order in the municipality.(DILG Camiguin/RTP/PIA10)

Cebuano News: Camiguin PPOC magmugna’g task force pag-regular sa paggamit ug pabuto

CAMIGUIN, December 29 (PIA) — Ang Camiguin Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) andam nang maghimo ug task force nga mulantaw ug mu-implementar sa paggamit sa mga pabuto sa probinsiya.
Si Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Provincial Director Rhona P. Abadilla miingon niadtong PPOC fourth quarter meeting nga gipahigayon bag-ohay lang sa Camiguin Provincial Convention Center nga ang enactment sa Republic Act No. 7183, ang akto nga ga-regular sa pagbaligya, pag-manufacture, pagpang-apod-apod ug paggamit sa mga pabuto, nagtumong nga matubag ang gataas nga insidente sa kadaot ug mga naangol tungod sa pabuto.
Sa resolusyon nga gitanyag, ang Philippine National Police mao’y mu-isyu ug permit sa usa ka trained nga tao kinsa musuperbisar sa pagpahigayon ug community fireworks, magproklamar ug kriterya sa maglangkob sa pabuto nga did-an, magpatuman sa RA 7183, magpahigayo’g information campaigns sa katalagman sa paggamit ug pabuto, ug maghatag sa consolidated nga report sa Opisina sa Presidente.
Ang tanang gapakabanang ahensiya gi-aghat usab nga magmugna ug information campaign sa peligro sa paggamit ug pabuto.(RTP/PIA10)

Camiguin PPOC to create task force on regulating firecrackers, pyrotechnic device use

CAMIGUIN, December 29 (PIA) — The Camiguin Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) is set to create a task force to oversee and implement the use of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices in the province. 
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Provincial Director Rhona P. Abadilla said during the PPOC fourth quarter meeting held recently at the Camiguin Provincial Convention Center that enactment of Republic Act No. 7183, an act regulating the sale, manufacture, distribution and use of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices, aims to address the increasing incidents of firecracker related injuries and casualties.
In the resolution proposed, the Philippine National Police (PNP) shall issue a permit to a trained person who shall supervise the conduct of community fireworks display, promulgate criteria for what constitutes prohibited firecrackers, enforce RA 7183, conduct information campaigns on danger of using fireworks and submit a consolidated report to the Office of the President. 
All other concerned agencies are also enjoined to conduct information campaign on the dangers of using fireworks.(RTP/PIA10)