Ordinance No. 007-2005

Republic of the Philippines

PROVINCE OF LA UNION

TANGGAPAN NG SANGGUNIANG PANLALAWIGAN

JOURNAL OF THE 72ND REGULAR SESSION OF THE 17TH SANGGUNIANG PANLALAWIGAN OF LA UNION HELD AT THE CITY OF SAN FERNANDO ON NOVEMBER 10, 2005

HON. AUGUSTO AUREO Q. NISCE  ……………………………………………………   Vice-governor/Presiding Officer

PRESENT:

Hon. Jonathan Justo A. Orros    …………………………………………………………… Member

Hon.  Hermenegildo A. Gualberto ………………………………………………………..  Member

Hon. Jose M. C. Ortega ……………………………………………………………………….  Member

Hon.    Reynaldo M. Mosuelo ………………………………………………………………   Member

Hon. Henry B. Balbin ………………………………………………………………………….  Member

Hon. Reynaldo V. Dulay ……………………………………………………………………..  Member

Hon. Rolando V. Rivera ……………………………………………………………………..  Member

Hon. Mario Eduardo C. Ortega …………………………………………………………….  Member

ABSENT:

Hon. Gerardo A. Viloria ……………………………………………………………………   Member

Hon. Maria Annabelle S. De Guzman ……………………………………………………   Member

Hon. Pedro F. Ofiana, Jr. ……………………………………………………………………  Member (OB)

Hon. Gerard Jose G. Ostrea ………………………………………………………………..   Member (OB)

Hon. Francisco Emmanuel R. Ortega III ………………………………………………    Member (OB)

ORDINANCE NO. 007-2005

AN ORDINANCE CREATING A GOVERNING BOARD FOR THE SENIOR CITIZENS/PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES CENTER IN LA UNION, PRESCRIBING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFORE.

Authored by:                     Hon. Maria Annabelle S. De Guzman

Co-authored by:               Hon. Jonathan Justo A. Orros

                                                Hon. Hermenegildo A. Gualberto

                                                Hon. Jose Ma. C. Ortega

                                                Hon. Reynaldo M. Mosuela

                                                Hon. Gerardo A. Viloria

                                                Hon. Henry B. Balbin

                                                Hon. Reynaldo V. Dulay

                                                Hon. Rolando V. Rivera

                                                Hon. Pedro F. Ofiana, Jr.

                                                Hon. Mario Eduardo C. Ortega

                                                Hon. Gerard Jose G. Ostrea

Section 1. Title. This Ordinance shall be known and called as the La Union PWD/Senior Citizens Ordinance of 2005.

Section 2. Declaration of Policy. It is hereby declared as a policy of the Provincial Government.

  1. To create strategies and provide support structures that would enhance the development and implementation of programs and services which aim to improve the well-being of all senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWD’s) in the Province of La Union.
  2. To encourage a multi-sectoral collaboration and /or partnership between the provincial and Municipal Governments, other national agencies and the private sector towards the attainment of this objective.

 Section 3. Creation of the Board. There is hereby created a Governing Board for the Senior Citizens and Persons with                           Disabilities to carry out the policies provided  for in section 2.

 Section 4. Composition. The La Union Governing Board for Senior Citizens and PWDs shall be composed of the                            following.

                                      Honorary Chairman         :               Provincial Governor

                                      Chairman                              :               Chairman, Committee on Handicapped and

                                                                                                         Elderly of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan

                                      Secretary                               :                To be appointed by the Chairman

                                      Treasurer                               :                To be appointed by the Chairman

                                      Members                                :            

                                      a.  Chairman, Committee on Finance, Budget  and  Appropriations of the Sangguniang  Panlalawigan;

                                      b. Chairman, Committee   on      Social  Services,  Women  and   Family  Welfare and                 

                                            Development  and  Responsible  Parenthood and   Poverty  Alleviation of   the  Sangguaniang        

                                           Panlalawigan;

                                       c. Regional Director, Department of Health (DOH); 

                                       d. Regional Director, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD);

                                       e. Regional Director, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE);                      

                                        f. Regional Director, Department of Public Works and Highways

                                            (DPWH);

                                       g.  Provincial Health Officer;

                                        h. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the La Union Medical Center  (LUMC);

                                         i. Director of the Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center  (ITRMC);

                                         j. Provincial Social Welfare Officer;

                                         k. Provincial Federation President – Senior Citizens;

                                         l. Provincial Federation President – PWDs;

                                         m. Representative  from  the Municipality of Bauang;

                                         n. President-Organization of Parents with Special Children, Inc.

Sectionn 5. Powers and Functions. The Governing Board shall:

  1. Serve as an over-all policy making body for the development of programs and services for the Senior citizens and PWDs of La Union;
  2. Shall institute rules for program implementation and control;
  3. Shall design and institute rules for the operations of the provincial Senior Citizens/PWD Center;
  4. Conduct of resource mobilization and ensure accountability of all programs, services, resources and logistics that shall be provided by and for the center;
  5. Shall ensure accountability of all funds and properties of the center and other resources that would accrue to the services of the Senior citizens/Persons with Disabilities;
  6. Shall create an organizational structure for the operationalization of the Center; and
  7. Shall lay the groundwork for the full conversion of this governing body into a legally recognized foundation and the possible transfer of the functions of this governing body into this foundation.

Section 6. Appropriations. The amount of 1% from the total Provincial Government of La Union Budget is hereby set aside for the operations of the Center and for the creation of other services and programs for the Senior Citizens and Persons with Disabilities. Such amount shall be included in the Annual Budget of the Provincial Government.

Section 7. Repealing Clause.  All resolutions, ordinances, orders, rules and regulations  inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed or modified.

 Section 8. Effectivity. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days upon  its publication in  any two (2) newspapers    of  local circulation.

                                                                                                                Certified  to be duly Adopted:

                                                                                                                                      Signed

                                                                                                                           AUGUSTO AUREO Q. NISCE

                                                                                                                            Presiding Officer

                                                                                                                            Vice-Governor

             Signed                                                                                                          Signed

JONATHAN JUSTO A. ORROS                                                                HENRY B. BALBIN

Sangguniang Panlalawigan Member                                        Sangguniang Panlalawigan Member           

              Signed                                                                                                   Signed

HERMENEGILDO A. GUALBERTO                                                REYNALDO W. DULAY

Sangguniang Panlalawigan Member                                        Sangguniang Panlalawigan Member          

               Signed                                                                                                                   Signed

JOSE  MA. C. ORTEGA                                                                                      ROLANDO V. RIVERA

Sangguniang Panlalawigan Member                                           Sangguniang Panlalawigan Member    

                Signed                                                                                                   Signed

REYNALDO M. MOSUELA                                                              MARIO EDUARDO C. ORTEGA    

Sangguniang Panlalawigan Member                                        Sangguniang Panlalawigan Member

ATTESTED:

                                    Signed

                    CARIDAD J. VILUAN

             Secretary to the Sanggunian         

                                                                                                APPROVED: 

                                                                                                                                        Signed

                                                                                                                                  VICTOR F. ORTEGA

                                                                                                                                        Governor