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Republic of the Philippines
City of lloilo
OFFICE OF THE SANGGUNIANG PANLUNGSOD

EXCERPT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE 17TH REGULAR SESSION OF THE 8TH
SANGGUNIANG PANLUNGSOD OF THE CITY OF ILOILO, PHILIPPINES, HELD AT
THE SESSION HALL, 6TH FLOOR NEW CITY HALL BUILDING, PLAZA LIBERTAD,
ILOILO CITY, ON TUESDAY, MAY 02, 2017.

PRESENT:
HON. CANDICE MAGDALANE A. TUPAS, M.D.
Acting Presiding Officer

Hon. Joshua C. Alim Member
Hon. Lady Julie Grace L. Baronda Member
Hon. Ely A. Estante, Jr. Member
Hon. R Leone N. Gerochi, Asst. FloorLeader Member
Hon. Mandrie T. Malabor Member
Hon. Armand S. Parcon Member
Hon. Eduardo L. Penaredondo, Floor Leader Member
Hon. Liezl Joy Zulueta-Salazar Member
Hon. Jose Efrain G. Trenas Ill Member

ABSENT:

Hon. Jose S. Espinosa Ill (On Vacation Leave) Vice Mayor & Presiding Officer
Hon. Jeffrey P. Ganzon (Acting City Mayor) Member
Hon. Reyland V. Hervias, Uga ng mga Barangay President Ex Officio Member
(On Official Travel)
Hon. Plaridel C. Nava II (On Vacation Leave) Member

REGULATION ORDINANCE NO. 2017-073
AN ORDINANCE CREATING ONE (1) SPECIAL OPERATIONS
OFFICER Ill - SIG 18 (PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AFFAIRS
OFFICE) AND ONE (1) SPECIAL OPERATIONS OFFICER Ill - SIG 18
(OFFICE FOR SENIOR CITIZENS AFFAIRS), UNDER THE CITY
MAYOR'S OFFICE AND APPROPRIATING NECESSARY FUNDS
THEREOF

Sponsored by Hon. R Leone N. Gerochi, duly seconded by
Hon. Eduardo L. Penaredondo, Hon. Ely A. Estante, Jr. and
Hon. Mandrie T. Malabar

WHEREAS, a letter dated March 28, 2017 of the Honorable City Mayor
requesting the creation of One (1) Special Operations Officer Ill - SIG 18 (Persons with
Disabilities Affairs Office) and One (1) Special Operations Officer Ill - SIG 18 (Office for
Senior Citizens Affairs) under the City Mayor's Office;

WHEREAS, there are many elderly and persons with disability who are seeking
the services of the City Government and need to be attended to;

WHEREAS, the current offices for the Persons with Disability and Senior Citizens
Affairs is existing without a permanent supervising officer and have personnel that are
separate to the City Government;
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WHEREAS, in accordance with RA. 7227 (Magna Carta for Disabled Persons)
and RA. 9994 (Senior Citizens Act of 2010), the rights of persons with disabilities and
senior citizens shall be recognized and they shall be given full support to the
improvement of their total well-being and full protection in the society;

WHEREAS, in view of the foregoing, the creation of the positions is deemed
necessary and shall be responsible in providing supervision over the operations and
activities of its respective offices.

NOW, THEREFORE, let it be ordained, as it is hereby ordained by the
Sangguniang Panlungsod, in session assembled, that:

Section 1. - The following positions are hereby created under the Office of the
City Mayor:

a. One (1) Special Operations Officer Ill - SIG 18 (Persons with Disabilities
Affairs Office)

b. One (1) Special Operations Officer Ill - SIG 18 (Office for Senior Citizens
Affairs)

Section 2. - The duties and functions of the proposed creation are the following:

• Shall head/supervise, manage and oversee the efficient
operations of the respective offices
• Develop, promote and monitor the implementation of policies,
plans, programs and services for the development of persons
with disabilities and senior citizens in coordination with national
and local government agencies
• Build the capacity of non-government organizations and
people's organizations to participate in the implementation of all
disability and senior citizens related laws and policies
• Ensure representation of the mentioned sectors in the local
development council and other special bodies.
• Network with local, national and international organizations and
establish partnership on programs and resource mobilization.

Section 3. - The City Government shall allocate and appropriate funds for the
implementation of this ordinance.

Section 4. - This ordinance shall take effect upon approval.

ENACTED, May 02, 2017.
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I hereby certify to the correctness of the above quoted ordinance.

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A ITESTED AND CERTIFIED
TO BE DULY ENACTED:

GDALANE A. TUPAS, M.D.
residing Officer

APPROVED:

lnats/CRN 17-04-1881 (corollary)