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Bacolod SP Urges Legal Compliance of New BACIWA Wells

The Sangguniang Panglunsod (SP) approved a resolution filed by Councilor Wilson Gamboa, Jr. last July 12, 2017 enjoining the Bacolod City Water District (BACIWA) to comply with all environmental and other related laws in the operation of existing and construction of six (6) new production wells.

The Gamboa Resolution detailed various legal provisions for BACIWA to comply, among others these are, Section 4 of Presidential Decree 1856, Article 13 of the Water Code of the Philippines, Section 26 of the Local Government Code, Section 27 of the Local Government Code.

Gamboa bares position paper on House Bill 5875 declaring a new Charter Day for Bacolod

City Councilor Wilson “Jun” Gamboa Jr. maintains his stand, that the Charter Day of Bacolod is October 19 and not on June 18.

Gamboa, Chairman of the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) Committee on History, Culture and the Arts, furnished to media his official position paper on House Bill 5875, otherwise known as “An act declaring the 18th day of the month of June of every year a Special Non Working Public Holiday in the City of Bacolod to be known as Bacolod City Charter Day.”

NDB is quoting his position paper below:

POSITION PAPER ON THE PROPOSED HOUSE BILL 5875 OR BETTER KNOWN AS “ AN ACT DECLARING THE 18TH DAY OF THE MONTH OF JUNE OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NON WORKING PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN THE CITY OF BACOLOD TO BE KNOWN AS “ BACOLOD CITY CHARTER DAY” FILED BY THE HONORABLE GREG GASATAYA, CONGRESSMAN OF THE LONE DISTRICT OF BACOLOD CITY.

Gamboa explains stand on P8M budget for BCGEU

Councilor Wilson Gamboa, Jr. clarified last week that his intention of enjoining the Bacolod City Government Employees Union (BCGEU) through its president Atty. Allyn Dignadice was not to deprive casuals and job-orders employees of benefits, but for the organizing entity which is the BCGEU to account for its financial, outcome and accomplishment using said amount.