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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.

Bacolod Celebrates Centuries-old Friendship with Japan

Bacolod City Councilor Wilson Gamboa, Jr. on Monday placed a spotlight on the centuries-old historical accounts of Japanese settlement in the Philippines recorded as early as the 12th century and on the highest regard of Philippine national hero Jose Rizal to Japanese value system during his 1888 visit to Japan.


PHIL-JAP. Bacolod Councilor Jun Gamboa, author of the Bacolod Japan Friendship Day Ordinance, joins the Sept. 11 Philippine Japanese Cultural Presentation of the Bacolod City Tourism Week at the Bacolod Government Center. In photo are City Administrator Atty. John Orola, Councilors Em Ang, Bartolome Orola, City Tourism Officer Butch Gerasmo, and guests Mr. Shigemi Watanabe (OISCA), Momo Yumoto, Osamo Aisaka, Yoshiaki Kato, Teruko Tajima, and Katsuhiro Yamaguchi.*(CMO-Tech Photo)

SP Approves Gamboa’s Animal Welfare Council Ordinance on First Reading

The Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) of Bacolod City approved on first reading last August 15, 2017 the Proposed Ordinance Creating the Bacolod City Animal Welfare Council.

Authored by Councilor Wilson Gamboa, Jr., the Bacolod City Animal Welfare Council is tasked to recommend to the SP or to the Office of the City Mayor animal welfare policies and programs aimed to address animal basic needs and shall recommend the identification and establishment of the city dog pound, pet park and pet-friendly streets.

Gamboa Receives ‘Elite Business and Leadership’ Award

For his success and victory worthy of commendation and emulation and for his excellence in his chosen field of service, Councilor Wilson Gamboa, Jr. received last July 29, 2017 another national prestigious award known as the “Elite Business and Leadership Award” (EBALA).


Bacolod City Councilor Wilson “Jun” Gamboa, Jr. receives the “Elite Business and Leadership” Award alongside his wife, Irene Chua-Gamboa, a businesswoman and their daughter Angela Lorraine last July 29, 2017 at Okada Manila.*

Gamboa Files Ordinance to Ensure Quality Boarding Houses in Bacolod

Bacolod Councilor Wilson Gamboa, Jr. files proposed ordinance last July 9, 2014 that will strictly regulate the operation and maintenance of boarding houses and dormitories – mainly registration of tenants or occupants, government permits and licenses, fire protection system, sanitary permits (food, kitchen, rooms), water supply, waste disposal, among others.


Councilor Wilson Gamboa, Jr. file photo taken last May 1, 2014 Job Fair at the SM City Bacolod where he joined thousands of young job seekers