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Naga City Sanggunian approves two key measures before holiday break

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Vice Mayor Nelson Legacion said that the Naga City Sangguniang Panglungsod has acted on two key legislation before they went on a break.

The Vice Mayor said that the SP’s “final act” for this year included the passage of the 2019 budget of Naga City and the approval of the honorarium increase for barangay volunteers.

The Naga City SP held a special session last December 21 to approve the two measures.

“SP’s 2018 FINAL ACT: In a special session held yesterday we approved 2 important ordinances: (1) the 2019 Annual Budget amounting to Php1.33 billion; (2) the Php500.00/month increase in honorarium for bgy volunteer workers,” Legacion said.

The Vice Mayor also said that the approval was “unanimous” in the proposal to increase the honorarium of barangay volunteeers.

“The approval was unanimous with the latter ordinance having been introduced by myself and sponsored by Councilors Elmer S. Baldemoro, Salvador del Castillo and Jun Lavadia,” said Legacion.

Barangay volunteers covered by the increase are:

• Barangay tanods
• Lupon Tagapamayapa members
• Social Welfare Volunteers
• Barangay Service Point Officers
• Barangay Nutrition Scholars
• Supplemental Feeding Volunteer
• Barangay Health Workers/ Community Based Rehabilitation Specialist
• Barangay Electricians
• Barangay Educare Teachers
• Barangay Literacy Workers

The said ordinance will be effective startinh January 1, 2019.