SANGGUNIANG PANLUNGSOD OF VIGAN 2020 Year-End Accomplishment Report


Seventh Sangguniang Panlungsod

The members of the Seventh Sangguniang Panlungsod of Vigan conducted a total of fifty three (53) regular and special sessions for the period January to December 2020. They passed and enacted a total of 206 legislative measures, 67 Ordinances 128 Resolutions and eleven (11) appropriation ordinances. There were a total of 311 communications received 78 committee reports and conducted 70 public hearings and consultations.


Majority of the Ordinances approved was for Land Use ( Reclassification of  Lands from Agricultural into Residential or Commercial Use) with 41%, Public Safety and Health legislative measures combined total of 38%, these were local policies relative to COVID-19 pandemic mitigation and protection legislations for the welfare of the Bigueños.


Resolutions for the year 2020 mostly focused on giving authority to the City Mayor in entering into Memorandum of Agreement and Contracts, realignment of funds, for the various programs and projects of the City relative to the fight, mitigation and protection of Biguenos against the COVID-19 pandemic. These include quarantine facilities, MOA with various national health agencies such as Red Cross, DOLE, DSWD, contracts for various infrastructure projects in the different barangays and accreditations of tourism business establishments for the gradual opening of Tourism through the Ridge and Reef Travel Corridor.


The members of the Seventh City Council, even in the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic manifest their dedication to pass  a total of more than 200 legislative measures for the year 2020 during their 5 Regular and Special Sessions. Councilor Francisco Ranches III sponsored and co-sponsored the most number ordinances and resolutions with a total of 129. Councior Hermenigildo Apelin comes next with 96, City Councilor Janina Medina-Farinas comes in third with 86 legislations, Counciloir Ramil Arce in fourth with 76 measures and Councilor Agdamag-Lim in fifth with 69 legislations.

In general, the Seventh Sangguniang Panlungsod of Vigan enacted an average of 3 legislative measures per session for the year 2020, which is a continuing testament of the policy making body of the City Government of Vigan commitment to approved measures for the safety and general welfare of all Bigueños. 



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