The Local Government Unit of Tacurong City continued its fogging operations in the barangays to eliminate the breeding grounds of moquitoes and to lessen the growing number of dengue cases in the city.
The fumigation came on the heels of the rising cases in Tacurong making it a hotspot area. Report from Office for City Health Services recorded 381 dengue cases as of first week of July.
The LGU made stops in three school this morning of July 27: San Emmanuel National High School-Annex in San Pablo, San Emmanuel Elementary School, and Casilda Venus Elementary School both located in Barangay San Emmanuel.
City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Officer Rodrigo Jamorabon led the team in fogging operations composed of other personnel from City Environment and Natural Office and Health Office.
Mayor Angelo ‘Roncal’ Montilla has ordered the offices involved to intensify the campaign against dengue. He also urged the people of doing their share of eliminating breeding grounds of mosquitoes in their own households.
DOH has already recorded 10,068 dengue cases in Region 12 including 46 deaths. Cotabato Province showed the highest number of cases at 3,411, but it was Sultan Kudarat that recorded the most number of deaths at 19.
In Tacurong, five barangays have been declared as high-risk areas for dengue: San Pablo, Poblacion, New Isabela, Upper Katungal, and Baras. (LGU Information)
The Human Resource Management Office of the City Government of Tacurong, headed by Ms. Elsa B. Indanao, was given the PRIME-HRM Bronze award by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) on July 24, 2019 in Pasay City.
Present to receive the award were City Mayor Roncal Montilla, Ms. Elsa Indanao, former City Mayor Lina O. Montilla, and other HR staff.
The said award was conferred to Tacurong City for having met the PRIME-HRM Level 2 Maturity Indicators of all the four (4) core HRM systems– Recruitment, Selection, and Placement; Performance Management; Learning and Development; and Rewards and Recognition– and for having maintained its HR records management and other programs in order.
The on-site assessment was conducted by the CSC Region XII in 2017 and 2018.
Along with the bronze award, the CSC also granted LGU Tacurong’s HR authority to approve appointments, subject to post-audit; 20% discount for the HRMO or Agency Representative on training/conferences conducted by the Civil Service Institute; and endorsement or recommendation for scholarship grant offered by other institutions.
PRIME-HRM or Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management is a mechanism by the CSC that aims to empower government agencies by developing their human resource management competencies, systems, and practices toward HR excellence. (YMR, LGUTac-Info)
The plan to conduct of a management audit was the sole agenda of Mayor Roncal Montilla’s first Executive Meeting with heads of LGU offices on July 17, 2019.
Management audit is an assessment of an organization’s methods and policies in the use of its human and physical resources. It primarily aims to improve the performance of the organization as a whole.
Upon assuming his office, Mayor Montilla stressed the need for a management audit for him to be appraised of the current structure of the organization and institute change where it is needed.
At said meeting, Human Resource Managament Officer Elsa Indanao discussed the concepts of personnel mapping and performance monitoring as tools in determining how human resources are being utilized in the workplace.
It aims to know what office lacks the necessary employees or what office has employees performing overlapping functions.
“Igasiguro naton nga ang sweldo sang kada empleyado ang pagakambyuhan sang ensakto nga serbisyo”, the mayor said.
Tacurong’s Sanggunian creates its standing committees Members of the 8th Sangguniang Panlungsod of Tacurong City, in their second regular session, created twenty-three standing committees tasked to legislate or take action on matters within the scope of their functions. City Councilor Remo Flores proposed the resolution for the creation of the committees, subsequently approved by the Sanggunian members during their session on July 10, 2019 presided by Councilor Lalaine Montilla.
Vice Mayor Lino Montilla temporarily relinquished his duty as presiding officer of the council’s session as he was acting as OIC local chief executive in the absence of Mayor Angelo Montilla who is in Manila attending the DILG’s mentoring program for newly elected officials. Along with the creation of the standing committees, the Sanggunian also filled up the chairmanship, vice chairmanship, and membership of each committee. Councilor Montilla will take over the reins of two committees: Committee on Tourism, Mass Media, Information and Communication as well as Committee on Education, Women/Children, and Gender and Development. Meanwhile, Councilor Charito Collado will take over the Committee on Rules and Privileges and the Committee on Social Welfare/Senior Citizens and Differently-abled Persons.
The chairmanship of the Committee on Land Utilization, Housing, Urban and Rural Development and Committee on Good Government, Human Rights and Civil Service will go to Councilor Geronimo Arzagon, while Committee on Finance, Appropriations, Ways and Means and Committee on Economic Enterprise will go to Councilor Remo Flores. Councilor Lino Ledda takes over the Committee on Transportation as well as the Committee on Peace & Order, Public Safety and Anti-Drug Abuse. The Committee on General Services and Property Management will be chaired by Councilor Bernardino Umadhay, Jr., while Committee on Agriculture & Fisheries, Cooperative/Livelihood/People’s Participation, and NGO Accreditation will be headed by Councilor Welson Ferrer.
Councilor Maximo Casador gets the Committee on Laws, Ordinances, and Ethics or the Blue Ribbon Committee as well as the Committee on Games and Amusements. Furthermore, Councilor David Salazar takes over the reins of the Committee on Trade & Industry and Labor & Employment as well as the Committee on Environmental Protection and Natural Resources. The Committee on Power, Energy & Public Utilities and Committee on Population, Science & Technology will go to Councilor Carlos Borromeo Segura, while Liga ng mga Barangay President Amoilo Ortizo will head the Committee on Barangay Affairs as well as the Committee on Disaster Risk Reduction Management. Sanggunian Kabataan Federation President Ma. Cristina Duadua will head the Committee on Youth and Sports Development. Finally, Vice Mayor Lino Montilla will chair the two remaining regular committees:
The Committee on Health Services, Sanitation & Nutrition and the Committee on Infrastructure & Public Works. (ASF, LGU Information)
City Mayor Angelo “Roncal” O. Montilla attended the turnover of the three (3) 7-meter wide, heavy duty electric fans at the Tacurong City Cultural and Sports Center on July 8, 2019.
Each of the fans cost Php600k. Two were bought by LGU Tacurong while the other was donated by Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte – Carpio.
Specifications of each fan include tapered 3 blades, less than 60 dBa sound level, 130 kg weight, and 30 – 55 rpm variable speed among others.
Also present during the turnover were City Vice Mayor Lino O. Montilla, city councilors Hon. Lalaine Montilla, Hon. Chit Collado, Hon. Wilson Ferrer, Hon. Remo Flores, Hon. David Salazar, Hon. Carlos Segura, Hon. Bernardino Umadhay, and Hon. Paulino Ledda; and Ms. Cora Montilla.
The new equipment forms part of the improvement of the cultural center. Air conditioning units have been delivered prior. Said turnover was facilitated by the City Engineering Office led by City Engr. Cathy Leguro.