Culmination Program of a joint Tree Planting Activity
A culmination Program of a Joint Tree Planting activity by and between the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), ABS-CBN, and LGU Doongan was held at the Doongan Covered Court, Butuan City last January 31, 2015.
The ABS-CBN forged a Memorandum of Agreement last June 2014, committing to plant 1000 trees at the Doongan Dumpsite, and per Ms. Izzy Mercado, representative of ABS-CBN, as of date, they were able to plant 3000 seedlings.
The DENR also conveyed their gratitude to all stakeholders in the planting activity which contributed to climate mitigation and greening program of the country.
The program also acknowledged the networks’ initiative to undertake the tree planting activities in support of the National Greening Program as well as the city’s Vision 2020. (J.SAGA/CMO-PIO)
Turn-Over Ceremony of the Capital Seed Fund and Composting Machine to the City Government of Butuan
A turn-over ceremony of Capital Seed Fund and Composting Machine to the City Government of Butuan was held last January 31, 2015 at Doongan Covered Court, Butuan City.
The Capital Seed Fund amounting to Php 460,000.00 from the Department of Social Works and Development (DSWD) is intended and allocated to the 4P’s beneficiaries of Barangay Doongan in support to their livelihood program. The seed fund will finance a convenience store in a form of a cooperative to be managed by the member-beneficiary. Also partition of the money will be given to the established laundry shop the NAPUBKAY, as additional capital to purchase equipment for soap making, dryer, washing machine.
Another highlight was the turn-over of the Composting Machine from the office of Sen. Cynthia Villar and the Villar Foundation to the City Government of Butuan. The machine will be used for the barangay’s vermiculture project where a portion of the produced organic fertilizer will be sold and the remaining product will be utilized for Barangay Doongan’s backyard gardening.
In his message, the City Mayor Hon. Ferdinand M. Amante, Jr. gave thanks to the participating government line agencies, the ABS-CBN Butuan, the Villar Foundation, and the people and officials of Barangay Doongan for supporting the city’s Vision 2020 and in helping sustain the city’s livelihood program. (J.SAGA/CMO-PIO)
Releasing of DOLE Bottoms-up Budgeting Program to the City Government of Butuan
The City Government of Butuan through the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) conducted the releasing of DOLE Bottoms-up Budgeting Project last February 3, 2015 at the City Hall Complex, Butuan City.
The activity highlighted the turn-over of the cheque amounting to Php 954,287.00 from the Department of Labor and Employment to the City Government of Butuan through PESO Manager Mr. Ronnie Azura.
The said fund is intended for the 30 beneficiaries from Manila de Bugabos Farmers Association and 84 beneficiaries from the M.J Santos Farmers Association. The Php 654, 287 for the Manila de Bugabos Farmers Association will finance their Banana Production, while the remaining Php 300, 000 will fund the M.J Santos Farmers Association’s Mini Corn Mill.
This activity is part of the DOLE’s counterpart under the Bottoms-Up Budgeting Program of the City Government of Butuan in support to the city’s livelihood programs under the city’s Vision 2020. (J.SAGA/CMO-PIO)
Business Permits and Licensing Division’s Report for the month of January 2015
The City Government of Butuan through the Business Permits and Licensing Division (BPLD) conducted the registration and renewal of business permits and licenses for this month of January 2015 at the office of the BPLD, City Hall, Butuan City.
This endeavor is intended for the business proprietors and tricycle owners to renew their licenses for them to continue their operation legally. From the report given by the BPLD, as of now there are 7, 756 business proprietors who have complied all the requirements for the processing of documents and have been registered by their office. (J.SAGA/CMO-PIO)