AN ORDER COMMISSIONING THE COUNCIL FOR COMMUNITY OF ELDERS (CCE) IN THE ENFORCEMENT OF LOCAL LAWS AND ORDERS RELATING TO TRAFFIC AND SAFETY OF PEDESTRIANS
WHEREAS, it is incumbent upon local leaders and stakeholders to look into the interest and well-being of the citizenry;
WHEREAS, in view of the growing population and the evolution of time, the present leadership was always faced with the burden of coping with new challenge owing to the inevitability of progress and expansion;
WHEREAS, no amount of effort is adequate to spontaneously deal with the rising concerns and tremendous challenges associated with progress and development so much so that there is always the predicament of prioritizing concerns in local governance, hence this call for kind-hearted and sympathetic group or individuals who can voluntarily help out the Local Government Unit of Irosin in its drive to maintain public order and safety in the community;
WHEREAS, the Local Government Unit of Irosin fully recognizes the potential of the members of CCE in dealing with different local governance concerns and civil adversities;
NOW, THEREFORE, be it ordained to enact An Order Commissioning the Council for Community of Elders in the enforcement of local laws and orders relating to Traffic and Pedestrian Safety.
SECTION I: Roles and Assignments. For purposes of this order, the enforcement of local laws and orders shall be spearheaded by its Chairmen, Mr. Peter Henry Gallanosa and Mr. Florentino P. Pecate Jr.. They shall take charge of the coordination, management and in directing the CCE carrying out this order. In the furtherance of the enforcement drive, the CCE shall tap the services of civic oriented groups and other concerned citizens. Moreover, to ensure the sustainability of this order, the Local Government Unit of Irosin in cooperation with the local PNP, shall at all times monitor the CCE’s activities, and give assistance to the lead group.
SECTION II. Duties and Functions. The CCE as lead group shall assist the Local Government Unit of Irosin and the local police in ensuring the strict implementation of all local laws, ordinances and of all pertinent national regulations. It shall be also the duty of CCE to spearhead and initiate necessary and appropriate actions that will directly address issues and concerns called upon any circumstances relating to traffic safety of pedestrians in the community. The Local Government Unit of Irosin however shall assume full responsibility for all actions undertaken by the CCE in line with this order. Therefore, it shall be the duty of the council to render periodic report on its programs, plans and implementation activities.
SECTION III. Scope and Coverage. For purpose of a well-defined scope and coverage of duties and functions, the CCE shall be authorized to direct, supervise, manage, apprehend and enforce local laws and ordinance relating to traffic, parking and pedestrian safety and other functions and duties as may be assigned by the office of the Municipal Mayor.
SECTION IV. Repealing Clause. All preceding orders issued by this office in contrast with this order are hereby repealed or rescinded.
SECTION V. Effectivity. This order shall take effect immediately upon approval.
Done this 10th day of August, 2016 Irosin, Sorsogon.
ALFREDO J. CIELO, JR.