STANDING COMMITTEES

Committee on Agriculture


Chairman: Hon. Julian C. Lavadia Jr.
Co-chairman: Hon. Cecilia Veluz-De Asis
Member/s: HON. MILA S.D. RAQUID-ARROYO, HON. SALVADOR M. DEL CASTILLO and HON. JOSELITO S.A. DEL ROSARIO


  1. Study and recommend the creation of research and development programs that would enhance the Agri-Business potentials;
  2. Study and recommend programs that will assist smalltime businessmen, agricultural producers including the marketing and disposition of their agricultural products;
  3. Conduct studies and researches on the utilization of upland and idle lands to include irrigation and soil management, crop production and pest control, animal breeding, and other agricultural projects;
  4. Study and recommend Agri-Business ventures wherein the city government may invest in;
  5. Study and recommend the establishment of rural industrial projects and services;
  6. Coordinate with the Department of Agriculture in connection with the development of agricultural projects;
  7. Review the status of upland agriculture, identify geo-hazard areas particularly in relation to the probability of soil erosion and landslides, and promote the use of Sloping Agricultural Land Technology or other appropriate farming or soil cultivation methods that would prevent erosion, landslides, floods and other disasters due to improper farming methods.
  8. Recommend policies and programs to ensure food availability and security at all times.
  9. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Appropriations


Chairman: Hon. Cecilia Veluz-De Asis
Co-chairman: Hon. Gregorio Re Abonal
Member/s: HON. SALVADOR M. DEL CASTILLO, HON. ELMER S. BALDEMORO and HON. VIDAL C. CASTILLO


  1. Review the annual budget proposal, supplemental budgets, and/or reversions thereof, for approval by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and subsequent submission to the Department of Budget and Management;

  2. Recommend policies and procedures for the proper, judicious, and effective implementation of appropriation measures and/or use of public funds;

  3. Review for approval by the Sangguniang Panlungsod all barangay annual budgets, supplemental budgets, and/or reversions thereof;

  4. Coordinate with other offices, government agencies and other committees in the performance, and implementation of the aforementioned functions;

  5. Monitor the implementation of laws and ordinances relative to public funds;

  6. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Barangay Affairs and Boundary Disputes


Chairman: Hon. Tomas Ramon A. Sanchez Jr.
Co-chairman: Hon. Elmer S. Baldemoro
Member/s: HON. VIDAL C. CASTILLO


  1. Coordinate all Barangay Affairs related to programs and activities of the City of Naga;
  2. Study and recommend measures that will develop leadership and involvement of barangay officials in governmental programs and projects;
  3. Formulate policies that will strengthen the Liga ng mga Barangays;
  4. To hear and recommend action for the settlement of boundary disputes involving two (2) or more barangays in the city;
  5. Jointly with the similar Committee or representative(s) of the other Sanggunian(s), to initiate the process towards the settlement of boundary disputes involving the City of Naga and the other adjoining municipalities;
  6. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Blue Ribbon and Administrative Cases


Chairman: Hon. Salvador M. Del Castillo
Co-chairman: Hon. Vidal P. Castillo
Member/s: HON. TOMAS RAMON B. SANCHEZ


  1. Formulate rules and regulations on matters pertaining to and in relation with the conduct of investigation of complaints and charges of disorderly conduct affecting the Sangguniang Panlungsod and its members;
  2. Formulate rules and procedures in the conduct of hearing and recommend decision on complaints filed against barangay officials pursuant to the provisions of RA 7160;
  3. Investigate complaints and charges against employees of the LGU in aid of legislation. Reports and recommendations on these investigations shall be submitted to the Sangguniang Panlungsod in the form of a proposed resolution or ordinance;
  4. Study and recommend policies and procedures for proper, judicious and effective implementation of Rules which will discourage, minimize and eradicate Graft and Corruption, abuse of authority and inefficiency in government service;
  5. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Children


Chairman: Hon. Elmer S. Baldemoro
Co-chairman: Hon. Ray-An Cydrick G. Rentoy
Member/s: HON. CECILIA VELUZ-DE ASIS


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Formulate policies and conduct studies and researches involving the welfare and protection of children;
  3. Formulate programs and measures that will better enhance the dignity and socio-economic standing of street children;
  4. Ensure dissemination of information pertaining to the rights and responsibilities of children;
  5. Initiate seminars, lectures and for a to strengthen the moral values and social responsibilities of children;
  6. Recommend programs and policies to establish linkages and ties with other government agencies and with non-governmental organizations on matters concerning children;
  7. Ensure effective and responsive implementation of all laws, ordinances, programs, measures and policies that protect the rights of children;
  8. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on City Properties


Chairman: Hon. Salvador M. Del Castillo
Co-chairman: Hon. Gregorio Re Abonal
Member/s: HON. MILA S.D. RAQUID-ARROYO


  1. Formulate policies for the proper maintenance and upkeep of all public buildings, public parks and public properties;
  2. Ensure the maintenance of an effective record keeping control and communication system within its area of responsibility;
  3. Coordinate with the Civic Organizations, Barangay Units, Student Organizations, Schools and Universities and the Committee on Sports Development for the use of Public Parks and Centers in connection with sports programs and activities;
  4. Conduct a continuing program of research and development in the field of parks and sports complex operation;
  5. Undertake regular inventories of city properties and ensure that all city properties are titled and or declared in its name;
  6. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Consumer Protection


Chairman: Hon. Ray-An Cydrick G. Rentoy
Co-chairman: Hon. Joselito SA. Del Rosario
Member/s: HON. TOMAS RAMON B. SANCHEZ


  1. Formulate measures that deal with the protection and well-being of consumers in Naga City;
  2. Create an efficient complaints department to investigate and assist the consumers on their problem;
  3. Ensure the dissemination of information and literature pertaining to consumers’ rights;
  4. Establish linkages with local or national government agencies concerned;
  5. Encourage and initiate the organization of consumer protection groups to strengthen their position against business malpractices;
  6. Craft a program to promote safe and healthy products through the strengthening of Citizens’ Consumer Protection Organizations and supporting current inter-agency and multi-sectoral monitoring body.
  7. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Culture and the Arts/Tourism


Chairman: Hon. Jose C. Ranola
Co-chairman: Hon. Cecilia Veluz-De Asis
Member/s: HON. GREGORIO RE ABONAL, HON. ELMER S. BALDEMORO and HON. SALVADOR M. DEL CASTILLO


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Recommend programs, policies and strategies for the promotion of culture and the arts as well as tourism;
  3. Recommend policies for the proper implementation of the Peñafrancia Festivities and other socio-cultural and tourism activities of the city;
  4. Establish linkages and coordinate with government agencies and socio-civic organizations in the promotion of culture and the arts and tourism;
  5. Propose the naming and renaming of all streets in the city of Naga;
  6. Recommend programs and projects that will encourage the development of city’s natural resources, such as waterfalls and springs, into tourist attractions;
  7. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Education


Chairman: Hon. Gregorio Re Abonal
Co-chairman: Hon. Mila SD. Raquid-Arroyo
Member/s: HON. ELMER S. BALDEMORO, HON. JOSE C. RAÑOLA and HON. RAY-AN CYDRICK G. RENTOY


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Review proposed programs and projects for educational development in the city, especially projecting short-term and long term effects of such proposals;
  3. Conduct programs and activities to encourage the optimal use of the Raul Roco Public Library and the Science Centrum; 
  4. Conduct researches in education as aid in policy formulation;
  5. Formulate measures for dealing with educational problems, such high tuition fees, crowded classrooms, unqualified teachers;
  6. Initiate seminars on educational policies and practices and be responsible for the dissemination of literature and information thereof;
  7. Establish linkages with significant government and private agencies and education-related institutions;
  8. Assist in the establishment and improvement of barangay reading and information centers;
  9. Monitor the implementation of education-related laws and ordinances;
  10. Perform such other functions as may be adopted by the Sanggunian

Committee on Environment and Energy


Chairman: Hon. Salvador M. Del Castillo
Co-chairman: Hon. Cecilia Veluz-De Asis
Member/s: HON. JULIAN C. LAVADIA JR., HON. MILA S.D. RAQUID-ARROYO and HON. JOSE C. RAÑOLA


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Formulate measures for the preservation and protection of the environment, for the improvement of ecological balance, and for the prevention and control of land, air and water pollution, including such measures to effectively enforce penalties and fines to violators of environmental laws and regulations;
  3. Review the establishment of Ecological Waste Management Program on the generation, collection and disposal of solid and liquid wastes;
  4. Study and recommend plans and projects pertaining to waste treatment, sanitary landfill and such other proposals that will preserve, protect and enhance the environment;
  5. Formulate policies for the establishment, maintenance, protection and preservation of forest, watershed, tree parks, botanical gardens and agro-forestry projects; provide such other support necessary for forest development projects;
  6. Regulate utilization of mineral resources;
  7. Coordinate and link up with the DENR and other government agencies, the civil society and various sectors and institutions/organizations concerned, for the beautification and cleanliness programs and environmental activities;
  8. Conduct studies and research on electric power, including its generation, transmission and distribution;
  9. Formulate measures that will explore and promote renewable energy sources, and energy conservation;
  10. Perform such other functions that the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Family, Women and Gender Development


Chairman: Hon. Cecilia Veluz-De Asis
Co-chairman: Hon. Mila SD. Raquid-Arroyo
Member/s: HON. ELMER S. BALDEMORO and HON. RAY-AN CYDRICK G. RENTOY


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon; 
  2. Recommend policies and programs for the upliftment of family, gender development and women relationship;
  3. Formulate measures that will enhance the dignity and image of our women;
  4. Ensures the effective implementation of all programs, measures and related ordinances that protect family and women’s right;
  5. Establish linkages with the local and national government agencies concerned;
  6. Ensure dissemination of information and literature pertaining to women and family;
  7. Recommend policies and programs to strengthen the moral values and social responsibilities of women and parents;
  8. Formulate measures that will enhance the dignity of the family;
  9. Ensures the effective implementation of all programs, measures and related ordinances that protect family traditions;
  10. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Games and Amusement


Chairman: Hon. Jose C. Ranola
Co-chairman: Hon. Gregorio Re Abonal
Member/s: HON. RAY-AN CYDRICK G. RENTOY


  • Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon; 
  • Conduct studies pertaining to the following areas but not limited to:
    • Professional basketball
    • Jai-Alai
    • Cockfighting
    • Lotto
    • Casino
    • Professional Boxing
    • Carnival
    • Concert
    • Bingo

particularly their short-term and long-term effect on the lives of the people;

  • Evaluate all applications to hold above-cited games/amusements and recommend through the Sangguniang Panlungsod the grant of the Mayor’s Permit;
  • Monitor the conduct of such games or amusements as to the observance of the conditions prescribed in the Mayor’s Permit as well as the pertinent laws and ordinances;

  • Formulate policies and measures that will afford safety and protection of the public against such activities;

  • Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Health and Nutrition


Chairman: Hon. Jose C. Ranola
Co-chairman: Hon. Elmer S. Baldemoro
Member/s: HON. CECILIA VELUZ-DE ASIS, HON. VIDAL C. CASTILLO and HON. JOSELITO S.A. DEL ROSARIO


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Review proposals, projects and programs pertaining to the health and nutrition awareness of the people in Naga City;
  3. Conduct studies, programs and projects pertaining to health development, nutrition, population and other related areas;
  4. Coordinate with local, regional and national government offices on projects, plan and activities on health and nutrition services;
  5. Formulate  measures and interventions on health problems and malnutrition;
  6. Formulate and initiate seminars, lectures and information drives related to health, nutrition and population;
  7. Establish linkages with private and non-government organizations that will serve as partners in the health, nutrition and population program of the city government;
  8. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Housing and Settlements


Chairman: Hon. Mila SD. Raquid-Arroyo
Co-chairman: Hon. Ray-An Cydrick G. Rentoy
Member/s: HON. ELMER S. BALDEMORO


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Study and review existing, as well as proposed, government policies, programs and projects affecting the urban poor;
  3. Formulate policies, measures, programs and projects that best respond to the developmental needs, concerns, and issues affecting the urban poor, e.g. livelihood projects, skills training and upgrading, etc.;
  4. Review and formulate policies and guidelines governing the delivery of services by the City Offices directly concerned with the programs affecting the urban poor;
  5. Review, formulate and design program, projects and strategies affecting the urban poor sector’s effective participation in the development directions of the city;
  6. Coordinate with local, regional and national offices on areas and matters affecting the urban poor sector;
  7. Review and formulate policies and guidelines pertaining to the housing program for the urban poor;
  8. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Human Rights


Chairman: Hon. Mila SD. Raquid-Arroyo
Co-chairman: Hon. Julian C. Lavadia Jr.
Member/s: HON. CECILIA VELUZ-DE ASIS and HON. VIDAL C. CASTILLO


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Recommend policies and programs for the protection and promotion of human rights;
  3. Establish linkages with the local and national government agencies concerned;
  4. Ensure the dissemination of information and literature pertaining to human rights;
  5. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Infrastructure


Chairman: Hon. Vidal P. Castillo
Co-chairman: Hon. Joselito SA. Del Rosario
Member/s: HON. JULIAN C. LAVADIA JR.


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Prepare and recommended measures to update National Building and Construction Code and the Fire Code;
  3. Study and review proposed building and construction projects to ensure conformity with the Building and Construction Code;
  4. Study and recommend the construction of the city roads, bridges, public buildings and public parks.  Ensure that the proper repair and maintenance measures are implemented;
  5. Review the necessary project studies for any public building, structure needed by the city and/or recommended for construction.  Make the necessary representation with all agencies concerned.
  6. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Investment, Trade, Industry and Economic Enterprises


Chairman: Hon. Julian C. Lavadia Jr.
Co-chairman: Hon. Jose C. Ranola
Member/s: HON. MILA S.D. RAQUID-ARROYO


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Conduct research and development programs that would determine the feasibility of establishing industrial complexes within the City of Naga;
  3. Conduct studies and recommend industries that would enhance the growth and development of Naga City as an Industrial Center;
  4. In coordination with the Office of the City Treasurer, formulate incentive plans and programs that would encourage and motivate businessmen and large corporations to set-up/establish their industrial complexes/branches/subsidiaries within the city;
  5. Study control of water resources in relation to power development and flood control;
  6. Appraise and publish opportunities for the establishment of new industries and investments;
  7. Appraise and publish list of mineral resources including geo-logical, geo-physical and other techniques of location;
  8. Coordinate with the Committee on Land Use and Ecology on the implementation of the rules and regulations governing ecological control and balance as applicable to the industry concerned;
  9. Study and recommend the conduct of trade fairs and commercial displays to improve commercial and trade communication between the City of Naga and Industrial entities;
  10. Conduct studies on Industrial Organization and Management;
  11. Establish linkages with local or national government agencies concerned;
  12. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Land Use


Chairman: Hon. Mila SD. Raquid-Arroyo
Co-chairman: Hon. Jose C. Ranola
Member/s: HON. CECILIA VELUZ-DE ASIS, HON. JULIAN C. LAVADIA JR. and HON. ELMER S. BALDEMORO


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Review proposals, projects and programs, pertaining to the use of land within the jurisdiction of Naga City in the performance of this function;
  3. Establish linkage with concerned government agencies and private/non-government organizations in the performance of this function;
  4. Ensure the ddissemination of the information and literature pertaining to Land Use;
  5. Review and recommend land use and spatial policies and measures.
  6. Review Barangay ordinances affecting Land Use in consonance with the city Land Use plan;
  7. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Laws, Ordinances and Reorganization


Chairman: Hon. Ray-An Cydrick G. Rentoy
Co-chairman: Hon. Joselito SA. Del Rosario
Member/s: HON. SALVADOR M. DEL CASTILLO


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Ensure that all ordinances prior to their enactment are within the limits of the laws of the land and do not violate any human, civil and legal rights of the citizenry;
  3. Recommend to the Sangguniang Panlungsod the approval of proposed city ordinances and resolutions as well as barangay ordinances and executive orders;
  4. Formulate a system of updating ordinances to ensure just and fair dispensation;
  5. Recommend reorganization and staffing as well as administrative strategies and procedures to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of the city’s departments and allied services;
  6. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Manpower, Livelihood Development and Cooperatives


Chairman: Hon. Cecilia Veluz-De Asis
Co-chairman: Hon. Julian C. Lavadia Jr.
Member/s: HON. MILA S.D. RAQUID-ARROYO


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Develop full use of manpower obtaining or available in the City of Naga;
  3. Encourage the establishment of vocational and technological schools and assist them in implementing their various programs;
  4. Coordinate with the local as well as national offices of the POEA in the hiring of manpower for overseas employment;
  5. Establish programs of education and training for out-of-school youth and coordinate with civic organization in the hiring and employment of deserving youths;
  6. Conduct studies and researches on employment problems of women and youth workers, wages and conditions of work of agricultural labor and the social problems of cultural minorities;
  7. Conduct surveys and researches and development programs that will promote the organization of  cooperatives and establish livelihood measures, if possible in all barangays of the city;
  8. Conduct studies and recommend livelihood programs that would enhance the living standards of the poor;
  9. Coordinate with local, regional and national cooperative agencies for proper and effective implementation of policies and programs on cooperatives;
  10. Conduct evaluation and review of all beneficiaries of the livelihood program of the City Government;
  11. In coordination with the Metro PESO and other agencies concerned, conduct a study and formulate programs and projects design to improve existing livelihood programs and the identification of possible resources;
  12. Recommend any measures intended to improve and develop the sector;
  13. Establish a regular consultative meeting with the 27 barangays of the City and/or initiate livelihood seminars and information dissemination on livelihood program of the city government;
  14. Work for the promotion, organization and regulation of cooperatives in Naga City in coordination with the CDA;
  15. Establish such structures or mechanisms that will protect, uphold and enhance cooperativism;
  16. Monitor the implementation of ordinances related to manpower, livelihood development and cooperatives;
  17. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt

Committee on Market Affairs


Chairman: Hon. Vidal P. Castillo
Co-chairman: Hon. Ray-An Cydrick G. Rentoy
Member/s: HON. GREGORIO RE ABONAL


  1. 1.Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Recommend to the Sangguniang Panlungsod management and control programs for the efficient and effective operation of the Naga City People’s Mall including all satellite markets and “talipapa” and other similar economic enterprises;
  3. Recommend  policies for the proper allocation and assignment of stalls and spaces in the public market and of concessionaries in the satellite markets and “talipapa”;
  4. Formulate a system of rental rates for every available market spaces authorized for lease;
  5. Conduct a continuing program of research and development in the field of market operation;
  6. Monitor the implementation of laws and ordinances relative to the City’s market enterprises
  7. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Peace and Order, Public Safety and Disaster Management


Chairman: Hon. Joselito SA. Del Rosario
Co-chairman: Hon. Vidal P. Castillo
Member/s: HON. GREGORIO RE ABONAL and HON. RAY-AN CYDRICK G. RENTOY


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon
  2. Recommend measures for the improvement and proper implementation of policies, programs and strategies relative to peace and order and public safety
  3. Study and recommend measures relating to public safety in anticipation of disasters and calamities;
  4. Recommend crime and fire prevention and disaster preparedness strategies and the city government’s mechanisms in support of the police and fire departments and other city and barangay units involved in the maintenance of peace and order and the promotion of public safety
  5. Recommend training progressive programs for personnel implementing peace, order, and public safety programs
  6. Provide and recommend to the Peace and Order Council an annual recognition and incentives to deserving PNP members and other law enforcers and supportive groups;
  7. Monitor the implementation of the traffic code and all other ordinances relative to fire and public safety;
  8. Recommend to the Peace and Order Council, to the Sangguniang Panlungsod and to other organizations, as may be appropriate, the recognition of meritorious performances of peace and order and public safety personnel;
  9. Recommend policies and programs   on current and future organizational and resource needs  of the City to ensure safety and security to the Nagueños;
  10. Recommend policies and programs to strengthen the Peace and Order Council and other mandated bodies to increase their effectiveness in their consultative, recommendatory, and monitoring and evaluation functions.
  11. Formulate policies, programs, and measures to strengthen the coordination among law-enforcement agencies, led by the Philippine National Police, the Naga City Public Safety Office, and other organizations through the creation of an integrated communications and response system.
  12. Design a program for capacity building of agencies and groups related to public safety and disaster or emergency management through organizational strengthening, education and training, and the provision of resources to increase their level of effectiveness in maintaining security and responsiveness.
  13. Recommend policies and measures to mandate that plans for preparedness and resilience in times of natural and man-made calamities are integrated into development or program planning in the city’s offices; and recommended and promoted in public and private institutions and organizations.
  14. Recommend policies and measures to ensure the private and private structures conform to, at the minimum, legal requirements for safety by coordinating and supporting mandated agencies and offices, particularly the Bureau of Fire Protection and the City Engineer’s Office in the monitoring and evaluation of buildings and other public structures, including the elimination of risks to public safety such as electrical posts and wires and other such potential sources of accidents and threats to life, limb, property and other basic rights.
  15. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt

Committee on People Empowerment


Chairman: Hon. Julian C. Lavadia Jr.
Co-chairman: Hon. Elmer S. Baldemoro
Member/s: HON. RAY-AN CYDRICK G. RENTOY and HON. MILA S.D. RAQUID-ARROYO


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Review, revise and formulate criteria/procedures for accreditation and maintenance thereof in accordance with the provisions of Republic Act 7160 and City Ordinance No. 95-092;
  3. Hear and recommend actions relevant to the accreditation or maintenance/withdrawal of accreditation of NGOs and POs;
  4. Formulate a system classifying NGOs/Pos according to the services rendered or programs undertaken for purposes of making more effective people’s participation in local governance;
  5. Review, revise and formulate policies, programs, and system designed to achieve the provisions, intents and purposes of the Local Government Code of 1991 and the Empowerment Ordinance of Naga City;
  6. Review, revise and formulate policies, programs and systems that promote and encourage NGO/PO partnership with the Naga City Local Government in undertaking programs and projects for the development of the community;
  7. Recommend measures that ensure availability of funds from the annual appropriations for programs and projects which NGOs and Peoples may undertake to partnership with the City;
  8. Coordinate with people’s and non-government organizations for the purpose of strengthening the City’s partnership and joint undertakings with them;
  9. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Persons with Disabilities


Chairman: Hon. Elmer S. Baldemoro
Co-chairman: Hon. Julian C. Lavadia Jr.
Member/s: HON. JOSE C. RAÑOLA and HON. JOSELITO S.A. DEL ROSARIO  


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Formulate measures to protect and uphold the rights and welfare of persons with disabilities, including but not limited to assisting the office (PDAO) dedicated to addressing, the issues and concerns of the PWDs, enforcement of existing pertinent laws, and such other programs, projects and activities related thereto;
  3. Establish working relationship with the National Commission on Disability Affairs and other government agencies; the local government offices and non-government organizations concerned of PWDs and the various sectors;
  4. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Public Utilities


Chairman: Hon. Mila SD. Raquid-Arroyo
Co-chairman: Hon. Salvador M. Del Castillo
Member/s: HON. JOSELITO S.A. DEL ROSARIO


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Regulate the operation of public service utilities within the jurisdiction of the city for such services as communication, media, electricity, water, sanitation and waste disposal and other similar services;
  3. Review all project proposals recommended for the implementation of public service utilities, other than transportation, their continued existence, cancellation of franchise or permits, expansion and/or improvements;
  4. Investigate any and all wrong doings or violations that may have been committed by public service utilities other than transportation  and submit such findings to the Sangguniang Panlungsod for appropriate action;
  5. Establish policies and procedures pertaining to the imposition of fines and penalties for the violation of city ordinances and contracts made with the city government by the public service utilities other than transportation;
  6. Disseminate reports, findings and recommendations to all agencies, offices and committees concerned with the operation of such public utilities;
  7. Coordinate with other government agencies, other city offices and committees in the performance of the functions and responsibilities stated above;
  8. Maintain an on-going study on the technological development and advancement in relation to such public utilities;
  9. Recommend policies and programs to promote a broad coverage and timely information on service interruptions of public utilities to minimize the inconveniences to personal and economic activities;
  10. Recommend policies and programs to monitor and facilitate access to basic utilities as part of the targets of the city consistent with the basic right of the people to access to clean and safe water, and affordable energy sources;
  11. Recommend policies and programs for the assessment of the threats and risks in critical public utilities such as water, electricity supplies, especially in times of extreme weather disturbances, and provide contingency measures;
  12. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt

Committee on Rules and Privileges


Chairman: Hon. Elmer S. Baldemoro
Co-chairman: Hon. Vidal P. Castillo
Member/s: HON. JOSE C. RAÑOLA


  1. To prepare and propose the Calendar, agenda, order and manner of transacting business in the regular session, special sessions of the Sangguniang Panlungsod;
  2. To propose reorganization of the Standing Committees and creation of new committees;
  3. Perform such other functions as the Sangguniang Panlungsod may adopt.

Committee on Senior Citizens


Chairman: Hon. Gregorio Re Abonal
Co-chairman: Hon. Jose C. Ranola
Member/s: HON. JULIAN C. LAVADIA JR., HON. CECILIA VELUZ-DE ASIS and HON. SALVADOR M. DEL CASTILLO


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Recommend policies and programs for the benefit of senior citizens;
  3. Coordinate with the Office of Senior Citizens Affairs and the Naga City Senior Citizens Federation in their programs and activities;
  4. Establish regular consultation with the Barangay Association of Senior Citizens Affairs in all the 27 barangays;
  5. Monitor the implementation of laws and ordinances related to senior citizens;
  6. Perform such other functions as may be adopted by the Sanggunian.

Committee on Transport


Chairman: Hon. Joselito SA. Del Rosario
Co-chairman: Hon. Salvador M. Del Castillo
Member/s: HON. ELMER S. BALDEMORO


  1. Support the conduct of research on the current and future transport availability and requirements of the city, including the potentials of alternative and environment-friendly modes of transport, to generate a database for the formulation of policies and programs in support of the continuous and accelerated pace of the development of the city;
  2. Initiate and support the creation of a multi-sectoral and inter-agency Transport Council to act as a consultative body to provide inputs in the formulation of policies, programs and activities; and the monitoring and evaluation of current transport systems, with the purpose of increasing the level of effectiveness and efficiency of the city’s transport system;
  3. Formulate and recommend for approval and implementation a comprehensive codified Transport and Traffic Management Plan for Naga City;
  4. Initiate and support research and studies leading to recommendations to maximize the use of public roads, including the formulation and enforcement of regulations on parking;
  5. Formulate policies and procedures in ensuring the effective implementation of the allocation of reserved parking for People with Disabilities (PWDs);
  6. Review and recommend to the Sangguniang Panlunsod applications for franchise, renewal of franchises;
  7. Formulate policies and regulations on the rationalization of the operations of existing modes of public transport that are within the authority of the Local Government as provided by law;
  8. Initiate and support the creation and implementation of a multi-agency and multi-sectoral education campaign on Road Courtesy and Safety;
  9. Formulate policies, programs and activities leading to ensuring that the transport system of the city is prepared for disasters and calamities;
  10. Recommend measures in adopting adequate and appropriate traffic and road safety signages that shall conform to international traffic signs, including warnings and reminders;
  11. Lead in the effective dissemination of information, reports, findings and recommendations on the city’s transport system to all concerned agencies, offices and committees, including the public sector and organizations;
  12. Coordinate with other government agencies, other city offices and committees in the performance of the functions and responsibilities stated herein;
  13. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod, and in response to existing and emerging issues on the transport system, and recommend action thereon

Committee on Ways and Means


Chairman: Hon. Gregorio Re Abonal
Co-chairman: Hon. Salvador M. Del Castillo
Member/s: HON. RAY-AN CYDRICK G. RENTOY


  1. 1.Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Study and recommend appropriate tax and revenue structure and policies, strategies and procedures for the effective collection of taxes and other revenues;
  3. Study and recommend the comprehensive program for the administration and investment of public funds;
  4. Recommend policies and procedures for optimal budget performance as well as  internal control and proper record keeping;
  5. Periodically review budget performance and recommend adjustments thereto;
  6. Coordinate with government agencies on matters of the City’s fiscal administration;
  7. Monitor the implementation of laws and ordinances and, especially, internal rules and procedures relative to revenues and expenditure;
  8. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Committee on Youth and Sports Development


Chairman: Hon. Ray-An Cydrick G. Rentoy
Co-chairman: Hon. Joselito SA. Del Rosario
Member/s: HON. JULIAN C. LAVADIA JR.


  1. Conduct committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommend action thereon;
  2. Assist barangay officials in the organization of the Sangguniang Kabataan as well as in organizational and leadership development in barangay youth organizations;
  3. Facilitate the establishment of youth centers and information and reading centers in all barangays;
  4. Establish linkages with government and non-government institutions involved in youth development;
  5. Recommend long term program toward excellence of Naga City athletes in competitive sports;
  6. Initiate and assist in the development of new sports;
  7. Encourage the business sector in direct involvement and sponsorships in the sports development program and projects of the city;
  8. Monitor the implementation of all laws and ordinances relative to sports and youth development, especially those endorsed by the committee;
  9. Formulate year-round program for developing health and sports consciousness, enriching youth involvement in the social and civic thrusts of the city government, and harness the capability of the youth for disaster readiness and resilience;
  10. Perform such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.

Oversight Committee


Chairman: Vice Mayor Nelson S. Legacion
Co-chairman:
Member/s: ALL SP MEMBERS


  1. Ensure effective and efficient enforcement of all ordinances adopted/enacted by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and approved by the City Mayor in coordination with the latter and the concerned departments and offices;
  2. Ensure the formulation of necessary Implementing Rules & Regulations of regulatory ordinances enacted by the Sangguniang Panlungsod to clearly define their effective implementation;
  3. Ensure that all policies and programs are geared towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG);
  4. Ensure transparency on the operations of the Sangguniang Panlungsod by providing an opportunity in which its policies and actions are presented and subjected to public opinion. 

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Documents of Deca Homes
Chairperson:  Hon. Ray-An Cydrick G. Rentoy
February 22, 2016 at 1:00 PM


Renewal of Authority to Operate Bingo at SM and ALDP
Chairperson:  Hon. Ray-An Cydrick G. Rentoy
February 10, 2016 at 10:00 AM


Brgy. Ordinance on Improvement of San Francisco Food Stalls
Chairperson:  Hon. Ray-An Cydrick G. Rentoy
February 10, 2016 at 8:00 AM


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