Vol. 1 Issue 2, January-February 2016
With a crime solution efficiency of 90.90 percent, effective council leaders and tanods actively participating, Flora’s Barangay Poblacion East is now enjoying the reputation as the most peaceful barangay in the Cordillera Administrative Region.
The plaque of commendation was awarded by the Regional Search Committee for the most outstanding barangay in the 2015 Regional Search for Outstanding Barangay Peace and Order Committee (BPOC) under the first to third class municipality category.
PHOTO CAPTION: Chairman Manny Biggayan and Mayor Rodolfo Juan hold the plaque of commendation for Poblacion East being the most outstanding barangay in terms of peace and order in Cordillera Administrative Region in 2015. This was shown to the municipal employees during the Christmas program on Dec. 18, 2015 at the Dr. Efren U. De San Jose Sports Center. Joining them are MLGOO Norman Venus and Vice Mayor Jessica De San Jose.
This was presented by MLGOO Norman Venus to Punong Barangay Manny Biggayan with the presence of Mayor Rodolfo Juan and members of the Sangguniang Bayan led by Vice Mayor Jessica De San Jose at the LGU Christmas Party at the Dr. Efren U. De San Jose Memorial Sports Center on Dec. 18.
DILG-Flora under the leadership of Venus was also awarded a similar plaque of commendation for extending technical assistance that enabled Poblacion East to win the 2015 search, a big lift from its second place finish last year.
The contest period was from July 2014 to June 2015.
Biggayan thanked the residents for not making too much trouble.
Report shows that Poblacion East has systematically formulated its Barangay Safety Plan and has responded to the administrative and legislative challenges of the BPOC.
Data showed a total of 11 incidents of breaking peace and order, 10 of these were solved during the period under review.
Records also show that all its barangay law enforcers (tanods), peace keeping action teams (BPATS) and the lupong tagapamayapa members were properly trained and informed.
The Police Assistance Center and Barangay Tanod Outpost located at the commercial center as well as the regular foot patrol also contributed to the few incidents of breaking peace and order.
The tanods and BPATs are equipped with crime prevention equipment such as whistle, night sticks, megaphone and flashlights and hand held radio.
Its current 18 tanods are properly trained by the DILG and the Philippine National Police on arrest and combat as well as on crime prevention.
Poblacion has a total population in 2015 of 2,854 with 611 households.
With a total land area of 171.01 kilometers it is composed of seven puroks namely Saranay, Bagong Silang, Buklod, Pag-asa, Layunin, Maganda and Mabuhay.
From its 2015 Internal Revenue Allotment of P2,025,082, this has increased to P2,234,02 for 2016