The Municipal Government of Daanbantayan held a blessing and turnover ceremony of the newly purchased patrol car for Daanbantayan Police Station and ambulance for Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MDRRMO) during the flag raising ceremony today, November 12, 2018 at the front ground of the municipal building.
The 4×4 Navarra pick-up patrol vehicle equipped with blinkers and siren was formally accepted by PSInsp. Adrian Nalua. Meanwhile, the 4×4 emergency transport vehicle with complete accessories including stretcher, oxygen tank and UHF base radio was handed over to MDRRMO Head Victor D’Osep Tancawan.
The patrol vehicle and ambulance was made possible through the efforts of Mayor Vicente A. Loot who made constant reminders during meetings with the Peace and Order Council, Municipal Development Council, and Budget Hearing about the dire need for new vehicles to ensure a more efficient and effective police operations and DRRM’s emergency responses.
Special guests in the turnover and blessing were Cebu Provincial Board Member Sun J. Shimura and Municipal Councilor Ma. Bregidorietta M. Tancawan.
Maya Park Homes Raffle of Housing Units
At least 343 housing units at Maya Park Homes in Barangay Maya have been raffled off to qualified beneficiaries from barangays Logon, Talisay, and Maya yesterday, November 8, 2018. The orientation and raffle of housing units for Yolanda beneficiaries were spearheaded by Councilors Bridgette Tancawan and Ali Abucay. The NHA and the municipal government have allocated a total of 4,363 housing units located at various locations in Barangay Maya, Daanbantayan, Cebu.
Random Drug Test for Barangay Officials
Barangay Captains from 20 barangays underwent a random drug test during their monthly ABC meeting today, November 6, 2018 at the Municipal Function Room. Conducted by the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO), barangay secretaries and treasurers were also included in the surprise drug test. All of them yielded negative results as witnessed by MADAC Focal Person and MLGOO.
Birhen sa Balikatan in Daanbantayan
The Municipality of Daanbantayan received the holy image of the Blessed Mama Mary from the municipality of Medellin today, October 24, 2018. The turnover happened at the boundary between Brgy. Kawit and Brgy. Bakhawan at about 9:30 in the morning.
Afterwards, the holy image was brought by motorcade to Lamberto R. Te Cultural Center where a vigil is held every hour to be facilitated by different offices and barangays. A holy mass which is open to the public is scheduled at 3:00 in the afternoon today. The Blessed Mama Mary will be brought to the municipality of San Remigio tomorrow, October 25 at 9:00 in the morning.
Dubbed Balikatan sa Kaunlaran, this religious activity is an annual rosary crusade where the image of the Blessed Mama Mary would visit all municipal halls in northern Cebu.
Carnaza Water Desalination Blessing and Turnover
Barangay Carnaza residents now have access to sufficient and safe water supply as the blessing, turnover, and inauguration of water desalination facility for potable water supply happened Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at sitio Daanbarrio, Carnaza. Board Member Hon. Sun J. Shimura, accompanied by Councilor Ma. Bregidorietta M. Tancawan, led the ribbon cutting and turnover ceremonies which was witnessed by DILG-MLGOO Aida Ancajas, Municipal Engineer Marina Arcenal, municipal employees, and barangay officials, teachers and residents of Carnaza. Construction of the P7 million water desalination project covered under DILG’s Assistance to Disadvantaged Municipalities (ADM) Program started in July of this year and was completed 3 months later. It can be recalled that the groundbreaking led by Mayor Vicente A. Loot was held last May 2018.