“A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MAYOR, HON. ALLAN L. RELLON, DPA, PhD, TO ENTER INTO AND SIGN FOR AND IN BEHALF OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT OF TAGUM THE MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT (MOA) WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT (DSWD) FIELD OFFICE XI RELATIVE TO THE LGU’S ANNUAL AID SUBSIDY TO THE HOME FOR THE AGED IN THE AMOUNT OF TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND PESOS (Php. 200,000.00)”.

Republic of the Philippines
Province of Davao del Norte
CITY OF TAGUM

BEFORE THE 7th CITY COUNCIL

EXCERPT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE 66th REGULAR SESSION OF THE 7th CITY COUNCIL OF TAGUM, PROVINCE OF DAVAO DEL NORTE HELD ON OCTOBER 18, 2017 AT THE SP SESSION HALL.

 

PRESENT:

Hon. EVA LORRAINE E. ESTABILLO,                   Member
Hon. AGRIPINO G. COQUILLA, JR., CE,           Member           (Temporary Presiding Officer)
Hon. MACARIO A. BERMUDEZ, II,                     Member
Hon. RONALD S. ELIOT,                                                Member
Hon. REY CYRIL T. ALBA                                   Member
Hon. TRISTAN ROYCE R. AALA, MDMG,           Member
Hon. ESTER L. ANGOY,                                     Member
Hon. JOSE JOEDEL T. CAASI, MDMG,              Member
Hon. PROSPERO E. ESTABILLO, JR.,                   Member                       (ABC Representative)
Hon. DAMIANO L. CIPRO,                               Member                       (IP Representative)

ON OFFICIAL BUSINESS:

Hon. GETERITO T. GEMENTIZA, MDMG,             City Vice Mayor

ON VACATION LEAVE:

Hon. ROBERT L. SO,                                          Member

ON SICK LEAVE:

Hon. JAN DMITRI S. SATOR,                              Member

 

RESOLUTION NO. 750, s-2017

 

“A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MAYOR, HON. ALLAN L. RELLON, DPA, PhD, TO ENTER INTO AND SIGN FOR AND IN BEHALF OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT OF TAGUM THE MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT (MOA) WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT (DSWD) FIELD OFFICE XI RELATIVE TO THE LGU’S ANNUAL AID SUBSIDY TO THE HOME FOR THE AGED IN THE AMOUNT OF TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND PESOS (Php. 200,000.00)”.

 

WHEREAS, it is the policy of the state to free the people from poverty by providing adequate social services, promoting full employment, raising the standard of living and improving the quality of life of every Filipino;

WHEREAS, in order to support this policy, Republic Act No. 9994 known as the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010 was passed to improve the total well-being of the elderly senior citizens;

WHEREAS, the state recognizes the efforts of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in the promotion, protection and rehabilitation of the elderly persons, the opportunities to achieve a productive and justifying life;

WHEREAS, the DSWD – Home for the Aged is an institution that exists with the mandate to provide rehabilitation intervention to the disadvantaged and homeless elderly persons who are unattached, neglected and abandoned through the implementation of its institutionalized programs and services;

WHEREAS, realizing the importance of basic social welfare institutions, this Local Government Unit (LGU) has appropriated funds for financial assistance to the Home for the Aged under its Annual Appropriation for CY 2017;

NOW THEREFORE, be it resolved as it I hereby resolved by the Sangguniang Panlungsod of Tagum to pass a resolution authorizing the City Mayor, Hon. Allan L. Rellon, DPA, PhD, to enter into and sign for and in behalf of the City Government of Tagum the amended Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office XI relative to the LGU’s Annual Aid Subsidy to the Home for the Aged in the amount of Two Hundred Thousand Pesos (Php. 200,000.00).

RESOLVED FURTHER, that full text of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) shall be read as follows:

 

MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT

 

This Memorandum of Agreement made and entered into this ____ day of ____________ 2017, in the City of Tagum, Davao del Norte, Philippines, by and between:

 

The CITY GOVERNMENT OF TAGUM, a duly constituted local government unit of the Republic of the Philippines, and represented herein by HON. ALLAN L. RELLON, DPA. PhD, in his capacity as CITY MAYOR, by virtue of Sangguniang Panlungsod Resolution No. ______, series of _____ hereinafter referred to as the CITY;

-and-

            The DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT Field Office XI, with office address at Ramon Magsaysay Avenue, Davao City, represented by PRISCILLA NIDEA-RAZON, RSW, Regional Director, hereinafter referred as the DSWD.

 

WITNESSETH:

 

WHEREAS, the DSWD is a government agency mandated to promote the social welfare of the disadvantage and homeless elderly;

WHEREAS, the DSWD – Home for the Aged is an institution that exists with a mandate to provide rehabilitation interventions to the disadvantaged and homeless elderly persons who are unattached, neglected and abandoned through the implementation of its institutionalized programs and services;

WHEREAS, the unattached, neglected and abandoned older persons need to live in a nurturing and supportive environment where he/she receives an appropriate homelife and dietary, medical care and rehabilitative services while in the DSWD – Home for the Aged;

WHEREAS, the LGU is committed to give full support to the improvement of the total well-being of elderly persons who are unattached, neglected and abandoned at the DSWD – Home for the Aged, Visayan Village, Tagum City;

WHEREAS, the LGU, in concurrence with the administration’s development thrusts in promoting social services and wellness and health shall support the sustainment of the programs and services of the DSWD for rehabilitation and intervention of the disadvantaged elderly;

NOW THEREFORE, the parties hereto hereby agree on the following terms and conditions:

 

Section 1. On the part of the LGU

 

a.   That the LGU shall issue a check in favor of DSWD Field Office XI subject to auditing and accounting rules;

b.   Shall notify the DSWD that the fund is ready for receipt issuance;

c.   Shall not release any fund unless otherwise a liquidation report had been submitted by DSWD duly signed by the head of office and accountable officer;

d.   Shall conduct visitorial function thru its authorized personnel from the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) or any personnel covered by an office order;

e.   Shall institute a procedural action against default where the recipient office of the fund fails to complete the performance of the intended purpose as covered by this MOA.

 

Section 2. On the part of DSWD

a.   That the DSWD shall issue an Official Receipt to the LGU and release the fund in full to the Home for the Aged, Visayan Village, Tagum City;

b.   That the DSWD – Home for the Aged shall maintain an account for the purpose of appropriate recording;

c.   Shall submit to the LGU a periodic financial and physical status report in a quarterly manner;

d.   Shall submit to the LGU a liquidation report not later than the end of the Fiscal Year;

e.   Shall allow the conduct of vistorial audit by the duly authorized city employees and officials and personnel of the COA, authorized to perform the audit under an approved office order;

f.    Shall return to the LGU any amount not utilized to complete the project including the interest therein.

 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereunto set their hands this ____ day of ___________, 2017 at Tagum City, Davao del Norte, Philippines.

 

CITY GOVERNMENT OF TAGUM                        DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT (DSWD)

 

Represented by:                                              Represented by:

 

ALLAN L. RELLON, DPA, PhD                             DIR. PRISCILLA NIDEA-RAZON, RSW
City Mayor                                                                    Regional Director

 

Signed in the presence of:

 

ANNIE L. ROSALINDA, RSW                              NORA H. LUPIBA, RSW
SWO III/Center Head                                       CG-Department Head

 

ACKNOWLEGEMENT

 

Republic of the Philippines      )
CITY OF TAGUM                        ) s.s
Province of Davao del Norte  )

BEFORE ME, a Notary Public of and in the City of Tagum, the following persons with their respective community Tax Certificate appeared the following:

Name                          CTC No.                       Issued on                                 Issued at     

Priscilla N. Razon, RSW
Allan L. Rellon, DPA, PhD

All known to me as the same persons who executed the foregoing instrument and that they acknowledged to me that the same is their free and voluntary act and deed.

This instrument consisting of _____ page/s, including this page wherein the acknowledgement is written, duly signed by the parties and their instrumental witness on the left portion of each and every part thereof.

 

  WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL.

 

Doc. No. ______________
Page No. ______________
Book No. ______________
Series of 2017

CARRIED AND APPROVED.
 
I HEREBY CERTIFY to the correctness of the foregoing.
 

(Sgd)                           REY A. BUHION 
Secretary to the Sanggunian

 

ATTESTED AND CERTIFIED TO BE DULY ADOPTED:

 

(Sgd)            AGRIPINO G. COQUILLA, JR., CE
SP Member/Temporary Presiding Officer