Inaugural and Oath Taking Ceremonies of Binalbagans Newly Elected Officials

Posted By: jmatillano on Feb 24, 2011 in Uncategorized

INAUGURAL AND OATH TAKING CEREMONIES OF NEWLY ELECTED MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS OF BINALBAGAN,NEGROS OCCIDENTAL.

The Inaugural and oath taking ceremonies of the new set of municipal officials was held last June 29,2010 at the Mayor Pedro T. Yulo III Sports and Cultural Center, Binalbagan, Negros Occidental.

The occasion was graced by Congressman Ignacio Arroyo, Vice Governor Genaro Alvarez Jr., Board Members Melvin Ybanez and Emilio Yulo III, and former board members Enrique Miguel Lacson.

Different government and non government agencies, barangay officials, private citizens and families of the elected officials were also present to witness this memorable event.

The Servants of the Divine Mercy Youth Ministry led the invocation with a prayer interpretation and the DECS I teachers choir sung the National Anthem. The Balbagan olkloric Dance Troupe, Ms. Kate Campos and Mr. Ryan Englis, Mrs. Cristy Viva and Flordelza Jamili add tasteful entertainment in the event. Vice Mayor Emmanuel I. Aranda gave the welcome address and the newly elect officials took their oath before Judge Dyna Doll Trocio .

Right after the unopposed electoral candidate Mayor Alejandro Mirasol took his oath before judge Trocio, he gave his inaugural address highlighting his progress on relevant agenda of development under his flagship named RENEWAL . With a promise continue the race towards progress and prosperity, his speech was welcomed with applause rom every corner of the gymnasium. The crowd joined the officials in singing Umagang Kayganda in the closing of the program.

Here is the Inaugural Address delivered by Mayor Mirasol.

Vice Mayor Emmanuel Aranda accompanied by his family (photo shows only his son)takes his oath.

INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF MAYOR ALEJANDRO Y. MIRASOL DELIVERED DURING THE OATH TAKING AND INAUGURAL CEREMONIES OF INCOMING OFFICIALS – ELECT (2010 – 2013) AT THE MAYOR PEDRO T. YULO III SPORTS AND CULTURAL COMPLEX ON JUNE 29, 2010 AT 4:OO PM.

TODAY’S AFFAIR MARKS A NEW BEGINNING. OUR PEOPLE HAS GIVEN A FRESH MANDATE OF CONTINUING MY DREAM OF MAKING BINALBAGAN ONE OF THE KEY MUNICIPALITIES IN THE SOUTH IN TERMS OF QUALITY PROGRAMS AND SERVICES. AFTER THE SUSPENSE AND THRILL OF THE RECENT ELECTION, TODAY IS A VICTORY FOR ME AND THE NEW OFFICIALS. OUR VICTORY IS SWEETER AND MORE MEANINGFUL WITH THE TRIUMPH OF OUR PRESIDENT – ELECT BENIGNO SIMEON AQUINO III. I HAD BEEN SWORN INTO OFFICE SEVERAL TIMES YET EACH CEREMONY IS A NEW EXPERIENCE. FOR ME IT IS A SACRED MOMENT AS IT SEALS MY COVENANT WITH THE PEOPLE OF BINALBAGAN TO DELIVER WHAT IS EXPECTED OF A PUBLIC SERVANT. ANOTHER CHAPTER IN MY LIFE AS A PUBLIC SERVANT BEGINS TODAY.

LOOKING BACK THREE YEARS AGO ON JUNE 30, 2007, I PRESENTED MY AGENDA OF GOVERNMENT ANCHORED ON THE KEY WORD RENEWAL. RENEWAL WHICH STANDS FOR: R FOR ROAD AND INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT, E FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, N FOR NUTRITION, HEALTH, HOUSING AND SOCIAL SERVICES, E FOR EDUCATION, W FOR WATER AND SANITATION, A FOR AGRICULTURE AND L FOR LIVELIHOOD AND ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT HAS BEEN MY GUIDE IN PROGRAM AND PROJECT SELECTION AND PRIORITIZATION FOR THE LAST THREE YEARS. ALLOW ME TO PRESENT SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF MY ADMINISTRATION IN TERMS OF ACCOMPLISHED PROGRAMS AND PROJECT:

FOR ROADS AND INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

  • ROAD IMPROVEMENT AND REHABILITATION AT SO. MANGAHOYKAHOY
  • ROAD CONCRETING @ BRGY. PAGLAUM & BGRY. PROGRESO
  • IMPROVEMENT O MAYOR PEDRO T. YULO SPORTS & CULTURAL CENTER WHICH INCLUDED:
  1. AUDIO VISUAL ROOM
  2. CONVENTION HALL
  • CONSTRUCTION O DAY CARE CENTER @ BRGY. MARINA
  • IMPROVEMENT OF SANTOL PUBLIC MARKET
  • CONSTRUCTION OF MUNICIPAL GARBAGE
  • CONSTRUCTION OF FIRE DEPARTMENT
  • CONSTRUCTION OF MUNICIPAL JAIL
  • BARANGAY HALL @ BRGY. PAGLAUM
  • IMPROVEMENT OF MUNICIPAL HALL (POST OFFICE, LIBRARY, AND TOURISM OFFICE)
  • CONSTRUCTION OF PENSION HOUSE
  • CONSTRUCTION OF MUNICIPAL HALL OVERPASS
  • CONSTRUCTION OF REHABILITATION CENTER
  • IMPROVEMENT OF BGRY. SANTOL PUBLIC PLAZA

Mayor Alejandro Y. Mirasol takes his oath beore Judge Dyna Doll TRocio. With him is Mrs. Mary Ann Mirasol and children.

OUR EFFORT THE PAST YEARS BORE FRUIT WHEN WE RECEIVED THE SANDUGO AWARD THE PHILIPPINE RED CROSS FOR OUTSTANDING SUPPORT, COMMITMENT AND ACTIVE PROMOTION OF VOLUNTARY BLOOD DONATION AND RECOGNIZED LAST YEAR BY THE PROVINCE OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL & THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE FOR EFFICIENCY IN TAX COLLECTION.

MY FOCUS DURING MY NEXT TERM WILL BE ON THE PROVISION OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES AND MORE ACCESS TO BASIC GOODS AND SERVICES FOR OUR CONSTITUENTS AND THE RURAL AREAS. THE PACKAGE WILL INCLUDE IMPROVEMENT OF ROADS TO CONNECT REMOTE AREAS TO THE POBLACION, BETTER FARM AND HEALTH FACILITIES FOR NEEDY UNDER ROADS AND INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT.

EXPANSION OF OUR MANGROVE AREAS WILL CONTINUE AND EXERT MORE EFFORT FOR A MORE DOABLE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WILL ALWAYS BE OUR PRIME CONSIDERATION PRIOR TO PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION. WE ALSO PLAN TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PHILHEALTH BENIFICIARIES AS WELL AS OUR SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE POOR BUT DESERVING YOUTH TO PROVIDE BETTER HEALTH AND EDUCATION SERVICES TO LESS PRIVILEGED. FURTHERMORE WE SHALL ESTABLISH A CYBER LIBRARY IN THE MUNICIPAL HALL TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO VAST INFORMATION AVAILABLE IN CYBER SPACE. DEVELOPMENT IN SPRING WATER FOR RURAL FOLKS AS WELL AS TRADE AND INDUSTRY PROMOTION, TOURISM, ARTS & CULTURE DEVELOPMENT PARTICULARLY THE BINALBAGAN ARTS CENTER AND LODGING FACILITIES WILL BE PRIORITIZED. ASSISTANCE TO FARMERS AND FISHERFOLKS TO ENSURE FOOD SECURITY SHALL BE PROVIDED. I ALSO EMPHASIZED THE PRACTICE OF GOOD GOVERNANCE THROUGH APPROPRIATE USE OF GOVERNMENT RESOURCES AND FACILITIES.

I CHALLENGE OUR INCOMING SANGGUNIANG BAYAN TO SUPPORT OUR AGENDA IN THE NEXT THREE YEARS BY PASSING VITAL AND RELEVANT LEGISLATIVE MEASURES AND ORDINANCE. I ALSO ENJOIN OUR DEPARTMENT HEADS TO WORK HARDER IN DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING PROGRAMS AND ROJECT THAT WILL ADDRESS THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC NEEDS O THE COMMUNITY. TOGETHER OUR AGENDA WILL NOT REMAIN A BASKET OF OUR PROMISES BUT A TRUCKFUL HARVEST FOR OUR PEOPLE.

THE RACE TOWARDS PROGRESS AND PROSPERITY IS A LONG AND TEDIOUS JOURNEY. WE WILL FACE CHALLENGES AND PITFALLS BEFORE WE REACH OUR DESTINATION. HOW WE GET THERE WILL DEPEND ON OUR DILIGENCE, RESOURCEFULLNESS AND INDUSTRY. GREAT DEEDS DO NOT HAPPEN BY CHANCE. IT IS A PRODUCT OF HARD WORK, PERSEVERANCE AND MOST OF ALL FRUSTRATIONS. I HAVE FATE IN BINALBAGENO. I AM RESOLVED THAT BINALBAGAN WILL NOT BE LET BEHIND. WE WILL RUN THE RACE. OUR BATTLECRY WILL BE DALAGAN BINALBAGAN! WHEN OBSTACLES COME OUR WAY AND HARDSHIP DISCOURAGE US WE WILL PAUSE AND LOOK BACK TO THIS DAY AND REMEMBER OUR COMMITMENT T OUR PEOPLE – TO MAKE OUR BELOVED BINALBAGAN AND IDEAL PLACE TO LIVE IN.

MADAMO GID NGA SALAMAT KAG MABUHAY ANG BINALBAGAN!

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