AN ORDINANCE CREATING THE MUNICIPAL ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES OFFICE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF MARIBOJOC, BOHOL.
Authored by: Kag. Cesar G. Campos
Sponsored by: MASS MOTION
WHEREAS, it is the duty of the Local Government Unit of Maribojoc to promote and protect the health, safety, peace, convenience and general welfare of the inhabitants of the municipality;
WHEREAS, the Local Government Unit of Maribojoc has enacted an ordinance establishing an Integrated Solid Waste Management System to enhance ecological balance and public health in the municipality through sustainable and integrated waste management;
WHEREAS, the Local Government Unit of Maribojoc has to create the Municipal environment and Natural Resources Office that will see to it that the Integrated Solid Waste Management System has been implemented;
NOW, THEREFORE, be it ordained by the Sangguniang Bayan in the Municipality of Maribojoc in session assembled that:.
SECTION 1: Creation of the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO):
There is hereby created the MENRO in the Municipality of Maribojoc, Bohol
The MENRO shall operate under the office of the Municipal Mayor and as separate division of the Integrated Solid Waste Management. Its head shall be the Municipal Environment and Natural Resource Officer – Designate who shall carry out the functions and responsibilities of the MENRO. The Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officer – Designate shall report to the Municipal Mayor and shall supervise the Municipal Solid Waste Enforcement Team which are composed of deputized regular enforcers, volunteer enforcers and other members.
Functions and responsibilities of the MENRO.
a. Implement, supervise, and monitor the collection, transportation and disposal management;
b. Implement, supervise, and monitor the Municipal materials recovery and composting centers;
c. Continue the conduct of social marketing (IEC) campaign to the various sectors in the community in coordination with the Education Committee;
d. Enforce the provision stipulated in the ISWM Ordinance, with the member of the TWG of the ISWM;
e. Oversee and provide technical and other assistance to the barangays in their implementation of the barangay resource recovery system; and
f. Coordinate with the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Council for policy guidance, recommendation and support for the implementation of all ecological and environmental programs (CRM, FFLM and ISWM).
SECTION 2: Authorization of the Municipal Mayor to designate in concurrent capacity any regular municipal official as Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officer – Designate.- The Municipal Mayor is hereby authorize to designate in concurrent capacity any regular municipal official as Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officer – Designate provided that budget allocation for personnel services does not allow the Local Government Unit to create a position for Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officer.
SECTION 3: Repealing Clause.-: Any other ordinance or parts thereof inconsistent therewith are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.
SECTION 4: Effectivity.- This ordinance shall take effect upon approval.
I HEREBY CERTIFY TO THE CORRECTNESS
OF THE ABOVE QUOTED ORDINANCE:
PHILIP R. MEDEQUISO
ERLINDA V. CASTILLON
Acting Secretary to the Sanggunian
ENGR. GABINO C. REDULLA