Republic of the Philippines
PALAWAN COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
(R.A. 7611)
Puerto Princesa City, Palawan

PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 07-325

“A RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL TRUST FUND ACCOUNT FOR THE
PROVINCIAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT BOARD (PSWMB) FOR THE
COLLECTION AND DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS EMANATING FROM FINES, FEES AND
OTHER AUTHORIZED COLLECTION BY THE PSWMB AND THE UTILIZATION
THEREOF BASED ON THE APPROVED WORKPLAN AND AUTHORIZING THE
PALAWAN COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT STAFF (PCSDS) TO
DEPOSIT AND WITHDRAW THE SAME FROM THE EXISTING PCSDS TRUST FUND
ACCOUNT “

WHEREAS, Section 1 of Rule VI of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 9003 otherwise known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 stipulates the creation of the Provincial Solid Waste Management Board (PSWMB);

WHEREAS, Section 11 of RA 9003 specifically provides that in the province of Palawan, the Board shall be chaired by the chairman of the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD), pursuant to Republic Act 7611;

WHEREAS, one of the functions and responsibilities of the Board is to provide logistical and operational support to its component cities and municipalities in consonance with subsection (f) of Section 17 of the Local Government Code as stipulated in para 11 (2) Section 11 of the Act; WHEREAS, the Board passed and adopted PSWMB Resolution 06-1 promulgating its internal rules and regulations (IRR);

WHEREAS, Section 5 of its duly approved IRR stipulates that a member who failed to attend the meetings and other activities of the Board shall be imposed with fines and penalties accordingly; Php 1,000 for absent member and Php 500 for absent member with authorized representative.

WHEREAS, aside from penalties collected from members, the Board shall also accept contributions and donations from members and other sources considering that no additional budgetary allocation has been provided to the PCSD, however as an implementing agency, the PCSD is authorized to collect fees in carrying out its mandate under RA 9003;

WHEREAS, there is a need to create a special trust fund where all the monies collected from payment of penalties, contributions and other authorized collection shall be deposited and shall be utilized for the purpose of the Board’s operation;

WHEREFORE, on motion duly seconded, be it RESOLVED, as it is hereby RESOLVED, that the Council is authorizing the creation of a special trust fund account for the Provincial Solid Waste Management Board (PSWMB) for the collection and disbursement of funds emanating from fines, fees and other authorized collection by the PSWMB and the utilization thereof based on the approved workplan, and authorizing the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (PCSDS) to deposit and withdraw the same from the existing PCSDS trust fund account;

RESOLVED FINALLY, that copy of this resolution be furnished the concerned LGUs and agencies for their guidance and appropriate action.

APPROVED AND ADOPTED this 23rd day of March 2007.

CERTIFIED TRUE AND CORRECT:

ROMEO B. DORADO
Acting Secretary

APPROVED FOR THE BOARD:

ABRAHAM KAHLIL B. MITRA
Chairman