Republic of the Philippines
PALAWAN COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 99-137
A RESOLUTION URGING THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR TO REVOKE THE TEMPORARY PERMIT OF DICK BAUTRO AND TO DISQUALIFY HIM FROM ANY CONCESSION THAT MAY BE GRANTED BY THE PCSD RELATIVE TO QUARRYING OF SAND AND GRAVEL
WHEREAS, Section 16 of Republic Act No. 7611 otherwise known as the Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) for Palawan Act provides that the governance, implementation and policy direction of the SEP shall be exercised by the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD);
WHEREAS, Section 19 of RA 7611 vests to PCSD the power to “call on any department, bureau, office, agency or instrumentality of the government and on private entities and organizations for cooperation and assistance in the performance of its functions”;
WHEREAS, Mr. Dick Bautro is an applicant for a Commercial Sand and Gravel Permit (CPSG) and his application for an Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC), a mandatory requirement for a commercial permit for sand and gravel, was endorsed by the PCSD to the DENR under certain conditions;
WHEREAS, then Acting Provincial Governor granted Mr. Bautro Special Permit to extract sand and gravel materials despite his failure to secure an ECC from the DENR;
WHEREAS, complaints against Mr. Bautro for extracting aggregate materials prior to the issuance of the Special Permit were received by PCSDS;
WHEREAS, after field validation by the PCSD Staff, Mr. Dick Bautro was found to have violated the conditions imposed by PCSD which include extracting aggregate materials beyond the area granted to him and within the river banks, and quarrying without an ECC;
WHEREAS, after reviewing the findings of the PCSD Staff as embodied in the Investigation Report, PCSD conforms with the recommendations stated therein;
NOW, THEREFORE, upon the motion of Atty. Anda, unanimously seconded by the members present, be it RESOLVED, as it is hereby RESOLVED, to urge the Provincial Governor to revoke the Special Permit for the extraction of sand and gravel issued to Mr. Dick Bautro in view of the aforementioned violations.
RESOLVED FURTHER, that Mr. Dick Bautro shall be disqualified from any concession that may be granted by the PCSD relative to quarrying of sand and gravel.
RESOLVED FINALLY, that copies of this resolution be furnished the Provincial Mining Regulatory Board, the Provincial Governor, the Sangguniang Bayan of Aborlan and the Barangay Chairman of Gogognan, Aborlan for information and guidance.
APPROVED and ADOPTED this 26th day of February 1999 in Quezon City.
I hereby certify to the correctness and accuracy of the above-quoted resolution.
Exec. Dir. JOSELITO C. ALISUAG
Deputy Speaker ALFREDO E. ABUEG,JR.