PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 17-582
“APPROVING TENTH-YEAR MUNICIPAL ECOLOGICAL
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN 2013-2023 OF THE
LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF MAGSAYSAY”
WHEREAS, on June 19, 1992, Republic Act No. 7611, otherwise known as the Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) for Palawan Act, was enacteddeclaring the policy to protect, develop and conserve its natural resources. It shall support and promote the sustainable development goals for the province through proper conservation, utilization and development of natural resources to provide optimum yields on a continuing basis;
WHEREAS, Section 6 of the same law provides that the SEP shall serve as the framework to guide the government agencies concerned in the formulation and implementation of plans, programs and projects affecting the environment and natural resources of Palawan; all local governments and the concerned national and regional government agencies operating therein shall coordinate and align their projects and the corresponding budgets with the project, programs and policies of the SEP;
WHEREAS, Section 11 of the Republic Act No. 9003,otherwise known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000,provides that a Provincial Solid Waste Management Board shall be established in every province and that in the Province of Palawan, the Board shall be chaired by the chairman of the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development, pursuant to Republic Act No. 7611;
WHEREAS, Section 16of the same law provides that the province, city or municipality, through its local solid waste management boards, shall prepare its respective 10-year solid waste management plans consistent with the National Solid Waste Management Framework;
WHEREAS, the same law further states that all local government solid waste management plans shall be subjected to the approval of the National Solid Waste Commission; Provided, that in the Province of Palawan, the local government solid waste management plan shall be approved by the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development, pursuant to R.A. No. 7611;
WHEREAS, on October 27, 2016, the Local Government of Magsaysay submitted for review and approval the Ten Year Municipal Solid Waste Management Plan 2013-2023 of the Local Government of Magsaysay;
WHEREAS, after technical evaluation conducted by the PCSDS Planning Division, the above-mentioned Plan was endorsed to the PCSD for approval;
WHEREAS,in today’s meeting, Ms. Edna Saban, Municipal Planning Development Officer of Magsaysay presented the Plan for the review and the approval of the PCSD;
WHEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing premises and after exhaustive deliberation and discussion on the subject planand on motion duly seconded, the Council resolves as it is hereby RESOLVED, approving the Ten-Year Municipal Ecological Solid Waste Management Plan2013-2023 of the Local Government of Magsaysay;
RESOLVED FINALLY, that copy of this Resolution be furnished the LGU of Magsaysay, Provincial Government of Palawan, National Solid Waste Management Commission and other concerned parties and agencies for their information, guidance and reference.
ADOPTED AND APPROVED this 7th day of April2017at Puerto Princesa City.
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I hereby certify that the above-quoted resolution has been duly adopted by the PCSD on the 7th day of April 2017 at Puerto Princesa City.
NELSON P. DEVANADERA
JOSE CH. ALVAREZ
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