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PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 16-544

 

“A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING A NEW SIGNATORY ATTY. ADELINA B. BENAVENTE-VILLENA, DIRECTOR FOR OPERATIONS TO REPLACE DIRECTOR LUALHATI E. TABUGON TO THE CURRENT ACCOUNT OF PCSDZERO CARBON RESORTS PROJECT WITH ACCOUNT NO. 0635 – 037198 – 030 IN THE DEVELOPMENT BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES-PUERTO PRINCESA BRANCH

 

WHEREAS,Republic Act No. 7611, otherwise known as the “Strategic Environmental Plan” for Palawan was enacted, declaring the policy to adopt the necessary measures leading to the creation of an institutional machinery including among others, fiscal and financial programs to ensure the effective and efficient implementation of environmental plans, programs, and projects;

 

WHEREAS,in order to successfully implement the provisions of the RA 7611, the Council is vested with the power to arrange, negotiate for, accept donations, grants, gifts, loans, and other fundings from domestic and foreign sources to carry out the activities and purposes of the SEP Law and to perform such other powers and functions as may be necessary in carrying out its functions, powers, and the provisions of the Act;

 

 

 

WHEREAS, that on May 22, 2014, the Palawan Council for Sustainable DevelopmentStaff (PCSDS) as “The Partner” thru, PCSDS Executive Director Nelson P. Devanadera, signed a partnership agreement with Gruppe zu Forderung der Angepassten Technologie (Centre for Appropriate Technology) – “GrAT”, with its office at Technische Univesitat Wien, Wiedner, Hauptstrase 8-10, 1040 Wien, Austria, for the implementation of the Phase 2 of “Zero Carbon Resorts towards Sustainable Development of the Tourism Sector in the Philippines and Thailand”, with Reference No. DCI-ASIE/2013/334-140 between GrAt and PCSDS;

 

WHEREAS, in accordance with the Partnership Agreement, the PCSDS shall receive a budget duly expressed in the “Budget for the Action for Partner” and “Detailed Budget Justification” attached in the said agreement;

 

WHEREAS, the PCSDS shall open an account wherein the total share of budget of “The Partner” will be deposited in order to fulfill its obligations; said account shall be established, managed, replenished, and liquidated in accordance with the partnership agreement;

 

WHEREAS, the account details of the Partner as per Partnership Agreement are as follows:

 

Account Name: PCSD Zero Carbon Resorts Project

Account Number: 0635 – 037198 – 030

Bank Name: Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP)

Address: Rizal Avenue, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines 5300

 

Co – Signatories:         Executive Director Nelson P. Devanadera

Director Lualhati E. Tabugon (Director for Planning)

Director Josephine S. Matulac (Director for Operations)

 

WHEREAS, on May 8, 2015, the retirement of Ms. Lualhati E. Tabugon to the position of Director II for Planning was published and posted in accordance with the existing Civil Service Commission rules and regulation and Atty. Adelina B. Benavente-Villena was appointed for the position of Director II pursuant to PCSD Resolution No. 15-533 and Special Order No. 19, series of 2015, Director Josephine S. Matulac was designated as the Director for Planning;

 

WHEREAS, in accordance with PCSD Special Order No. 20, series of 2015, Atty. Adelina B. Benavente-Villena was designated as the Director for Operations;

 

WHEREAS, in view of the foregoing events, an amendment of the list of co-signatories for the above-mentioned account with DBP is in order;

 

WHEREAS, the new name and specimen signature of the person enumerated hereunder are the authorized signatories designated by the PCSD:

 

Name of Signatories                                Position                               Specimen Signatures

 

Nelson P. Devanadera                       Executive Director

Josephine S. Matulac                        Director for Planning

Adelina B. Benavente-Villena          Director for Operations

 

 

WHEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing premises and on motion duly seconded, the Council resolves to designate newly authorized signatory to the current account of the PCSDS Zero Carbon Resorts Project in the Development Bank of the Philippines-Puerto Princesa City Branch;

 

 

RESOLVED FURTHER, that all powers granted to Ms. Lualhati E. Tabugon to act on behalf of, or to represent, the PCSDS as a director, officer or in any other capacity to exercise actual or apparent authority to act in any manner whatsoever on behalf of the PCSDS specifically to act as signatory in relation to the abovementioned account with the Development Bank of the Philippines is hereby withdrawn, revoked, terminated and rescinded;

 

RESOLVED FURTHERMORE, that all powers, to act on behalf of, or to represent the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development to Executive Director Nelson P. Devanadera, Director Josephine S. Matulac (Director for Planning) and Atty. Adelina B. Benavente-Villena (Director for Operations) as a signatories, officer or in any other capacity to exercise actual or apparent authority to act in any manner whatsoever on behalf of the PCSDS in relation to the abovementioned account with the DBP;

 

RESOLVED FINALLY, that copies of this resolution be furnished the Gruppe zu Forderung der Angepassten Technologie (Centre for Appropriate Technology) – GrAT and the Development Bank of the Philippines for their information and guidance;

 

ADOPTED AND APPROVED this 31st day of March 2016 at Puerto Princesa City.

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I hereby certify that the above-quoted resolution has been duly adopted by the PCSD on the 31st day of March 2016.

 

 

 

NELSON P. DEVANADERA

                                                                                                Secretary

 

 

ATTESTED BY:

HON. JOSE CH. ALVAREZ

Chairman, PCSD