Republic of the Philippines
PALAWAN COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 00-155
RESOLUTION APPROVING THE STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT PLAN OF THE COMMUNAL FOREST ZONE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN VICENTE, PALAWAN
WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 7611 adopted the Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) as the comprehension framework that guides the agencies concerned and the local governments in the formulation of plans, programs and projects affecting the environment and natural resources of Palawan;
WHEREAS, Sections 7 to 11 of Republic Act No. 7611 provide for the establishment of the Environmentally Critical Areas Network (ECAN), a graded system of protection and development control over the whole province involving the designation of management zones and their prescribed uses;
WHEREAS, the power to identify and designate ECAN zones pertains to the PCSD as the administrative machinery for the implementation, governance and policy direction of the SEP and pursuant to such power the communal forest zone in the municipality of San Vicente was declared on July 31, 1999;
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 8 of PCSD Administrative Order No. 01 or the “Revised Guidelines in the Identification, Establishment and Management of Communal Forest Zones in Palawan”, the Municipality of San Vicente prepared a communal forest management plan that provides direction on how to develop, protect and sustainably manage the communal forest zone;
WHEREAS, based on the review and favorable endorsement by the PCSD Staff, the Plan was presented to the PCSD for approval and on the basis of such presentation the Council finds that the Plan is in conformity with the guidelines prescribed in PCSD Administrative Order No. 01, series of 1999;
WHEREFORE on motion duly seconded the Council resolves, as it is hereby RESOLVED, to approve, as it is hereby APPROVED, the Strategic Management Plan of the Communal Forest Zone in the Municipality of San Vicente, Palawan.
RESOLVED FURTHER, that copies of this resolution be furnished the Municipality of San Vicente, the Provincial Government of Palawan, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and other agencies concerned for their information and appropriate action.
City. APPROVED and ADOPTED this 28th day of January 2000 in Puerto Princesa
I hereby certify to the correctness and accuracy of the above-quoted resolution.
ATTY.JOSELITO C. ALISUAG
HON.ALFREDO E. ABUEG