Republic of the Philippines
PALAWAN COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 00-156
RESOLUTION DECLARING 1,000 HECTARES AS COMMUNAL FOREST ZONE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF TAYTAY, PALAWAN
WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 7611 adopted the Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) as the comprehension framework that guide the agencies concerned and the local government units 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 “Revised Guidelines in the Identification, Establishment and Management of Communal Forest Zone in Palawan” was issued through PCSD Admin Order No. 01, series of 1999;
WHEREAS, following the criteria and procedures provided in PCSD Administrative Order No. 01, series of 1999, the communal forest zone in the municipality of Taytay, Palawan was identified and an application for its declaration was submitted to the PCSD Staff for evaluation and endorsement to PCSD;
WHEREAS, based on the favorable endorsement of the PCSDS the application was presented to the PCSD for the declaration of 1,000 hectares as communal zone in the municipality and pursuant to such presentation the Council finds that the application is in conformity with the guidelines set forth in PCSD Administrative Order No. 01;
WHEREFORE, on motion duly seconded the Council resolves, as it is hereby RESOLVED to declare, as it is hereby DECLARED, 1,000 hectares as communal forest zone in the Municipality of Taytay, Palawan.
RESOLVED FURTHER, that the corresponding proclamation be issued defining the metes and bounds of the communal forest zone.
RESOLVED FINALLY, that the Municipality of Taytay, the Provincial Government, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and other agencies concerned be furnished with copies of this resolution for their information and appropriate action.
APPROVED and ADOPTED this 28th day of January 2000 in Puerto Princesa City.
I hereby certify to the correctness and accuracy of the above-quoted resolution.
Atty. JOSELITO C. ALISUAG