Republic of the Philippines
PALAWAN COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
(R.A. 7611)
Puerto Princesa City, Palawan

PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 01-177

RESOLUTION DECLARING 30-HECTARE PORTION OF THE PROVINCIAL AGRICULTURAL CENTER (PAC) AS ECOLOGY VILLAGE, APPROPRIATING THE SAME FOR PCSDS HOUSING PURPOSES AND AUTHORIZING THE PCSDS TO PROCEED WITH ITS DEVELOPMENT

WHEREAS, the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) as the administrative machinery for the implementation, governance and policy-direction of the Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) for Palawan, recognizes the need to develop a model community adopting and applying the concepts of sustainable development for possible replication in other areas of the Province;

WHEREAS, the existing Provincial Agricultural Center (PAC), which served as demonstration area for the first Palawan Integrated Area Development Project (PIADP), provides an ideal site for experimenting/demonstrating environmentally sustainable strategies/techniques within the framework of the SEP and pursuant to this the PAC was declared through PCSD Resolution No. 00-165 as Ramon V. Mitra Center for Sustainable Development;

WHEREAS, in the 75th PCSD regular meeting on 12 May 2000, the Council approved the Center’s site development plan, an integral part of which is an Ecology Village that will cater to the housing needs of the PCSDS while demonstrating the viability of a community living in harmony with the natural environment;

WHEREAS, in order to proceed with development of the site, a PCSD resolution is required declaring the site as Ecology Village and appropriating the same for housing purposes.

WHEREFORE, on motion duly seconded, the Council resolves, as it is hereby RESOLVED to declare, as it is hereby DECLARED, the 30-hectare portion of the Provincial Agricultural Center (PAC) as Ecology Village, appropriating the same for PCSDS housing purposes and authorizing the PCSDS to proceed with its development.

RESOLVED FINALLY, that the concerned agencies be furnished with copies of this resolution for their information and guidance.

ADOPTED and APPROVED this 2nd day of March 2001 in Coron, Palawan.

I hereby certify to the correctness and accuracy of the above-quoted resolution.


ATTY. JOSELITO C. ALISUAG

Secretary,PCSD
Approved:

HON.ALFREDO E. ABUEG
Deputy Speaker,House of Representatives
Chairman,PCSD