Las Piñas City Mayor Nene Aguilar (3rd, left) and Vice Mayor Louie Bustamante (2nd, right) received from MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino (4th, left) 10 pieces of tents and 10 units of portable generator set for disaster risk reduction management campaign in a simple turn-over ceremony held recently at the Mayor's Office.
Las Piñas City Mayor Nene Aguilar today directed officials of schools in the city's public elementary and secondary schools to conduct massive cleanup activities in preparation for the school opening next month.
The activity is part of the series of clean-up activities this summer to strengthen city government's effort to "care for the environment, maintain cleanliness and attend to the physical and cultural well-being of the people."
, on monitoring the said concerted efforts, wants to ensure a 100% (percent) compliance of the city's public elementary and high schools to benefit the more than 14,000 schoolchildren who will be enrolled this school year.
likewise appealed to private school owners, residents and homeowners to strengthen and maintain regular clean-up drive activities in their surroundings to arrest the possible spread of water borne disease, especially dengue.
"Every nook and cranny of local schools must be kept spic and span so as not to risk the pupils contracting the deadly disease," he
"We could not be complacent.
We must take all the necessary preventive measures to ensure a safe and clean environment not only to protect the people but Mother Earth as well," Aguilar
also directed earlier barangay officials and green volunteers in Las Piñas City to conduct clean-up activities to clear waterways and all tributaries of wastes in preparation before the onset of the rainy season to prevent flooding. (END)
Las Piñas City Mayor Nene Aguilar lauded the full cooperation extended by City Hall personnel and officials on the success of its anti red tape campaign.
attributed the success of the anti-red tape program to his
administration's effort to streamline operations to provide better services to the people.
"This is genuine service to the people where there are no fixers, no bribes, no corruption and no red tape.
We have adopted a Citizen's Charter to promote this," Aguilar
pointed out that the adoption and implementation of a "Citizen's Charter" to cut red tape and fixers in local government transactions and the construction of a modern and well equipped Business One Stop Shop (BOSS) Center simplify and fast track the process of securing permits and licenses.
"While it took days to get a business permit or license before, now it takes only 30 minutes to secure one.
Same with other services," Aguilar
The public is informed about the changes and aware exactly what and how their papers and documents are going through within a given service department.