Oplan Kaluluwa Executive Committee Created
September 27, 2014
BAGUIO CITY – With a month to go before the annual trek to cemeteries and memorial parks, the Oplan Kaluluwa executive committee to oversee the All Souls and All Saints Day activities was created, with Mayor Mauricio Domogan as Chairperson.
This is embodied in Administrative order 117, issued last Wednesday, Sept. 24.
City Administrator Carlos Canilao is action officer for the institutionalized activity; with members: OIC PS/Supt. Rolando Miranda, P/Supt. Alexis Marinas, PSupt. Evelio Degay, all of the Baguio City Police Office; City Treasurer Alicia Onoza; City Engineer Leo Bernardez; City Building Officer OIC Johnny Degay; Health Services Officer Rowena Galpo; and City Environment and Parks Management Officer Cordelia Lacsamana;
OIC Licensing Officer Janet Aguirre; Public Information Officer Ramon Dacawi; Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) head Ramon Jacinto; Girl Scouts of the Philippines (GSP) head Shirley Fernandez; Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) Anastacia Tamayo; Emergency Medical Services (EMS) head Dr. John Tinoyan; and BB-PICAG representative Neftali Marilla are included in the committee.
Members of the committee were assigned as to services needed in vehicular and human traffic, peace and order, provision of flowers and candles for cemetery-goers, inspection and sanitation in the parks, and other health services. Others function as emergency and support groups.
Punong Barangays, Thomas Dumalti of Irisan; Florante Sapitula of Lower Lourdes Subdivision; Bonifacio Quicho III of Lourdes Proper Subd; Benjamin Macadangdang of Lourdes Subd. Extension; Carlos Ananayo of Lower Rock Quarry; Jessie Bandiola of City Camp Central; Aurora Abellera of City Camp Proper; George Fangroy of Cresencia Village; George Saguid, Jr. of San Luis Village; Gerry Uy of San Roque; Gloria Corazon Dalisay of Quezon Hill Proper; and Timothy Pudlao of Kias are also members of the executive committee.
Said punong barangays are called on as their areas of responsibility have road networks used to and from cemeteries or private memorial parks, or alternative routes to avoid traffic bottlenecks. Advisories for loading, unloading, and re-routing schedules are expected from the traffic personnel of the BCPO, to guide the riding public during the All Souls and All Saints’ days; Nov. 1 and 2, respectively.
All members through the action officer are to help prepare guidelines, oversee implementation of such and seek ways to support Oplan Kaluluwa 2014; with the Office for Administration as committee secretariat./ juliegfianza