Pursuant to the LUPAD vision:

Livable and Cultured Community:

Earned the distinction as the Best Retirement Area in the country by the Philippine Retirement Authority

HIGHLIGHTS IN PEACE AND ORDER

  • The Dumaguete City Police Station currently under Supt. Jonathan Pineda reduced crime volume to 45% from 3, 654 incidents (for the period July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017) to just 1, 645 incidents (July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018)
  • Conducted 73 anti-illegal drugs operations from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018; arrested 65 pushers and 44 users; filed 79 cases and seized P 10. 6 million worth of illegal drugs
  • Arrested 83 persons with warrants in 81 operations in the same period
  • Provided the PNP Dumaguete with P 2 million brand new equipment: 6 units of 250cc motorbikes, military type drones, body cameras, bullet proof vests and 30 hand held
  • The Provincial Highway Patrol Team also arrested 49 carnapping suspects in Dumaguete City and Negros Oriental; seized and destroyed 220 modified loud mufflers
  • Intensified implementation of traffic rules by the Traffic Management Office led by Gilbert Ablong: apprehended 16, 334 drivers who were issued citation tickets; 2, 942 vehicles were impounded for the period July 2017 to June 2018
  • Discipline Zone Project penalized nearly 6, 000 drivers and motorists for various offenses in the discipline zone from February to August 2018
  • Awarded to PLDT the P 69.7 million Lease of CCTV system in the next 8 years to include installation of 330 cameras in 30 barangays within 10 months to help solve and prevent crimes, improve traffic management and serve as early warning system during calamity

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

  • Secured the approval of the Safe Closure and Rehabilitation Plan of the Candau-ay dumpsite with a favorable endorsement from DENR to shoulder P12.5 million representing 80% of the total cost of the plan
  • Purchased a lot in Barangay Candau-ay and began clearing the site for the construction of MRF and sanitary landfill
  • Started the implementation of the ordinance regulating the use of plastic bags among sellers and buyers in the public market and funded the repair of the facilities
  • Adopted zero waste management in three pilot Barangays Piapi, Looc and Bantayan in partnership with NGOs and green groups