CEBU, Philippines — On his first day of work, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan requested that the workplace of the city's congressional agent be expelled from City Hall.
"You are thus advised that the Office of the Mayor will utilize the premises at present relegated as office space for the House of Representative inside the Lapu-Lapu City Hall. You are thus coordinated to clear the premises inside 24 hours from receipt of this notice. Your outmost collaboration and consistence is ordered," peruses Chan's July 1, 2019 letter to his forerunner, Paz Radaza.
Radaza won as Lapu-Lapu solitary region delegate to Congress in the May surveys.
Chan said he can expel the congresswoman's office by ideals of the forces conceded to him by the Local Government Code.
Yet, Radaza said Chan's mandate disregards a city law, City Ordinance No. 14-200-2019, that supports the workplace area at City Hall.
"The Notice to Vacate is infringing upon the referenced City Ordinance. The last has not been revoked nor judicially invalidated, and in this way ought to be regarded and followed," Radaza said.
She said it is intriguing to take note of that Chan refered to Section 455, passage (b), sub-section (1), thing (ix) of the Local Government Code when he apparently ought to have understood that it commits him to give the workplace that the city's agent is qualified for, as likewise ordered by the city mandate.
"With all due regard, we hence can't notice the Notice to Vacate," Radaza said.
Radaza's office was persuasively opened however through the indirect access which likewise prompts the I.T. office and the Office of the Mayor.
The workplace Radaza possesses has been the workplace of the city's congressional delegate since 2010 when her significant other, previous congressman Arturo Radaza, was chosen.
Their girl, Aileen, who succeeded Arturo, likewise utilized a similar office until June 30, 2019.
In the interim, Chan will request that specialists help him concoct measures to address the city's concern. He said a few courses should be changed to decongest the city streets.
Nearby this, he coordinated the City Traffic Management System (CTMS) to uphold the city's traffic decides so open utility vehicles working without an establishment can be removed the lanes.
During his debut discourse on Sunday, Chan cautioned that regional government representatives will's identity got and demonstrated to have taken hush-money in return for forgoing establishment prerequisites – for tricycles, for instance – will be rejected from administration.
Chan accepts that the city can utilize a mass vehicle framework and extra foundation like skyways to make driving and driving in the city better.
On his first day of office yesterday, Chan went to his first historically speaking banner raising function as civic chairman, visited workplaces at City Hall, and met his specialty heads.