Barangay Development Council Convened
The Barangay Development Council (BDC) of Barangay Ayala Alabang (BAA) was convened on June 30, 2011. The main function of the BDC is the preparation of the three (3) year development plan of the barangay. The BDC is headed by the Barangay Chairman with the following members: members of the Sangguniang Barangay, representatives of NGOs operating in the barangay who shall constitute 25% of the fully organized BDC and a representative of the congressman. The NGo representatives in the BDC are: Dr. Leandro de Leon of the Ayala Alabang Village Association, Mr. Manuel Gonzales of the De La Salle Zobel School, Mr. Ricy Presa of the St. James Foundation, Mr. Nelson Mendoza of the Ayala Alabang Senior Citizens Assocaiton and Mr. Francisco Bayot Jr. of the Madrigal Business Park Commercial Estates Associaton. Ms. Cynthia Arceo represents the Office of Congressman Rodolfo Biazon. The barangay development plan will have barangay development plan will have three (3) parts: definition of where the barangay is as of today; where the barangay should be three years from now; what strategies and activities are needed to realize the plans. Ine important project that will have to be included in the barangay development plan is the Materials Recovery Facility as a solution to the the waste and garbage disposal concerns of the barangay.; it is also in compliance with the major provisions of Republic Act 9003 known as the "Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 200."
Lupon Tagapamayapa Seminar Held
A seminar for the Lupon Tagapamayapa of Barangay Ayala Alabang was held on July 1, 2011 at the Alabang Country Club. The Lupon Tagapamayapa functions as a mediator between residents who have conflicts or differences which they cannot resolve by themselves.
The members of the Lupon are Rafael Muniz, Celso Sulit, Asunta Ancheta, Santiago Syjuco III, Maripaz de Guzman, Reynaldo Joaquin, Salvador Arceo Jr., Godofredo Juliano, Emily Hayudini, Isabel Castro, Ma. Socorro Bernas, Lawrence See, Rogelio Santos, Nitz and Joselito Sandejas, Santos Randuco Jr and Prince Enriquez. The members of the Lupon are divided into six (6) Pangkat Tagapagkasundo. Each Pangkat is assigned to individual complaints.
The President's Corner
By: Leandro M. De Leon
Electronic Gate Barriers Installed
With the full completion of the Madrigal gate renovatio, and the Acacia gate almost completed, the AAVA Board through the Management had the required electronic gate barriers installed on the entrance and exit lanes ofboth the Madrigal and Acacia gates barriers.
The gates barriers supply and installationwas subjected to a regualr bidding where the interested suppliers participated, and the project was awarded to the proponent who submitted the lowest and most responsive bid.
At the Madrigal and Acacia gate, there are three (3) entrance lanes. The electronic gate barriers are installed at the entry point on the outermost and middle lanes that are for vhicles with AAVA Stickers. On the innermost entry lane, which is for non-sticker vehicles, the electronic guard barrier is installed after the inspection booth.