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Republic of the Philippines

Province of Albay
Municipality of Guinobatan
-0O0OFFICE OF THE SANGGUNIANG BAYAN
Tel. No. (052)484-6642; E-mail: sbguinobatan@gmail.com
EXCERPTS FROM THE MINUTES OF THE 16TH REGULAR SESSION OF THE SANGGUNIANG BAYAN
HELD ON MAY 12, 2014 AT 9:25 IN THE MORNING AT THE SANGGUNIANG BAYAN SESSION
HALL, GUINOBATAN, ALBAY.
PRESENT:

Hon. Julio S. Tingzon


Hon. Carlomagno P. Flores
Hon. Rolando P. Palabrica
Hon. Juris L. Villareal
Hon. Frances John M. Oxales
Hon. Ryan B. Palomillo
Hon. Ricky S. Matza
Hon. Robert M. Baaga
Hon. Ma. Sofia O. Orpiada
Hon. Jose M. Padilla

ABSENT:

None

Vice Mayor & Presiding Officer


Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor (ABC Pres.)

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE NO. 06-2014


ESTABLISHING AN INCENTIVES PROGRAM FOR POOR STUDENTS OF GUINOBATAN TO BE
KNOWN AS THE LGU GUINOBATAN EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVES PROGRAM (LGU-GEIP).
Proponent/Sponsor:

Committees on Education, Laws, Youth, & Finance

Be it ordained by the Sangguniang Bayan of Guinobatan, Albay, in session assembled


that:
SECTION 1. Title: There is hereby created an Incentives Program for poor students
residing within the municipality who are enrolled or intend to enrol in schools within the
province to be known as LGU Guinobatan Educational Incentives Program (LGU-GEIP).
SECTION 2. Declaration of Policy and Principle: It shall be the duty of Local Government
of Guinobatan to promote equitable, affordable and accessible educational opportunities to
poor students and help them pursue their higher education by providing or augmenting heir
school expenses through scholarship grants or incentives.
SECTION 3. DEFINITION OF TERMS: The following terms shall be interpreted in the light
of the following definitions:
a. Poor Students- Students coming from the families whose family members
combined income per annum is not more than PhP 100,000.00.
SECTION 4. QUALIFICATIONS: All interested applicants must possess all the
qualifications and nothing of the disqualifications, to wit:
a. Bonafide residents of the municipality of Guinobatan, Albay.
b. Must belong to families whose parents income does not exceed PhP 100,000.00
annually, regardless of the number of members in the family.
c. Must be of good moral character.
d. For would-be college students (Higher School Graduate)d.1
Must have a General Weighted Average of at least 80% or its equivalent
during his/her fourth year in high school or Grade 12.

e. For College Students


e.1
A regular students of any tertiary school in the Province of Albay
e.2
Must have a General Weighted Average of at least 80% or its equivalent
with reference to the approved regular academic load of his course per
semester during his/her previous year in college.
e.3
Must not have had a failing grade during his previous years in college.
NOTE: Only one student per family shall be qualified to this incentives program.
SECTION 5. DISQUALIFICATIONS: The following applicants are disqualified to avail of
this incentives program privilege:
a. Those members of any subversive organization and/or involve in any subversive
activity.
b. Those with failing grades in any of his/her subject or suffering scholastic deficiency.
c. Those who failed to take a full load of the approved/prescribed curriculum load of
his/her course per semester.
d. Those students that have been involved in any of the following acts:
1. Falsification of Documents
2. Immorality
3. Drunkenness
4. Dishonesty
5. Discourtesy, or
6. Any form of misconduct.
e. Those convicted of any crime by court of justice or competent administrative body.
f. Those students who may be guilty of other acts which may be considered by the
Local Government of Guinobatan or the Department of Education or the
Commission on Higher Education as inimical to the interest of the government of the
Philippines, and those that adversely affect the integrity of the incentive program.
SECTION 6. PRIVILEGES: Under this incentives program, the qualified students are
entitled to the following privileges:
a. Direct payment of his/her tuition and matriculation fees and other authorized school
fees amounting to at most PhP 4,000.00 per semester for every student who
qualified for the incentive program.
SECTION 7. REQUIREMENTS: All applicants must submit the following requirements not
later than one month before the opening of classes or enrolment:
7.1 For incoming College Students and College Students
a. Bio-data with 1x1 picture
b. Letter of Intent
c. Photocopy of Birth Certificate
d. Certificate of Good Moral Character
e. Certificate of Indigency specifying the Gross Annual Family Income
f. For College Students: Certificate of Grades for the preceding semester
duly signed by the school/college registrar.
g. For would-be college students: Diploma, Form 137/138.
7.2 For ALS Graduates
a. Bio-data with 1x1 picture
b. Letter of Intent
c. Photocopy of Birth Certificate
d. Certificate of Indigency specifying the Gross Annual Family Income
e. Diploma
SECTION 8. TERMS AND CONDITION. Qualified grantees are required to submit a copy
of their grades after the semester to qualify for the next semesters incentives program. Those

who failed to finish the course within the period prescribed by his curriculum load are hereby
required to indemnify the Local Government of Guinobatan of the amount they have received
by virtue of this incentives program. These terms and conditions are included in the Incentives
Program Contract that will be signed by the qualified grantees prior to the release of their first
incentives grant.
SECTION 9. AGENCIES/OFFICES INVOLVED: There is hereby created a scholarship
committee under the Office of the Mayor which shall primarily supervise or undertake this
program.
a. Composition. The Incentives Program Committee shall be composed of the
following:
Municipal Mayor
Mayors Office Personnel (1)
Rep. from the Academe
Municipal Treasurer
SB Chairman, Appropriations
SB Chairman, Education
SK Federation President

- Chairman
- Secretary (designated by the chairman)
- Vice-Chairman (designated by the chairman)
- Member
- Member
- Member
- Member

b. Functions. The committee shall have the following functions:


a. Convene before the opening of every semester on a date determined by the
chairman or on any occasion where meeting is necessary.
b. Approve or disapprove application based on documents submitted by the
applicants.
c. Conduct interviews to the applicants when necessary.
d. Formulate the Incentives Program Contract to be signed by the qualified student.
e. Terminate or cancel the privilege/incentive on grantees or qualified applicants
when reasonable.
f. Employ other means deemed necessary for effectivity and efficiency of this
program.
Any member of the committee who owns a tertiary school or whose family
members (by degree of consanguinity or affinity) own a tertiary school is required to inhibit
himself/herself from the selection of grantees.
SECTION 10. FUNDS: The Local Government Unit of Guinobatan shall appropriate the
amount of not less than PhP 1,200,000.00 for this program annually which shall be taken from
the General Fund under the Office of the Mayor. The scholarship committee is also empowered
to generate additional budget for this program.
SECTION 11. REPEALING CLAUSE: Any ordinance or resolution previously enacted by the
Sangguniang Bayan of this municipality, found inconsistent thereof, in part or in whole, is
hereby modified or repealed accordingly.
SECTION 12. EFFECTIVITY. This ordinance shall take effect upon its approval.
Enacted:

May 12, 2014 on third and final reading.


Voting on the Ordinance:
In favor:
All Members Present
Not in favor: None

WE HEREBY certify to the correctness of the foregoing ordinance and to the final copy
of Draft Municipal Ordinance No. 010-2014.

FRANCES JOHN M. OXALES


Principal Proponent/Sponsor

CARLOMAGNO P. FLORES
Co-Proponent/Co-Sponsor

RICKY S. MATZA
Co-Proponent/Co-Sponsor

ROLANDO P. PALABRICA
Co-Proponent/Co-Sponsor

JURIS L. VILLAREAL
Co-Proponent/Co-Sponsor

RYAN B. PALOMILLO
Co-Proponent/Co-Sponsor

ROBERT M. BAAGA
Co-Proponent/Co-Sponsor

MA. SOFIA O. ORPIADA


Co-Proponent/Co-Sponsor

JOSE M. PADILLA
Co-Proponent/Co-Sponsor

CHRISTOPHER O. PALEVINO
Secretary to the Sangguniang Bayan

ATTESTED:

JULIO S. TINGZON
Vice-Mayor & Presiding Officer

APPROVED:

May 23, 2014

ANN Y. ONGJOCO
Municipal Mayor