1. EDUCATION

Goal

  • Become a premier provider of quality basic education in Zamboanga Peninsula, with competent and dedicated teachers and officials who work harmoniously in a system that makes quality education accessible to all.

Objectives and Targets

  • To provide unlimited opportunities to quality and relevant education affecting curricular initiatives, strategic innovations and alternative interventions; and
  • To make all youths and adults functionally literate by the end of the planning period.

STRATEGIES

  • Care and supervision of competent, committed and highly motivated leaders, supportive stakeholders in the schools of high performing teachers and leaders; and
  • Provision of basic education services and rational utilization of resources.

PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

      ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL PROJECTS

  • Construction of School Buildings;
  • Construction of School Toilets/Comfort Rooms; and
  • Acquisition and Titling of School Sites.

DAPITAN CITY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL

  • Surveying and Titling of School Site;
  • Construction of 4-Classroom Building;
  • Creation of 4 New Items of Secondary School Teachers;
  • Purchase of 50 Sports Equipment;
  • Construction of Library Building;
  • Construction of 6-Seater Toilet;
  • Construction of Administration Building;
  • Purchase of Office Equipment;
  • Construction of 25-Classroom Building;
  • Provision of 20 Items of Secondary School Teachers;
  • Construction of Technology and Home Economics Building;
  • Purchase of Technology and Home Economics Equipment;
  • Purchase of Laboratory Equipment;
  • Construction of 3-Classroom Building;
  • Creation of 3 New Items for Secondary School Teachers; and
  • Development of Children’s Playground.

2. HEALTH AND NUTRITION

GOAL

  • Total improvement of patient care by providing improved and effective delivery of health/medical services.

OBJECTIVES AND TARGETS

  • To safeguard and promote the people’s health in utmost devotion and unselfish delivery of quality patient care;
  • To reduce morbidity and mortality rate thru increased service coverage and improved information system;
  • To augment medical supplies and personnel;
  • To intensify and reinforce the existing health programs and facilities;
  • To improve the well-being of the mothers and children and possibly reduce malnutrition to zero by 2022; and
  • To strictly implement the sanitation laws and regulations within the planning period.

STRATEGIES

  • Full implementation of the 200-bed capacity of the Dr. Jose Rizal Memorial Hospital to accommodate more patients seeking medical services;
  • Proper allocation of hospital finances for supplies and materials needed for an effective and devoted health services;
  • Hospital officials should adopt the policy of wise spending and conscious for a smooth delivery of quality patient care;
  • Strict compliance of sanitation laws and regulations; and lure investors to open up Memorial Parks.

 PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

     CITY HEALTH OFFICE

  • Digitization of medical records;                     
  • STD / HIV-AIDS (Sexually Transmitted Diseases) under GAD;
  • Construction of Half-Way Houses (Beside Baylimango, Barcelona, Sta. Cruz  BEMONC Facility;
  • Fencing / Peripheral Fencing of Barcelona and Baylimango BEMONC;
  • Repair of Kauswagan and Ilaya Barangay Health Station (BHS);
  • Construction of Barangay Health Station (BHS) at Sigayan;
  • Completion of Sta. Cruz BEMONC (Phase III); and
  • Construction of Sta. Cruz TB Dots Center.

      DR. JOSE RIZAL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

  • Purchase of medical equipment and fixtures;
  • Construction of Satellite Pharmacy;
  • Construction of Dialysis Unit Building;
  • Construction of Waste Disposal Facility;
  • Completion of OB-Gyne and Surgical Ward;
  • Construction of Patient’s Watchers Kitchen;
  • Repainting of Main Hospital Building;
  • Repair/Rehabilitation of Cadaver Holding Area; and
  • Construction of Half-Way House for High Risk OB Patients (One Level).

3. SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT

GOALS

  • Effective delivery of social services to the residents and upliftment of the living conditions of the less fortunate constituents;
  • Economic self-reliance, efficiency, equality and empowerment; and
  • Gender equality and women’s empowerment through welfare.

OBJECTIVES AND TARGETS

  • To promote people’s participation in social welfare development activities;
  • To improve the living conditions of the families living below the poverty line and the displaced families and depressed communities;
  • To assist the children in need special protection, out of school and needy youths, and persons with disabilities, disadvantaged women and families belonging to the marginalized sector of the society; and
  • To assist poor families in accessing capital assistance for their income-generating activities and other job opportunities within the planning period.

STRATEGIES

  • Conduct of skills training programs to enable working-age clientele groups to become economically productive and granting of interest-free loans to start an income generating projects;
  • Provision of supplemental feeding and day care services to the needy pre-school children for a proper start in life;
  • Promotion of the social and economic advancement of the out-of-school youths, disabled persons and other special groups through skills training and self-enhancement activities;
  • Provision of rehabilitative services/assistance to victims of natural disasters and social disorganization and to dislocated/resettled families; and
  • Establishment of strong linkages with the private sector and the concerned government agencies in planning and implementing social welfare services.

PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

      For Persons WITH DISABILITIES (pwd’s)

  • Equal Opportunity for Employment
  • Sheltered Employment
  • Self-Employment
  • Open Employment
  • Apprenticeship
  • Incentives for Employers
  • Access to Quality Education
  • Assistance to Disabled Students
  • Special Education
  • Vocational or Technical and Other Training Programs
  • Non-Formal Education
  • State Universities and Colleges
  • Auxiliary Services
  • Acquisition of Prosthetic Devices and Medical Intervention
  • Specialized Training Activities Related to Communication Skills
  • Provision of Counselling

      For Older Persons / Senior Citizens

  • Social and Recreational Facilities
  • Health and Personal Care
  • Spiritual Services
  • Livelihood Services
  • Volunteer Services
  • Fund Raising
  • Other Services

4. PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

GOALS

  • Uplift the effectiveness of the Dapitan City Philippine National Police;
  • Modernized, make efficient and responsive the fire protection agency by fully equipping them and manned by a highly trained uniformed officers and men with capability, initiative and foresight in the fulfillment of duty as well as resilience and strength to combat the onslaught of raging fire and other natural disasters and calamities; and
  • Professionalize jail services with adequate facilities for safekeeping and rehabilitation of offenders in preparation for their reintegration to the community as law abiding and productive citizens.

 OBJECTIVES AND TARGETS

  • To enforce all laws and ordinances relative to the protection of lives and properties;
  • To maintain peace and order and take all necessary steps to ensure public safety;
  • To investigate and prevent crimes through effective monitoring;
  • To enlist the direct involvement and active participation of the civilian populace and private sectors in the promotion of fire safety;
  • To inculcate fire safety awareness to the people and reduce fire incidence; and
  • To improve the living condition of inmates and enhance their rehabilitation and reformation before the end of the planning period.

STRATEGIES

  • Strengthen the security plan against terrorist activities;
  • Continuous monitoring other terroristic activities;
  • Continuous community awareness campaign by conducting Barangay ‘Pulong-Pulong’;
  • Utmost dedication of BFP personnel to their assigned duties and responsibilities with support from national and local government for the promotion of fire safety of the general public;
  • Regular conduct of fire drills for tenants of big offices/buildings as well as for school children of big schools;
  • Provision of livelihood activities and income generating projects to keep the inmates busy during their rehabilitation period; and
  • Conduct of constant education or seminars on moral and spiritual values through lectures from the non-government organizations and religious sector.

 PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

      Police Services

  • Establishment of the Prescribed PNP building;
  • Installation of CCTV cameras in the crime prone areas;
  • Procurement of more Service Vehicles for mobility and more radio facilities for speedier communication with base;
  • Additional Police outposts in the outlying barangays such as Aseniero to cover the areas of San Francisco, Sigayan and Masidlakon; and
  • Additional deployment of PNP personnel to comply with the requirements of the City’s projected population at the end of the planning period.

      Fire Control Services

  • Construction of Fire Station Building;
  • Procurement of High Angle Rescue Equipment and Accessories;
  • Procurement of Additional Fire Fighting Vehicles and Protective Suits;
  • Conduct of Fire Control Training’s / Lectures among civilians and fire drill exercises in schools, and all other secluded public places; and
  • Hiring of Additional BFP Personnel to comply with the Firemen: Population ratio by the end of the planning period.

Jail Services

  • Completion of Land Titling Requirements;
  • Construction of Perimeter Fence with Catwalk;
  • Construction of Additional Buildings/Cells for Male Inmates;
  • Construction of Female Dormitory; and
  • Skills Enhancement Seminar for Inmates’ Livelihood.

5. AGRICULTURE and LIVELIHOOD

AGRICULTURE

GOALS

  • Encourage livestock production;
  • Maximize the utilization/productivity of agricultural lands;
  • Promote spatial agricultural development;
  • Develop the fishery sector both in land and off shore fishing policies;
  • Promote and encourage coconut replanting;
  • Enhance income and profitability;
  • Enhance global competitiveness; and
  • Promote organic farming and climate resilient agriculture.

OBJECTIVES

  • To increase farm productivity/production;
  • To increase the purchasing power of local farmers;
  • To develop and utilize underutilized arable/agricultural lands;
  • People empowerment;
  • To generate rural employment/opportunities; and
  • To sustain food security and wellness of the community.

TARGETS

  • To attain a 20% increase in productivity by 2019;
  • To attain 10% farm usage maximization by 2019;
  • To increase farm workers’ income by 2019; and
  • To attain maximum utilization of all underutilized arable lands by 2019.

 STRATEGIES

  • Intensification and strengthening the formation of farmer’s organization;
  • Provision of adequate technical and logistical support;
  • Development and creation of forward linkages for farm products;
  • Procurement of additional farm machinery and equipment;
  • Development and maintenance of irrigation systems (SWIP);
  • Encouragement of the use of soil crop suitability matrix to maximize production;
  • Provision of breeding stock to targeted cooperators, thru modular dispersal program;
  • Encouragement of multi-cropping and provision of high yielding variety seeds;
  • Establishment of an agricultural demonstration farm to train farmers of best practices in agricultural production/farming;
  • Paradigm shift from dependent synthetic chemicals to organic;
  • Production of quality planting materials; and
  • Strengthening of the institutional capability of the Agriculture Office.

PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

  • Rice and corn support program;
  • Development of industrial crops
    • Bamboo
    • Abaca
    • Salago;
  • Development of apiary/BEE culture;
  • Improvement, maintenance and rehabilitation of irrigation system;
  • Construction of irrigation systems
  • SFR- small farm reservoir
  • SWIP- small water impounding program;
  • Farm mechanization program
  • Purchase/Acquisition of farm tractors
  • Purchase/Acquisition of mud boats/hand tractors/sprayers/threshers;
  • Establishment of demonstration farms;
  • Construction of post-harvest farcifies;
  • Establishment of district nurseries;
  • Establishment of multi- crop production farm;
  • Rural Improvement Club and 4H club support program;
  • Community based income generating program;
  • Construction of Farm-to-Market Road;
  • Establishment processing center for cassava;
  • Establishment and maintenance of biological control laboratory; and
  • Establishment of tissue culture laboratory.

FISHERIES

GOAL/OBJECTIVES AND TARGETS

  • Optimum utilization of fishery resources through improved techniques by the end of the planning period;
  • Conservation of mangroves, forest rehabilitation and reforestation to minimize siltation and enforcement of the Coastal Resource Management Program by 2019;
  • Fish, water and soil research/laboratory are established by 2019;
  • Strict implementation and enforcement of fishery laws and regulations to give chance for the young aquatic animals to grow and time to breed and recover their dwindling population during the planning period;
  • Provision of fishery support facilities by 2019; and
  • High value adding program of fishery product at the end of the planning period is practiced, structured and highly formalized.

STRATEGIES

  • Establishment of demonstration farm, nursery, hatcheries and fry bank;
  • Strict implementation of fishery laws in protected areas such as fish sanctuaries/breeding grounds, coral reefs and sea grass beds and in the entire municipal waters;
  • Rehabilitation/afforestation of mangrove and buffer zones in barangays to improve ecological balance;
  • Establishment of laboratory or research center utilizing new technology;
  • Equipping and increasing the personnel of the fishery enforcement group with all logistics to deter and apprehend illegal fishers; and
  • Amendment of irrelevant fishing ordinances and introduction of regulatory measures to prevent over fishing and fishing during spawning season.

PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

  • Repair and rehabilitation of Fish Port and Cold Storage Complex;
  • Inland Fishery Development
  • Backhoe Acquisition and Ope-rationalization
  • Establishment of Prawns and Milk fish Hatchery
  • Prawn Production
  • Tilapia Production;
  • Maintenance of Fish Sanctuaries and Water, Soil, Algae and Fish Laboratories;
  • Mangroves Rehabilitation and Afforestation;
  • Oyster production and Processing;
  • Coastal Resource Management;
  • Establishment of Fish Aggregation Materials/Fish Shelter or Payao;
  • Fishpond demonstration Farm and Fry Bank;
  • Maintenance of Patrol Boat and Complete Accessories;
  • Financial assistance to fully implement the Model Farms on fish and marine specie production; and
  • Sardine Making and tilapia Meat Tocino Project.

COCONUT INDUSTRY

GOAL

  • Raise the economic condition and socio-political consciousness of the coconut farmers through a sustainable development of the coconut industry where the fruits of such development truly and justly accrue to them.

OBJECTIVES AND TARGETS

  • To implement the KAANIB Coconut/Coffee Based Enterprise Development Projects (COCOBED) by 2019;
  • To maximize farm utilization and encourage proper intercropping practices by the end of the planning period;
  • To improve crop protection by 2019;
  • To encourage proper harvesting and post-harvest practices during the planning period;
  • To provide coconut farmers training and skills development in agricultural productivity by 2019;
  • To encourage village level processing and utilization of coconut by-products within the planning period;
  • To properly implement Republic Act No. 8048, the “Coconut Preservation Act of 1995” which provides for the regulation of cutting of coconut trees and to promote the growth of the coconut industry by undertaking a sustainable and efficient replanting program at the end of the planning period; and
  • To explore possible expansion for domestic and foreign markets by the end of the planning period.

STRATEGIES

  • The President’s Food Security Program;
  • The policy framework of the Agricultural and Fishery Modernization Act of the Department of Agriculture;
  • The empowerment, welfare and self-reliance of the coconut farmers shall be of greater consideration;
  • Development shall be focused on areas suitable for coconut production;
  • Product and research development shall be vigorously pursued as well as its promotion, both domestic and international;
  • It shall be the policy of the Local Government of Dapitan City to provide full support to the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) to continue the streamlining and strengthening of its organization with more logistics and manpower resources; and
  • Coordination and cooperation among various line government agencies and private institutions shall at all times be enjoined and encouraged.

PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

  • Coconut Cluster Model Farms
  • Coconut Trunk Banding
  • Water Reservoir (Ground Level)
  • Solar Dryer;
  • Inter cropping;
  • Coconut Rehabilitation by Fertilization;
  • Coconut Replanting;
  • Coconut Processing Plant;
  • Purchase of Coconut Husk Decorticating Machine;
  • Training’s and capability building;
  • Virgin coconut oil production;
  • Coco sugar making;
  • Coco milk and nata de coco production;
  • Pest and disease management coffee inter-crops
  • Fungicide application
  • Pesticide application; and
  • Weeds management coffee inter-crops
  • Herbicide application.

COMMERCE AND TRADE

GOALS

  • Develop Dapitan City as viable commercial hub/trade center complimenting the main goals of agriculture sufficiently and sustainably to meet the needs of the populace; and
  • Increase the volume of commerce in existing commercial areas.

OBJECTIVES AND TARGETS

  • To establish a commercial complex at the Polo junction by 2019;
  • To increase commercial activities in the identified growth centers to augment the income of the City by 2019;
  • To construct new markets or market tiendas and rehabilitate dilapidated ones in rural growth centers by 2020;
  • To encourage more entrepreneurs to put up commercial establishments in identified growth centers 2019;
  • To promote/develop the existing commercial areas into highly technical or advanced commercial shopping centers by the end of the planning period;
  • To achieve the tax targets through the existing commercial establishments in the City by 2019;
  • To improve the quality of the investment environment offered to potential investors by 2020;
  • To encourage capital build-up geared towards the pursuance of commercial activity by 2021;
  • To upgrade the physical set-up of existing commercial areas and encourage increased investment by 2021;
  • To establish, develop and ope-rationalize a commercial area replete with amenities necessary to maximize commercial activity at the end of the planning period; and
  • To organize the Polo Commercial Convergence Center Technical Working Committee during the first six (6) months of the first year of the planning period to ope-rationalize the initial four (4) hectares of the PCCC.

STRATEGIES

  • Development and ope-rationalization of the Polo PIE/Commercial Convergence Center;
  • Encouragement of businessmen to put up commercial establishments in identified growth centers by extending incentives like tax exemption, free certificates or license to operate business for a number of years;
  • Creation of consumer markets in the vicinity of the identified growth centers through development of housing projects and other process of urbanization, organization of commercial cooperatives for local and/or export outlets; and
  • Establishment of livelihood and income generating projects, fishpond activities and other service-oriented facilities to accelerate the City’s revenue collections.

PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

  • Construction of Commercial Complex at the Polo Junction not later than 2020;
  • Construct new market and satellite markets in identified growth centers of Barcelona, Baylimango, Aseniero and rehabilitation of dilapidated ones at the start of the planning period;
  • Promote cottage industry; and
  • Rehabilitation and improvement of fish Landing Facility.

INDUSTRY

GOALS

  • Geared towards full agri-industrial development of the City through the projected existence of organized, productive and self-reliant urban and rural communities involved in all sectors of the industry shall be realized; and
  • Envisioned to increase the share of the City in the agri-industrialization effort of the province and region in particular and of the country in general with the expectation of effective anti-pollution and environment protection.

OBJECTIVES

  • To develop an industrial port zone adequately provided with physical infra support facilities;
  • To generate job opportunities;
  • To fully develop the City’s industrial potential and fully utilize its geographical strategic advantage;
  • To provide physical linkages between farm areas and processing sites;
  • To establish and develop medium-scale coco-based and other related locally sourced raw materials for cottage industries development of the City;
  • To increase employment opportunities and income of the people in the rural areas;
  • To see to it that industrial and agricultural outputs are efficiently distributed in sufficient quantity at improved quality and at affordable price;
  • To provide adequate support facilities and services to hasten the operation of industries; and
  • To organize a TWG or Council/Committee to oversee the implementation of the Industrial port Zone at the beginning of the planning period.

TARGETS

As a consequence of these diversified development, the problem of housing of the expected management of leading officials and office personnel, plant and port workers is to be considered, thus:

The identified housing sites are in place:

  • For marginalized plant and port workers, the Sicayab Bucana Resettlement Site, shall be preferred for them and it is envisioned that the existing occupants of the resettlement site can be given priority of employment in the different plant sites and warehouses in the industrial port zone.
  • Barangays Owaon and Larayan and even Sulangon shall be proposed for housing development for the remaining industrial workers.

With the ope-rationalization of the industrial port zone in the long run, the following shall be considered:

  • Self-sufficiency in food – the present SAFDZ plans which ope-rationalized model farms of all types of food (fish, staple foods, livestock, etc.) shall solve the problem.
  • Power – the ZANECO had already installed a 69 KVA power substation and the requirements of the industrial port zone can be initially served, however, with the envisioned increase in the number of investors in the industrial port zone, more power outage shall have to be put in place by ZANECO.
  • The water requirements serviced by Dapitan City Water District (DCWD) shall have by then in the initial stage of development, reached the industrial site and appropriate plans to tap the Dapitan River for more water from Diwaan which is not enough shall be initiated and finalized.
  • Communication must be enhanced.
  • Environmental sanitation, sustainability, protection and management must be in place.
  • Additional income for the City and employment of its constituents and thus, improvement of the standard of living.
  • Small and medium scale, including cottage industries which are labor-and agro-resource oriented industries shall be developed.

STRATEGIES

  • Provision of a financing program and organization of cooperatives that would give financial and technical assistance to light and medium-scale industries in the City;
  • Establishment of a marketing assistance program that would help the flow or channeling of products;
  • Intensive drive on investment promotion/campaign;
  • Intensified efforts to stabilize supply and price;
  • Provision of service-oriented facilities such as ice cold plant and storage, warehouses and processing plants.

PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

  • Widening of San Pedro-Pulauan Port Terminal National Road;
  • Construction of four (4) lane Access Road from Pulauan Port Terminal to Sicayab-Bucana the Sicayab in Dipolog City;
  • Development of Industrial Complex at Barangay San Vicente (see site plan), considering the following:
  • Expansion of Pulauan Port Terminal towards Pagatpatan water areas;
  • Surveys Works of Development Sites (2016-2017) (first 116 hectares);
  • Development at the beginning of planning period –

                        .8 has/1000 pp x 70,000 = 56 has.;

  • Development at the end of planning period –

                        .8 has/1000 pp x 75,000 = 60 has.;

  • Delineation of Development – Warehousing Complex.

6. TOURISM

GOAL

  • Full development and enhanced competitive position of Dapitan City as an eco-tourism destination in the Philippines and the poblacion as a heritage center.

OBJECTIVES

  • To make the City a major tourist destination in the south;
  • To increase and maximize domestic and foreign tourist arrivals;
  • To increase investments in industry and other activities that support agricultural and tourism development;
  • To develop and enhance responsible tourism climate that promotes eco-tourism; and
  • To strengthen the promotion of tourism industry in Dapitan by year 2019.

      TARGETS

      The following targets are to be sustained during the planning period:

  • The existing tourist destination must be well-kept and presentable; services offered are in place, the manpower component are skilled and knew what they are supposed to do; accessibility shall be enhanced to support facilities and amenities are present and functioning.
  • For potential tourist areas:
  • Infrastructure Support –
    • Construction of Roads, Trails, etc.
    • Construction of Water Facilities
    • Electrification
    • Identification of Potential Tourist Areas;
  • Communication Facilities; and
  • Promotional Activities.

STRATEGIES

  • Development and Implementation of the Seven Thematic Zones:
  • Comprehensive Land Use Plan;
  • Revision of Zoning Ordinance;
  • Comprehensive Development Plan; and
  • Local Development Investment Plan.
  • Development of the Dr. Jose Rizal Heritage Center:
  • Research and documentation of Rizal’s life in Dapitan;
  • Construction of replicas of structures during Rizal’s exile in Dapitan;
  • Restoration of waterworks system at Rizal Park;
  • Restoration and preservation of historical landmarks; and
  • Conversion of the old City Hall Building.
  • Development of eco-tourism attraction:
  • Development of Dr. Jose Rizal Heritage Center;
  • Development of public land behind Rizal’s Shrine as Eco-Tourism Park;
  • Dredging of Liboran River program;
  • Liboran River bank protection;
  • Construction of circumferential road along Liboran River;
  • Access roads to identified agro-tourism estate (Farm and Forest Zone) and other tourist destinations;
  • Construction of water taxi terminals along Liboran River; and
  • Integrated Transport Terminal.

PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

  • Development of poblacion as heritage center;
  • Development of Ilihan Hill as a tourist attraction;
  • Development of Community-Based Rural Tourism;
  • Reformulation of the Eco-Tourism Master Plan;
  • Formulation of a Heritage Plan & Tourism Code;
  • Creation/Organization of the Culture & Heritage Committee;
  • Development of the Poblacion Area as Heritage Center; and
  • Establishment/Develop- cottage industries.

7. INFRASTRUCTURE

TRANSPORTATION

GOALS

  • The mobility of people and economic goods needed for the development of the city are well-served and sustained; and
  • Establishment of an efficient and well integrated support facilities for faster mobility.

OBJECTIVES AND TARGETS

  • To improve and expand existing road network and linkages by 2019;
  • Open-up/construct new roads to newly identified growth areas by 2019;
  • To improve accessibility and mobility in the City especially the identified tourist sites by 2019;
  • To improve and rehabilitate existing transportation system and road network by 2019;
  • To provide an efficient public transportation system by 2020; and
  • To support the economic and tourism aspirations of the City at the end of the planning period.

STRATEGIES

      Philippine Ports Authority (PPA)

  • Construction of additional pier to accommodate more vessels;
  • Widening and expansion of the existing pier; and
  • Provision of adequate port facilities.

      City/District Engineer’s Office

  • Rehabilitation/repair of existing barangay roads to make them all-weather roads;
  • Construction of farm-to-market roads;
  • Construction/concreting of City roads;
  • Expansion of Pulauan road especially at the vicinity of Pulauan Port to avoid traffic congestion in the area;
  • Provision of adequate parking area for passenger and private vehicles at Pulauan Port;
  • Rehabilitation of dilapidating bridges; and
  • Opening/Construction of Sunrise Boulevard.

Participation of Non-Government Organizations/People’s Organization

  • Provision of a shuttle service to/from Dipolog City Airport to the City; and
  • Development of a shuttle system integrating (or connecting) the tourism sites – the system envisioned is a mini-bus or bus system (depending on the final travel demand).

PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

  • Rehabilitation and improvement of national and provincial roads;
  • Rehabilitation and improvement of local roads;
  • Construction of Integrated Transport Terminal;
  • Construction of ancillary road facilities (waiting sheds and road signage);  
  • Reclamation program of Barangay San Pedro-San Vicente; and
  • Re-development of Pulauan Port.

POWER

GOAL

  • Trigger the economic development of the City with a total city energization program.

OBJECTIVES AND TARGETS

  • To fully connect with electricity all the priority service areas of the City at the end of the planning period;
  • To accelerate community development through electrification of all the barangay in the City during the planning period; and
  • To increase the number of consumers or households served from 29 to 40% before the end of the planning period.

STRATEGIES

  • Representation should be made with the Zamboanga del Norte Electric Cooperative (ZANECO) and other concerned offices for the following:
  • Extension of power lines to the sitios of the energized barangays.

 PROGRAMS AND PORJECTS

  • Energization of sitios from energized barangays;
  • Conversion of power line grid from single phase to 3-phase system; and
  • Installation of anti-power surge device.

WATER

GOAL

  • To put in place sustainable sources of water supply to provide the City with adequate and potable service waters.

 OBJECTIVES AND TARGETS

  • To improve the access of population to potable water supply by 2019;
  • To upgrade all barangays to at least Level II system before 2022; and
  • To develop sustainable water sources at the end of the planning period.

STRATEGIES

  • Expansion of the water services of the Dapitan City Water District in the poblacion and in the barangays not yet covered by the system;
  • Construction of water treatment plant of the Dapitan City Water District;
  • Continuous maintenance of existing water infrastructures and distribution system;
  • Completion of spring development at Sitio Tinglan, Barangay San Francisco to serve the water needs of Barangays San Francisco, Sigayan, Aseniero, Masidlakon and San Nicolas;
  • Completion of spring development in Barangays Guimputlan, Napo, San Vicente and Taguilon; and
  • Construction/rehabilitation of Water System in Sitio Calatong, Barangay Ilaya.

PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

  • Construction of spring development programs;
  • Rehabilitation and improvement of existing potable water supply system;
  • Construction of alternative water supply projects: ramp pumps, rain collectors, deep/shallow wells and electric driven water systems; and
  • Reorganize Rural Water Works and Sanitation Association.

COMMUNICATION

GOAL

  • Reliable communication system for the City.

 OBJECTIVES AND TARGETS

  • To install communication facilities in the City during the first half of the planning period;
  • To expand telephone services before the end of the planning period; and
  • Provide access in the remote and coastal areas in wireless communication at the end of the planning period.

STRATEGIES

  • Installation of Communication Towers at selected areas especially in areas not covered by cellular and internet signals.

 PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

  • Construction of communication towers;
  • Construction of 2-way radio repeater antennae; and
  • Installation of wifi server in selected public places and schools.

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT and ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

The City has formulated the CY 2015-2024 Dapitan City Ecological Solid Waste Management Plan as mandated by Republic Act No. 9003 otherwise known as Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 to provide an effective environmental protection, cleanliness and sanitation of the community.

At present, the City has newly acquired lot in Barangay Aseniero for the establishment of the Sanitary Landfill and its facilities.