The Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod is requesting the Bureau of Fire Protection of Bacolod City to apportion a lot from the BFP property for the barangay hall of Barangay 8 in Bacolod City.
The resolution authored by Councilor Lady Gles Gonzales-Pallen said the BFP is planning to rehabilitate and develop its building.
Officials of Brgy. 8 received a letter from BFP Regional Office informing them that it will demolish the structures near its building including the barangay hall of Brgy. 8, that had occupied the lot for 20 years, it said
The officials of Brgy. 8 has sought the assistance of the City Council for the relocation of their barangay hall, the resolution said.
The Local Government Code provides that every local government unit should exercise the powers expressly granted, as well as powers necessary, appropriate or incidental, for its efficient and effective governance, which are essential to the promotion of the general welfare, it added.*
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