Bayawan City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
List of Barangays (28) in Bayawan City, in the Negros Oriental Province within Region 7 of The Philippines
Ali-is | Banaybanay | Banga | Boyco | Bugay | Cansumalig | Dawis | Kalamtukan | Kalumboyan | Malabugas | Mandu-ao | Maninihon | Minaba | Nangka | Narra | Pagatban | Poblacion | San Isidro | San Jose | San Miguel | San Roque | Suba | Tabuan | Tayawan | Tinago | Ubos | Villareal | Villasol
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List of Municipalities in the Negros Oriental Province within Region VII in the Republic of The Philippines
Amlan (Ayuquitan) || Ayungon || Bacong || Basay || Bindoy || Dauin || Jimalalud || La Libertad || Mabinay || Manjuyod || Pamplona || San Jose
Santa Catalina || Siaton || Sibulan || Tayasan || Valencia || Vallehermoso || Zamboanguita
Cities in the province of Negros Oriental: Bais City || Bayawan City || Canlaon City || Dumaguete City (Capital)
Guihulngan City || Tanjay City
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City Hall of Bayawan City
- Bayawan City has a total of 28 barangays
- Registered Voters of Bayawan City as of (2010) = 55,826
- Population of Bayawan City (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 110,250
- Land Area of Bayawan City (as of 2007, in hectares) = 69,908
- Bayawan City is a 2nd class Component City and Partially Urban.
- Bayawan City is in the Negros Oriental province and within Region VII-Central Visayas.
Geography of Bayawan City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
- Land Area (as of 2007, in hectares)= 69,908
On December 23, 2000, through a referendum, Bayawan City became a fifth class Component City in the 3rd Congressional District of the Province Negros Oriental located in the southwestern portion. It is composed of twenty-eight (28) barangays with a total land area of 69,908 hectares, the largest in the province. Bayawan accounts for 13% of the province’s total land area which is twice the size of the whole Siquijor Province (Island). It has a population of 101,391 with an average annual growth rate of 2.59%. Mabinay bound it to the north, Sta. Catalina to the east, Tanjay City to the southeast and Basay to the west. It also shares a boundary with Kabankalan City of Negros Occidental on the northwest. Bayawan City has a relatively short coastline of 15 kilometers west to east and comprising seven (7) coastal barangays running a stretch of almost 60 kilometers from the south coast going to the northernmost portion .
The City of Bayawan is subdivided into three development zones namely the urban area, sub-urban area, and rural area. The urban area constitutes only 2.3% (1,573 hectares) of the city’s total area and contains the main institutional, commercial and central business district of the city. It functions as the main economic hub of the city with economic growth nodes established in strategically located barangays in the hinterlands. The sub-urban area is about 10,260 hectares or 14.7% of the total area and is set to contain the agro-industrial zones, industrial zones and human settlements. The existing industrial activity (lime plant), the establishment of saw mills, and the identified industrial zone in the area show the natural pattern of development. Residential zones are considered in the sub-urban area to provide settlements for the people in the commercial center and in the industrial zones. The rural area accounts for the large 83.1% of the city’s total land area and is basically agricultural however; some barangays are identified to contain a high level of commerce, trade and agro-processing industry being the economic growth nodes of the city. These growth nodes are singled out due to their strategic geographic location while other rural barangays are mainly agricultural production areas.
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Location of Bayawan City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
- Coordinates: 09°22′N 122°48′E
History of Bayawan City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
- article from: Bayawan City - www.bayawancity.gov.ph
It was in 1751 when the Spanish friars first established their settlement. 116 years later, Tolong Nuevo (Bayawan’s former name) had existed as early as 1868 as part of Tolong Viejo (now the Municipality of Sta. Catalina). It was not until 1872 when she was formally organized as a pueblo.
In 1953, the name Tolong Nuevo was changed to Bayawan, by virtue of Republic Act 694 as approved by the 3rd congress of the Philippines, consigning the name "Tolong" into obscurity and deep oblivion soon slowly to be forgotten by the succeeding generations.
From the former name "Tolong", it was changed to Bayawan in a tragic tale that involved a "Bukidnon", the so-called natives of Bayawan and a priest. The town center was previously located in an uphill settlement called ’Omod’ now Brgy. Maninihon. A chapel was erected to serve the religious needs of the new converts. One Sunday morning while the priest was celebrating the Holy Eucharist, an enraged "Bukidnon" barged in the middle of the assembly. In the act of consecration, while the priest was elevating the Holy Host, this enraged "Bukidnon" threw a lance to the priest, instantly killing him.
The so-called native of Bayawan, the "Bukidnon" had this ritual called "Mag-ahat--a ritual practice involving the act of killing. The practice of "Mag-ahat" was to avenge the death of their fellow tribesman to appease the spirit of the deceased.
The tragic event left an indelible mark in the minds of the local folks. Thus, the name "Bayawan" from the Visayan term "Bayaw"--to hoist or elevate.
Bayawan’s cityhood is a story in itself and a classic example how an iota of an idea can grow into a full bloom reality if nurtured with proper care coupled with great enthusiasm and perseverance. Hon. German P. Saraña Jr., the then vice-mayor, had nurtured this dream. The path to city hood was an arduous path. Stony would be an understatement if we have to least describe it.
After finding out the that Bayawan has met two (income and land area) out of the three (income, land area and population) initial requirements for a municipality to become a city, a letter was sent to the Department of Finance, Bureau of Local Government Finance dated August 3, 1998 "requesting a certification as to the average regular income of the municipality of Bayawan, Negros Oriental for calendar years 1996-1997 based on 1991 constant prices". The reply from the Department of Finance dated October 23, 1998 was enclosed with a certification stating that "the average annual regular income in the amounts to Twenty Seven Million Two Hundred Twenty Nine Thousand Seven Hundred Fifty Two and 62/100 Pesos (Php 27,229,752.62)which exceeds the minimum income requirement of P20,000,000.00 provided for the Section 450 of R.A. 7160 (Local Government Code of 1991) for the conversion of a municipality into a component city."
The Hon. German P. Saraña, Jr., as presiding officer of the Sangguniang Bayan then passed a resolution to the Provincial Council to comment of the petition for the city hood. With the Provincial Board’s favorable recommendation, the paper chase began. Documents to support the petition were prepared; Certification by the Department of Finance that the average annual income of the proposed city meets the minimum income requirement and that its creation will not reduce the income based on 1991 constant prices, of the original Local Government Unit or Local Government Unit to less than the prescribed minimum; Certification by the National Statistics Office as to population of the proposed city and that its creation will not reduce the population of the original Local Government Unit to less than the prescribed minimum.
Certification by the Land Management Bureau that the land area of the proposed city meets the minimum land area requirement and that its creation will not reduce the land area of the Original Local Government Unit or Local Government Units, indicating the area to be created into a city. The map shall be prepared by the provincial, city or district engineer as the case may be and shall clearly indicate the road network within the proposed city; Certification by Land management Bureau that disposable and alienable public lands are available in the area to be created into a city sufficient to meet its growing population and the following purposes: Government center site of not less than ten thousand (10,00) square meters which shall include the city hall site and those of other government buildings; market site of not less than ten thousand (10,000) square meters, located out of view of the city hall, schools, plaza, and cemetery and near but not along a provincial road, railroad station, navigable river or sea; Plaza or park of not less than ten thousand (10,000) square meters located preferably in front of the city hall; School site of not less than ten thousand (10,000) square meter, in well-drained location that conforms with the requirements prescribed by public school authorities; and Cemetery site of not less than five thousand (5,000) square meters for every ten thousand (10,000) population which conforms with the requirements prescribed by the health
In addition, there were documents that contained the number and the nature of existing and commercial establishments in the territory of the proposed city as certified by NSO; Sources of potable water supply for the inhabitants as certified by the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) or the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), as the case maybe; Facilities, plans, and site for sewerage, garbage and waste disposals as certified by the Local engineer; and such other information that the petitioners may deem relevant for consideration in the petition.
After all the documents were collated, it was then submitted to the Office of the Congressman Herminio G. Teves of the Third District of the Province of Negros Oriental for the drafting of the proposed bill converting the Municipality of Bayawan into a component city of the Province of Negros Oriental. Thus, House Bill 7004 was born sponsored by Hon. Herminio G. Teves, 3rd Congressional District Representative of Negros Oriental. After the bill passed third reading and was approved, a public hearing was set on June 27, 1999.
A couple of months before the d-day, the municipality was in a hub of activities. Several meetings were conducted to ensure that everything would turn out to be perfect to give the visiting guests the impression that the Bayawanons were not only willing but also ready to become city residents.
Invitations to attend the Public Hearing were sent out to practically all sectors. Representatives of every stratum of the society were given a rare chance to vent their opinions regarding the proposed city hood. Local officials led by Mayor Ernesto T. Tijing, Vice-Mayor German P. Saraña Jr., the members of the Sanguniang Bayan, Hon. Rene Gaudiel, Hon. Lito Bito-on, Hon. Peter Paul Renacia, Hon. Rowena Cabanban, Hon. Guillermo Diao, Hon. Antonio Villamil, Hon. Eustaquia Elnar, Hon. Samuel Quindo, Hon. Fred Ian Trayvilla, and Hon. Hearty Soldevilla came in full force and ushered the solons who came all the way from Manila, the Visayas and those from the Province of Negros Oriental. Among those were Hon. Cong. Romeo Candazo, Hon. Cong. Roy Padilla, Sen. Franklin Drilon, Hon. Cong. Mar Roxas. Hon. Cong. Makarambung, Dumaguete City Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo and Vice-Mayor Woodrow Maquiling, Bais City Mayor Francisco Villanueva, Municipality of Zamboanguita Mayor Marcelo Adanza, Provincial Governor George P. Arnaiz and Provincial Vice-Governor Edgar Y. Teves. Hon. Cong. Herminio Teves, the Provincial Board Members and people from the media coming from Manila and from Dumaguete City also came to give full media coverage of the proceedings.
The result was overwhelming. The constituents’ voices were heard and everybody gave a resounding positive response to make Bayawan a component city of Negros Oriental.
It took more than a year when city hood crept back in the consciousness of the Bayawanons.
Back in Manila, House Bill 7004 (the Congressional Bill that will convert Bayawan into a component city of the Province of Negros Oriental) was revised and became house Bill 8191. Finally, the House of Representatives passed it on November 20, 2000.
Sergio Osmeña II sponsored Senate Bill 2197, which the senate finally passed on Nov. 15, 2000.
When Gov. "Chavit" Singson came out of the open to expose the "Jueting Scandal" involving ousted president Joseph Ejercito Estrada, a cloud of uncertainty hovered over the city hood of Bayawan. It was as if the sword of Damocles hanged over. . . it was as if a life support system was snuffed off from a patient to die peacefully.
While the whole country were glued to their television sets, following the bore some exchanges of judicial arguments regarding "subpoena duces tecum or subpoena ad testificandum"’ everyone in the Local Government Unit was asking the same question which none of us could give a categorically correct answer. For two occasions, there were notices sent from the office of Cong. Teves in Manila asking the local officials and department heads to pack their things and hie off to Manila only to be told later that the trip was postponed to an undisclosed future date.
It was as if the wait is taking forever. On December 5, 2000 in the midst of all the chaos, the slamming of the judge’s gavel in the Impeachment Trial, Mayor Ernesto T. Tijing slipped to Manila to witness the signing of the city charter by then embattled president, Joseph Ejercito Estrada. It was a most fateful day for all the Bayawanons. The signing became the denouement of an exciting story that we had religiously been following. Mayor Tijing then, called the Local Government Unit to prepare the necessary papers especially that the COMELEC had set the plebiscite to December 23, 2000.
With only two weeks to prepare, everybody in the unit did their thing to the campaign soiree. The LGU bought airtime over the radio to disseminate information especially those in the hinter barangays why we should embark on a city hood status. Line ads on cable television were placed to further drum into the consciousness of the constituents this important milestone that will entirely change the face of Bayawan.
Streamers and banners endorsing the "Vote Yes for City hood" hanged in all corners of the town. And on December 23, 2000 the Plebiscite was staged.
During the 104th Commemoration of Dr. Jose Rizal’s Martyrdom in Bagumbayan, December 30, 2000, in a simple yet memorable ceremony, the incumbent Municipal Officials were sworn into office by Judge Rogaciano Rivera as the set of Bayawan City Officials.
Bayawan now looks forward to the challenge of the future with greater determination and zest. With its new status, she opens her door to welcome investors that will boost her economic growth. The opening of communication system like the Philippine Long Distance Telephone , Inc., Cruz Telephone Company, Smart Cell Phone, the internet provided access to Bayawan to be inter-connected with the rest of the world. The installation of two Cable Television Sub-stations and the Manila Broadcasting’s DYSJ-FM radio made Bayawan abreast and well-informed with the latest and current news and issues affecting the daily grind of the Filipino’s life not only on the national and local front but also internationally. Bayawan now joins the race of the rest of the modern and the modernized city of the country. Predictably, Bayawan now becomes the gateway of commerce and will eventually become the seat of business hub in the south. The city hood status she achieved will entirely change the bucolic scenario of the growing and developing municipality into a bustling metropolis in the years to come.
People of Bayawan City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
- Bayawan City Population (as of May 1, 2010)= 114,074
- Bayawan City Population (as of Aug 1, 2007)= 110,250
- Bayawan City Registered Voters (2010)= 53,317
The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.
They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.
- Elected officials of Bayawan City for the term of 2013-2016
- Mayor of Bayawan City: German "Gerry" Pinili Saraña Jr. - LIBERAL PARTY
- Vice-Mayor of Bayawan City: Ismael "Pempo" Pinili Martinez - NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION
- Councilors of Bayawan City:
- AURELIA, ABAY DAN (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 6548 7.29%
- RENACIA, POPOY (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 6040 6.73%
- DUQUE, BON (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 5227 5.82%
- TIJING, ERNING (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 5217 5.81%
- SUMALPONG, LUIS (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 5097 5.68%
- JAMIN, SHARLOU (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 4772 5.31%
- LAMIS, GEROME (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 4647 5.17%
- TRIAS, JONAS (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 4528 5.04%
- CARREON, HENRY JR. (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 4412 4.91%
- TIZON, ALEX (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 4089 4.55%
- Elected officials of Bayawan City for the term of 2010-2013
- Mayor of Bayawan City: Rene Gargantiel Gaudiel
- Vice-Mayor of Bayawan City: Ismael Pinili Martinez
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Businesses in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Real Estate for Sale or lease in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Schools in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
School year 2015-2016 starts Monday, June 1, 2015 and ends Friday, April 1, 2016, for public elementary and secondary schools. The SY will consist of 201 school days, inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training (INSET) break. The different school events and activities, including the number of school days per quarter, are contained in Enclosure No. 1. Source: Department of Education
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Economy of Bayawan City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
Prior to the conversion of Bayawan into a component city of Negros Oriental on December 23, 2000, it was classified as a first class municipality. The major economic activity of the city then and now is basically the same, setting on an agricultural production platform. The major occupation and source of income of the people are farming, fishing and trading. Industrial activities are very minute and basic such as lime mining/production, rice and corn milling, lumber processing (saw mills), and small metal works shops.
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Natural Resources of Bayawan City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.
To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.
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We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.
This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.
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- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.
Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.
Tourists Attractions of Bayawan City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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- Niludhan Falls (Sitio Niludhan, Barangay Dawis)
- Approximately 43 kilometers from the city proper, Niludhan Falls offers a lot of excitement especially to those who love adventures. The place does not only offer a refreshing, cool water for swimmers likewise, it also dares picnickers to scale its heights and do the bungee jump.
- Mantapi Falls (Sitio Mantapi, Barangay Nangka)
- Only 4 kilometers from the city. Mantapi Falls or Busay as nearby residents call it, is a natural swimming pool. The source where the irrigation system draws its water to nourish Bayawan City?s vast rice plains, is a great site for swimming and hiking adventure.
- Lourdes Falls (Sitio Tagubang, Barangay Narra)
- Situated 20 kilometers from the city proper, Lourdes Falls never fails to earn the admiration of nature trekkers and picnickers. The enchanting falls has cascading crystal clear water that finds its way along multi-tiered levels that drop into a pool like basin, inviting you to take a dip to refresh and relax your tired body especially on hot summer days.
Going there is in itself an adventure, passing through thickets and lush vegetation.
- Palasanon Falls (Barangay Cansumalig)
- Located approximately 30 kilometers from the City Proper, the ride to the location is an adventure one will hardly forget. Awaiting is the beautiful Palasanon Falls. The beauty will take your breath away and make a promise to go back to the place. A case of love at first sight.
- Mag-aso Spring (Barangay Nangka)
- Summer is never complete without the visit to Mag-aso Spring. The place is enchanting and will leave quiet impression on every visitor?s heart. Do not forget your camera to record the memories and the enchantment while you can.
Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Bayawan City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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- Sunday, September 4, 2015 12:00 am
- MANILA, Philippines - Over 5,000 runners are expected to join the Takbo para sa Marikina Watershed on Sept. 20 at the Marikina River Park starting at 6 a.m.
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Bayawan City, Negros Oriental supports Philippine Cycling
Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
Cycling Activity to Participate In
Your cycling activity can be posted here and it will be shown in all the Provincial, City, Municipal and Barangay pages. Your 2015 Cycling Race or Activity can be Posted here.
- ILOILO CITY, April 27-May 2, 2015 (PNA) – Some 5,000 bikers are expected to join the second Iloilo Bike Festival slated April 27-May 2, 2015 as the city continues to aspire to become a bike-able walkable metropolis. The activity that supported by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) and Megaworld Iloilo aims to promote Iloilo as a safe and bike friendly city, promote the share-a-road movement encourage Ilonggos to commute via biking and raise Ilonggos awareness on the benefits of biking on health, safety and environment concerns. Read More....
- CYCLING Le Tour de Filipinas 2015 set as country celebrates 60 years of top-caliber cycling Feb 1 to Feb 4 2015 - View the result of the race: A four stage race. Stage 1 starts in Balanga and back to Balanga for a 126K race Feb 1, 2015 (Sunday); stage 2 starts in Balanga, Bataan to Iba, Zambales for a 154.7 K race Feb 2, 2015 (Monday); stage 3 starts in Iba, Zambales to Lingayen, Pangasinan for a 150.1K race Feb 3, 2015 (Tuesday); stage 4 starts in Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City, Benguet for a 101.7K race Feb 4, 2015 (Wednesday). For a total distance of 532.5 Kms. Read More >>>
- Ronda Pilipinas: Feb 8 - 27 2015:>> Discovering young riders for the national team will be the main objective of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2015 when the country’s premiere cycling race hits the road on Feb. 8 in Butuan City. Ronda Pilipinas executive project director Moe Chulani said the international multistage bikathon, which ends on Feb. 27, will have two qualifying legs of four stages each in Mindanao and the Visayas where the top riders will advance to face a tough foreign challenge in the six-stage Luzon finale. Read More>>>
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