Hon. Erico B. Aumentado manifested that it was the first joint meeting of the Provincial Development Council, PPOC and the Sangguniang Panlalawigan for calendar year 2010. He emphasized that the said meeting will address vital concerns on peace and development of the province focusing on poverty reduction and peace. After recognizing the distinguished guest, the ULAP President and Interim President of ULAP, Mr. Ramon Guico, Gov. Aumentado then indorsed the Guico Plan to increase the IRA Fund from 40% to 50%.
At this point, Chairman Aumentado requested for the deferment of items 2, 3 & 4 of the chairman’s time of the agenda considering that there were numerous items to be taken up.
Atty. Vistal moved to dispensed with the reading of the previous minutes and so with the approval of the same since the members were already provided with the agenda folder.