DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio signed last week the committees that will help organize the annual regional sports meet that will be held in Davao City on February 2018.
Duterte Carpio signed Executive Order 31, series of 2017 creating the executive committee, which she will head as chairperson, and the regional director of the Department of Education as co-chairperson.
On 2018, Davao City will host the Davao Region Athletic Association (Davraa) Meet. Duterte-Carpio signed the order on July 19.
The executive committee members will include the city vice mayor, schools division superintendent, department head of the Public Safety and Security Command Center, Davao City Police Office Director, Assistant City Administrator for Operations, the chair of the City Council Committee on Education, the chair of the Committee on youth and sports, and department heads of the City Sports Division, Central 911, and the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office.
Section 3 of the EO directed the creation of three subcommittees divided into three clusters: technical/facilitating committee or Cluster 1; traffic, health and security committee or Cluster 2, and event committee or Cluster 3.
The task and functions per committee was provided in Section 4 of the EO.
The cluster 1 will be in-charge of the inspectorate, sports equipment, supplies and fixtures, games management and administration, awards and certificates, playing venues and billeting quarters preparation, operations and management , and clean and green/garbage collection and disposal.
This cluster, according to Section 3 is composed of DepEd-Davao Region, DepEd Division of Davao City, City Sports Division, City Engineer’s Office, General Services Office, and City Environment and Natural Resources.
Cluster 2 will be responsible for the traffic and security, transportation, food and safety and distribution, health and medical incident command post. This cluster will be composed of DepEd-Davao, Deped Division of Davao City, PSSCC, CHO, DRRMO/Central 911, and City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO).
Cluster 3 is tasked for the marketing, promotion and information management, reception and protocol, creative presentation, programs and events; preparation and restoration of event venue; tourism trade fair and Davao City products promotion, Finance (Ways and Means); and legal concerns ( preparation of MOA, and render legal opinion). This cluster will be composed of Deped Davao Region, DepEd Division of Davao City, City Tourism Operations Office, City Information Office, City Economic Enterprise, City Legal Office, City Accounting Office and City Budget Office.
Section 5 provides for the creation of the Davraa Secretariat composed of personnel from the City Government of Davao with the principal task of coordinating with other offices and disseminating letters and communications.
Section 6 also provides that a budget shall be allocated from "available appropriate resources" that will fund the operations and activities of the committee. (KVC)
Published in the SunStar Davao newspaper on July 28, 2017.
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