BARANGAY GENERAL. LUNA

BARANGAY GENERAL. LUNA


HISTORY

   The recorded history of Barangay General Luna started in 1929, when the Insular Lumber Company (ILCO) began its logging operation in the area. The inhabitants followed to clear the area and began cultivating the land with rice and corn. The families with big clearings are the Duncaras and the Piccios. They donated portion of their cleared land to the government for the barrio and the school site. Later they named the new barangay after General Luna, one of our great Filipino hero.
The local government of Sagay facilitated for the titling of the donated lots and the first Barrio Delegado who was appointed by the Mayor was Pedro Duncara.


PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Location:

Barangay General Luna is located at the northern part of Sagay. It is four (4) kilometers away from Sagay City proper. The barangay proper has an elevation of 43 meters above sea level per record of NAMRIA.
It is bounded on the North Eastern by Barangay Rafaela Barrera, Sagay City; on the South Eastern by Barangay Paitan, Escalante City; on the South Western by Barangays Lopez Jaena & Rizal and on the North Western by Barangay Poblacion I, all of Sagay City.

Area:

Barangay General Luna has a total land area of 1,466.0700 hectares. Based on the latest Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) of City of Sagay for the period of 2006 to 2015. The land area are classified, as follows, to wit:

Residential 12.3994 hectares
Agricultural 1032.9685 hectares
Tourism 60.2265 hectares
Landfill 8.0000 hectares
Light Industrial 30.7674 hectares
Institutional 105.3813 hectares
Marine/Quarry 6.2500 hectares
Socialized Housing 2.0000 hectares
Industrial Tree Park 91.8152 hectares
Parks, Open Space & Easement 116.2617 hectares

Type of Soil:

Faraon Clay Complex and Rough Mountainous Land

Climate:

Sagay City has a tropical climate with season not very pronounced, relatively dry from November to April and wet during the rest of the year.

Political Boundaries:

Barangay General Luna has twenty one (21) puroks, namely:

1. Purok Maki-angayon 12. Purok Joefred
2. Purok Malipayon 13. Purok Buntod
3. Purok Santan 14. Purok Maloloy-on/Bugasok
4. Purok Hapit-anay 15. Purok Camansi I
5. Purok Bombille 16. Purok Camansi II
6. Purok Mapanibaon 17. Purok Roma
7. Purok Gemelina 18. Purok Rhum
8. Purok Kakahuyan 19. Purok Esperanza
9. Purok Pine Tree 20. Purok Adelie
10. Purok Erlinda II 21. Purok Mabinuligon
11. Purok Kawayanan

SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS


Population: Based on the Census Population conducted by Philippine Statistic Authority (formerly NSO) Barangay General Luna has a total population, as follows, to wit;

Census Year Census Reference Date Population
2015 August 1, 2015 3,747
2010 May 1, 2010 3,743

Population Density:

Per computation as of latest Census Population the population density of Barangay General Luna is 2.55 persons/hectare or 255 persons/square kilometer.

Registered Voters:

Barangay General Luna has a total registered voters of 2,059, with twelve (12) precinct numbers as of July 30, 2016 per record of Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Sagay City.

Religion:

The population is predominantly catholic interpersed with small groups or percentage of other sects such as Seventh-Day Adventist and Pagtulun-an Dios Amahan.

Dialects:

Principal dialect is Ilonggo, likewise they know how to speak Cebuano,Tagalog and English.

Labor and Employment:

Most of the labor force in General Luna work in sugarcane plantation.


ECONOMIC PROFILE

Barangay General Luna is one of the rural barangay of Sagay City. Its economy is based mainly on agriculture. Some residents have sari-sari stores scattered in some puroks to augment their livelihood everyday.

Record showed at NEGOSYO CENTER (One Stop Shop Office ) of Sagay City, Barangay General Luna has only two (2) approved business license permits for the year 2016. One (1) Labor Contractor Services and one (1) Rice Mill Processor.

Barangay Income and Expenditures for the Past Five years

Year Income (pesos) Expenditures (pesos)
2012 2,149,058.62 2,088,017.69
2013 2,206,942.79 2,273,604.52
2014 2,527,251.00 2,520,683.32
2015M 2,839,427.79 3,029,630.26
2016 4,021,698.27 3,352,379.61

EDUCATION FACILITIES


Barangay Luna has one (1) Public Elementary School and one (1) Public High School. Per record of Department of Education, Division of Sagay, as of school year 2016-2017, the total enrollees, as follows, to wit;

  • General Luna Elementary School has a total enrollees of 445 students. Preparatory level has 46 students and Elementary has 399 students.
  • Sagay National High School (General Luna Extension) has a total enrollees of 157 students.

HEALTH FACILITIES


Barangay has one (1) Health Stations manned by one (1) midwife and twenty six (26) Barangay Health Workers. It has four (4) Day Care Centers and one (1) Barangay Nutrition Scholar.


SPORTS/RECREATION FACILITIES


Barangay has one (1) covered court and eight (8) open standard basketball courts constructed in various Puroks for recreational and sport activities.


RESETTLEMENT SITE/CORE SHELTER PROGRAM


Per record in the City Planning Development Office as of 2015, Barangay General Luna has one (1) Resettlement Site and one (1) Core Shelter Program , to wit;

  • Barangay General Luna Resettlement Site, covering a total area of development of 4.0000 hectares, with 229 total number of saleable lots with no beneficiares.
  • Barangay General Luna has one Core Shelter Program, covering an area of development of .2000 hectare, with 25 total number of constructed planned houses awarded to qualified beneficiaries.

INFRASTRUCTURES


Transportation:

The local mode of transportation going back and forth in barangay is by means of tricycle and motor(habal-habal).

Power Supply:

NONECO provides electrical power supply to the barangay and some
residents used solars and batteries.

Water Supply:

Residents of General Luna utilize level II water source and deepwells as their main water sources.

Communication:

Telecommunications are available through cellphones and radio handsets; newspapers & magazines are available in commercial outlets/stores at adjacent barangays or at city proper.


CURRENT BARANGAY OFFICIALS

Barangay Captain: VICENTE P. OGAHAYON
Barangay Kagawads: MERLITA A. EBAG
ROGELIO S. BENEDICTO
MODESTO T. VILLAGANAS
JOSE S. DUNCARA, JR.
JOEL B. EDAÑO
ROSALINDA M. CARAY
NOEL B. REQUIRON
Barangay Treasurer: MA.FE O. SERIDON
Barangay Secretary: ARSENIO L. SANDAG