The City Government of Isabela under the administration of Mayor Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman convened the Local Economic Affairs Development (LEAD) Council for a special meeting, March 10 at Sakayan Conference Room.
Agenda of the meeting focused and resolved the following concerns, such as the arrival/visit of former BCDA President & CEO Atty. Arnel Casanova and prospects for collaboration on the establishment of the Isabela City Development Corp. (ICDC), LGU investments into Local Economic Enterprises (LEE) and Public Private Partnerships (PPP), consultations on possible amendments to the Local Revenue Code as well as the investment promotions roadshow for the proposed Isabela City Economic Zone (Isabela EcoZone). Also discussed were the 1st Quarter MSMED Council & LPCC meeting date and venue, Sakayan Festival PPPs, the Isabela City Agriculture Summit and the visit of MINDA Secretary Mabel Acosta.
The meeting was attended by PCCI Isabela City President and Infante Hospital Corp CEO Victor Moore Ututalum, Joal Sicat of CPDO, Michael Jolo of DICT, Miriam Suacito of Nagdilaab Foundation, Inc., Acting City Treasurer Jane Abenojar, OIC City Engineer Reynaldo Dagohoy, BPLO Albert Porticos, City Tourism Officer Claudio Ramos II, Margarita Auxtero of Isabela Foundation Inc., Sheila Pagarigan of IBLLA, and Isabela City LEDIPO Chief Jaime Juanito Rivera. (Words by SJ Asakil/Photos by M. Santos, CIO)