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Dagupan City mayor, council face graft raps Written by Tribune Saturday, 23 June 2012 00:00

Saturday, June 23, 2012

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has found that the resolution passed by the Dagupan City council allowing Mayor Benjamin Lim to initiate the sale two properties owned by the city government violated the law.

In its reply to the request for clarification made by Dagupan Vice Mayor Belen  Fernandez, the DILG’s legal service department pointed out that the resolution was in violation of Section 52 (D) of the Local Government Code of 1991, as reiterated under Article 105. In her letter of May 26, Fernandez said the special session held on April 20 which passed the resolution authorizing Lim to initiate the sale of the properties at McAdore International Place and at Barangay Talibaew, Calasiao, was done with “undue haste and under dubious circumstances.”

The special session was held while Fernandez was in California, USA Four city councilors supportive of Fernandez were not informed about the special session, the vice-mayor said..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribune.net.ph/index.php/nation/item/605-dagupan-city-mayor-council-face-graft-raps

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