Friday, July 26, 2013

Rule II. - SESSIONS AND QUORUM

Sec. 1. SESSION. - The Sangguniang Barangay shall hold regular sessions twice a month and also such number of special sessions as may be called by the Punong Barangay or by any other four members of the Sangguniang Barangay at any time.

A. Unless the sangguniang Barangay orders, otherwise, the Punong Barangay shall inform the Sanggunian members that regular sessions shall take place on certain specific dates and time.

B. Regular sessions of the Sangguniang Barangay shall be public and the person presiding has the authority to exact from all present the respect and proper deportment.

C. As often as necessary when public interest so demands, special sessions may be called by the Punong Barangay or majority of the members of the sanggunianl. No two (2) sessions shall be held in one day.

D. In case of special sessions, a written notice to the Sanggunian members, stating the day, time and purpose of the meeting shall be served personally or left with a member of the household.

E. Unless otherwise agreed upon by two-thirds (2/3) vote of the members present, there being a quorum, no other matter may be considered at a special meeting except those stated in the notice.

F. The Presiding officer shall open the session by calling the Sanggunian to order.


Sec. 2. QUORUM. - The majority of the Sangguniang Barangay members shall constitute a quorum, and in its absence, the business of the sanggunian shall not be discussed.

A. The Punong Barangay shall not be counted in making a quorum.

B. In the event of the inability of the Punong Barangay to preside at a regular or special session where there is quorum, a temporary presiding officer shall be elected from among the members present who shall not vote even in case of a tie but shall certify within ten (10) days from their adoption all ordinances, resolutions, and motions enacted or adopted by the sanggunian.

C. When a quorum is lacking, a majority of those in actual attendance may adjourn from time to time and may enforce immediate attendance of any member absent.

D. If there is still no quorum inspite of the above, no other business shall be transacted and the presiding officer upon proper motion or a majority of the members present shall declare the meeting adjourned for lack of quorum.

E. Should a question of lack of quorum be raised, the presiding officer shall immediately proceed to call the roll of the members and thereafter announce the results.

F. Absent members shall explain their absence during the next meeting.

1 comment:

  1. to be residence of the barangay, do i have right to check the barangay officials file? like treasurer file to be audit of public? what RA act?

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