CITY GOVERNMENT OF SURIGAO

the city of island adventures

City Hall

Pursuant to Republic Act No. 6134, Surigao was converted to a chartered city on August 31, 1970 with Pedro Espina as its first city mayor.

Zaragoza Rock Formations

Unique rock formations approximately 20 feet high stands out against a backdrop of dense coconut trees and nipa palms ( Nypa fruticans) and covers an area of one hectare.

Basul Island

A tiny island at the entrance of Hinituan Channel with fine white sand mixed with assorted shells rims.

Ipil-Mabua Pebble Beach

A contiguous layer gray of pebbles.

Birok Islet Coral Reef

A small shell beach surrounded by vast mangroves and close to a reef.

Silop Cave

Stalagmites and stalactites dominate the chambers, accessible through its twelve entrances. It is approximately 7 kilometers from the city proper.

San Pedro Cantiasay Footbridge

This wooden footbridge is among the country's longest at 391 meters, connecting Sibale and Nonoc Islands.

City Mayor's Office

CITY MAYOR'S OFFICE
00001 Borromeo St., Surigao City
Tel. No.: (086) 826 Fax No.: (086) 231 7201 
 
 
FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT:
Exercises general supervision and control over all departments of the City Government and sees to it that Philippine laws and ordinances and resolutions of the city are duly observed and enforced.
 
PERSONNEL STAFF-
Serve and direct link between the City Mayor and the operating units of the offices as well as the various operating departments of the city, perform the administrative and housekeeping functions of the office.
 
CIVIL SECURITY UNIT-
Responsible for the formulation and implementation of civil security measures to ensure the safety and security of important documents, buildings, and lives of the persons against theft, vandalism, robbery, fire, personal assault, and subversive infiltration.
 
PUBLIC AFFAIRS, INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE DIVISION-
Charged with the implementation of community affairs and development policies providing technical assistance to community or barangay leaders, and gathering and effectively disseminating relevant data and information of public knowledge.
 
SPECIAL SERVICES-
Tourism
Promotes tourism within the city and operates a program of information, upgrading and identification of accommodation and promotion of tourist spots in the city.
 
Sports and Youth Development Program
Promote sports, physical fitness and youth development program and activities of the government.
 
THE STAFF:
PERSONAL STAFF
BALGAMELO C. MA.
-  Acting City Administrator/Executive Assistant III
WILFREDA B. LOAYON
-  Private Secretary II 
RODOLFO G. ENSOMO
-  Special Agent II 
CARTCHE C. GONZAGA
-  Security Agent I 
CLENN S. ESPANTO
-  Driver II 
 
ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DIVISION
ARMA E. PATIMO
-  Supervising Administrative Officer
HAIREE CEL S. PEDIMONTE
-  Administrative Officer V 
GRACE SHIELA M. POMOY
-  Internal Auditor II
CHONA S. JUBAY
-  Administrative Officer I
JOSE ELVY O. BONILLA
-  Administrative Aide IV
JOSEFINA R. MACARAYA
-  Administrative Aide III 
RITA T. DUMALI
-  Administrative Aide III
RYAN B. PAREJA
-  Administrative Aide IV
JAYSON B. DORIA
-  Administrative Aide IV
NELSON P. GALVAN 
-  Administrative Aide IV
 
BUSINESS PERMIT AND LICENSING SECTION
ERNESTO P. KANG
-  Executive Assistant IV / BPL Officer
EMMALINDA U. LIPAO 
-  Administative Assistant II
MA. VICTORIA A. ARANA
-  Administrative Aide VI
CARMELITA A. LABADAN 
-  Administrative Aide IV 
 
BARANGAY AFFAIRS SECTION
ROSARIO D. VERGARA
-  Administrative Aide IV
 
PERSONNEL SERVICES DIVISION
GLORIA O. GIMENA 
-  Personnel Officer
MARCELINA C. LIPAO 
-  Administrative Assistant IV 
MERIAM P. PACLEB 
-  Administrative Assistant III 
RIZABELLE M. MONDOÑEDO 
-  Administrative Assistant II 
MARIETTA J. TESIORNA 
-  Administrative Assistant II 
 
TOURISM AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICE
ROSELYN ARMIDA B. MERLIN -  Supervising Tourism Operations Officer
ROSARIO R. LOZANO -  Tourism Operations Assistant
ROSENDA L. VILLEJO -  Administrative Aide IV
 
TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT SECTION 
 
THRELCIE A. VILLACES
-  Traffic Administrator
VALERIANO C. MA
-  Traffic Aide III 
CARMELITA G. SILOS 
-  Traffic Aide II 
LODEM S. PLAZA 
-  Traffic Aide II 
JOEL M. CAVITE 
-  Traffic Aide II 
GOMER P. PIEDAD 
-  Traffic Aide I 
RAUL J. ALTRES 
-  Traffic Aide I 
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