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 Veterinary Office

CITY VETERINARY OFFICE
3/F New Government Building
City Hall Compound, Surigao City
Tel. No.: (086) 232 7588
 
 
FUNCTIONS:
  1. Develops program relative to the operation of animal breeding, which include swine, cattle and carabao through natural and artificial insemination activity in order to upgrade our local animal stock wth the support of the City and National Government.
  2. Assume immediate responsibility of preventing zoonatic diseases/animal diseases transmissible to men, assuring the safety of food and food products derived form animals; and assisting in the maintenace of safe environment through proper animal control, animal waste disposal and use of animal monitoring system.
  3. Conduct animal health monitoring as well as disease surveillance through ante-mortem and post abattoir inspection.
  4. To promote and disseminate all useful and practical information, knowledge and skills, new technology in case, management, animal disease prevention, control through livestock training and seminar to all barnagay under local source.
  5. To promote and maintain the health of food and working animals through prevention, control and eradication of pest and diseases throughout the city as well as enforcement of laws and regulations pertaining to animal industry.
  6. To give continuous support livestock producing and other livelihood products through divided program.
  7. To implement policies, procedures, guidelines, rules and regulations governing meat inspection in order to protect the interest, health and general welfare of the meat consuming public.
 
THE STAFF:
DR. ALAN F. QUINES
-  City Veterinarian 
DR. EVA P. SEPE
-  Assistant City Veterinarian
MARIDEL L. ZERDA
-  Agricultural Technologist 
LEONORA E. DELAMEDE 
-  Agricultural Technologist 
ANTONIO E. ARREZA 
-  Agricultural Technologist 
RAUL G. BENITEZ 
-  Livestock Inspector II 
EDUARD J. ROLDAN 
-  Farm Supervisor 
MARK JURRY S. CORTES 
-  Administrative Aide III 
WENNIE B. ANCERO 
-  Administrative Aide I 
MARLIE E. VISTAL 
-  Administrative Aide I 
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