Approved during a virtual referendum conducted by the LPP National Executive Board on January 25, 2021

NEB RESOLUTION NO. 2021 – 001

URGING PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE TO FASTTRACK THE APPROVAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE’S PHILIPPINE RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT RETROFITTING THE US$ 280 MILLION SECOND ADDITIONAL FINANCING WITH EUR 18.3 MILLION EU COFINANCING GRANT (DA-PRDP AF2-EU)

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We are pleased to provide you a copy of the following resolutions approved during our last Expanded National Executive Board Meeting on September 18, 2020.

  1. LPP NEB Resolution No. 2020-005

URGING CONGRESS TO RETAIN THE PROPOSED P19.13 BILLION ALLOCATION FOR THE NATIONAL TASK FORCE TO END LOCAL COMMUNIST ARMED CONFLICT (NTF-ELCAC) IN THE 2021 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL AND APPROVE THE SAME

  1. LPP NEB Resolution No. 2020-006

URGING CONGRESS TO ALLOCATE FUNDS FOR THE CONDITIONAL MATCHING GRANT FOR PROVINCES FOR ROAD REPAIR, REHABILITATION AND IMPROVEMENT (CMGP) UNDER THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FUND-ASSISTANCE FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS IN THE 2021 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL

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SPECIAL NEB RESOLUTION NO. 2020-001

AN APPEAL TO THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT TO MAINTAIN ITS CURRENT COST-SHARING ARRANGEMENT ON THE LOAN PROCEEDS WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS (LGUS) ON THE LOAN PROCEEDS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE- PHILIPPINE RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (DA-PRDP) AND EARNESTLY REQUESTS FOR THE APPROVAL OF THE SECOND (2ND) ADDITIONAL FINANCING, IN THE AMOUNT OF USD $ 280 MILLION, TO BE CONTINUOUSLY MANAGED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (DA) FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LGUS’ INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS AND ENTERPRISE SUBPROJECTS AMID THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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RESOLUTIONS APPROVED DURING THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE LEAGUE OF PROVINCES OF THE PHILIPPINES HELD ONLINE LAST FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2020:

LPP Special Meeting Resolution No. 2020-014

REQUESTING THE INTER-AGENCY TASK FORCE ON THE MANAGEMENT OF EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES (IATF-MEID) TO GRANT PROVINCES UNDER GENERAL COMMUNITY QUARANTINE (GCQ) THE AUTHORITY TO IMPOSE INBOUND TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS ON INDIVIDUALS COMING FROM OTHER AREAS UNDER ENHANCED COMMUNITY QUARANTINE (ECQ), MODIFIED ENHANCED COMMUNITY QUARANTINE (MECQ), AND GCQ, TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19) WITHIN THEIR RESPECTIVE JURISDICTIONS

LPP Special Meeting Resolution No. 2020-015

REITERATING THE LEAGUE’S REQUEST TO THE INTER-AGENCY TASK FORCE ON THE MANAGEMENT OF EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES (IATF-MEID) TO INCLUDE ALL BARANGAY OFFICIALS, EMPLOYEES, AND WORKERS, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AS TARGET BENEFICIARIES OF THE SOCIAL AMELIORATION PROGRAM (SAP)

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We are pleased to furnish you copies of the resolutions approved during the online Special Meeting last Tuesday, April 28, 2020:

LPP SPECIAL MEETING RESOLUTION NO. 2020-007

EXPRESSING THE LEAGUE’S SINCEREST GRATITUDE AND APPRECIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (DOH) LED BY SECRETARY FRANCISCO T. DUQUE III, FOR TIRELESSLY LEADING THE GOVERNMENT’S RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19) PANDEMIC IN THE COUNTRY

LPP SPECIAL MEETING RESOLUTION NO. 2020-008

APPEALING TO PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. DUTERTE TO CONTINUE EXTENDING EMERGENCY SUBSIDIES AND BENEFITS TO THE “18 MILLION LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS” FOR A PERIOD OF “TWO (2) MONTHS”, AS STIPULATED IN SEC. 4 (C) OF RA 11469, SUCH AS THE DSWD’S SAP, DOLE’S CAMP, DA’S ASSISTANCE TO FARMERS, AND OTHER NGAS’ ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS, TO BE IMPLEMENTED BY ALL LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS (LGUS) REGARDLESS WHETHER THEY HAVE BEEN PLACED UNDER GENERAL COMMUNITY QUARANTINE (GCQ) OR ENHANCED COMMUNITY QUARANTINE (ECQ) AS THE LAW DOES NOT MAKE ANY DISTINCTION THEREIN, SINCE THE NATIONAL STATE OF CALAMITY IS STILL VALID FOR 6 MONTHS PURSUANT TO PROCLAMATION NO. 929

LPP SPECIAL MEETING RESOLUTION NO. 2020-009

REQUESTING THE BANGKO SENTRAL NG PILIPINAS (BSP) TO MANDATE ALL BANKS AND DULY-REGISTERED MONEY REMITTANCE CENTERS TO OPERATE AT LEAST FIVE DAYS A WEEK AND WITHIN REGULAR BANKING HOURS, SUBJECT TO THE STRICT IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GOVERNMENT’S POLICIES ON PHYSICAL DISTANCING, REGULAR SANITATION AND WEARING OF FACE MASKS, TO ENSURE CONTINUOUS FINANCIAL SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC AND TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS AMID THE COVID-19 CRISIS

LPP SPECIAL MEETING RESOLUTION NO. 2020-010

REQUESTING THE BANGKO SENTRAL NG PILIPINAS (BSP) TO ALLOW DEBTORS THE OPTION TO RESTRUCTURE THEIR LOAN OBLIGATIONS WITH BANKS WITHOUT THE IMPOSITION OF ADDITIONAL INTEREST, PENALTIES, FEES, AND CHARGES SHOULD THEY OPT TO DO SO

LPP SPECIAL MEETING RESOLUTION NO. 2020-011

REQUESTING THE BANGKO SENTRAL NG PILIPINAS (BSP) TO PUT A CAP ON THE INTEREST RATE OF NOT MORE THAN ONE AND A HALF PERCENT (1.5%) FOR LGUS’ LOANS FROM GOVERNMENT-ACCREDITED BANKS AND GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS (GFIS), EXTEND ITS LOAN REPAYMENT PERIOD TO AT LEAST TEN (10) YEARS, AND GRANT A THREE-YEAR MORATORIUM PERIOD WHEREIN THE INITIAL SHALL COMMENCE IN FY 2022, IN VIEW OF THE COVID-19 CRISIS

LPP SPECIAL MEETING RESOLUTION NO. 2020-012

REQUESTING PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE TO ALLOW REPRESENTATION OF THE LEAGUE OF PROVINCES OF THE PHILIPPINES IN THE MEETINGS OF THE INTER-AGENCY TASK FORCE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES (IATF-MEID) RELATIVE TO COVID-19 TO ENSURE EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ENHANCED AND GENERAL COMMUNITY QUARANTINE AT THE LOCAL LEVEL

LPP SPECIAL MEETING RESOLUTION NO. 2020-013

URGING THE INTER-AGENCY TASK FORCE OR IATF-MEID TO RECOGNIZE THE AUTHORITY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS (LGUS), TO EXERCISE THEIR POWERS AND FUNCTIONS UNDER THE 1987 CONSTITUTION AND THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991, AND TO GIVE LGUS SUFFICIENT LEEWAY AND FLEXIBILITY TO UNDERTAKE OTHER SIMILAR MEASURES AND STRATEGIES AS THEY DEEM FIT, TO COMPLEMENT THE IATF-MEID’S MINIMUM GUIDELINES, NECESSARY FOR THE EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ENHANCED (ECQ) OR GENERAL COMMUNITY QUARANTINE (GCQ) POLICIES IN THEIR RESPECTIVE JURISDICTIONS TO CONTAIN AND PREVENT THE SPREAD OF THE COVID-19 VIRUS