|Barangay Captain:||Jocelyn Paje|
|Councilors:||Shirley P. Rangel|
|Cyrus A. Piando|
|Victorino A. Cañal|
|Hermogenes B. Burce|
|Reynan C. Altamera|
|Nimfa B. Tibor|
|SK Chairman:||Roy P. Ascutia|
|Secretary:||Roberto Arie Tibor, Jr.|
The origin of the name of the area came from the local term “busay” which means waterfalls. There is a waterfall in the area and it is where the barangay got its name, Busay.
The early settlers of the area were the families of Realubit and Payno. The first Teniente del Bario was Gavino Revilla in 1925.
A fiesta is celebrated every 14th day of May in honor of their patron saint, San Buenaventura.
Barangay Busay has a total land area of 379.46 hectares (ha). The terrain of the area is flat to rolling. It is situated near Mt. Masaraga. It is bounded on the East by Barangay Barayong; on the West and North by the Municipality of Oas; and on the South by Barangay Pinit.
Its climate is variable (wet and dry). The dry season starts from January to May, and the rainy season from June to December.
Educational Health and Service Facilities
|Table 1. Basic Public Facilities present in the Barangay|
|Facility||No.||Distance to the Nearest Facility|
|Day Care Center||1|
|Private Medical Clinic||–||11 kms|
|Maternal and Child Clinic||–||4 kms|
|Barangay Health Center||1|
|Dental Clinic||–||11 kms|
|Post Office||–||11 kms|
|Police Station||–||11 kms|
|Public Transport Terminal||–||–|
The barangay day care center and the Busay Elementary School are the only educational facilities in barangay Busay. The nearest secondary educational facility is located 1.5 kilometers away, while the closest college/university can be found 1.5 kilometers away.
The barangay also provides basic health care services through its Barangay Health Center. The nearest public/private hospital and drugstore can be found 11 kilometers from the barangay hall respectively.
Multi-Purpose Hall, and Barangay Outpost are the two (2) Service Facilities offered in the barangay. Other nearest Service Facilities are located 11 km away, in the center hub of the City of Ligao.
Mode of Public Transportation
Barangay Busay can be accessed by land through motorcycles, tricycles and PUJs (Going to Tabaco). There are concrete access roads that connect the barangay to other places in the municipality.
By land, Barangay Busay is approximately a 20-minute ride from Poblacion of City of Ligao.
Tricycles and motorcycles are used as public transportation to move around the barangay.
There are 3 credit institution present in the barangay. These are the TSPI which can be contacted through Pamela Ocfemia, SOCIAL ACTION which can be contacted through Lilian Letada, and the SEA LPG SEED which can be contacted through the LGU – Ligao City.
One of the biggest credit institutions in the city is the Local Government of Ligao City through the City Cooperative and Development Office and City Agriculture Office, with the goal of uplifting the economic status of the families in the City.
Water & Sanitation
Majority of the residents in barangay Busay have access to potable water through community water systems (shared faucet / own use faucet), piped deep wells, piped shallow wells, dug wells, protected and unprotected springs, peddlers and bottled water.
Power and Electricity
The Albay Power and Energy Corporation (APEC) provides electric service in the barangay.
Barangay Busay primary form of waste management are burning of waste, they also practice waste management by dumping their garbage in an open pit and closed pit, some have their own compost pits while others segregate both biodegradable and non-biodegradable wastes and are placed in the barangay Material Recovery Facility and then collected by the City of Ligao garbage truck.
The Ecological Solid Waste Management are strengthened through City Ordinances 2011-002 also known as Solid Waste Management Ordinance and 2011-018, the Anti-Plastic Ordinance. These ordinances are in compliance to Republic Act 9003, otherwise known as Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000.
Peace and Order
Barangay Tanods conduct daily rounds to ensure maintenance of Peace and Order in the barangay, focusing their rounds more on the barangay proper.