BARANGAY PROFILE


Barangay Official:
Barangay Captain: Malvar N. Pincaro
Councilors: Jesus M. Bongol
Rolando B. Bercilla
Edwin P. Requinala
Alvin T. Morato
Franklin N. Bronia
Leonisa P. Dogillo
Roberto C. Pedres
SSK Chairman: Larry L. Lopez
Secretary: Jenebel Requinala
Treasurer: Babylyn Plamvirgen

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

During the early times, the place was very wide with huge hectares of land wherein it was bounded by mountains. The mountain was cut into two parts and it was called “bonton” which means mountain. The place was registered by Cabeza Gorio, the appointed Chairman of the place during Spanish time as “Nabonton”, named after the presence of the mountain and its elevation from other barangay.

The first families who inhabited the barangay were Salavedra, Opeña, Redito, Toleza, Pejelayo and Ros.

 A fiesta is celebrated every 24th day of June in honor of their patron saint, San Juan Bautista.


Physical Characteristics

Barangay Nabonton has a total land area of 418.64 hectares (ha). It belongs to the Mayon Unit Cluster of barangays. It is bounded on the East by the Municipality of Guinobatan; on the West by Barangay Batang; on the North by Barangay Nasisi and Basag; and on the South by Barangay Binanowan.

It has a tropical climate. Heavy rainfall occurs during the months of June to November and the dry season is from the month of January to May.


Educational Health and Service Facilities
Table 1. Basic Public Facilities present in the Barangay
Facility No. Distance to the Nearest Facility
Educational Facility    
College/Vocational 6 kms
Secondary 3 kms
Elementary 1
Day Care Center 1
Health Facility    
Private Medical Clinic 6 kms
Maternal and Child Clinic 1 kms
Barangay Health Center 1
Dental Clinic 6 kms
Drugstores 6 kms
Service Facilities    
Post Office 6 kms
Police Station 6 kms
Barangay Outpost 1
Livestock Facility
Bank 6 kms
Market 6 kms
Public Transport Terminal
Multi-Purpose Hall 1
Gas Station
Accommodation Establishment
Restaurant
Sport Facility

The barangay day care center and the Nabonton elementary school are the only educational facilities in barangay Nabonton. The nearest secondary educational facility is located 3 kilometers away, while the closest college/university can be found 6 kilometers at the center hub of Ligao City.

The barangay also provides basic health care services through its Barangay Health Center. The nearest public/private hospital and drugstore can be found 6 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 6 km away, in the center hub of the City of Ligao.


Mode of Public Transportation

Barangay Nabonton can be accessed by land through tricycles and PUJs (Going to Tabaco). There are concrete access roads that connect the barangay to other places in the municipality.

By land, Barangay Nabonton is approximately a 20-minute ride from Poblacion of City of Ligao.

Tricycles are used as public transportation to move around the barangay.


Credit Institutions

There are three (3) credit institution present in the barangay. These are the “Card Bank” which can be contacted through Lourdez Bercilla, the RBG (Rural Bank of Guinobatan) which can be contacted through Luz Pedres, and the RBC (Rural Bank of Camalig) which can be contacted through Alma Pedres.

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 Nabonton have access to potable water through community water systems, piped deep wells and bottled waters.


Power and Electricity

The Albay Power and Energy Corporation (APEC) provides electric service in the barangay.


Waste Management

For the protection of the environment, barangay Nabonton’s primary form of waste management are compost pits, and they also practice waste management through segregation in which both biodegradable and non-biodegradable wastes 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.