BARANGAY PROFILE


Barangay Official:
Barangay Captain: Romeo M. Reondanga
Councilors: Anie B. Puson
Edwin B. Reondanga
Fernando S. Guanzon
Aldrin R. Robles
Christopher P. Bao
Edgardo B. Calendacion
Gaspar C. de Chavez
SK Chairman: Jean A. Nacional
Secretary: Mary Ann Nebria
Treasurer: Rosa Olavario

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

The name Casulang came from a certain land owner cultivator of a small mountain found at the South Western part of the barangay. Casulang was then a sitio of Pandan. When Oma-Oma became a barangay, Casulang became one of the sitios. The first appointed Teniente Del Barrio was Mario A. Barrera and a year later Domingo S. Salas was elected. Mariano Tiongson served as the adviser being an Asendero of Casulang.

In the year 1965, Sergio Tiongson initiated the barangay to be named after his father and Casulang became M. Tiongson. This was approved in the same year.  The barangay is composed of sitio Managa-naga, Bunglas, Tugawi, Dolongan and Pagsabangan.

A fiesta is celebrated every 4th day of December.


PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Barangay Tiongson has a total land area of 209.44 hectares (ha). It is classified as a rural barangay and situated in the Upland cluster of barangays. It is bounded on the East by the Municipality of Guinobatan; on the West and North by Barangay Oma-Oma; and on the South by Barangay Tupas.


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 23 kms
Secondary 2 kms
Elementary 1
Day Care Center 1
Health Facility
Private Medical Clinic 23 kms
Maternal and Child Clinic 11 kms
Barangay Health Center 1
Dental Clinic 23 kms
Drugstores 23 kms
Service Facilities
Post Office 23 kms
Police Station 23 kms
Barangay Outpost 1
Livestock Facility
Bank 23 kms
Market 11 kms
Public Transport Terminal
Multi-Purpose Hall 1
Gas Station
Accommodation Establishment
Restaurant
Sport Facility

The barangay day care center and the Tiongson elementary school are the only educational facilities in barangay Tiongson. The nearest secondary educational facility is located 2 kilometers away, while the closest college/university can be found 23 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 23 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 23 km away, in the center hub of the City of Ligao.


Mode of Public Transportation

Barangay Tiongson can be accessed by land through motorcycles/habal habal. There are concrete access roads that connect the barangay to other places in the municipality.

By land, Barangay Tiongson is approximately a 35-minute ride from Poblacion of City of Ligao.

Motorcycles/habal habal are used as public transportation to move around the barangay.


Credit Institutions

There is only 1 credit institution present in the barangay. This is the “Card Bank INC.” which can be contacted through Dick San Jose.

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 Tiongson have access to potable water through community water systems, piped deep well, bottled water and protected / unprotected springs.


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 Tiongson’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.