BARANGAY PROFILE


Barangay Official:
Barangay Captain: Jomar C. Sy
Councilors: Merliza A. Boni
Jose R. Quilala
Salvador C. Preagola, Jr.
Estela E. Pelantic
Glicerio C. Dolom
Jayson M. Cayabyab
Jolito O. Preagola
SK Chairman: Donna R. Pronce
Secretary: Rachel P. Sy
Treasurer: Cristine C. Moreno

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

Spanish troops once passed the area during the olden times. They were thrilled to see abundant nut-bearing Pili trees. An officer asked the name of the place. A local folk thinking that he was asked how the fruit is cooked, he replied, “Pigatula.”

A fiesta is celebrated every 22nd day of October in honor of their patron saint Nuestra Señora del Rosario.


Physical Characteristics

arangay Tula-Tula (Grande) has a total land area of 401.63 hectares (ha). Its terrain is mountainous. It is bounded on the East by Barangay Tula-Tula (Pequeño); on the West and North by the Municipality of Oas; and on the south by Barangay Allang.


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 8 kms
Secondary 6 kms
Elementary 1
Day Care Center 1
Health Facility
Private Medical Clinic 8 kms
Maternal and Child Clinic 8 kms
Barangay Health Center 1
Dental Clinic 8 kms
Drugstores 8 kms
Service Facilities
Post Office 8 kms
Police Station 8 kms
Barangay Outpost 1
Livestock Facility
Bank 8 kms
Market 8 kms
Public Transport Terminal
Multi-Purpose Hall 1
Gas Station
Accommodation Establishment
Restaurant
Sport Facility

The barangay day care center and the Tula-tula Grande elementary school are the only educational facilities in barangay Tula-tula Grande. The nearest secondary educational facility is located 6 kilometers away, while the closest college/university can be found 8 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 8 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 8 km away, in the center hub of the City of Ligao.


Mode of Public Transportation

Barangay Tula-tula Grande can be accessed by land through motorcycles, tricycles and PUJs (Public Utility Jeepneys going to Pioduran). There are concrete and asphalt access roads that connect the barangay to other places in the municipality.

By land, Barangay Tula-tula Grande is approximately a 20-25-minute ride from Poblacion of City of Ligao.

Tricycles and motorcycles/habal habal are used as public transportation to move around the barangay.


Credit Institutions

There are 3 credit institution present in the barangay. These are the “CARD”, “EqualShare” and “TSPI” which can be contacted through Raffy Ballesteros.

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 Tula-tula Grande have access to potable water through community water systems, piped deep wells, and bottled water.


Power and Electricity

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


Waste Management

Barangay Tula-tula Grande’s 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, while some segregate both biodegradable and non-biodegradable wastes and are 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.