BRIEF HISTORY  


  Creation

           One of the more promising of the twelve towns of the 3rd Congressional District of Zamboanga del Norte is Liloy. It was once a barrio of Municipality of Sindangan. It was created and become a duly constituted municipal corporation by virtue of Executive Order No. 469 issued by President Elpidio Quirino on august 22, 19951 but was unorganized and inaugurated on December 16, of the same year.

  Topography

           It lies on the northwestern side of Zamboanga peninsula at Latitude 8 degrees 06 minutes north and longitude 122 degrees 38 minutes east. it is bounded on the Norte by the Sulu Sea, on the South by the municipality of Tampilisan, on the East by the municipality of Salug and on the west by the municipality of Labason.

   Distances

            It can be reached from the capital city of Dipolog in the northern part of the province by overland transportation along the national highway going southwesterly parallel to the cost line one hundred thirty –two kilometers away. Liloy is where the Dipolog –Zamboanga City road turns left or southward to cross the boarder between the two Zamboanga, del Norte and del Sur cutting across the peninsula and proceeds one hundred eighty-four kilometers further down to the city of flowers, Zamboanga City , at the very tip of peninsula.

   History

          A huge portion of the territorial jurisdiction of Liloy had been taken away as a result of the creation and separation of Salug in 1959 and later in Tampilisan in 1978. Now the total land area is only 15,901 hectares, seventy-eighty978 percent of the land area is agricultural planted to coconuts, corn, rice, and root crop. Residential area is sixty-five (65) hectares. Commercial area at present is nine (9) hectares; Industrial area is found in Barangay Timan and Sta. Cruz with a total land area of (10); institutional land is fifty (50) hectares and the rest comprise the open space and road right of – way. What maybe considered urban land according to the records in the assessor’s office are eight hundred sixty hectares and this increasing very fast with the approaching full operation of Liloy's  wharf.

 Barangay Population

            Thirty-seven barangays comprise the municipality with a total population  of 39,236 broke down into 19,626 males  and 19,660 females. There are 6,956 households and the 1985 growth rate is 2.115. The crude birth rate is 24,428 while the crude death rate is only 3.88. The average income per household is 10,416.00 while per capital income is 4,025.48.

  Income

           By income classification, Liloy is a third class municipality. The 1983 Budget is broken down as following: General Fund P1,173,446.48 and socio-Economic Fund P355,547.12. In our present budget for calendar year 1993-1994, the budget is broken down to the following: General Fund P12,665,000.00 and for the Economic enterprises is P910,000.00.

 Municipal Hall History

           The nerve center of the local administration is housed in the buildings, the main building or the Municipal Hall was built in the late 1950’s which is a two-story Batangas type building and later was repaired in 1987, and one story building annex municipal building was constructed in 1965 and later was repaired in 1990.

 

Project Background

 

             The local Government of Liloy, conscious of the problems and issues of the present times and future affecting the municipality and due to the changing environment, calls more specifically for the updating and revision of the five-year development plan. This process is coupled with the sense of responsibility to promote the welfare of the people and proper utilization of its natural resources.

             The municipality of Liloy embraces of 37 barangays with a total land area of 15, 901 hectares with a total estimated population of 44,274 in 1995. It is mainly as agricultural community whose existing economy relies mostly on crop production such us corn, rice, coconuts, peanuts, and root crops. Liloy is fishing ground of the northwestern towns of the province of Zamboanga. Tuna fish is mostly caught by fisherman during the period from January to June.

             Planning is a conscious process, it does not and in the conceptualization and in the putting into a comprehensive plan, but it must put into action and implementation. The plan should be dynamic and must conform with the present thrust of development objective in order to achieve its main goal “Economic Recovery”. Because of this objective, a Memorandum of Agreement was entered into between the municipality of Liloy and the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board in the devolution of function to the local Government in the land uses of our respective area of responsibility. The updating and revision of the comprehensive town plan of this municipality is a logical step to improve the relatively sub-standard of living among the majority of the population. The document will serve as springboard for catalyzing economic growth. The planning office of this town, decision-makers and identifying priorities of development  needs.

  III. Planning period and Scope:

            This Development Plan covers a (3) Year Planning period, from 1992 to 1994.

             The planning scope in the whole municipality of Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte, However, The urban center which is the poblacion is given the primary consideration, due to the fast growing trade and commerce, education, health and sports. While the rural areas are considered in the context of its future contribution to the overall development of the municipality.

  IV. Role of the Municipal in Relation to the Provincial, Regional and National Development.

             The municipality, at present time does not contribute so much in the development of the province, region as well as the entire country, however, if the plans and programs now envisioned by the present leadership of this municipality can be realized in its projected that this can greatly affect the development of Liloy as well as the upliftment  of the living condition of its people and also the whole country.

             The completion Of Liloy wharf and Bus and Food Terminal, Airport are the three factors which will make Liloy a progressive town and its development will also improve the province of Zamboanga del Norte, Region IX, and the country as a whole.

  V. General Goals and Objectives:

            V.1 Goals

                 This plan aiming to achieved the following goals:

a.)    To sustained economic growth in the entire municipality and its people.

b.)    To generate livelihood opportunities and equitable distribution of Socio-Economic benefits and services.

c.)    To identify and utilize available resources that could well serve as an effective input to municipal development.

d.)    To build up more income generating projects to increase revenue for development.

  V. 2 Objectives;

                    a.)    To generate awareness among the people and its 
                          participation in the proper utilization, that could
                           enhance socio-economic growth of the municipality 
                           and its people.

b.)    To increase productive capabilities of the people in order to accelerate economic growth especially in agriculture and small-scale industry.

  VI. Soil Classification:

            Liloy has varied type of soil, classified into three, namely:
                       a.)    Bolinao Clay
                       b.)    Miral Lime
                       c.)    Sandy Lum

  The biggest portion of the soil classification of the entire municipality belongs to the Mt. Soil undifferentiated which covers 60% more or less of the total land area of Liloy, while Bolinao Clay covers around 30% and 10% belongs to the Miral Sandy Lum.

  VII. Land Capability:

            LAND CAPABILITY CLASSES, ESTIMATED NUMBER OF HECTARES 
           AND QUALIFICATION

Land

Capability

%

No. of

Hectares

 

B

10%

1, 291

Good land that can be cultivated using easily applied  conservation practices.

C

14%

1, 807

Moderately good land that can be used in regular rotation basis for cultivated crops but needs intensive conservation treatment.

M

60%

7, 746

This land is too steep, eroded, rough or shallow for cultivation, but suited for grazing if handled with great care.

 

16%

3, 837

Vary steep, eroded, rough, shallow or dry, good only for forestry or grazing when handled with great care.

SOURCE: NFA, 1987  

SLOPE CLASSIFICATION

 

Clination

Degree

Land

Slope Grouping

Percentage

RECOMMENDED USE

- 15

4,518.7

Plain and nearly level

28%41

Good for agriculture crop

-35

4,906.0

Slightly rolling & rolling

38%08

Moderately good for agricultural crops but suited for pastures.

-50

2,323.89

Ceverly rolling

18%61

Fairly good but agricultural

-Over

4,152.81

Hilly to Mountainous

26.90

 

TOTAL

15,901.00

 

100.00%

 

         

    VII. Climate:

              The municipality of Liloy, like most of the municipalities of Zambo. Del Norte belongs to the fourth type of climate. The rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year. However, there are two districts seasons, the dry and the rainy. Usually the rainy season of this municipality starts from the month of June and end in the month of December, while the dry season starts from January to May. Typhoon is rarely in this area, because it is not within the typhoon belt.

 

Months

Temperature (degrees celsius)

Monthly

Rainfall

M.M.

Relative

Humidity

Wind

Direction

Max.

Min.

Ave.

January

32.00

22.70

26.30

212.70

88

Northeast (NE)

February

35.00

21.20

27.20

15.80

72

Northeast (NE)

March

34.50

22.80

27.50

37.40

83

Northeast (NE)

April

34.50

22.00

28.50

16.00

74

Northeast (NE)

May

33.70

23.50

29.50

77.20

76

Northeast (NE)

June

35.00

22.50

28.50

220.00

80

Northeast (NE)

July

34.20

22.90

28.00

319.30

83

Southwest (SW)

August

34.80

22.30

27.80

200.00

76

Southwest (SW)

September

34.70

22.70

28.10

271.09

84

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October

 

 

 

 

 

 

            SOURCE: PAG-ASA 1985

  XI. Labor Force:

             To arrive at accurate figure representing the working force of this municipality, the regional study in labor force of different age was referred, as the basis.

             It is noted that the female participation rate is very much lower than the male and those aging from 10-20 the participation in the working force is also minimal.

                        LABOR FOREC PARTICIPATION RATE

Age

Group

Labor Force Participation

Both Sex

Male

Female

 

%

No.

%

No.

 

0- 4

 

 

 

 

 

5-9

 

 

 

 

 

10-14

31.9

 

17.4

 

 

15-19

61.4

 

50.6

 

 

20-24

80.1

 

32.0

 

 

25-29

88.1

 

32.9

 

 

30-34

89.8

 

36.5

 

 

35-39

90.4

 

35.8

 

 

40-44

89.6

 

40.1

 

 

45-49

90.4

 

39.4

 

 

50-54

87.8

 

37.4

 

 

55-59

88.0

 

35.3

 

 

60-64

83.4

 

29.8

 

 

65 & over

66.4

 

21.6

 

 

 

MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS

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Hon. Bechu
  UY
Mayor
 

Hon. Luzviminda  TORRINO
Vice Mayor
 

Councilors:
Doroteo PACARO
Venus   UY    
Alfred
CHAN,  
Gerry GALLO,
Gonzalo   PACARO 
Dionisio   DINGAL  
Julito    GIMOLATAN  
Pedro  BOLANDO
Rogelio M. Isip ABC Fed. Pres
Shaun M. TormisSK Fed. Pres.

 

.LILOY SCHOOLS

Liloy I District

Liloy CS

 

 

Banigan ES

 

 

Causwagan ES

 

 

Compra ES

 

 

Comunal ES

 

 

El Paraiso

 

 

Gayam ES

 

 

Goaw ES

 

 

Goin ES

 

 

Malila “L”

 

 

Patawag ES

 

 

Punta PS

 

 

San Francisco

 

 

San Miguel

 

 

Silucap ES

 

 

Tapican ES

 

Liloy II District

Baybay CS

 

 

Cabangcalan

 

 

Canaan PS

 

 

Candelaria

 

 

Kayok ES

 

 

Lamao ES

 

 

Libertad ES

 

 

Mauswagon ES

 

 

Overview ES

 

 

Panabang ES

 

 

San Isidro ES

 

 

San Roque

 

 

Sto. Niño PS

 

 

Timan ES

 

 

V.C. Sudiacal

 

 

Liloy NHS

The Dazzle

 

   COMPRA Extension

 

 

Lisun Institute

 

 

MAP OF LILOY

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GENERAL INFORMATION

 Location:    mid part  
 Income Classification:   4th class  
 Land Area:        12,843 has  
  Land Use:      Agriculture   11,826.00 has  
 No. of Barangays:    37  
 Population:  32,417 (1995)
 34,089 (1998 projected)  
 Population Density: 2.69 person/has  
 Major Religion:
 Roman Catholic  87.28%
  Islam       2.00%
 Iglesia Ni Cristo  1.06%  
 Seventh Day Adventist   0.66%
 Jehovah's Witness  0.07%  
 Aglipay    1.00%
 UCCP   2.15%
 Others     5.02%
 Not Stated  0.76%  
 Indigenous People/Tribal Community:                       Subanen
  Dialects Spoken:
 Cebuano   92.00%  
 Subanen 6.00%
 Tausug   1.04%
 Others     0.06%  
 Topography     
 Land forms   Type IV  
 Climate      
 Mean Temperature 27.93 degrees C  
 Distance to Dipolog City   132 kms.  
 

ECONOMY

 Major Products:                               Coconut, Corn, Peanut, Mongo  
 Major Source of Livelihood:   Farming, Fishing, Poultry and Livestock Raising

SOCIAL AND HEALTH FACILITIES

 Hospital:      1  
 Barangay Health Centers:   8  
  Educational Institutions:  
                              High Schools       2
                              Elementary Schools    32  
 Social and Health Indicators:
         Literacy rate  
         Mortality rate   0.3%  
                       Infant  20%
         Morbidity rate     7.0%
         Birth rate  22.06%  
         Crude birth rate   2.20%  
  No. and percentage of malnourished children:  
              Low      1,858 - 34.84%
              Moderate   404 - 7.56%
              Severe    57 - 1.06%
              Overweight 258 - 4.83%
               Normal  2,755 - 51.66%

ENVIRONMENT

 Mineral resources available in the area:   Limestone  
  Flora and Fauna:   None  
Major rivers/bays/springs/watersheds/lakes:  
               River:      Patawag Mucas
               Spring:    Soliva, Miller, Labolo  
National Park: None  
Recreational Facilities:
                                                                  Liloy Children's Playground,
                                                         Baybay and Fatima, Gym,
                                                     Liloy Mini-Gym
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS:
None

INFRASTRUCTURE

Means of Transportation:                    Bus, mini-bus, jeepney, tricycle
                                                            water transportation, habal-habal  
Bus Companies operating:                     Lilian, Mary May
                                                         Dionaldo, Gallo, Dumasapan  
Road Network: (kms)  

 

Concrete

Asphalt

Gravel

Earth

National

5.2

19

5.5

 

Provincial

3

2

41

 

Municipal

2.5

 

8

 

Barangay

0.6

 

30

50

Major bridges:                                                              None  
Water Facilities Available:
                             Level 1                                              none
                          Level 3                                              Liloy Water District  
                             Level 2                                              none
Energization:   (Source: Zambo. Del Norte Electric Cooperative )   
                        No. of consumers:                          2,304
 

 

 


 



Zamboanga del Norte: Municipality of Liloy
One of the more promising of the twelve towns of the 3rd Congressional District of Zamboanga del Norte is Liloy. 
It was once a barrio of Municipality of Sindangan.
      

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