“Dapat bantayan gid ang mgana-clearnga roads,” Madayag said, addingbarangay officials should submit their monthly report to the local government. She added most of the residents have complained of illegal parking. Bacolod City – The Department ofthe Interior and Local Government (DILG) here urged the local government unitto continue the road clearing operations in the city. DILG city director Maredith Madayag encouraged the 61 barangay captainsand other concerned offices to follow the government’s program during a meetinghere on Jan. 9, saying the road-clearing operation is one of the primaryresponsibilities of every village chief. He added the city government is allocating P150 million this year forthe concreting of roads, including the rehabilitation of those affected by theclearing operations./PN “Based on the validation report dated Oct. 18, 2019 of the DILG, thecity achieved 87 percent, equivalent to medium compliance. This is composed ofpercentages of some barangays falling below 87 percent,” she added. Aside from illegal parking, other major obstructions the residents werecomplaining for, according to Madayag, were the occurrence of erring vendors orstreet dwellers, the barangay structures and outpost situated on sidewalks and onpublic roads and alleys, store and house encroachments, and garbage dumps. “They have to prepare for another round of validation. Wala pa man schedule but anytime theyshould prepare kay pangayuan sila sangila fourth quarter nga 2019accomplishment report,” Madayag said. “Let our 2019 performance be our inspiration to sustain our performancethis 2020,” said Mayor Evelio Leonardia. Meanwhile, the City Engineer’s Office has planned to rehabilitate thereclaimed roads to keep it free from any obstructions, Madayag said.