At least four barangays of the City of Malaybalay underwent seminar for the effective implementation of Katarungang Pambarangay (KP) which served as guide in amicably settling disputes at the barangay level.

Barangay San Jose chairperson and secretary together with their lupon members completed the refresher course on October 24, 2019. On the following day, the training was held at Barangay Kulaman along with the barangay officials of Zamboangita and Indalasa.

The activity was handled by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) in cooperation with the City Government of Malaybalay through the City Legal Office and the office of the Secretary of the Sangguniang Panlungsod.

Facilitator of City legal said participants were able to review and update the guidelines on KP including the development of utilizing prescribed forms as mandated under the law.

It can be recalled barangay Magsaysay and Kalasungay had been receiving recognitions at the regional and national level as an outstanding lupon. The event conducted is a testament to City’s support in coaching and reviewing their prescribed guidelines and procedures, according to report.

Report by: Vicente Sedenio, Jr., / Renan G. Valdez, City Legal Office – NADA