WHEREAS, the Sangguniang Panlungsod passed and approved Ordinance No. 365, series of 1994, otherwise known as the Traffic Code of Cotabato City;
WHEREAS, Section 64 of Ordinance No. 365 mandates the creation of the Transport and Traffic Management Board under the Office of the City Mayor to ensure the effective management and control of transport and traffic problems in the city;
NOW THEREFORE, I, JAPAL J. GUIANI, JR., Mayor of the City of Cotabato, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby order the reconstitution of the Cotabato City Transport and Traffic Management Board (CCTTMB):
SECTION 1. Composition. The Transport and Traffic Management Board, whose functions are defined under Section 65 of Ordinance No. 365, series of 1994, shall be composed of the following:
SECTION 2. Functions. The Transport and Traffic Management Board shall have the following functions:
a) Prepare and promulgate rules and regulations, policy guidelines, standards and plans of action in consonance with existing laws and ordinances, to improve traffic conditions and situations;
b) Charge with the duty of public information and awareness relative to traffic rules and regulations;
c) Supervise the installation of appropriate traffic signs, parking bay markings, loading and unloading markings and signs, and street markings;
d) Supervise, control and monitor all activities related to the implementation of traffic policies, resolutions and ordinances;
e) Recommend the organizations and maintain a sufficient number of traffic law enforces and aides who will implement and enforce all traffic laws and ordinances within the city;
f) Coordinate with transport and traffic authorities of other government agencies involved in transport and traffic management control;
g) Receive complaints against erring drivers or traffic law enforcers and act on said complaints with dispatch;
h) Act on request for reconsideration from drivers, operators and traffic law enforcers on the Board's actions before it reaches a competent Court;
i) Oversee the manner or mode of disposition of funds derived from penalties or fines;
j) Meet regularly to assess traffic situations.
SECTION 3. Secretariat. To assist and provide support in carrying out the functions of the Board:
a) Conduct the systematic recording of all Board activities and projects, minutes of meetings and resolutions;
b) Take custody of all records, note and other records;
c) Arrange and send notices of meetings and other communications;
d) Exercise supervision and control over all activities and operations related to transport and traffic affairs;
e) Coordinate with transport and traffic authorities of other government agencies involved in Transport and Traffic Management Control;
f) Evaluate all Board projects, activities and operations, and submit report to the Board;
g) Perform such other duties and functions which the Board may deem necessary.
SECTION 4. Repealing Clause. All other orders, issuances and memoranda issued inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.
SECTION 5. Effectivity. This Executive Order shall take effect immediately.