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MESSAGE

Greetings of Peace .

The Liga ng mga Barangay as partner of the National Government in achieving Municipal and Provincial Development Goals says “This Barangay Development Plan ( BDP) is a system of support to the Barangay Officials to help them govern better, both newly elected barangay officials and those into the second and third term will find this resource truly a great help in facilitating better management good governance purposes, better human development outcomes and people community empowerment.

While it is true that we cannot change overnight the goal we set for the future will be the burning light and focus of our collective will to change for better .

We still have to prove this as a people and this is our biggest challenge.

MILLER B. ESPARAGOZA

Punong Barangay

 

HISTORY

The Native Blaan were the first inhabitant'lakes of Lun Masla. Lun Masla is derived from the Blaan word “TAMOL” which means “small lake”. The early 1900s Blaan clans in Lun Masla are Yatoy, Candig, and Laba.

As the years passed by, Muslim migrated in the place with the first clans of inhabitants are Cabalo, Edres and Ondong. They late called the place in muslim words, “Lun” which means River and “Masla” which means big.

In 1914, the firsts wave of Christians migrants came to Lun Masla . A soldier , Policarpio, Millona, was believed to be the first Christian settler. However, the big wave of settlers from Visayas arrived only 1950's. These settlers occupied and cultivated the rich lands that started the economic success of the area.

Among the Christian tribes that came included Cebuanos, Leytenos, Bicolanos, Ilonggo, Ilocanos and Boholanos . As such Cebuano became a common language of the residents , which still holds true up to the present.

The first rule Lun Masla was Policarpio Millona who was appointed as Teniente del Barrio and served for a long time. Millona was succeeded by Timoteo Bongcaras who was in turn succeeded by Emilio Saturion.

During the time of Pres. Marcos a Barrio Charter was enacted and the first set of officials was elected .

The first elected Barrio Captain was Bonifacio Tatad. 1964 Lun Masla was converted into a new barangay by virtue of HB 18291. Tatad became its first Barangay Captain but his unfinished term was completed by Felipe Millona. He was then succeeded by Ricardo Amoro and then Jose Ampo. In 1987 Paterno Cortel won the elections and his term ended in 1992. In 1992, there was an election in which Miller Esparagoza won over Paterno Cortel. From 1992 to 2002, Millar Esparagoza became the barangay captain. Barangay Captain Esparagoza became an SB member from 2002 to 2005. Kina Panay took the position as the barangay captain in that same inclusive years until 2007. During the 2007 election, Miller Esparagoza was voted as the barangay captain until at present.

 

BARANGAY COUNCIL MEMBERS

2002-2004

Miller B. Esparagoza - Brgy. Captain

Kina Panay - SB Member

Dante Calay - SB Member

Eleanor M. Catig - SB Member

Jerry Pala - SB Member

Richard Salazar - SB Member

William Millona - SB Member

Gadwin Saludes - SB Member

Julie Ann Alcala - SK Chairwoman

Leonardo Lerios - Brgy. Secretary

Yolanda C.Ulvinar - Brgy. Treasurer

2004-2007

 

Kina Panay - Brgy. Captain

Dante Calay - SB Member

Eleanor M. Catig - SB Member

Jerry Pala - SB Member

Richard Salazar - SB Member

William Millona - SB Member

Gadwin Saludes - SB Member

Julie Ann Alcala - SK Chairwoman

Leonardo Lerios - Brgy. Secretary

Yolanda C.Ulvinar - Brgy. Treasurer

 

2007-2010

Miller Esparagoza Brgy. Captain

Robert V. Maguan SB Member

Angel Santos Sr. - SB Member

Artemio Alba SB Member

Dante Calay - SB Member

Jamil Ondong - SB Member

Bonifacio Sala SB Member

Felino Sabalboro - SB Member

Leonardo Lerios - Brgy. Secretary

Yolanda C.Ulvinar - Brgy. Treasurer

Dixon Fritz Daca SK Chairman

 

Angel Santos Sr,SB member died and was replaced by his son Dante Santos Sr.

 

2010-2013

Miller Esparagoza Brgy. Captain

Maria Elena Abecia SB Member

Dante Santos Sr. - SB Member

Lenita Vicente SB Member

Salvador Torcuator Jr. SB Member

Gerardo Quiamco - SB Member

Dante Calay SB Member

Marino Maladianon - SB Member

Leonardo Lerios - Brgy. Secretary

Yolanda C.Ulvinar - Brgy. Treasurer

April Jean Almoroto SK Chairman

 

2013 to 2016

 

Miller Esparagoza Brgy. Captain

Gadwin Saludes SB Member

Marino Maladianon SB Member

Feliciano Tangge SB Member

Salvador Torcuator Jr. SB Member

Gerardo Quiamco - SB Member

Manuel Almoroto SB Member

Robert Maguan- SB Member

Julie Ann Duenas - Brgy. Secretary

Yolanda C.Ulvinar - Brgy. Treasurer

Julio Salutan IP representative

Location and Total Land Area

Barangay Lun Masla is one of the barangays in Malapatan, Sarangani Province. It is located north east of Poblacion, Malapatan. Lun Masla is bounded by Barangay Patag on the East, Sarangani Bay on the West, Barangay Lun Padidu on its North and Barangay Tuyan on its South. It is rich in agricultural land as well as coastal areas.

Lun Masla has 13 sitios/puroks namely Purok Masagana, Purok Uno, Purok Magkahiusa, Purok Malipayon, Purok Blaan, Purok Islam, Purok Malakas Purok Pag asa, Sitio Kalminda, Sitio Putting Bato, Sitio, Kafgul, Sitio Abnutan, and Purok Compulsory.

The Total Land area of Barangay Lun Masla is 1,522 hectares. It is divided into different classification depending on its land use: Forest / Timber Lands 509.99 has.,Crop lands 471.4352 has., Built – up Lands11.94 has.,Dumping Site 3.00 has.,Prawn Farm 57.914 has., Roads 10.63 has.,Rivers / Creeks 7.88 has., and for Pasture Lands 449.21 has.

 

About Malapatan

Malapatan is a first class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 72,386 people. As of 2010, it has a total voting population of 35,569 voters.

Malapatan is bounded on the west by Sarangani Bay, on the east by Davao del Sur, on the north by Alabel, and on the south by Glan.