Executive Order No. 401, s. 1960

MALACAÑANG
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 401

CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF VALENZUELA IN THE PROVINCE OF BULACAN

Pursuant to the provisions of section sixty-eight of the Revised Administrative Code, the barrios of Caruhatan, Marulas, Malinta, Torres Bugallon, Ugong, Mapulang-Lupa, Bagbaguin, Paso de Bias, Maysan, and Canumay,, all of the municipality of Polo, province of Bulacan, are hereby segregated from said municipality and organized into an independent municipality in said province, to be known as the municipality of Valenzuela with the seat of government at the barrio of Caruhatan.

The municipality of Valenzuela as herein organized shall have the following boundaries:

“Beginning at a point marked 1 on plan, thence N. 57° 00′ E., 570.00 meters to point 2; thence N. 57° 00′ E., 200,00 meters to point 3; thence N. 47° 00′ E., 350.00 meters to point 4; thence N. 40° 00′ E., 540.00 meters to point 5; thence N. 40° 00′ E., 200.00 meters to point 6; thence N. 42° 00′ E., 3,384.00 meters to point 7; thence S. 87° 00′ E., 270.00 meters to point 8; thence N. 25° 00′ E., 480.00 meters to point 9; thence N. 85° 00′ E., 230.00 meters to point 10; thence S. 11° 00′ W., 1,440:00 meters to point 11; thence S. 68° 36′ E., 1,750.00 meters to point 12; thence S. 17° 59′ E., 1,103.29 meters to point 13; thence S. 18° 00; E., 964.03 meters to point 14; thence N. 81° 35′ W., 580.00 meters to point 15; thence S. 75° 35′ W., 300.00 meters to point 16; thence S. 10° 15′ W., 480.00 meters to point 17; thence S. 15° 50′ E., 280.00 meters to point 18; thence S. 49° 15′ W., 300.00 alters to point 19; thence N. 60° 40′ W., 1,080.00 meters to point 20; thence S. 29°40′ W., 260.00 meters to point 21; thence S. 61° 28′ W., 260,00 meters to point 22; thence S. 8° 30′ W., 300.00 meters to point 23; thence S. 43 ° 58′ W., 230.00 meters to point 24; thence S. 15° 40′ W., 340,00 meters to point 25; thence S. 58° 15′ W., 560.00 meters to point 26; thence S. 53° 30′ W., 640.00 meters to point 27; thence N. 69° 00′ W., 520.00 meters to point 8; thence N. 70° 10′ W., 350.00 meters to point 29; thence N 14° 10′ W., 200:00 meters to point 30; thence S. 89° 00′ W., 440.00 meters to point 31; thence S. 54° 24′ W., 312.89 meters to point 32; thence N. 21° 00′ W., 740.00 meters to point 33; thence N. 42° 00′ W., 700.00 meters to point 34; thence N. 34° 00′ W., 640.00 meters to the point of beginning.” (As described by the Surveys Division, Bureau of Lands based on the sketch plan of the municipality of Polo showing the boundary of the proposed municipality of Valenzuela as prepared by the said Bureau, Scale 1: 30,00)

The municipality of Polo shall have its present territory minus the portions thereof which are included in the territory of the municipality of Valenzuela, as delimited above.

The municipality of Valenzuela shall begin to exist upon the appointment and qualification of the mayor, vice-mayor, and a majority of the councilors thereof and upon the certification by the Secretary of Finance that said municipality is financially capable of implementing the provisions of the Minimum Wage Law and providing for all the statutory obligations and ordinary essential services of a regular municipality and that the mother municipality of Polo, after the segregation, therefrom of the territory comprised in the municipality of Valenzuela, can still maintain creditably its municipal government, meet all its statutory and contractual obligations, and provide for the essential municipal services.

Done in the City of Manila, this 21st day of July, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and sixty and of the Independence of the Philippines, the fifteenth.

(Sgd.) CARLOS P. GARCIA
President of the Philippines

By the President:

(Sgd.) NATALIO P. CASTILLO
Executive Secretary

Source: Presidential Museum and Library

Garcia, C. P. (1960). Executive Order No. 401 : Creating the municipality of Valenzuela in the province of Bulacan. Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines, 56 (31), 4855-4856.