By: cantilangnon.com/posted Feb.14,2012/articles for Cantilan
Peace and order in a certain place would need distinct and responsible leaders to attain unity and progress. Cantilan, a municipality of Surigao del Sur, like any other municipality has its own Local Government Unit. It has its distinguished set of elected officials.
The local government unit of Cantilan is spearheaded by the Town Mayor Genito Baradillo Guardo, the son of the ex-mayor Tomasa Luga Guardo. The incumbent vice mayor is Virgilio Dumay Azarcon. The municipality councilors include Rolando Urbiztundo Julve, Erma Arreza Cuarteron, John Elven Guardalupe Vega, Preciliano Arpilleda Guardo, Peter Paul Ortega Pimentel, Jeanette Yparraguirre Palang, George Buniel Urbiztondo and Emmanuel Esguerra Plaza. These officials of Cantilan were elected last 2010 elections and will be serving the municipality until the year 2013.
The legislative body of the local government unit, in the persons of the counselors, comes up with ordinances and resolutions which are in keeping with the tranquility and affluence of the town.
On the other hand, the office of the municipal mayor, as the chief executive of the local government unit, secures the implementation of the aforementioned ordinances and resolutions. These officials work hand in hand in the furtherance of a progressive and flourishing town. Up to date, the local government unit of Cantilan, Surigao del Sur has been successful in upholding its towns serenity and progress.