Mayor Erwin Caralian convened the Municipal Development Council last Monday, April 5 with most of the barangay captains and other civic society organizations in attendance. The Mayor initially discussed the Q1K program of the Provincial Government of Quezon with Gumaca joining the other pilot municipalities in the implementation. It aims to educate the communities about the importance of the first 1000 days of infants anchored on health and nutrition, sanitation and social care.
His next agenda is the presentation of the supplemental budget to which development projects for the different barangays are proposed and funds allocated. This included farm-to-market roads, livelihood, health, agriculture and social welfare programs and several other infrastructure projects pipelined for 2017.