CITY of BALANGA, Bataan - During the conclusion of the 2-day Property Assessment & Tax Administration System (PATAS) Users’ Training held at the Crown Royale Hotel, this city on November 9-10, computer hardwares from Geodata Systems Technologies, Inc. were distributed to the eleven municipalities of the Province.
The municipal assessors and treasurers of the eleven municipalities together with their municipal mayors received the computer hardwares, wherein a Memorandum of Agreement was signed between the Provincial Government and the system provider, Geodata.
Another Memorandum of Agreement was also signed during said event, between the Land Registration Authority (LRA), represented by no less than Region 3 LRA Administrator, Eulalio C. Diaz and Gov. Albert S. Garcia for the Provincial Government of Bataan. Also present were the presiding officer of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, Vice Governor Efren Pascual, Jr, Board Members Gaudencio Ferrer, Dante Manalaysay, Jose Villapando, Rolando Tigas, Reynaldo Ibe and Aristotle Gaza. The municipal mayors of Orani (Benjie Serrano), Mariveles (Jesse Concepcion), Limay (Lilver Roque), Abucay (Ana Santiago) and Pilar (Alice Pizarro) also witnessed said event.
Using the PATAS and the digital data provided by the LRA, the province could now have a GIS base map, with complete parcel maps that would be of great help not only to the Assessors but in the land use planning as well.
Geodata Systems Technologies, Inc. is an information technology company whose main business is the provision of geographic information systems (GIS) and mapping solutions in the Philippines.
Geodata provides the service for extracting in-depth information bases about land, water, and atmosphere linked to other geographically referenced information and provides geographic knowledge about any place in the Philippines with the use of GIS. The information can be integrated with other applications used by their clients, for a geospatial view of their business.
Since its establishment in 1991,Geodata has helped public and private organizations to better manage their environment and natural resources, as well as national agencies and local government units. A customer-oriented company, Geodata adds a personal touch to their GIS products by providing technical support and training.