‘No disruption in Yona village operations’

Mayors' Council of Guam Executive Director Angel Sablan and MCOG president Melissa Savares, shown at the Legislature in this file photo, are temporarily taking charge of the Yona mayor's office.

There is no major disruption in the Yona mayor’s office and operations are ongoing despite the arrest of Yona mayor Jesse Blas.

Mayors’ Council of Guam president Melissa Savares told Phill Leon Guerrero on NewsTalk K57 that the administrative assistant has been given temporary authority to oversee the office.

Savares said the Yona mayor’s office has designated staff to assist villagers and it continues to be open during business hours to assist constituents,.

Residents requesting for verification, chairs and canopies are being helped. As are residents asking for clean-ups.

“All these are moving forward,” Savares said.

With regard to budgetary matters, Savares said Mayors’ Council executive director Angle Sablan is reviewing all financial documents submitted to the Yona mayor’s office, including invoices and purchase orders, and contractual services.

Savares further assures that the Yona mayor’s office staff go through procurementbtraining just like other mayor’s offices.

She added that the systems are in place and operations won’t grind to a halt.