History of Barangay San Agustin
San Agustin, formerly known as “Quintana” is one of the thirteen Barangays in Trece Martires City has been named in honor of Antonio San Agustin, one of the Martyrs sentenced to death by the Council of War during the Spanish Regime on September 11, 1896 and were executed on the following day. San Agustin was given its name upon the approval of Republic Act 981 on May 24, 1954. The New Cavite Provincial Capitol, was inaugurated by Governor Montano on January 1, 1956, The same year also that the St Jude Thaddeus Church was construct for all the Roman Catholic. San Agustin, was first lead by the first Chairman formerly named “ T iniente Del Barrio” by Hon. Lope Panganiban, then followed by the Barangay Chairman Leopoldo Matiag Sr., Hon Emilio Colorado Sr, Hon Flordeliza Dili, Hon Amado Masicap, then presently under the management of Hon. Cornelio L. De Sagun. Before San Agustin has a very simple community and live in a simple houses made of wood or Nipa Hut surrounded by different trees , the main transportation was Jeepney and tricycle. It was year of 1981 the City Public Market was constructed for our fellow Trecenos, then October 2012 WalterMart Trece Martires Branch was constructed also followed by different Commercial establishment, so we may call the Barangay as center of Bussiness in the City.
Barangay San Agustin is classified as rural with a total land area of 252 hectares. It is bounded in the north by Barangay Luciano, in the south by Barangay De Ocampo, in the east by Barangay Gregorio and in the west by Barangay Cabuco. It is generally residential but has a large portion for commercial use.
It has two pronounced seasons, the rainy season and the dry season. Wet season covers the period from May to December of each year and the Dry season from the period of January to April.
Educational Health and Service Facilities
In Barangay San Agustin is where you can find the main Educational Facilities of the whole of Trece Martires City. It has the main National High school and the Central Elementary School so they cater for the most of the populatin. Although with the great demand and the expansion of the population majority of the Barangay has their own elementary and Highschool Annexes.
In terms of Health Services, the Barangay is near the Provincial Hospital (General Emilio Aguinaldo Memorial Hospital) but also the City Helath Office and some Private Dental Clinics.
Mode of Public Transportation
By Land Barangay San Agustin has Public Transport Terminals of Bus, jeepney, van, tricycle are used as public transportation to move around the barangay, and in public highways going through different cities and provinces.
There are different Credit Institutions in the barangay also to sustain the needs of the community to support the financial needs of the businessmen as well as the for the employees. TMC Cooperatives and Commercial Banks are the top Credit Institutions in the Barangay.
Water & Electric Supply
The TMC Water District is responsible for the water distribution of the barangay. Other sources of potable water supply are from pump stations and Commercial Water Refill Stations.
The MERALCO or Manila Electric Company provides electric service of its residents
Barangay San Agustin the practice of waste segregation and waste minimization at source and has formulated the Integrated Waste Management System and Ordinance which includes the Waste Segregation and Storage; Waste Processing and Resource Recovery; Collection and Transportation of Wastes; and Violation and Penalty Provision.
Peace and Order
Barangay San Agustin is generally peaceful. Daily rounds by Barangay Police are regularly conducted to ensure maintenance of Peace and Order in the barangay. focusing on roads, Markets, Commercial Buildings, Subdivisions, thirteen(13) Puroks for the protection of the community, there are 38 Barangay Police employed in Barangay San Agustin.
Also the main dispatch of the local Police Station is within the jurisdiction of the Barangay.
Cornelio L. De Sagun Punong Barangay
Henry F. Salazar Sangguniang Barangay Member
Eduardo M. Perey Sangguniang Barangay Member
Ronan V. Roxas Sangguniang Barangay Member
Erlinda A. Panganiban Sangguniang Barangay Member
Midel M. Masicap Sangguniang Barangay Member
Sonia M. Guinday Sangguniang Barangay Member
Danilo Panganiban Sangguniang Barangay Member
May L. Castano Barangay Secretary
Joselito Bahala Barangay Treasurer