BALANGA CITY, Bataan – In simple ceremonies held yesterday, December 5 at the Kingsborough International Convention Center in San Fernando City, Pampanga, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Region 3 recognized the outstanding accomplishments of the Provincial Government of Bataan and other provinces, its select cities and municipalities during the 2018 Recognition of Top Performing LGUs, BNEOs & DILG Personnel.
Said activity aims to sustain and reinforce a culture of integrity in DILG R3 through its locally funded projects based on their timeliness, quality management, sustainability, transparency, fund management and innovation.
Bataan brought home the following awards:
1. Conditional Matching Grant to Provinces (CMGP) Award as one of the pilot provinces for Provincial Governance Reform Roadmap (PGRR),
2. Grand Slam Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) Award – City of Balanga
3. ADM Type I Absorptive Capacity Awards – municipalities of Pilar and Limay
4. Assistance to Disadvantaged Municipality (ADM) – DRROI, Road and Water Citations – municipalities of Samal and Pilar.
5. Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) Dangal ng Kagalingan Award – Municipal Local Government Operations Officers (MLGOOs) who exerted invaluable efforts in helping the LGUs to be SGLG passers
– Catherine R. Aduna – MLGOO Morong
– Haidee C. Balicolon – MLGOO Bagac
– Cristy M. Blanco – MLGOO Orani – Best Field Officer of the Year (Bataan)
– Annie E. Hipolito – MLGOO Samal
– Vernita D. La Toree – MLGOO Pilar
– Maribel H. Patawaran – MLGOO Hermosa
6. Punong Barangays Romeo V. Bundang, Norman M. Guila and Leonard Ryan F. Austria –
City of Balanga were also given plaques of recognition as they completed the Barangay
Newly Elected Officials (BNEOs) Webinar.
DILG Provincial Director Myra Moral-Soriano with the support of the Cluster Team Leader Yvette Cosio played crucial roles in the attainment of these awards.
Office of the Provincial Governor of Bataan Chief of Staff Mr. Geoffrey Loyola, Provincial Planning and Development Office Head, Engr. Butch Baluyot received the awards together with the abovementioned awardees.
Source: DILG Bataan