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Bontoc municipality bags highest award for good governance in 2018

Photo Courtesy: Municipality of Bontoc FB
Cordillera - The local government of Bontoc, Mountain Province received the 2018 National Seal of Good Governance (SGLG) during the Awarding Ceremony held at Manila Hotel on November 6, 2018. 

The SGLG is one of the highest recognition awards given by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to LGU which recorded exemplary performance in government service. 

For the record, Bontoc is the only municipality in Mountain Province, and one among the only seven Local Government Units (LGU) in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) that received the award.

Among the awardees in the Cordillera region are the municipality of Bucay, Dolores, Penarrubia, La Paz, San Juan and Tubo, which all from the province of Abra.

Bontoc successfully passed the seven required core areas to include financial administration, disaster preparedness, social protection, peace and order; business-friendliness and competitiveness, environmental management, and tourism, culture and the arts.

As a reward, Bontoc received the 2018 National SGLG Awardee marker and is entitled to the Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) in the amount of P3.2 Million which is allotted by the national goverment to the LGU-SGLG recipients for funding projects.

Bontoc Mayor Franklin Odsey personally received the award and expressed his gratitude to everyone and credited the award to all the employees of Bontoc LGU and partner agencies who worked together to achieved their goal.

"All our efforts have paid off. This award is for all of us. The municipal government cannot claim full credit for passing the SGLG national assessment. This success is due to the concerted efforts of all stakeholders," Odsey said. 

source || Municipality of Bontoc FB


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