The Provincial Government of Bulacan together with the Department of the Interior and Local Government – Bulacan conducted an orientation briefing for this year’s Seal of Good Local Governance at Hiyas ng Bulacan Covention Center, Malolos City on February 29, 2016.
The event was hosted by DILG-Bulacan headed by the OIC-PD Darwin D. David and the Cluster Team Leaders and it was participated by the Municipal Planning and Development Officers and SGLG Focal Persons of each LGUs in the Province.
The orientation serves as a preparation for the upcoming assessment and evaluation on the performance dimensions of the SGLG that include the “3+1 principle”. An LGU must pass all the three (3) core areas namely: Good Financial Housekeeping, Disaster-Preparedness and Social Protection. In addition, any of the essential areas namely: Business Friendliness and Competitiveness, Peace and Order, or Environmental Protection must also be met.
The participants were also oriented on their roles on the assessment process, the criteria and indicators and the process on how to accomplish the different forms of the SGLG.
OIC-PD Darwin D. David, in his message, encouraged all the participants to have full cooperation to intensify the programs and delivery of services of each LGUs in Bulacan. Also, to give their best effort to achieve and mainstream good governance in the Province.
The DILG will recognize and incentivize provincial, city and municipal governments that respond to the challenge of SGLG.
-LGOO II Krista Nina C. Datu