Capas, Tarlac – 2018 is indeed a fruitful year for the Municipality of Capas, Tarlac for having been accorded with numerous achievements such as the most coveted Seal of Good Local Governance, Top 8 Most Improved Municipality nationwide on the Cities/Municipalities Competitive Index (CMCI), RA 9003 Compliant on the Manila Bay Clean-Up, Rehabilitation and Preservation Project (MBCURPP) and just recently, the Local Legislative Awardee (LLA) for the category, “Outstanding Sanggunian in 1st to 3rd Class Municipality in the Province of Tarlac,” given on December 3, 2018 at the Capas Covered Court.
The LLA was launched by the Philippine Councilor’s League (PCL) and Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to recognize the noteworthy performance of Local Sanggunians, for legislating measures that help build the foundation of local administration and development, covering the period July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2018
The Municipality has successfully passed the following awards criteria, such as: (1) Responsiveness of the Legislative Agenda; (2) Availability of Legislative Documents; (3) Effectiveness of Performance of the Sanggunian; (4) Efficiency of Performance of the Sanggunian; (5) Legislative Citations and Awards; and (6) Capacity Development for Legislators and Staff.
Capas is also qualified to compete at the Regional Level, as duly nominated by the Provincial Awards Committee (PAC) chaired by PD Belina T. Herman of DILG-Tarlac and co-chaired by Hon. Alain Carlo F. Sawit, Board Member and PCL-Tarlac Chapter President.