Barangay Militar, Palayan City is Nueva Ecija's Provincial Showcase for Barangay Assembly 2019. The activity was held on March 23, 2019 with this year's theme "Barangay Natin, Sama-Samang Paunlarin".
The assembly was participated in by Hon. Adrianne Mae J. Cuevas, Punong Barangay Rodolfo A. Rizabal, DILG Nueva Ecija Provincial Director Renato G. Bernardino, CLGOO Louie C. Manarpiis, DILG Nueva Ecija Provincial Team, DILG Region 3 Team, representatives from various government agencies and key officials.
In his message, Dir. Renato G. Bernardino, emphasized the importance of the State of the Barangay Address (SOBA). He enlightened the residents of the barangay that the SOBA is a necessary undertaking for the barangay officials to present barangay accomplishments, plans and development goals, and to address the issues and problems relevant to the members of the community. He also informed the residents regarding the DILG program "Seal of Good Local Governance for Barangays". Dir. Bernardino also presented issues pertaining to criminality, illegal drugs, corruption, disaster preparedness and environmental concerns confronting communities nationwide. He also encouraged the barangay officials and residents to work hand in hand in finding solutions to these situations.
Hon. Adrianne Mae J. Cuevas, in her message, assured the residents that the pending and on-going projects for Barangay Militar will push through. With regard to the incoming elections, she encouraged all eligible voters to participate and use their best judgement in electing public officials.
Militar Punong Barangay and retired Colonel Rodolfo A. Rizabal assured the residents that he will continue to deliver his duties and responsibilities with utmost excellence as a public servant. Through the reports of the barangay treasurer and barangay kagawads, he presented the barangay's financial report, list of on-going and completed projects, and the list of projects to be implemented.
All citizens were enjoined to actively participate and be involved in all the plans, projects, and programs of the barangay for it to be more productive.