Tarlac City, Tarlac- On January 7, 2019, DILG Tarlac, spearheaded by DILG Provincial Director Belina T. Herman, conducted a preliminary meeting regarding the conduct of the SK Special Elections with the concerned offices namely; COMELEC, Liga ng mga Barangay (LnB) and SK Federation at the DILG Tarlac Provincial Office, San Roque, Tarlac City, Tarlac.
The activity was attended and participated by Acting City Election Officer Jeremy M. Policarpio, Tarlac Provincial SK Federation President, Hon. Christine D. Dizon, Provincial Liga ng mga Barangay (LnB) President, Hon. Arnorld Arcilla, Provincial LnB Vice President, Hon. Joselito Capitulo and other DILG personnel.
The activity was aimed to discuss and orient the participants on DILG Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2018-212 entitled "Guidelines in the conduct of special elections to fill up vacancies in the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK)" and to strategize as to how to go about the election given the limited time and availability of the Board of Election Supervisors (BES).
Based on the provisions stated on the memorandum circular the SK Special Elections shall be conducted 30 days after the approval of the said issuance and shall strictly be held on public buildings.
The meeting was concluded with the drawing of commitment from all participants to fully support the activity.