The DILG Zambales Team led by Provincial Director Armi V. Bactad, CESO V conducted its Year-End Assessment on Locally-Funded Projects (LFPs) Implementation cum Team Building Activity on December 14-15, 2021 at Bakasyunan Resort and Conference Center, Iba, Zambales.
The activity aimed to assess the performance of the province and of the Local Government Units (LGUs) in terms of project implementation. LFP Provincial Engineers facilitated the discussion to address the problems and bottlenecks that were encountered by the LGUs and DILG Field Officers on the locally-funded projects. It also served as a venue to present and evaluatethe DILG Zambales’ Operations Plan and Budget (OPB) Targets and Accomplishments for CY 2021.
Likewise, LGOO V Jephany M. Pingkihan who is the newly installed OIC-Municipal Local Government Operations Officer (MLGOO) of the municipality of San Marcelino was officially introduced to the team.
Moreover, teamwork and camaraderie among the staff were strengthened through a team-building activity by various parlor games and outdoor activities. Another highlight was the awarding of certificates of commendation by PD Armi V. Bactad, Cluster Team Leader Judith B. Romero and Acting Program Manager Paulin Johanne L. Reyes to DILG Zambales personnel who exerted exceptional work and paramount dedication which exemplified a “Matino, Mahusay, at Maaasahan” DILG public servant.
In her message, PD Bactad thanked and congratulated the collaborative efforts undertaken by every member of the team in achieving the department's objective. She also encouraged everyone to maintain the high standards of work performance and continue to look forward for year 2022.
“Let us keep the spirit alive, let us keep the fire burning, para mas maging maayos pa tayo. And also, let us keep the fire burning na nagmamahalan tayo lahat sa isa’t isa. Yung lagi kong sinasabing turingang [magka]kapatid,lagi natin iyong buhayin sa puso at isip,” PD Bactad reminded as she acknowledged all the efforts and contributions of the staff in ensuring a productive and successful 2021.
Prepared by: LGOO II Aljon S. Bautista and Engr. Ma. Garelyn Pangilinan