The blessing and inauguration of the 2015 Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) project under the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)was heldon October 12, 2015 at Northville 12, Barangay San Vicente, Santo Tomas, Pampanga.

The event was graced by DILG Regional Director Florida M. Dijanand Provincial Director Myrvi A. Fabia and attended by local officials and municipal employees headed by Mayor JoselitoNaguit and Vice Mayor Mark Louie Arceo and homeowners of Northville 17.

The Water Refilling Station is one of the first BUB projects implemented this yearamounting to P 1.2M which benefits the community residents of Northville, San Vicente of this town.

RD Florida M. Dijan, in her message, stressed that the project is the collaborative effort of the National Government Agencies, Local Government Units (LGUs) and the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)under the BuB Program of the government. It is one of the identified needs of the locality listed intheir Local Poverty Reduction Action Plan (LPRAP) supported by the Sanggunian Bayan through their SB Resolution authorizing the Local Chief Executive to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the DILG.

BuBwhich is on its second year of implementation in the province, seeks to enhance the power sharing between the local government and the CSOs in terms of budget planning, project identification, monitoring, and evaluation of projects.