Bacolod best performing city in Western Visayas

first_imgMayor Evelio Leonardia, represented byDILG-Bacolod City Director Ma. Joy Maredith Madayag in receiving the award,acknowledged the efforts of his fellow city officials, department and officeheads, and employees for making Bacolod what it is today. BACOLOD City – This capital cityadded another feather to its cap after bagging the distinction of being theBest Performing City in Western Visayas. Aside from being the champion in Bestin Performing City Category, Bacolod also received five special awards in thefive areas of governance. The Department of the Interior andLocal Government (DILG) conferred the award to Bacolod during the 2019 Searchfor Excellence in Local Governance (Excell) Awards rites in Iloilo City. This year’s awarding ceremony dubbed“Pagdayaw 2019: Reaping Results. Upscaling Innovations,” was led byDILG-Western Visayas Regional Director Ariel Iglesia, Assistant RegionalDirector Maria Calpiza Sardua, and Civil Service Commission-Western VisayasRegional Director Nelson Sarmiento, who awarded the trophies to the winners.center_img “This proves the efficiency andresponsiveness of government machinery and the vibrancy of the economy and thecity in general,” the mayor said in a statement on Tuesday night. These included champion in Excellencein Local Legislation, Excellence in Administrative Governance, and Excellencein Environmental Governance as well as first runner-up in Excellence in SocialGovernance and Excellence in Economic Governance. Last month, Bacolod was also afinalist at the Digital Governance Awards presented by the Department ofInformation and Communications Technology, the National ICT Confederation ofthe Philippines, and the DILG./PNlast_img