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Legazpi bags ‘Seal of Good Local Governance’ anew


Officials of the city government of Legazpi led by Mayor Noel Rosal (center) pose for a photo opportunity after receiving the ‘2019 Seal of Good Local Governance’ (SGLG) award from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Nov. 5 at the Manila Hotel.

Legazpi City was among 380 local government units (LGUs) across the country that received the “2019 Seal of Good Local Governance Award” (SGLG) award from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) for their best practices.

DILG Secretary Eduardo Año handed over the plaque of appreciation and a P3.5-million check to Mayor Noel Rosal during the awarding ceremonies at the Manila Hotel.

In a phone interview, Rosal said the SGLG award is the highest recognition given by the DILG to an LGU that has shown good governance and effective delivery of social services, and is practicing good management principles

“Our locality has improved, the investors are confident, that resulted in the continuous increasing of businesses and other establishments operating in this city,” he added.

Asked about how the city government would make use of its cash award, Rosal said with the P3.5 million, they would purchase trucks for collecting garbage and disaster response equipment to be used for the operation of the 911 command center.

Legazpi City has been a recipient of the prestigious SGLG award for the last four years.

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Today’s Front Page January 21, 2020

Today’s Front Page January 21, 2020