Negros Occ., 4 Cities, 5 Municipalities Win the Seal of Good Governance

DILG Provincial Director Ma Joy Maredith R. Madayag congratulates the province of Negros Occidental together with four (4) cities and five (5) municipalities for passing the 2017 Seal of Good Local Governance.

The official results released yesterday by the Bureau of Local Government Supervision showed that the cities of Bago, Sagay, San Carlos, and Silay as well as the municipalities of Candoni, Don Salvador Benedicto, Hinobaan, Pontevedra and Valladolid passed the assessment.

The awarding ceremonies will be on November 27, 2017 at the PICC in Manila.

The Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) symbolizes integrity and good performance through continuing governance reform and sustained local development. For LGUs to get the Seal, they must pass all the assessment indicators in the following four core areas: Financial Administration, Disaster Preparedness, Social Protection, and Peace and Order. In addition, LGUs must also pass one of the following three essential areas: Business Friendliness, Environmental Management, and Tourism, Culture and Arts*