If the Ombudsman Visayas has denied for lack of merit the three separate motions for reconsideration filed by Mayor Evelio Leonardia and nine other city officials regarding alleged overpriced furniture and fixtures in the new government center, it also indicted former Mayor Monico Puentevella for graft and malversation in connection with the P21.56 million SEA Games unliquidated funds alloted for the city’s hosting of the 2005 South East Asian Games.
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Political will, a stable business climate and a much improved peace and order situation were considered by Bacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella as some of his key accomplishments during his first three years as the city’s Chief Executive.
The Morning Show host Marty Go interviews Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella about his accomplishments during his first term as Chief Executive and his plans for the city.*
The two opposing giant political teams will open today the local political campaign with a big bang, instead of starting March 26 as it was a Black Saturday.
Grupo Progress is lead by Cong Evelio bing Leonardia, and Pamilya Magbinuligay Kita para sa Kauswagan (MKK) of Mayor Monico Puentevella, both mayoralty aspirants for Bacolod City.
MKK according to Puentevella started its campaign on Easter Sunday by conducting mass city government. Then the political rally at 5:30 in the afternoon at the Bacolod Public Plaza after the mini caravan.
Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella said that everybody, including the real property stakeholders of the city agreed that there should be an increase in zonal valuation, or real property tax.
Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella (R) presenting Kalipay Negrense Foundation, Inc. Executive Director Mhel Sillador with a P250,000.00 check after his press conference last Friday. (CMO-PIO photo)
Some 179 couples were officially declared as husband and wife as the city of Bacolod hosted its 2nd Mass Wedding at the Bacolod Arts Youth and Sports (BAYS) Center, yesterday.
Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella with the oldest couple taking part in the traditional slicing of the cake.* (CMO-PIO photo)
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