The City Government of Tacloban welcomed Wednesday, May 8 the Regional Validation Team of the 2019 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) composed of Local Government Operations Officers from Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Northern Samar, namely Eduardo Diaz, Lindy Lipata, Kristine Cortez and Richee Enreras.
Mayor Cristina G. Romualdez represented by Executive Assistant Teofila Brosas, Vice-Mayor Jerry Yaokasin, DILG City Director Atty. Darwin Bibar and City Department head welcomed the validation team at Tacloban City Training Center Multi-purpose Hall where a “tabletop validation” was held, followed by an ocular visit to City Government facilities and offices.
The team evaluated the overall performance of the City in terms of Financial Administration, Disaster Preparedness, Social Protection, Peace and Order; Business-friendliness and Competitiveness, Environmental Management and Tourism Culture and Arts.
An incentive fund called Performance Challenge Fund will be given the SGLG Passers, which can be utilized for the implementation of a local development project.
A three-time recipient of the “Seal”, the City Government hopes to ace the 2019 SGLG as it earnestly prepared for the assessment early this year.
Tacloban City copped the ‘seal’ in 2012, 2015 and 2017.
Photos: K. E. Napala/CIO