MUNICIPALITY OF LINGAYEN, 2023 SEAL OF GOOD LOCAL GOVERNANCE (SGLG) AWARDEE
LINGAYEN WAS AMONG THE 493 SGLG PASSERS- LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS UNDER THE STRONG LEADERSHIP OF MAYOR LEOPOLDO N. BATAOIL, VICE MAYOR MAC DEXTER MALICDEM WITH THE WHOLE SANGGUNIANG BAYAN, DEPARTMENT MANAGERS, ALL THE EMPLOYEES, BARANGAYS AND SUPPORT STAFF AND AGENCIES OF THE MUNICIPALITY DURING THE AWARDING CEREMONY AT THE MANILA HOTEL ON DECEMBER 13, 2023 FOR CLUSTER 1.
CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN, LINGAYEN! LINGAYEN FLY HIGH!
READ | The Seal of Good Local Governance or SGLG, enacted through Republic Act No. 11292 in 2019, is an institutionalized award, incentive, honor and recognition-based program that encourages LGUs’ commitment to continuously progress and improve their performance along various governance areas.
The SGLG maintains the “All-in” principle where a local government must pass ALL governance areas aimed to:
Financial Administration and Sustainability: Uphold the practice of fiscal discipline and sustainability, and transparency and accountability in the use of public funds;
Disaster Preparedness: Prevent and prepare for disasters, whether natural or human-induced, in order to strengthen their resilience;
Social Protection and Sensitivity: Demonstrate responsiveness to the needs of, and facilitate meaningful engagement with the vulnerable and marginalized sectors of society;
Health Compliance and Responsiveness: Set-up, implement, and sustain health policies and programs that would strengthen and promote the well-being, healthy lifestyle, and safety of the public, while ensuring that all individuals, especially the vulnerable, have fair opportunities for better health without causing financial hardship through the organization of an integrated healthcare delivery system;
Sustainable Education: Implement education reforms and programs to support the vision of quality education for all;
Business-Friendliness and Competitiveness: Enable pro-competitive policies and interventions, and facilitate ease of doing business, in accordance with the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018 (RA 11032);
Safety, Peace and Order: Protect constituents from threats to life and damage to property;
Environmental Management: Safeguard and preserve the integrity of the environment through adaptive social responsibility;
Tourism, Heritage Development, Culture and Arts: Foster the value of sustainable tourism, and nurture culture and heritage;
Youth Development: Stimulate meaningful participation of youth in local governance and nation-building.
For more information about the SGLG program, check the DILG Memorandum Circular here: https://www.dilg.gov.ph/…/dilg-memocircular-202339… (Source: DILG Philippines fb page)