Angeles village is DILG's showcase in regional assembly

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Monday, March 30, 2015


ANGELES CITY -- Barangay Cutcut of Angeles City is the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) - Central Luzon's Regional Showcase Barangay for the first semester of 2015.

During the assembly here over the weekend, barangay chairman Cecilia Nepomuceno comprehensively delivered her State of the Barangay Address (SOBA) highlighting their accomplishments for the past six months in the areas of infrastructure, peace and order, waste management, health and sanitation, education, culture and sports, senior citizens, persons with disabilities, and the proposed projects of the barangay for Calendar Year 2015.

DILG-Central Luzon Director Florida M. Dijan, in her message, expressed her appreciation and lauded the local and barangay officials of Cutcut for adhering to the department’s mandates and in performing their respective duties and responsibilities making their barangay eligible to be showcased in Region III. She concluded her speech by extending the message of the secretary of the department to all present.

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She also emphasized that the department will always be of service to partner local government units.

Meanwhile, DILG Angeles OIC-City Director Belina Herman congratulated Nepomuceno and her council for pulling off and organizing the showcase barangay assembly.

Gracing the assembly were Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan, Councilors Bryan Matthew Nepomuceno and Alex Indiongco, Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Regional Director Fire Chief Supt. Aloveel Ferrer, Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Regional Director William Beltran, representatives from selected national government agencies (NGAs), local officials and other assembly members.

Pamintuan lauded Barangay Cutcut for being one of the most financially organized and capable barangays in Angeles City. He also stressed the importance of working in unison to achieve a common goal.

Pursuant to Proclamation No. 260 dated September 30, 2011, all barangays in the country are required to call for a barangay assembly at least twice every year and deliver their state of the barangay address to their respective constituents concerning matters provided by Section 397(b) Chapter VI of the Local Government Code: Accomplishments and Financial Report from the past six months and updates on on-going programs and projects.

The barangay assembly also serves as a venue or platform for its members to raise issues and concerns affecting the community, as well as for advancing proposals and recommendations to improve the quality of service of barangay officials.

Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on March 31, 2015.

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