Calbayog to award
outstanding Barangay Captains
CATBALOGAN CITY –
The local government unit (LGU) of Calbayog City will give
recognition to some four barangay chairmen out of the 157 barangays as
Outstanding Barangay Captains relative to the implementation of the
Tri-district development (3D) program of the LGU.
In a report filed at
the Radyo ng Bayan-DYOG, Mayor Reynaldo Uy said that the awardees will
be chosen from those that implemented the 3D program like Seven Hills
Happy Valley Alleviation & Roads Program (SHARP) or Calbayog
Urbanization Program and Services (CUPS) or Tinambacan Upliftment of
Socio Economic Condition (TUSEC) and the Oquendo key program for the
Revitalization of Economic sustainability and services (OK Progress).
Uy added that the
basis for the choice is the active involvement and cooperation of the
barangay and its positive impact to the rural folks. The mayor
stressed that his leadership is determined to push the program.
The barangay chairman,
added Uy, plays a significant role in the program as the progress of
the barangays will eventually be the progress of Calbayog City.
Aside from the
Outstanding Barangay Captain the LGU is also keen on giving
recognition to the department heads who are fully supportive of the
Barangay Captain and Outstanding Department Head will receive a cash
prize of ten thousand pesos, a year from now, on July 30, 2011, where
programs of his leadership will be evaluated and the day will be
called Tri-District Day.
reiterated that the 3D program particularly OK-Progress aims for
Oquendo district to be an eco-tourism site especially
The LGU plans to bring the officials with the LGU-Calbayog and DILG
for a Lakbay Aral to Bohol so that the barangay leaders can personally
see the improvement in
Bohol as an eco-tourism destination.
He also cited that the
city is determined to continuously clean the city for the ‘Iwas
Dengue’ clean up drive in the different barangays in the city as part
of the tri-district development program.
It will be recalled
that on July 30, the city formally launched the Tri-District
Development Program led by Mayor Uy with the theme in Waray:
Determinasyon Dalan sa Dayun nga Kauswagan (trans: determination is
the way to progress). (with Jennifer S Allegado,