On illegal drugs PDEA: No problem in Miagao

Mayor Oscar “Richard” S. Garin, Jr was happy to receive the news that Miagao has no problem on illegal drugs. This was revealed during the courtesy visit of PDEA Director Alex Tablate to Mayor Garin earlier today.
Director Tablate also said that Miagao has no problem in sustaining its ‘drug cleared’ status. It may be noted PDEA declared Miagao as the first drug cleared Municipality in the Province of Iloilo.

Mayor RSG leads Budget Call Bares 10-Point Executive Agenda

Mayor Oscar “Richard” S. Garin, Jr led the first Budget Forum in his administration at the JRBB Hall earlier today. The Budget Forum, attended by municipal officials and department heads, is the start of the preparation of the CY 2023 Annual Budget.
In the Forum Mayor Garin bared his 10-Point Executive Agenda to wit:
1. Health and Pandemic& Recovery
2. Infrastructure Development
3. Livelihood, Labor and Employment Program
4. Agricultural and Fishery Development
5. Tourism Development and Promotion
6. Economic Enterprise Development
7. Peace and Order and Public Safety
8. Social Welfare and Education Development
9. Youth and Sports Development
10. Environmental Management and Protection
Mayor Garin will live by the challenge of the projected decrease in the 2023 National Tax Allotment of P39,054,516.00 or 14.47% lower than the NTA of 2022.

Engineer at Work

Mayor Oscar “Richard” S. Garin, Jr giving specific instructions to the engineers of the DPWH 1st Engineering District and IBC Builders, the contractor of the P48million shoreline protection project in Barangay Baybay Norte earlier today.
Mayor Garin, an engineer by profession, instructed them how it should be done to ensure an even stronger foundation to effectively alter the effects of waves in the area.
During the inspection, Mayor Garin was joined by BM Carmelo Nochete, SB member Aaron Noble and Engr. Rey Mosura.

LOOK. The local government unit here faces validation in their aim to get yet another Seal of Good Local Governance Awards from the Department of Interior and Local Government.
SGLG is a progressive assessment system that gives distinction to remarkable local government performance in various areas of governance.

Another feather on its cap Miagao lauded for its effort on combating Climate Change

MIAGAO, ILOILO – The Municipality of Miagao gets another recognition for its effective and efficient implementation of strategies against the harmful effects climate change in the Municipality.

The Certificate of Recognition and Award was presented to Miagao through Mayor Macario N. Napulan, MD in a virtual awarding ceremony of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Environment Management Bureau Western Visayas held earlier today.

“Climate change is definitely upon us. Being mindful of this, I am loud and proud that we have laid down an effective climate change adaptation strategies that improved the resilience of Miagaowanons especially those living in the barangays that are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change,” Mayor Napulan said in his speech during the awarding ceremony.

The strategies that Mayor Napulan were referring to were inked in the Local Climate Change Action Plan and are being implemented by the different offices with the Office of the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officer as the lead agency.

“Today, as you recognize our efforts, I am happy that something is being done to address the problem – and know that it is being done right,” Napulan concluded.