JAGNA – The 7th Sangguniang Bayan of Jagna on March 6-8 attended the 2013 End-Term National Assembly held at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.
The gathering of all councilors was highlighted by two awarding ceremonies – The Outstanding Councilors of the Philippines Awards and The Local Legislative Award. The Outstanding Councilors of the Philippines awards will be conferred to 6 winners for the municipal category, 2 form Luzon, 2 coming from the Visayas and 2 from Mindanao. The Local Legislative Award categories are Outstanding Sanggunian in Highly Urbanized Cities and Independent Component Cities; Outstanding Sanggunian in Component Cities; Outstanding Sanggunian in 1st-3rd Class Municipalities; Outstanding Sanggunian in 4th-6th Class Municipalities. These awards are given by the Department of Interior and Local Government and the Philippine Councilors League.
The Sangguniang Bayan of Jagna became a national finalist in the 2012 Local Legislative Award – Outstanding Sanggunian in 1st-3rd Class Municipalities category. An Award of Recognition was presented to the Sangguniang Bayan of Jagna headed by Vice Mayor Exuperio C. Lloren during the awarding ceremonies on March 7 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.
The Local Legislative Award is an official recognition to the Sangguniang Panlungsod and to the Sangguniang Bayan that excel in legislative laws that ultimately contribute to the attainment of desirable socio-economic and environmental management outcomes of the Local Government unit which they serve.
Precedent to this national award is the Outstanding Sanggunian in 1st to 3rd Class Municipalities of the Province of Bohol for CY 2010-2012 award given to the Sangguniang Bayan of Jagna last December 3, 2012 at Bohol Plaza Resort, Mayacabac, Dauis, Bohol.