Local functionaries gathered and members of legislative body headed  
by City Vice Mayor Rene Gustilo with the City Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor Jr. during the Executive and Legislative Agenda and Capacity Development Agenda  Workshop-Seminar last October 10-11, 2016.
(Right Photo) City Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor Jr with SP Vicky Cabili (rightmost) and LGOO VI Mia Asuncion Gatilogo (leftmost).

San Carlos City government allotted two days for a seminar-workshop of its local department heads and functionaries in preparation of its Executive and Legislative Agenda (ELA) and Capacity Development (CapDev) last October 10-11, 2016.

Said department heads and functionaries represent the various sectors of governance in the city who will formulate the three-year plan of programs envisioned by the local government, reflective of the overall goals of the national government and most importantly , implemented within the 2017-2019 timeframe and beneficial to the people of San Carlos.

San Carlos City Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor, Jr. said that the city government is continuously working for the good of the city and its people and ELA will give direction in the implementation of said planned programs within the three-year term for a smooth sailing government.

Vice-Mayor Renato Gustilo also backed the city mayor and cited that the Sangguniang Panlungsod will make sure that every program of the city will fit the needs of its people.

Resource person of said seminar-workshop was DILG Local Government Operations Officer (LGOO) VI Mia Asuncion Gatilogo of Bago City assisted by the ELA/CAPDEV Secretariat of the City and LGOO V Noeh Castellano, as coordinator.

Gatilogo said that the local government unit (LGU) needs a change with direction in planning towards progress and that she was happy that San Carlos City government shared her passion in public service by its willingness to work for the good of its constituents.

She also expressed readiness if the city opts to get her assistance later on in finalizing the ELA/CAPDEV plan.

Among the major projects presented by different sectors include infrastructure projects for farm-to-market roads, health facilities and classroom building; skills livelihood trainings and job opportunities; agriculture and tourism development; peace and order and anti-illegal drug campaign; and, better delivery of services among others.

Participants to said activity reached 70 including department heads, city officials, selected employees, and other representativesfrom non-government organizations.

Said ELA/CAPDEV plan is expected to be presented to the city’s stakeholders and finished before the end of 2016.