| The sixteen (16) recipient Local Government Units of Region 7 were given the Seal of Good
Housekeeping Award for their good governance performance in internal housekeeping
particularly in the areas of Good Planning, Sound Fiscal Management, Transparency and
Accountability, and Valuing Performance Management. These are, namely, the Municipalities
of Balilihan,Maribojoc, Clarin, Dauis, Loboc, Panglao, Pres. Carlos P. Garcia, San Miguel, Jagna
and Ubay, from Bohol Province, the City Canlaon and the Municipalities of Amlan, Tanjay,
Bacong, Dauin, San Jose from the Negros Oriental Province.
The regional conferment ceremony took place on September 27, 2011 at the Marco Polo Plaza Hotel,
Lahug, Cebu City.
Balilihan, Maribojoc and Amlan which were granted with the “Seal” during the first round of
assessment conducted in CY 2010 are now implementing development projects funded under
the DILG’s Performance Challenge Fund (PCF). Together with these LGUs, the Municipality of
Catigbian, Bohol received granted P1 Million each for the implementation of LGU development
initiatives that are aligned to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Seventy five (75) more LGUs are expected to receive the Good Housekeeping Seal by end of
December, 2011. LGOO V Willie Jean B. Cabanag, Coordinator, DILG7 Public Information