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DILG directs LGUs to clear all government properties of campaign materials, encourages public to report violations

February 18, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has directed all local government units (LGUs) to clear all government facilities, properties, and vehicles of political campaign materials.

“We will not allow candidates to use government properties as a platform for their election campaign. It’s clearly prohibited. Government buildings, properties, vehicles, and equipment are for official use only and may not be used as venues or tools for partisan political activity,” says DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año.

The DILG chief says that Section 261 of the Omnibus Election Code bans the use of public funds, money deposited in trust, equipment, facilities owned or controlled by...

DILG: Higit sa kalahati ng mga pamahalaang lokal sa Manila Bay watershed bigo sa pagsunod sa mga batas pangkalikasan, 16 prayoridad sa pagbibigay ng tulong

February 14, 2019

Siyamnapu't-limang pamahalaang lokal o 53 porsyento ng 178 pamahalaang lokal sa Metro Manila, Rehiyon III at IV-A sa loob ng Manila Bay Watershed Area ang bigong sumunod sa mga batas pangkalikasan ayon sa pagsusuring isinagawa ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Ipinahayag ni DILG Secretary Eduardo Año na batay sa 2018 Regional Inter-Agency Committee table assessments at on-site inspections, ang mga pamahalaang lokal na ito ay hindi pumasa sa pagsukat sa kanilang pagtupad sa mga batas pangkalikasan at 16 sa kanila na may pinakamalalang problema ang bibigyang prayoridad ng Kagawaran.

"Batay sa aming pagsusuri, marami pa tayong kailangang gawin, at layon naming simulan ito sa 16...

DILG: More than half of LGUs in Manila Bay watershed failed in complying with environmental laws, 16 to be prioritized with assistance

February 14, 2019

Ninety-five local government units (LGUs) or 53 percent of the 178 LGUs from Metro Manila, Regions III and IV-A within the Manila Bay Watershed Area have failed in complying with environmental laws, according to an assessment conducted by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Secretary Eduardo Año says that based on the 2018 Regional Inter-Agency Committee table assessments and on-site inspections, these LGUs failed to hit the indicators gauging their compliance to existing environmental laws and 16 of these with the worst problems will be prioritized by the Department.

"Based on our assessment, we still have a lot of work to do, and we intend to start with these 16 LGUs...

DILG to LGUs: Assist DepEd in preserving and protecting Gabaldon school buildings

February 13, 2019

Following the signing of a new law mandating the conservation of Gabaldon school buildings nationwide, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) directs all local government units (LGUs) to support the Department of Education (DepEd) in the preservation and protection of Gabaldon school buildings within their jurisdiction.

DILG Assistant Secretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya says that under Republic Act 11194 or the Gabaldon School Buildings Conservation Act signed on January 18, 2019, LGUs are mandated to provide DepEd with necessary assistance in the implementation of any conservation projects as the law prohibits “any modification, alteration, destruction, demolition or...

Cabinet Secretary urges people to vote for pro-Federalism bets

February 12, 2019

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Alexie Nograles urged the people to vote for pro-Federalism candidates in the mid-term elections in May this year since the forthcoming polls is crucial for the cause of federalism.

Nograles made this statement during his speech at the National Federalism Summit organized by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) recently.

He also called on the Inter-Agency Task Force on Federalism and Constitutional Reform (IATF-FCR) to continue the advocacy campaign for federalism and to finish harmonizing the Bayanihan Federalism charter crafted by the Consultative Committee chaired by Chief Justice Reynato Puno.

Nograles said that the Palace wants the harmonized draft...

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DILG R-3 seals partnership with Central Luzon MSAC

February 18, 2019

DILG Region 3 Local Governance Regional Resource Center (LGRRC) has sealed its partnership with the Multi-Sectoral Advisory Committee (MSAC) members through the forging of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on February 15, 2019.

The MOA Signing was participated in by the Department’s partner National Government Agencies, Local Resource Institutes, and Private Sectors, among others to establish a formal agreement to jointly pool knowledge and expertise on different areas of local governance.

On behalf of RD Julie J. Daquioag, ARD Jay Timbreza extended the Department’s gratitude and appreciation to the participants for their utmost support to DILG’s programs and...

DILG-8, PCL recognize outstanding sanggunians at regional awards ceremony

February 18, 2019

“The sanggunian is the brain of the local government and the sanggunians who are present today are doing a great job at providing the brains of the local government; that is, being the source of ideas and innovations translated into policies and programs.”

This was the pronouncement of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary Marivel C. Sacendoncillo, as she recognized the accomplishments of the best performing Local Government Units (LGUs) in Eastern Visayas during the Regional Awards Ceremony of the 2018 Local Legislative Award at Robinsons Summit Hotel, Tacloban City on February 7, 2019.

“The LGUs should not only look at the needs of...

DILG road, evacuation center projects turned over to Initao, Misamis Oriental

February 12, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region X has officially turned over the Municipal Evacuation Center in Barangay Jampason and concreted Balanaga, Sinalac Road to the Municipality of Initao, Mismis Oriental on January 30, 2019.

Said projects were funded through the DILG Assistance to Disadvantaged Municipality (ADM) and Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) program in year 2016 and 2017 respectively.

“This is to congratulate the Municipality of Initao for the successful implementation of the BUB and ADM projects that the DILG entrusted to the municipality,” said DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe during the turn over ceremony held at the Evacuation...

DILG Region 6 advocates for good governance in the barangays

February 11, 2019

A team headed by the new OIC Regional Director of DILG Region 6, Engr. Ariel O. Iglesia, has been hopping from province to province to conduct a Barangay Summit on Good Governance around the region from January 15-24, 2019.

Napakalaki po ng role ng mga barangay officials. Kayo po ang mga development managers, program implementers at service providers. Sana po ang lahat ng inyong matututunan sa Barangay Summit ay magagamit sa pagkakaroon ng matatag, maginhawa at panatag na buhay." said DILG R6 OIC-Regional Director Engr. Ariel O. Iglesia before thousands of barangay officials who participated in the series of activities.

A total of 4,353 participants from all over Western Visayas...

DILG XII crafts 2019 strategic plan in first MANCOM meeting of the year

February 7, 2019

There is much to be done in DILG XII.”

This was the challenge posed by the new DILG 12 Director Josephine C. Leysa as she led the 1st Management Committee (MANCOM) meeting for CY 2019 recently. The message was well received by the MANCOM members who were present during the two-day activity, which was highlighted by a strategic planning workshop.

Leysa, who had just finished serving two DILG Secretaries and an officer-in-charge as head executive assistant (HEA), emphasized her role which is “to guide, motivate and inspire” the rest of the committee members that she is working with. The value of teamwork, she believes, is vital since it is ‘the fuel for...

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