Congratulations to the newly created People’s Council of Tangalan and its newly installed officers headed by Mr. Noel T. Nacion as President and to the selected representatives to the Local Special Bodies namely, MDC, MSB, MHB and MPOC!

The Creation of the Local Peoples’ Council and Selection of CSO representatives was successfully undertaken today with the partnership of the DILG, the Executive thru the CSO Desk and the SB thru the Committee on CSOs.

In his welcome message, Vice Mayor Gene Fuentes congratulated and thanked the CSOs on their accreditation/recognition and encouraged their strengthened partnership with the LGU thru meaningful engagement in local governance.

Mayor Gary Fuentes underscored the roles and contribution of CSOs in local development and expressed his support in ensuring inclusive and participatory governance.

Mrs. Lovella Fulgencio, SB Secretary acknowledged the participants then oriented the CSOs on the creation of the Peoples’ Council and their duties and responsibilities.

Mrs. Ma. Cecilia Paguntalan, MPDC and CSO Desk-designate presented the Local Special Bodies, their legal bases, composition and functions.

MLGOO Ronz Rogan discussed on the process and criteria for selection of CSO representatives to the Local Special Bodies, replacement for cause, and the calendar of activities including the CapDev for CSOs.

Hon. Nolina Toriaga, SB Chair on CSOs presided the election of officers of the Peoples’ Council which was continued by the elected president while MLGOO Rogan facilitated the selection of CSO representatives to the LSBs thereafter.

Hon. Toriaga capped the activity with her message of thanks to all the attendees.