Vice Mayor Maria Nancy Tabanda receives the 2018 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) Award : Pagkilala sa Katapatan at Kaayusang Pamahalaang Lokal from DILG through DILG Secretary Eduardo Año, Sen. Loren Legarda & Sen Sonny Angara last November 6 at One Rizal Park, Manila Hotel.
Vice-Mayor Nancy was joined by her sons Jonan & Jonathan in receiving the said award.
As DILG elevates higher criteria for this year’s qualifications of awardees, Lgu-San Vicente strives to conform in the “All-in” assessment criteria of DILG, this year’s SGLG showed more challenging requisite of trouncing the minimum criteria in SGLG’s Seven governance areas. The seven areas are: Financial Administration; Disaster Preparedness; Social Protection; Peace and Order; Business Friendliness and Competitiveness; Environment Protection; and Tourism Culture and the Arts.
In 2017, a toal of 449 LGUs — 28 provinces, 61 cities, and 359 municipalities received the SGLG.
This year, the top five regions with the most SGLG awardees are the Ilocos Region with 51, followed by Central Luzon (43), and Calabarzon (24), Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM, 23), and Cagayan Valley (22).