San Pablo City Awarded the Seal of Good Housekeeping for Local Government Units
San Pablo City- For garnering a high overall index of more than 4.0, no adverse findings of COA and full disclosure of local budget and finances, bids and public offerings, San Pablo City was awarded the Seal of Good Housekeeping for LGU’s by the Dept. of Interior and Local Government last December 2011.
The Seal of Good Housekeeping for Local Gov’t is awarded to LGU’s with good performance in internal housekeeping focusing in good planning, sound fiscal management, transparency and accountability and valuing of performance information. According to CLGOO Marciana Brosas, DILG-SPC the city was awarded a Local Gov’t Support Fund of P25M for this recognition. The fund shall be utilized as capital expenditures and to augment the approved 2012 Annual Investment Plan of the city.
For this Mayor Vicente Amante appropriated the P25M for the purchase of medicines and other medical needs of the Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Surgery and Anesthesia of the San Pablo City General Hospital. Local Gov’t Officer Brosas also informed Mayor Amante that the city will also be given another financial incentive in the amount of P3M Performance Challenge Fund for being awarded the Seal of Good Housekeeping. (CIO-SPC)