TAGUM CITY—Using the Local Government Performance Management System, the city’s 23 barangays were evaluated independently based on their performance in governance along the areas of Administration, Social Services, Economic Development and Environmental Management.
The performance evaluation saw Barangays La Filipina and San Agustin placing 2nd on the Urban and Rural Categories, respectively, while Magupo East and Canocotan earned enough points to secure the 3rd place of the competition’s respective Urban and Rural Categories.
On the other hand, the 1st Place for the Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentive Award- Urban Category was handed to Barangay La Filipina that will consequently represent Tagum in the regional edition of the competition.
Other barangay winners of the aforesaid Incentive Awards were Barangay Magugpo Poblacion and Barangay Pandapan who received the 2nd place for urban and rural categories, respectively, the urban category’s 3rd placers – Magugpo South and Magugpo West, as well as the rural category’s Barangay San Agustin.
The cash prizes of P50,000.00 for the 1st placers, P30,000.00 for the 2ndplace winners and P15,000.00 for the 3rd placers were also given out to all winning barangays.
In the same occasion, insurance were also given to more than 400 barangay tanods in the city, as well as uniform vests courtesy of the City Government of Tagum.
Words by Richi Gulle & Photos by Leo Timogan/CIO Tagum