Mayor Pilot Bihasa received from DILG Regional Director Florida M. Dijan a check worth 1 Million pesos as an incentive fund of the Municipality of Baler in counterpart of Performance Challenge Fund on March 11, 2014 during the Seminar Workshop on the Development of Local Shelter Plan.
A Performance Challenge Fund of the DILG is an incentive fund to LGUs in the form of counterpart funding to high-impact capital investment projects in the Annual Investment Program and recognition of good governance performance particularly in the adoption of “good housekeeping” governance areas of planning, budgeting, revenue mobilization, financial management and budget execution, procurement, and resource mobilization.
The said fund will be use by the Municipal Government of Baler in the Rehabilitation of Material Recovery Facility and procurement of compactor machine at Brgy. Pingit, Baler, Aurora.
A Seminar Workshop on the Development of Local Shelter Plan was also conducted by the DILG Region-3 held from March 11-14, 2014 at the AMCO, Beach Resort and Restaurant, Brgy. Sabang, Baler, Aurora. LGU Baler was represented by Municipal Engineer Sofronio Raul Egargue, Municipal Social Welfare and Development Officer Yolanda Angara, Mr. Gabriel LLave of Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office and MLGOO Ariel Espinosa, respectively.
The training aims to provide technical assistance to target LGUs in the development of Local Shelter Plan, to update the database for informal settler’s families of the LGUs and to launch massive information campaigns regarding informal settler families.
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