Que­zon City Coun­cil is NCR’s best lo­cal leg­isla­tive

Manila Times - - Public Square -

FOR con­sis­tently craft­ing ef­fec­tive or­di­nances and res­o­lu­tions, the Que­zon City Coun­cil has been rec­og­nized as the most out­stand­ing lo­cal leg­isla­tive by the Depart­ment of In­te­rior and Lo­cal Govern­men­tNCR ( DILG- NCR) for the third straight time.

Mayor Her­bert Bautista and Vice Mayor and QC Coun­cil Chair­per­son Joy Bel­monte, as well as the mem­bers of the 20th QC Coun­cil re­ceived the plaque of recog­ni­tion from DILG- QC Di­rec­tor Ana Lyn Bal­tazarCortez in a cer­e­mony held at the QC Hall on Jan. 7.

The QC Coun­cil has been hon­ored for its ex­em­plary per­for­mance on re­spon­sive­ness to leg­isla­tive agenda, eas­ily ac­ces­si­ble in­for­ma­tion on ap­proved res­o­lu­tions and or­di­nances, leg­isla­tive track­ing sys­tem, ca­pa­bil­ity de­vel­op­ment train­ing for the coun­cilors and their staff, and in­no­va­tions such as the Batas QC Mayor Her­bert Bautista (first row, 3rd, R) and Vice Mayor Joy Bel­monte (be­side Bautista) re­ceive the award from DILG- QC Di­rec­tor Ana Lyn Bal­tazar- Cortez (cen­ter) along with the Que­zon City Coun­cil.

mo­bile ap­pli­ca­tion.

“On be­half of the Que­zon City Coun­cil, I would like to com­mend Mayor Her­bert Bautista for giv­ing us di­rec­tives that

chal­lenged us to work harder,” Vice Mayor Bel­monte said.

The recog­ni­tion, dubbed the DILG Lo­cal Leg­isla­tive Award, is given ev­ery three years, cor­re­spond­ing

to each coun­cil’s term.

The 39-mem­ber Que­zon City Coun­cil will au­to­mat­i­cally rep­re­sent NCR to the na­tional awards for out­stand­ing lo­cal leg­isla­tive.

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