The turn-over ceremony is in compliance with Memorandum Circular No. 2019-39 dated March 13, 2019 of the DILG.
It is the phase when the outgoing municipal officials and LGU department heads shall turnover the pertinent documents as well as the immovable and movable properties of the LGU.
Engr. Rainier Calica, the outgoing Municipal Administrator comprehensively presented the Governance Assessment Report which is coherent with the criteria of the Seal of Good Local Governance. He stated the seven governance areas which are Financial Administration, Disaster Preparedness, Social Protection, Peace and Order, Environmental Management, Business Friendliness and Competitiveness, Tourism, Culture, and the Arts. Further, he quantified the projects and programs that have been implemented by the past administration.
Mayor Eulogio Clarence Martin P. De Guzman III rendered his message as the outgoing Local Chief Executive, he stated that he may have short-comings as any other individual, thus, he did his best during his term. He had enumerated the projects that are on-going and endorsed it to the new administration.
He accentuated that he will leave Bauang with its bountiful funds which can be attested by all of the department heads.
Being the better half of the incoming Mayor Menchie Lomboy-De Guzman, they have shared their aspirations for Bauang and he had also given his suggestions and advices.
At an outset, the incoming Mayor Menchie Lomboy-De Guzman said that Bauang would flourish thru continuity, enhancement, and innovation.