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City Mayor Lino O. Montilla has conveyed his administration’s accomplishments 6 months into the office and the forthcoming ventures of the LGU for Tacurong during his 1st State of the Tacurong City Address on January 19, 2022.

To recap this undertaking, here’s Mayor Lino’s complete report during the Formal Opening of the Regular Session of the 8th Sangguniang Panlungsod of Tacurong:

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Vision Tacurong is a convergence city in the south, with competitive and dynamic economy, pristine and safe environment, governed by responsible leaders in partnership with empowered, resilient, healthy, and God-loving Tacurongnons.

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Mission To protect the well-being of Tacurongnons and livability of the city by empowering citizenry to enhance sustainable economy, promotion of peace, order, and public safety, strengthening of basic social services, ensure disaster-resilient environment, efficient fiscal management driven by competent and innovative civil servants in the development of a convergence city and improvement of quality of life of the people.

About Tacurong

The place which later became the City of Tacurong was once a barangay of the Municipality of Buluan of the then Empire Province of Cotabato. The place was originally called ‘Pamasang’, the name of a creek that flowed from south to north of the area. In the 1940s, the place served as way station of the 19-C Land Survey Team due to its strategic location. During those years, the place also became a stopover point for travelers and the Oblate Missionaries on their way to different parts of Cotabato Province. 

The name ‘Pamasang’ was later changed to Talakudong, a term for a head gear worn by the early settlers and people in the area. How the place came to be associated with head covering cannot be ascertained. Eventually, the name was shortened/changed to Tacurong. It can only be deduced that the present name of Tacurong must have originated from the word ‘Talakudong’. 

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