Tacurong hailed national finalist of Best Sanggunian Award
The Sangguniang Panlungsod of Tacurong was named as national finalist of the prestigious Local Legislative Awards (LLA) under the component cities category. Vice Mayor Joseph Lechonsito, together with members of the Sanggunian and personnel, received the award during the End Term National Assembly of the Philippine Councilors League (PCL) held on June 19, 2019 in Cebu City.
Before vying for the national level, Tacurong topped other component cities in Region 12 by becoming the regional winner.Spearheaded by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and PCL, the LLA aims to recognize the exemplary performance of the Sanggunians in their legislative measures that help build the foundation of meaningful local administration and development.
The LLA is conferred every three years that coincides with one full term of elected officials.The 7th Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of Vice Mayor Lechonsito as the presiding officer along with the ten elected councilors, namely:
Psyche Sucaldito, Lalaine Montilla, Charito Collado, Cirilo Flores, Geronimo Arzagon, David Salazar, Ariel Ferdinand dela Cruz, Welson Ferrer, Carlos Borromeo Segura, and Renante Duque. The Sanggunian also includes Amoilo Ortizo as Liga ng mga Barangay President and Ma. Cristina Duadua as the Sangguniang Kabataan Presiden.