In compliance with the Local Government Code, LGU Kalibo held a Local Government Transition Ceremony on Monday afternoon, July 1, at the conference hall, Kalibo municipal building, Kalibo, Aklan.
The ceremony was conducted even if the Mayor and Vice Mayor of Kalibo for the term 2013-2016 were re-elected. There are, however, five new of the eight sangguniang bayan members. Moreover, Hon. Augusto C. Tolentino, Hon. Daisy S. Briones, Hon. Gregorio Malapad, and Hon. Marc V. Quimpo were former SB members of Kalibo.
In her words, Vice Mayor Madeline Regalado said, “No to corruption but transparency”.
In his speech, Mayor William S. Lachica enumerated his accomplishments as mayor of Kalibo for the last three (3) years like construction of fire station, evacuation center, Ati-atihan Country Inn, street light, improvement of public market, construction of hanging bridge at Bakhao Norte, and revetment wall at C. Laserna. In 2013 to 2016, Mayor Lachica promised to construct another evacuation center, repair Pastrana Park stage, construct class A slaughter house, continue improvement of drainage system, and provide barangay assistance based on each barangay priority.
The ceremony was presided by Katribung Ron Bautista and Sharon Dusaban-Moises. /MP