In a demonstration of community engagement and commitment to progress, the first Municipal Development Council (MDC) meeting for the year 2023 convened with an impressive assembly of participants. The meeting brought together various stakeholders, including representatives from Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), dedicated Barangay Captains and their representatives, as well as esteemed government officials. Led by the esteemed Mayor as the presiding officer, the meeting featured notable figures like SB Member Chairman in Finance, SB Amor H. Aguilar, and Congressman Representative Mr. Beethoven Fuentesfina. Additionally, the presence of Mrs. Lorna Dioneza, Eng’r. Rona Oquindo, Eng’r. Honey B. Fanuga, and MDC Secretary Genevieve Arcobillas added valuable expertise to the proceedings.

The Municipal Development Council (MDC) serves as a vital platform for local governance, fostering collaboration among key community stakeholders. These meetings are instrumental in shaping the future of the municipality by facilitating open dialogue, sharing insights, and strategizing on essential development initiatives.

The presence of different Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) underscored the inclusive nature of the meeting. CSOs often act as the bridge between the community and the government, advocating for the needs and concerns of the people. Their active participation ensures that the development agenda is truly representative of the community’s aspirations and needs.

The first Municipal Development Council meeting for 2023 was more than just a gathering; it was a testament to the collaborative spirit and commitment of the municipality’s leaders and stakeholders. It reaffirmed the shared goal of building a brighter and more prosperous future for the community.

As discussions and plans continue to unfold, the municipality can look forward to meaningful development initiatives, improved services, and a more inclusive and vibrant community. With dedicated individuals and organizations working together, there is no doubt that the future holds great promise for all residents. The Municipal Development Council meetings serve as a powerful reminder that united in purpose, we can achieve remarkable progress and transformation.