MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, April 13 – Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado, through the Bulacan Kalinisan Task Force, has recently recognized the provinces three towns and one city that were enable to implement the best practices for a cleaner environment.
Pinakamalinis na Bayan o Lungsod (Cleanest municipality or city) citations for the first quarter were awarded to Calumpit, Bustos, San Rafael municipalities and San Jose del Monte City due to their intensive campaign for a clean environment as assessed by the task force and their invaluable effort to realize the mandate of Republic Act No. 9003 (The Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000.)
Sy-Alvarado personally handed the P30,000 cash incentive and a plaque of appreciation to the winners as represented by their respective local chief executives.
The winners were chosen according to the following criteria: responsiveness of their programs aligned to the provincial thrust, (20 percent); effectiveness which tackles the coverage of their program involving the awareness of the community, (30 percent); result of the activity which encompasses the execution of plans and its impact to the community, (50 percent). (PNA) LAP/FFC/zst/EGG/ps