Long-awaited transport terminals ongoing completion

The North and South Transport terminals with a Pasalubong Center, that would cater to all public utility vehicles (PUVs)plying the city’s route, would soon be completed on government lots here in Barangays Tanqui and Catbangen, respectively, in anticipation of the grand opening and operation by June next year. The terminal buildings, initiated by city funds, [...]

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Oplan Dur-as; Oplan Daga identifies city’s investment potential

In line with the vision of the city to be the Premier Capital City of Ilocandia by 2020, the Office of the City Planning and Development headed by Mr. Ramon T. Peralta has spearheaded the implementation of the Oplan Dur-as; Oplan Daga strategic initiative started last July 2013. Oplan Dur-as; Oplan Daga is a comprehensive [...]

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Division Competency Training for permanent teachers to improve quality of education

The City Schools Division Office headed by Dr. Linda H. Laudencia initiated the Division Competency-Based Training to all permanent teachers in elementary and secondary public schools every last Friday of the month which started August 30, 2013, with the City Government of San Fernando’s Peformance Governance System enterprise breakthrough of improving the quality of education [...]

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“OPLAN URNOS, TALGED ken TALNA” to address problems in CBD

With the city’s vision to become the Premier Capital City of Ilocandia by 2020, the City Government of San Fernando will undertake “OPLAN URNOS, TALGED ken TALNA” to address the problems in the central business district (CBD) of the city. This project will prioritize residents and visitors’ concern on the inefficient drainage and sewerage, traffic [...]

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Reform measures service implementation awaits city government customers

A program which enjoins all city government personnel and staff to participate 100 percent in all undertakings has been initiated to test their capacity to perform more in public service delivery, known also as the participatory personnel capacity enhancement program (PCEP). Workshops which were scheduled for them to attend will help identify, audit and assess [...]

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City institutes short response time on feedbacks from clients

The City Government of San Fernando, La Union with its vision to become the premier capital city of Ilocandia by 2020 tries to shorten its response time in answering feedbacks gathered as they undergo the implementation of the Performance Governance System (PGS). Through the initiative of the Office of the City Administrator headed by Ms. [...]

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CENRO conducts corroboration on Integrated Waste Management

The City Environment and Natural Resources office headed by Mr. Valmar M. Valdez recently conducted on-the-spot validation on Integrated Waste Management (IWM) program; waste segregation at source, segregated waste collection and proper recording of waste that coincides with a lecture on Waste Management to all department offices in the city hall. The spot validation and [...]

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CLO to improve contract execution review

The City Legal Office is eyeing to improve the contract execution review over contracts entered into by the City Government of San Fernando. These contracts are incidental in general supervision and control over all programs, projects, services and activities, which the mayor is empowered to deliver. Through these contracts, entered into by the City, it [...]

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Treasury office tries to increase gross amount of RPT collection by December

By 2016, the gross amount of Real Property Tax collection of the City Government should have rose from Php60-million to Php200-million. This is the venture or the enterprise breakthrough of the city treasurer’s office (CTO) in the hope to make San Fernando City as the Premier Capital of Ilocandia later. As of the last week [...]

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La Union residents affected by four-day torrential rains

Ten families in Barangay Cabaroan here were evacuated by the City Disaster Risk Reduction Council due to flood brought about by intense monsoon rains from the effect of Tropical Storm Maring, since Friday night, here as 56 more families abandoned their homes in Barangays Rimos 3, 4 and 5 in the town of Luna, La [...]

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