Iloilo LGUs that excel

The annual awarding of the Search for Excellence in Local Governance or popularly known as the EXCELL Awards of the Department of the Interior and Local Government Region 6 was held last December 19, 2013 at the Iloilo Grand Hotel.

Province of Negros Occidental is the Best Performing Province 
and DILG Provincial Director Ma. Joy Maredith Madayag (1st from left) together
 with the staff  of Negros Occidental Provincial Government Office (1st and 2nd from right) 
receive the award presented by (from left to right) Asst. Regional Director Margie A. Biligan, 
retired Regional Director Evelyn A.Trompeta,
 new DILGR6 Regional Director Atty. Anthony C. Nuyda 
and Usec. Austere A. Panadero. DILG PHOTO

EXCELL Awards continue to recognize the best practices of local government units on its 6th awarding year and has generated overwhelming support from the LGUs in the region which encouraged innovations and documented best practices.
EXCELL is the first of its kind in the Philippines and only in Western Visayas which started in year 2008.  EXCELL mechanism recognizes the best managed local governments in the region with achievements in the following field of governance: Administrative, Social, Economic, Environmental and Valuing Fundamentals of Good Governance.
The Search further intends to encourage positive reinforcement for good performers, popularize replicable best practices, identification of possible interventions to improve LGU performance and institutionalized mechanism to advocate transparency and accountability in governance.
The 2013 EXCELL major awards are plaque of recognition and cash amounting to P20,000.00 given to Best Performing Province, Best Performing  City, Best Performing 1st to 3rd Class Municipality and  Best Performing  4th to 6th Class Municipality. The runners-up received a plaque of recognition.
In the Special Awards a plaque of recognition and cash amounting to P10,000.00 are given to the winners of Excellence in Administrative Governance, Excellence in Social Governance, Excellence in Economic Governance, Excellence in Environmental Governance and Excellence in Valuing Fundamentals of Good Governance.   The runners-up received a plaque of recognition.

Winners in the EXCELL Best Performing Award

BEST PERFORMING PROVINCE
Champion: Negros Occidental
1st Runner-Up: Iloilo
2nd Runner-Up: Aklan

BEST PERFORMING CITY
Champion: Iloilo City
1st Runner-Up: San Carlos City, Negros Occidental
2nd Runner-Up: Sagay City, Negros Occidental

BEST PERFORMING MUNICIPALITY – Category A
(1st to 3rd Class Municipalities)
Champion: Kalibo, Aklan
1st Runner-Up: Pan-ay, Capiz
2nd Runner-Up: San Jose de Buenavista, Antique
BEST PERFORMING MUNICIPALITY – Category B (4th to 6th Class Municipalities)
Champion: New Lucena, Iloilo
1st Runner-Up: Ivisan, Capiz
2nd Runner-Up: Mina, Iloilo

Winners in the EXCELL Special Awards
EXCELLENCE IN ADMINISTRATIVE GOVERNANCE

Province Category
Champion: Iloilo
1st Runner-Up: Aklan
2nd Runner-Up: Negros Occidental

City Category
Champion: Iloilo City
1st Runner-Up: Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental
2nd Runner-Up: San Carlos City, Negros Occidental
Category A -1st to 3rd Class Municipalities
Champion: Kalibo, Aklan
1st Runner-Up: San Jose de Buenavista, Antique
2nd Runner-Up: Pan-ay, Capiz

Category B - 4th to 6th Class Municipalities
Champion: New Lucena, Iloilo
1st Runner-Up: Ivisan, Capiz
2nd Runner-Up: Mina, Iloilo

EXCELLENCE IN SOCIAL GOVERNANCE
Province Category
Champion: Iloilo
1st Runner-Up: Aklan
2nd Runner-Up: Negros Occidental

City Category
Champion: San Carlos City, Negros Occidental
1st Runner-Up: Bago City, Negros Occidental
2nd Runner-Up: Iloilo City

Category A -1st to 3rd Class Municipalities
Champion: Kalibo, Aklan
1st Runner-Up: San  Jose de Buenavista, Antique
2nd Runner-Up: Alimodian, Iloilo

Category B - 4th to 6th Class Municipalities
Champion: Tubungan, Iloilo
1st Runner-Up: New Lucena, Iloilo
2nd Runner-Up: Mina, Iloilo

EXCELLENCE IN ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE
Province Category

Champion: Negros Occidental
1st Runner-Up: Aklan
2nd Runner-Up: Guimaras

City Category
Champion: Iloilo City
1st Runner-Up: Sagay City, Negros Occidental
2nd Runner-Up: Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental

Category A -1st to 3rd Class Municipalities
Champion: Kalibo, Aklan
1st Runner-Up: Sta. Barbara, Iloilo
2nd Runner-Up: Panay, Capiz
Category B - 4th to 6th Class Municipalities

Champion: New Lucena, Iloilo
1st Runner-Up: Mina, Iloilo
2nd Runner-Up: Guimbal, Iloilo

EXCELLENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE
Province Category
Champion: Negros Occidental
1st Runner-Up: Iloilo
2nd Runner-Up: Aklan

City Category
Champion: Iloilo City
1st Runner-Up: San Carlos City, Negros Occidental
2nd Runner-Up: Sagay  City, Negros Occidental

Category A - 1st to 3rd Class Municipalities
Champion: Kalibo, Aklan
1st Runner-Up: Sta. Barbara, Iloilo
2nd Runner-Up: Alimodian, Iloilo

Category B - 4th to 6th Class Municipalities
Champion: New Lucena, Iloilo
1st Runner-Up: Ivizan, Capiz
2nd Runner-Up: Mina, Iloilo

EXCELLENCE IN VALUING FUNDAMENTALS IN GOOD GOVERNANCE
Province Category
Champion: Negros Occidental
1st Runner-Up: Iloilo
2nd Runner-Up: Capiz

City Category
Champion: San Carlos City, Negros Occidental
1st Runner-Up: Sagay City, Negros Occidental
2nd Runner-Up: Bago  City, Negros Occidental

Category A -1st to 3rd Class Municipalities
Champion: Kalibo, Aklan
1st Runner-Up: Panay, Capiz
2nd Runner-Up: San Jose de Buenavista, Antique

Category B - 4th to 6th Class Municipalities
Champion: New Lucena, Iloilo
1st Runner-Up: Tubungan, Iloilo
2nd Runner-Up: Mina, Iloilo

(Source: DILG)

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