The Municipal Government of Pilar, Bataan conducted its annual GAD Planning last February 21-22. Present were Mayor Alice Pizarro, Vice Mayor Marino Caguimbal, SB Member Cecilia Garcia, MLGOO Vernita La Torre, PInsp Allan Salalila, municipal department heads, and CSO Representatives.
The planning began with a prayer which was followed by an inspirational message from Vice Mayor Caguimbal who thanked everyone for joining the said planning. Mayor Alice Pizarro also gave her welcome remarks, emphasizing on the importance of participation from our CSO representatives that highlights transparency and accountability of the municipality to its constituents.
Each department head presented their plans, which was then evaluated by the other participants, including the CSOs. The planning concluded with a message from Mayor Alice, reminding everyone the value of planning, which is to not just look at what is happening in the present, but look forward to what will happen in the future. After that, she thanked everyone for their tireless efforts towards public service.