Ocober 17, 2014. The local government of Bauan (Office of the Administrator) received a faxed copy of the Seal of Good Housekeeping for 2012 from the DILG-Bureau of Local Government Supervision (BLGS).
With its formal launching on March 17, 2011, the Seal expands its coverage to all 4th to 5th class cities and 4th to 6th class municipalities. Assessment areas were modified to sound fiscal management, transparent and accountable governance, valuing of performance management, and general impressions on the local government. The third area looks into local legislation, development planning, revenue generation, resource allocation and utilization, customer service - civil applications, human resource management and development, participation, transparency and financial accountability of the LGPMS.
Preparations are now underway for the awarding ceremony of the much coveted Seal or SGHK of Bauan. Top officials from the Department of the Interior and Local Government are expected to grace the ceremony.