|2016 Barangay Seal of Good Housekeeping Awards|
The Quezon City Government, in cooperation with the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), awarded Brgy. Holy Spirit and Brgy. Greater Lagro with the Barangay Seal of Good Housekeeping (Dangal ng Lungsod) for achieving the set benchmarks of best practices in governance at the grassroots level.
QC Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte and City Administrator Aldrin Cuña led city government officials during the awarding held last Friday (December 16) at the UP Bahay ng Alumni. Brgy. Holy Spirit and Brgy. Greater Lagro were able to meet the standards and criteria set by review jointly conducted by the QC Government and the DILG.
Brgy. Holy Spirit has been a pioneer in grassroots environmental governance with their localization of Ecological Solid Waste Management. Brgy. Greater Lagro has been implementing innovations on peace and order policies which fosters a secure environment for residents and business interests. Both brgys. were also awarded with an incentive of P500,000. City Administrator Cuña said that the recognition were given as a way to validate the reforms and innovations being instituted by the barangays.
The other awardees were Brgys. Damar, San Bartolome, Sangandaan and UP Campus, which received the recognition of QC Seal of Good Housekeeping Gawad sa Huwarang Pamamahala, each received an incentive of P200,000.
Special citations were awarded to Barangays Sto. Domingo, Philam, St. Ignatius, Paligsahan, Fairview, Laging Handa, Culiat and E. Rodriguez (for best practice and innovations); Barangays Sto. Cristo, Batasan Hills, Bagumbayan, Paligsahan, Escopa 1, Doña Imelda, Central, Novaliches Proper, Kaligayahan, Nagkaisang Nayon and Culiat (for outstanding legislative services); Barangays Damayan, Sto. Cristo, Batasan Hills, Loyola Heights, Paligsahan, Valencia, Kaligayahan, Sta. Monica and Culiat (for most functional barangay-based institutions) and
Barangays Lourdes, Claro, Quirino 2-A, St. Ignatius, Horseshoe, Mariana, UP Village, Kaligayahan, North Fairview and Novaliches Proper (for outstanding compliance to accounting and auditing rules).