The Municipality of Paombong, the sole recipient of Performance Challenge Fund in the Province of Bulacan, received its monetary incentive in the amount of Php1 Million on April 7, 2014 during the Flag Raising Ceremony held at the covered court of the municipal hall.
DILG Bulacan OIC-Provincial Director Darwin D. David together with Cluster Team Leader Lydia Baltazar, and MLGOO Lolita Silva personally handed the check to Municipal Administrator Ma. Cristina Castro, Vice Mayor Marisa Ramos, and SB Members: Ernesto Sulit, Arnold Mendoza, Myrna Valencia. This fund will be used for the asphalt overlay of the Brgy. road of Malasique, San Vicente, Paombong, Bulacan.
PD Darwin David commended the good governance of the Municipality as to its compliance to the criteria of Seal of Good Housekeeping (SGH) in which a local government unit, to be able to avail of the PCF, needs to exhibit strong performance in key governance areas of planning, fiscal management, transparency and accountability, and performance management. Thus, the Municipality was conferred with SGH Silver Award 2012. Likewise, PD David encouraged everyone to continue working hand in hand towards the achievement of inclusive growth. Furthermore, he urged the Municipality to continue its warm support into the projects and programs of the department.