BONTOC, Mountain Province – Bontoc is the only municipality in the entire Cordillera Administrative Region in which all barangays were conferred the said award.
According to the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), having an Ideal Functional Barangay Development Council (BDC), means that BDC acquired a rating of 80-100 percent and was able to achieve all indicators for evaluating functionality.
Meanwhile, Municipal Local Government Operations Officer Lourdes Claire Peel was awarded a plaque of recognition for her dedication and effort in providing technical assistance and guidance to ensure the ideal functionality of the 16 BDCs under her area of responsibility.
In this regard, Bontoc Mayor Jerome “Chagsen” Tudlong, Jr., congratulated all the BDCs led by their respective punong barangays for their achievement.
The mayor also commended the MLGOO for her unwavering support and assistance provided to the barangays.
The plaques of recognition were given during the celebration of the 31st Local Government Month held at Hotel Elizabeth, Baguio City, on October 25, 2022.