In line with the recently conducted Manila Bay Clean-Up, Rehabilitation and Preservation Project (MBCURP) Compliance Assessment Exit Conference cum Year End Evaluation, the municipality of Baliwag was hailed as the topnotcher for Region III in the said assessment garnering a total of 96.30%. The announcement of results was held last December 13, 2018 at Subic Peninsular Hotel, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Zambales. It was spearheaded by Ms. Lerrie S. Hernandez, chief of LG Monitoring and Evaluation Division (MED).
The MBCURP assessment aims to assess the compliance of LGUs with the guidelines indicated in MBCURP Means of verifications (MOVs) which includes: Liquid Waste Management, Solid Waste Management, Informal Settler Families and IEC & Institutional Arrangement. The assessment team is composed of regional inter-agency committee (RIAC) from respective agencies such as DILG, DENR, DA and BFAR. Success from the said assessment is through Mayor Ferdie Estrella’s persistent support and joint effort of the municipal and private offices namely: LRSU, MSWDO, MPDC, MEO, BPLO, Assessor’s Office and Baliwag Water District which were headed by MENRO.
As of now, Baliwag, as a region III representative municipality, is expected to compete in the national level for MBCURP Compliance Assessment guided by its aim to deliver Serbisyong may Malasakit para sa Kalikasan.