First Flag Ceremony of Mayor Javier Miguel-Lopez Benitez with the City officials, Punong Barangays, City department and national agencies heads, employees, and personnel at the Victorias City Public Plaza.
Mayor Benitez led the Panunumpa ng Lingkod Bayan and in his first Monday message, he shared that today marks the beginning of everyone’s everyday realities as public servants of the City of Victorias under his new administration.
The first Executive Order that he signed was the general policy of his administration’s 6-Point Agenda.
He also mentioned that the City Mayor’s Office shall launch two help desks namely the Victorias City Complaints and Action Center and the Career Assistance Desk that is open to receive various internal and external concerns, suggestions, complaints, and, applications from the public.
The Mayor said that he will retain all contractual, casual, and job order employees but they must prove themselves in accomplishing their responsibilities within the three months grace period granted to them.
He introduced two new addition to the City’s administration namely City Administrator Atty. Lindolf De Castro and City Legal Office Atty. Meddie Arbolado Jr. as he administered their oaths of office.
The Mayor dreams for the City’s employees to be model government employees in the Province as he encouraged everyone to get to work towards a brighter future for Victorias.
Mayor Benitez together with the Sanguniang Panlungsod likewise presented resolutions of commendation to outgoing Councilors Sulpicio Montinola Jr., Councilor Blandino Galinato, and former Councilor, now Vice Mayor Abelardo Bantug III.
Our Lady of Victory Parish Administrator Rev. Fr. Mitchel Guadalupe led the opening prayer.
The new Victorias City Information Office Facebook Page was also publicly launched today as the City is committed to promoting transparency to its constituents.
A raffle for the employees who attended the flag ceremony was also done and the winner of the one sack of rice was Abelardo Mitra Jr. of the City Engineering Office.