Guv to lead Sagay City’s 23rd Charter celebration

BACOLOD City – Outgoing Governor Alfredo Marañon will lead the celebration of the 23rd Charter Anniversary of Sagay City, Negros Occidental on June 11, 2019 at the Taliambong Activity Center.

This year’s celebration of the city charter will be highlighted by the oath taking of the elected government officials and awarding of top five taxpayers of the city.

Marañon, a native of Sagay, will be the guest speaker of the event and will lead the oath to office of the elected city councilors and Vice Mayor-elect Narciso Javelosa Jr.

The oath-taking of Mayor Alfredo Marañon III and second district Representative Leo Rafael Cueva will be administered by Regional Trial Court Judge Reginald Fuentebella.

This will be the third term of Mayor Marañon, Javelosa, and Cueva in their respective offices, while Gov. Marañon retires from politics.

The outgoing governor was the father of the establishment of the Sagay Marine Reserve—the third largest of its kind in the Philippines, Sagay’s cityhood, and the creation of the Northern Negros State College of Science and Technology.

The program will also give service awards to the outgoing members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod, who are Donato Marañon, Jose Frange, and Santiago Bitera, and recognition of the top five tax payers, both single proprietor and corporations.

Charter day activities will also be conducted to kick-off the celebration. Among these are the Job’s fair, Barbeque Village at the City Plaza, Little Lin-ay sang Sagay, Bicycle Fun Ride, Adlaw sang Suba, Coop Day, Blessing and Inauguration of Market Mall and Tricycle Terminal;

Game Fishing Competition at the Old Sagay Port, Thanksgiving Mass, Ratsada sa Charter Day, and the celebration of the 121st Philippine Independence Day on June 12. (MLG/CITO)