March 31, 2023

BONTOC, Mountain Province – The local government recognized one of its employees for her contribution and achievement in the delivery of public service. 
Revenue Collection Clerk III Mary Juvy Tudlong from the Office of the Municipal Treasurer was accorded a plaque of appreciation for her commitment and dedication in the 100 percent collection of delinquent taxes in the previous years and real property tax (RPT) for the current year in Barangay Caneo, Bontoc, Mountain Province.
Tudlong is the focal person in-charge of collection of RPT in Barangay Caneo. 
The barangay received a plaque of appreciation from the Bontoc LGU in recognition of the cooperation and participation of the barangay officials and the community in the attainment of 100 percent RPT collection in the village. 
For the past years, the Office of the Municipal Treasurer has intensified its information education and communication campaign to enhance the revenue generation capacity of the town and the barangays as well as to create better awareness and understanding on the principles and benefits of RPT collection for the community.
Mayor Cameron Odsey thanked the awardees and said taxation is the lifeblood of the government. 
“Whatever amount collected, no matter how small, will provide additional revenue not just for the barangays but also for the municipality. The taxes collected go back to the community in the form of government services, programs and projects,” he said. 
Human Resource Management Officer Arleen Eickmee Gasmeña joined Odsey in lauding the awardees adding the recognition of Tudlong will inspire employees of the municipal hall to realize their potentials which they can maximize ad give their best in the workplace.  
Odsey and Municipal Treasurer Lourdes Austria handed over the plaques to the awardees. Caneo Punong Barangay Edward Ochasan received the plaque during the program in celebration of the 113th founding anniversary of Bontoc and 17th Am-among on Sept. 16. 
The recognition of the awardees is also part of the celebration of the Civil Service month this September. – Alpine L. Killa