CHANGE: First 100 Days (2) – A Focus on Solid Waste Management

CHANGE: First 100 Days (2) – A Focus on Solid Waste Management

Part 2 of 10: Days 11 to 20 – Rolling Our Sleeves For the Real Work - Identifying Newer, More Cost-Effective and Efficient Solutions to Address Solid Waste Management The word CHANGE has become a cliche these days. It has become an overused and misunderstood political slogan for decades. A political challenger uses the word [...]

CHANGE: First 100 Days (1) – Organizational Development

CHANGE: First 100 Days (1) – Organizational Development

Part 1 of 10: My proposed first 10 Days - Visioning and Onboarding, Strenghtening Stakeholders to Ensure Good and Results-Centric Govenance Change is inevitable. Apparently in Bacolod, the current administration repeatedly insists "We don't need change." A repetitive campaign slogan that many swallowed hook, line and sinker. From the side of the public, the dangerous [...]

The Journey Towards Change Starts Within

The Journey Towards Change Starts Within

A Post-Election Reflection of Atty. Jocelle Batapa-Sigue When I decided to run for office last October 7, 2018, I already knew that decision will be another life-changer for me. It was a decision I need to make because I believed in the vision of creating positive change for Bacolod. I already knew it will be [...]

MICE Tourism in Bacolod

MICE Tourism in Bacolod

Concept and Design by Jocelle Batapa-Sigue CITY ORDINANCE NO.08-14-680 (Aproved on July 9, 2014) Authored by Atty. Jocelle Batapa-Sigue AN ORDINANCE FOR THE PROMOTION AND STRENGTHENING OF THE CITY OF BACOLOD AS ACHOICE DESTINATION FOR NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS, INCENTIVES,CONFERENCES AND EXHIBITIONS (MICE), PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHERPURPOSES PERTINENT THERETO WHEREAS, in the Asia [...]

An Open Letter to My Fellow Bacolodnons

An Open Letter to My Fellow Bacolodnons

My running for mayor this May 2019 elections will probably  come as a suprise to most of you. Even my closest circle of friends were not aware of my sudden decision to return to the political scene of Bacolod again. But I have carefully and prayerfully considered all probable consequences amd challenges between coming forward [...]