Awards and Recognitions

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS RECEIVED BY THE CITY AND THE LOCAL CHIEF EXECUTIVE

  • Certificate of Recognition – City Assessor’s Office – given by Bureau of Local Government and Finance on February 7, 2014 at HOTEL Dominique, Tagaytay City for surpassing the 2013 Targeted Increase in Total Taxable Assessed Valuation among all provinces and cities of the CALABARZON Region
  • 1st MABINI BATANGAN CITY OF THE YEAR AWARD – given during the 2nd Year Anniversary of the “Pusong May K ni Gov. Vi and Commemoration of the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week on the Provincial Auditorium, Capitol Site Batangas City on 19th day of July, 2014 in grateful recognition and deepest appreciation of the genuine demonstration of real involvement by promulgating and implementing liberating policies and programs for Batanguenos with Disabilities in the area.

 

  • SALAMAT PO AWARD – given on the occasion of the 62nd DSWD Anniversary celebration held in Haven for Children, Alabang-Zapote Road, Alabang, Muntinlupa on February 12,2013 for being the first LGU that organized the functional Local Coordinating and Monitoring Board for the Senior Citizens

 

  • CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION – given by the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor on June 21, 2013 at Lipa City Hall for the city’s unwavering support to enhance the capabilities of Urban Poor Leaders in effectively managing, leading and sustaining their respective organizations

 

  • Sandugo Kabalikat Award– City Health Office – given by the Provincial Government of Batangas during the Provincial Sandugo Awards with the theme “Alay kong Dugo Mula sa Puso” on September 23, 2013 at HOTEL Pontefino, Batangas City in grateful recognition for their unwavering support and contribution in the promotion of Voluntary Blood Donation to ensure the provision of safe and affordable blood for the Batanguenos

 

  • Special Award for Newborn Screening – given by the Provincial Government of Batangas on November 14, 2013 during Newborn Screening Program Implementation Review at HOTEL Pontefino, Batangas City for its commitment to actively support and excel in the Newborn Screening Program

 

  • Plaque of Recognition – given by the CALABARZON Regional Development Council during its Full Council Meeting held last December 19, 2013 at Yazaki Torres Event Center, Turbina, Calamba City for having been ranked 24th out of the 122 cities nationwide in the competitive cities and municipalities based on the Local Economic Development and Competitiveness Index Survey

 

  • Seal of Good Housekeeping – Silver Category – given by Department of Interior and Local Government on November 5, 2013 for being qualified as one of the recipient of the 2012 Seal of Good Housekeeping (SGH) and having successfully met the requirements of the full disclosure policy, exemplary standards of frontline services and procurement and proven to have no adverse or disclaimer audit findings by the Commission on Audit
  • Highest TB Cure Rate in the Province of Batangas – awarded by the Provincial Health Office on March 31,2012 under the administration of Mayor Meynard A. Sabili.

 

  • The Department of Interior and Local Government headed by Secretary Jesse M. Robredo confered the Seal of Good House Keeping  to the City of Lipa for  CY2011 under the administration of Mayor Meynard A. Sabili in  recognition of its efforts in advancing the principles of accountability and transparency in local governance
  • Ranked 6th in the Top Ten Next Wave Cities,2010
  • Most Outstanding Accounting Office Award given by the Association of Government Accountants of the Philippines, Inc., 2009
  • Outstanding Local Chief Executive Award ( Mayor Oscar L. Gozos) conferred by Department of Health-Region IV-A, 2009
  • 10th Place among the Top Ten Next Wave Cities by the Commission of Information and Communication Technology (ICCT), November 3,2008
  • Gawad Munting Ngiti by the Pediatric Dentistry Center and Phil. Pediatric Dental Society Inc., October 8, 2006
  • SANDUGO OUTSTANDING LOCAL GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE AWARD given by Center for Health Development IV on July 26,2006
  • Pag-asa Publiko (Peace Hope Unity) Gawad Parangal given by Pag -asa Publiko Inc.,September 14,2006
  • 9th Gawad Paglilingkod, November 7, 2006
  • Most Outstanding Mayor of Lipa City (Vilma Santos-Recto) awarded by the DWSS, Philippines Newsline on April 22,2006
  • Plaque of Merit, Best City Police Station 2006, PNP
  • 2005 Regional Sandugo Outstanding  Mayor ( Hall of Fame), Mayor Vilma Santos Recto
  • Sandugo Award for Oustanding Local Government Executive, Mayor Vilma Santos Recto, July 2004
  • Regional Sandugo Outstanding Local Government Executive Award, July 30,2003
  • City Category, 2003 Gawad Pangulo Kapaligiran Regional Award, October 15,2003
  • LCP Best Practices Awards given to Lipa City Public Colleges, The City’s Gift of Pre-Education for All, July 20,2002
  • 2ndRunner-up in search for “Best City Police Station” given by the National Headquarters PNP; Office of the Chief, PNP on February 7, 2002
  • Second Place, Regional Award Konrad Adenuer Medal of Excellence Award, 2002
  • Rank First Place garnered by the Lipa City National Science Highschool NSAT-ANALYZED 2001
  • Regional Finalist, Component City Category  by the 2001 Gawad Pangulo sa Kapaligiran’s “Search for the Cleanest and Greenest LGU’s, November 20,2001
  • Hall of Fame Award received by Metro Lipa Water District by Local Water Utilities Administration (LUWA) for being the Most Outstanding Water District for Big Category “ January 28,2000
  • Doctor of Humanities (Vilma Santos-Recto) HONORIS CAUSA
  • Key to the City of New Jersey “ Outstanding Filipino Public Servant”, Mayor Vilma Santos-Recto
  • Presidential Awards for the Cleanest and Greenest LGU, Region IV (SIPAGLAKAS Movement served as the key to the attainment of physical, economic, and social development of the city)1997
  • Most Outstanding KABISIG Project in Southern Tagalog given by Fidel V. Ramos, 1994
  • One of the Most Outstanding Mayors all over the Philippines. (Mayor Ruben L. Umali) 1991