By Jeyneth Ann R. Mariano
The Los Baños Barangay Newly Elected Officers (BNEO) Training Seminar was held on February 24-26 at the Emiramona Garden Hotel in Tagaytay City. The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Liga ng mga Barangay – Los Baños Chapter spearheaded the activity.
The training seminar was was attended by 129 participants composed of the 14 barangay captains of Los Baños together with their respective council members including the barangay secretaries and treasurers. DILG Operations Officer from the different municipalities of Laguna gave the lecture about local legislation, budget allocation, conduct of meetings, and organization management.
According to Association of Barangay Chairman President and Brgy. Batong Malake Chairperson Janos Lapiz, the seminar is conducted every three years which is every after local elections to help the newly elected officials in their current term.