Blessing of Talisay City Newly Acquired Vehicles, Switch On Ceremony

December 14, 2017, Talisay City Public Plaza: Two big events were simultaneously held at the City of Talisay. Since Mayor Neil E. Lizares started office on July 1, 2016 the City Government of Talisay has acquired a total of 17 new vehicles and 12 of which was blessed before the Lights On ceremony at the City Public Plaza.

First was the Crew Cab 4x4 HINO Ranger Rescue Truck only one of its kind in the province with state of the art features which includes HIAB Rear Mounted Knuckle Boom Crane, front and rear winch, equipped with 360” rotary telescopic light mast and search lights.Have been serving Talisay City and its neighboring cities and municipalities since its purchase on April 10, 2017. One unit Garbage Compactor Mounted on a truck of 4 cylinder, water cooled. 4 cycles, inline, OHC with automatic engine stop.

Said Garbage compacter has been rolling and sweeping garbage all over the city for many weeks now. Another one is the 1 Unit Fully reconditioned Double Cab Rescue Fire Truck.
A chemical Fire/Rescue Engine with multiple large compartments for a variety of rescue tools and equipment with a total tank capacity of 3000L. Now, Talisaynons will be fire and other related fire incidents safer and ready.

On December 12, 2017, Toyota Motors, Philippines Corp. turned over to the City of Talisay represented by Mayor Neil E. Lizares III the 4 units brand new Toyota Grandia Passenger Van which will be distributed to the different frontline offices in the city for a more effective, faster and efficient delivery of basic services to the people of Talisay.

Also in the blessing are the 3 units ambulances, 2 units Hi-lux Pick up one for the CDRRMO and the other one for the PNP, I unit rescue vehicle used by the CDRRMO.

Second part of yesterday’s activities was the Community Lights On Ceremony, where different business entities and stakeholders supported said activity by sponsoring to a light one of the trees in the City Public Plaza.

Talisaynons and expectators gather to the city plaza to witness the countdown, got hold of the opportunity to take a pose with their friends, family and loved ones under the beautifully lighted tress and giant Christmas tree, enjoyed the lovely fireworks and listened to the soothing sound of the Cali Island Band until the wee hours of the morning. The December 14, 2017 activities by the City of Talisay headed by Mayor Neil E. Lizares III together with Sangguniang Panlungsod Members Rj Tuvilla, Nicolai Jalandoni, Zenia Astorga, Randy Ereneta, Gab Villacin and Edmund Celiz, with the other city officials and employees was indeed a great success.


                        MR. CHUCK DIAZ
                        Talisay Public Information Officer/EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT II
                        MOBILE PHONE NO. 0943 - 4250835
                        Story by:  Chuck Diaz
                        Photo by:  JONAZ DELLEVA and Leo Jayme