Talisay City News and Events

PUBLIC ADVISORY: City of Talisay to Implement Executive Order No. 26

Mark your calendars Talisaynons, on July 23, 2017(Sunday) EO 26 on smoking will be implemented in the city.

Implementation of the said EO will prohibit smoking in public and enclosed areas. Covered by the ban are centers of youth activity like playschools, preparatory, elementary and high schools, colleges and universities, youth hostels and recreational facilities for minors, elevators and stairwells, locations where hazards are present, within premises of public and private hospitals, medical, dental and optical clinics and food preparation areas.

Reclamation Project to Boost Talisay

Published in the Negros Daily Bulletin newspaper on July 17, 2017

Mayor Neil Lizares III, with Congressman Albee Benitez, met with Atty. Alberto C. Agra, Chairman of the Board, Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) to explore on the possibilities of a reclamation and other development projects in Talisay City, Third District of Negros Occidental.


TALISAY RECLAMATION. The exploratory meeting of the 3rd District with the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) & the Bacolod Real State Development Corp. (BREDCO) at the Bacolod Pavillon Hotel on July 13. Shown are Talisay City Mayor Neil E. Lizares III (seated 3rd from right) 3rd District Cong. Albee Benitez and PRA Chairman of the Board Atty. Alberto C. Agra (seated 3rd from left).*

25-Years “Besties” Thanked Lizares For Senior Citizen Allowance, Looking Forward For More

Both were heavy equipment operators of a milling company in Talisay City until their retirement decades ago. But they’ve remained friends for 25 years. And though they lived quite near each other at Barangay Dos Hermanas, it’s been a while since they last shared a hearty conversation until this week’s distribution of the quarterly allowance from the office of Talisay City Mayor Neil E. Lizares III.


FOREVER BESTIES. Best of friends (standing) Loreto Salvador, 77 years old of Purok Tangkong and former Barangay Kapitan Honorable Aurelio Arimas, 75 years-old of Purok Kulitis both of Barangay Dos Hermanas thanked Talisay City Mayor Neil Lizares III for the increased 450 pesos allowance for senior citizens from a measly 150 pesos in the previous administration (Photo by Starlyn Casiano)

Talisay eyeing reclamation project


Published in the Visayan Daily Star newspaper on July 15, 2017

The possibility of land reclamation and other development projects in Talisay City, Negros Occidental, were explored recently by Talisay Mayor Neil Lizares III and Rep. Albee Benitez (Neg. Occ., 3rd District), with Alberto Agra, chairman of the Board of the Philippine Reclamation Authority, in Bacolod City.



Jack Ma-alat, Sammy Palanca, PRA Chairman of the Board Alberto Agra, Rep. Alfredo Benitez, Talisay Mayor Neil Lizares III, Reynaldo Bantug and Willy Au(l-r) at the exploratory meeting with the Philippine Reclamation Authority and the Bacolod Real State Development Corp. at the Bacolod Pavillion Hotel,recently.*

3rd district intensified NOCHP


Published in the Visayan Daily Star newspaper on July 15, 2017

The Third District of Negros Occidental continues to intensify its campaign to reach more families to enroll in the Negros Occidental Comprehensive Health Program or NOCHP to avail of free medical services in times of need, a press release from the Office of Rep. Alfredo Benitez said yesterday.


Rep. Alfredo Abelardo Benitez and Mayor Neil Lizares with the NOCHP beneficiaries of Talisay City*

Reclamation Project: A Boon to Talisay's New and Emerging Investment Climate

Mayor Neil Lizares III, with Congressman Albee Benitez, met with Atty. Alberto C. Agra, Chairman of the Board, Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) to explore on the possibilities of a reclamation and other development projects in Talisay City, Third District of Negros Occidental.


The exploratory meeting of the 3rd District with the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) and the Bacolod Real State Development Corp. (BREDCO) was held at the Bacolod Pavillion Hotel last July 13, 2017. In photo Talisay City Mayor Neil E. Lizares III (seated 3rd from right) 3rd District Congressman Albee Benitez and PRA Chairman of the Board Atty. Alberto C. Agra (seated 3rd from left)

Lizares gives P3.8M to seniors

Published in the Visayan Daily Star newspaper on July 07, 2017

Talisay City Mayor Neil Lizares III led the distribution of the second quarter allowance to 728 senior citizens of Barangay Concepcion yesterday.

Lizares has earmarked P 3.8 million for the second quarter for close to 9,000 elderly beneficiaries from the 27 barangays in the city, a press release from Talisay City government said.


Mayor Neil Lizares with some senior citizens of Brgy. Concepcion.*

Talisay Fathers Battle in a Chef-War Cooking Contest

July 12, 2017

In support of the Nutrition Month Celebration, the City of Talisay through the Office of the City Social Welfare and Development spearheaded the Cooking Contest highlighting the ERPAT members representing the different barangay daycare centers in the city. The male head of the family contestants were challenged to prepare and serve gourmet-ala carte dishes highlighting the use of local vegetables and fruits in season as their main ingredients. The contenders were judged in the three dishes they have prepared: The appetizer, main dish and dessert categories. The alpha male winners will be announced during the Nutrition Month culmination slated by the end of July.


Talisay Fathers Battle in a Chef-War Cooking Contest

Lizares Releases P300K Quarterly Allowance to 728 Elderly Beneficiaries

Published in the Negros Daily Bulletin newspaper on July 12, 2017

Talisay City Mayor Neil E. Lizares III led the distribution of the 2nd quarter allowance to 728 senior citizens of Barangay Concepcion yesterday.


TALISAY MAYOR Mayor Neil Lizares plans to consult the Brgy. Concepcion local council to identify possible priority projects that would be implemented by the city in due time.*

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