Talisay City News and Events

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.*

Mayor Neil E. Lizares III Leads Second Quarter Distribution of Senior Citizens' Transportation Allowance

July 11, 2017

MAYOR NEIL LIZARES RELEASED MORE THAN 328,000 PESOS FOR THE SECOND QUARTER ALLOWANCE FOR THIS YEAR TO 728 ELDERLY BENEFICIARIES OF BARANGAY CONCEPCION.


An elederly from Brgy. Concepcion personally thank Talisay City Mayor Neil Lizares for his monthly transportation allowance.

City of Talisay Received Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance

The City of Talisay is one of the 28 LGUs from Negros Occidental who received the seal of child ~friendly local governance award. This award is given to local government units who champions children's welfare in the areas of planning, budgeting, legislation and services. Out of the awardees, ten (10) will be chosen to vie for the presidential award.

Please read the full story published in the Visayan Daily Star newspaper on July 07, 2017.

48 Negros LGUs receive  DILG child-friendly seal

Forty-eight of the 57 local government units in the Negros Island Region yesterday received the Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance, in ceremonies held in Dumaguete City.

The Department of Social Welfare and Development and the Department of Interior and Local Government spearheaded the awarding at a local hotel, attended by local chief executives and other LGU representatives, among others.

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