An independent survey conducted by RP- Mission and Development Foundation Inc. (RPMD) found that Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo is ranked 4th among the best performing City Mayors in Central Visayas Region with a high job performance rating of 69.1%.
In releasing the survey result, RP- Mission and Development Foundation Inc. (RPMD) published the following statement:
After the successful implementation and release of the nationwide assessment of Top Government Officials (President/Vice-President/House Speaker/Senate President/Cabinet Members in terms of their overall performance.
The RP- Mission and Development Foundation Inc. (RPMD) fulfilled its nationwide survey from August 1-10, 2021 for all Mayors, Governors and members of the House of Representatives for their overall performance.
In Region VII (Central Visayas), the “Top 5 City Mayors” results are as follows: Mayor Jonas C. Cortes of Mandaue City with 71 percentage points job performance rating is the Top Mayor in Central Visayas. Ranked second is Mayor John Geesnell Yap of the Tagbilaran City positioned second with 70 percentage mark. The 3rd spot was attained by Mayor Pryde Henry Teves of Bayawan City with 69.5 percentage score while Mayor Felipe Remollo of Dumaguete City 4th with 69.1 % rating. The 5th position was acquired by Mayor Junard Q. Chan of Lapu-Lapu City of Cebu City with 68 percentage vote.
The ratings and rankings are greatly dependent on their job performances.
The expectations and duties of the Mayors are extensive that encompasses several roles being the local Chief Executive-supervise and implement all policies and programs, projects and services of the LGU.
Enforce all laws and ordinances in relation to the governance of the city.
Initiate and maximize the generation of resources and revenues and use these for implementing plans.
Most importantly, addressing and responding to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic — those who ranked no. 1-5 should be recognized and commended for performing well, said Dr. Paul Martinez, Executive Director of RPMD.
The “RPMD Public Satisfaction Survey” conducted by RP-Mission and Development Foundation Inc. is an independent, non-commissioned nationwide survey and performed per district/city in every region with a total of 10,000 respondents and were asked “Do you approve or disapprove of the way [Name of Mayor/Governor/ District Representative] is handling his/her job as (Mayor/Governor/District Representative)?”
RPMD recently celebrated its 11th year anniversary and vowed to continue collaborative relationships with their partners so that society can grasp the latest developments in terms of the political leaders’ performances, accomplishments and areas of improvements.