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Welcome to the Official Website of the Municipality of Pavia! In a continuing effort to provide excellent service to the residents and visitors of Pavia, this website serves as an evolving source of information.

Its purpose is to make freely available basic information about how the municipality is governed, the various activities, the programs and accomplishments and whom to contact when problem arises.


ONLY IN PAVIA – “Bulig sa Pagtuon, Bugal nga Pavianhon Scholarship Program

Scholarship incentives for all Pavianhon students at Pavia National High School under the “Bulig sa Pagtuon Bugal Nga Pavianhon Program” in which the local government pays the authorized fees and other related expenses of high school students. 

Brigada Eskwela 2015 Kick-off at Pavia NHS

A parade around Pavia National High School grounds kicked off a week-long clean up of public schools to prepare for the start of classes on June 1.

School Principal Mrs. Delorah Cecilia L. Fantillo welcomed the parents, students, stakeholders and volunteers in this year’s Brigada Eskwela.

Effective Renewal of Business Permits at LGU Pavia

The local government unit of Pavia thru the leadership of Mayor Michael B. Gorriceta is ready for the new and old business owners who will renew and apply for their business permits at this time. Mayor Gorriceta assured the business owners that the local government will continue its effective performance in business permit processing and licensing.

A one-stop-shop was set up in the Municipal Hall Lobby to cater the growing number of business owners who are processing their permits.


Mayor Michael B. Gorriceta joined by the various business establishments in Pavia and the staff of the Management Information System Office in bringing Christmas cheer to more or less one thousand (1000) day care children, during the “Malipayon nga Bata”, a gift-giving project of Mayor Mike for 8 years now.

Mayor Mike spearheaded the event. He thanked all the major sponsors who in way or another made the said event possible. MIS Staff and other LGU Pavia employees joined forces in handing out gift of toys to children.

Pavianhon Celebrates Simbang Gabi with Free “Kape, Tahu, Pandesal and Arroz Caldo”

Simbang Gabi  is a long standing tradition of Filipino Catholics which starts every 16th of December and ends on Christmas eve. The dawn and evening masses are part of a rigorous ritual in preparation for the Christmas Day.

In the Municipality of Pavia, it has been a tradition for 9 years now that every after Simbang Gabi, the local government headed by Mayor Mike Gorriceta with the help of the various business establishments in the town, gives free tahu, kape, pandesal and arroz caldo to the church-goers.

SPO4 Sotomil receives National Dangal ng Bayan Award

SPO4 Rhia B. Sotomil of the Pavia Municipal Police Station was recently chosen as one of the recipients of this year’s National Dangal ng Bayan Award from the Civil Service Commission (CSC).

The Dangal ng Bayan Award is conferred to an individual for performance of extraordinary act or public service and consistent demonstration of exemplary ethical behavior on the basis of the employee’s observation of the eight norms of conduct under Republic Act No. 6713 or the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees.

Municipal Officials and Employees Fun Run & Hataw

As part of the yearly Christmas celebration of the Municipal Officials and Employees, a string of events which runs for about two weeks prior to Christmas, a fun run was held and was participated in by LGU Officials and Employees. It was immediately followed by a physical fitness activity popularly known as "Hataw" at the Pavia Gymnasium.    

Snacks were served right after the fun run to top up the energy reserves of the "Hataw" participants. This yearly activity is ably supported by Mayor Michael B. Gorriceta and the rest of the Municipal Officials.

PNHS Teen Center awarded the Most Outstanding Teen Center in the province

The Provincial Government of Iloilo in cooperation with the Provincial Population Office conducted last December 3, 2014 the Teen Center Day and Awarding Ceremony at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol.

Last August 2014, pursuant to the provincial government’s commitment to youth development, the Provincial Population Office launched the search for the most outstanding school-based multi-purpose teen center.

Top Performers in Realty Tax Collection recognized

The top performers in municipal treasury services in the Province of Iloilo for the period of January to October 2014 were recently recognized by the provincial government in the awarding rites held at Iloilo Grand Hotel.

The awardees were determined and identified by the Provincial Treasurer’s Office based on their performance in generating revenues for the province.