July 19, 2024 8:09 PM

Municipal Government

Pavia Municipal Hall

Pavia is one of the smallest among the 42 municipalities of Iloilo with an area of 2,703 hectares composed of 18 barangays. It is classified as a third class municipality with an income of P61.822 Million in the Year 2007. The municipality occupies the central portion of Iloilo. Its borders are defined by the municipalities of Oton, San Miguel, Sta. Barbara, Leganes and Iloilo City. Pavia is within the Second Congressional District of Iloilo. Pavia is also part of Metro Iloilo-Guimaras Economic Development Council. It is 9.6 kilometers north of Iloilo City accessible thru the Iloilo-Capiz central road. The topography of the town is totally flat plains with no coastal area. It is traversed by Aganan and Tigum rivers slicing the municipality into three {3} parts. The two rivers merge forming the Salog River which passes Iloilo City.

Mayor Laurence Anthony G. Gorriceta

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Mayor Laurence Anthony G. Gorriceta better known as Mayor Luigi is an exceptional leader who has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to prioritizing social welfare and driving sustainable development within our municipality. With a clear vision and a compassionate approach, he has brought about positive change and worked tirelessly to improve the lives of our residents. His leadership style embodies empathy, inclusivity, and a deep understanding of the challenges faced by the community. For five years now, he has spearheaded numerous initiatives that directly address the social needs of our municipality. He has championed programs aimed at reducing poverty, enhancing access to quality healthcare and education, and providing support for vulnerable populations. Through strategic planning and effective resource allocation, he has been successful in implementing these initiatives, resulting in tangible improvements in the lives of our residents. One of Mayor Luigi Gorriceta’s key priorities is to develop comprehensive social welfare programs that cater to the diverse needs of our community. He has actively engaged with community members, local organizations, and experts to identify gaps and design targeted interventions. These programs focus on providing assistance to low-income families, promoting affordable housing, and supporting individuals with disabilities or special needs. The Mayor’s commitment to social welfare has created a safety net, ensuring that no one is left behind in our municipality. Furthermore, Mayor Gorriceta understands the critical role that sustainable development plays in fostering long-term prosperity. He has implemented innovative policies that promote environmental conservation, economic growth, and job creation. His forward-thinking approach ensures that social welfare and development go hand in hand, creating a harmonious balance that benefits both the present and future generations. In addition to his policy initiatives, Mayor Laurence Anthony Gorriceta is known for his strong advocacy and collaboration with stakeholders. He actively engages with community leaders, local businesses, and non-profit organizations to forge partnerships and leverage resources. This collaborative approach has fostered a sense of ownership and collective responsibility among residents, empowering them to actively participate in the municipality’s growth and development. He has not only prioritized social welfare and development but has also instilled a culture of transparency, accountability, and good governance. He ensures that resources are utilized effectively and that decisions are made in the best interest of the community. His open-door policy encourages dialogue and active involvement from residents, resulting in a more inclusive decision-making process. Undoubtedly, Mayor Gorriceta is a visionary leader who has dedicated his tenure to promoting social welfare and driving sustainable development in our municipality. Through his empathy, strategic planning, and collaborative approach, they have made significant strides in improving the lives of our residents. His legacy will be one of compassion, progress, and a municipality that truly cares for its people.  

Our Sangguniang Bayan

Our Prestigious Team of Lawmakers

Hon_ Edsel G_ Gerochi

Hon. Edsel G. Gerochi

VICE MAYOR

Chairperson – Committee on Zoning, Housing, Subdivision & Land-Use
Chairperson – Oversight Committee

 

Hon. Jo Jan Paul J. Peñol

SB Member

  • Chairperson – Committee on Appropriations
  • Chairperson – Committee on Human Rights, Good Government, Ordinances, Legal Matters, Internal Rules, Transparency and Awards
  • Chairperson – Committee on Education
  • Chairperson – Committee on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management
  • Co-Chairperson – Oversight Committee
  • Vice Chairperson – Committee on Revenue Generation
  • Member – Committee on Women and Social Welfare
  • Member – Committee on Youth and Sports Development
  • Member – Committee on Barangay Affairs
  • Member – Committee on Health,
  • Sanitation, Cleanliness and Beautification
  • Member – Committee on Tourism, Arts and Culture
  • Member – Committee on Transportation and Franchising
  • Member – Committee on People’s Organizations and Cooperatives

Hon. Ariel B. Gerada

SB Member

  • Chairperson – Committee on Revenue Generation
  • Chairperson – Committee on Tourism, Arts and Culture
  • Chairperson – Committee on People’s Organizations and Cooperatives
  • Vice Chairperson – Committee on Appropriations
  • Vice Chairperson – Committee on Women and Social Welfare
  • Vice Chairperson – Committee on Zoning, Housing, Subdivision and Land Use
  • Member – Committee on Human Rights, Good Government, Ordinances, Legal Matters, Internal Rules, Transparency and Awards
  • Member – Committee on Agriculture and Marker and Slaughterhouse
  • Member – Committee on Barangay Affairs
  • Member – Committee on Health, Sanitation, Cleanliness and Beautification
  • Member – Committee on Police and Fire Protective Services
  • Member – Committee on Education
  • Member – Committee on Migrant Workers, Labor and Employment

Hon. Jose Maria D. Trimañez

SB Member

  • Chairperson – Committee on Transportation and Franchising
  • Vice Chairperson – Committee on Trade and Industry
  • Member – Committee on Environmental Protection
  • Member – Committee on Communication and Information Technology

Hon. Leonardo L. Belasa

SB Member

  • Chairperson – Committee on Infrastructure and Public Works
  • Member – Committee on Women and Social Welfare
  • Member – Committee on Environmental Protection
  • Member – Committee on Transportation and Franchising

Hon. Daniel S. Fajardo II

SB Member

  • Chairperson – Committee on Environmental Protection
  • Vice Chairperson – Committee on Transportation and Franchising
  • Member – Committee on Trade and Industry
  • Member – Committee on Agriculture and Market and Slaughterhouse
  • Member – Committee on Communications and Information Technology
  • Member – Committee on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management

Hon. Roy H. Gorriceta, Sr.

SB Member

  • Chairperson – Committee on Agriculture and Market and Slaughterhouse
  • Chairperson – Committee on Police and Fire Protective Services
  • Chairperson – Committee on Migrant Workers, Labor and Employment
  • Co-Chairperson – Committee on People’s Organizations and Cooperatives
  • Vice Chairperson – Committee on Barangay Affairs
  • Member – Committee on Youth and Sports Development
  • Member – Committee on Appropriation
  • Member – Committee on Infrastructure and Public Works
  • Member – Committee on Education
  • Member – Committee on Zoning, Housing, Subdivision and Land Use
  • Member – Oversight Committee

Hon. Rhia B. Sotomil

SB Member

  • Chairperson – Committee on Women and Social Welfare
  • Chairperson – Committee on Health, Sanitation, Cleanliness and Beautification
  • Vice Chairperson – Committee on Human Rights, Good Government, Ordinances, Legal Matters, Internal Rules, Transparency and Awards
  • Co-Chairperson – Committee on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management
  • Vice Chairperson – Committee on Police and Fire Protective Services
  • Vice Chairperson – Committee on Education
  • Vice Chairperson – Committee on Agriculture and Market and Slaughterhouse
  • Vice Chairperson – Committee on Youth Sports Development
  • Member – Committee on Tourism, Arts and Culture
  • Member – Oversight Committee
  • Member – Committee on People’s Organizations and Cooperatives
  • Member – Committee on Migrant Workers, Labor and Employment

Hon. Joshua Philippe B. Gumban

SB Member

  • Chairperson – Committee on Communication and Information Technology
  • Vice Chairperson – Committee on Environmental Protection
  • Vice Chairperson – Committee on Infrastructure and Public Works
  • Vice Chairperson – Committee on Trade and Industry
  • Member – Oversight Committee
  • Member – Committee on Revenue Generation
  • Member – Committee on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management

Hon. Hanson H. Guyos

Liga ng mga Barangay President

Hon. Kervin Matthew G. Zaldarriaga

President, Sk federation

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“Economic Center of Pavia”

“Small Yet Bustling Darling Barangay”

“Sorbete Capital of Pavia and Home to Pavianhon Ancestors”

“Booming Residential Capital of Pavia”

“Educational Capital of Pavia”

“Market Capital of Pavia Poblacion”

“Geographic Center of Pavia”

“Pavia’s Gastronomic Center”

“Horticulture Center of Pavia”

“Northern Gateway to the Suburbs”

“Suburban Industries Capital of Pavia”

“Industrial Center of Pavia”

“Strategic Agriculture Development Zone of Pavia”

“Upholstery and Furniture Capital of Pavia”

“Clay Pottery Capital of Pavia”

“Organic Farming and Irrigation Capital of Pavia”

“Home to iloilo’s Construction Giants”

“Commercial Center of Pavia”

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