As the Local Chief Executive of the Municipality of San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, I take pleasure to welcome you to the municipality's Official Website. This website reflects the local government's commitment and strong dedication in providing public service to the people and at the same time, present its programs and projects geared towards its battlecry, Agturong iti Nadur-as ken Nalinak nga Ili. This site is also devoted to provide information and online services to all Filipinos and Ilocanos especially San Nicoleñeos here and abroad. Knowing that Ilocanos are globally competitive and are excelling in their areas of specialization and with the given technology that we have, we wish to bring the San Nicoleño way of life to them in any part of the globe and likewise update each one of the happenings in our beloved San Nicolas, Ili Nagtaudak. As we aim for another level of development and progress, we hope that this site will serve as a tool in boosting the economic and industrial sector and in generating investments that will be of great benefit to the people and the community. As this website was created to bring the government closer to the people and foster better relationship within and among the three actors in development the government, private sector and the citizenry, we encourage feedbacks and suggestions aimed towards a better community and country to live in.
The retrofitting and shoring of the rear of the centuries-old San Nicolas Parish Church was finished on October 12, 2011. It can be recalled that the big vertical crack of the rear portion of the church has been a serious concern for more than a decade now. Several factors have caused the damage which include the wear and tear over the years, storms and earthquakes.
Several options for intervention to preserve the structure were suggested by structural engineers. After thorough evaluation, the method which was undertaken was retrofitting or shoring. Thus, they constructed columns ..Read More
San Nicolas ranked second as Most Outstanding Local Government Unit Category A in the 2012 National Literacy Award search given by the National Literacy Coordinating Council of the Department of Education.
The award was received by Mayor Alfredo P. Valdez, Jr. together with the members of the Municipal Literacy Coordinating Council Technical Working Group and the DepEd Region 1 family on September 19, 2012 during the National Literacy Conference and Awards in Baguio As a beginner in this search, the municipality submitted its entry DAMILI LITERACY: MOLDING MINDS, MOLDING LIVES, EMPOWERI..Read More
United States Ambassador to the Philippines, His Excellency Harry K. Thomas, Jr. visited the municipality of San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte on August 24, 2012 as he paid a courtesy call to Mayor Alfredo P. Valdez, Jr. and the members of the Sangguniang Bayan.
The US Embassy delegation was welcomed by the jovial music of the San Nicolas National High School Drum and Lyre Corps and was serenaded by the San Nicolas Male Choir.
Mayor Valdez made a brief presentation of the USA and San Nicolas connection which is evidenced by the large number of San Nicoleños who have migrated to Hawaii..Read More
Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos turned over the equipment for the REGALA project to Mayor Alfredo P. Valdez, Jr. on August 31, 2012 at the Sangguniang Panlalawigan Session Hall, Provincial capitol.
In her message, Gov. Marcos said that she rallied to have two pilot municipalities for the project, one rural and one urban municipality in order to test the system in revenue generation and in so doing, address the pressing concern in the province to fastrack revenue generation and collection. She also said that San Nicolas was chosen because it has a booming economy and she hopes that with t..Read More
In response to the call of the national government for LGUs to fast track the preparation/updating of their Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) and Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP), San Nicolas sent its personnel to attend the seminar workshops in relation to said endeavor conducted by the Housing, Land Use and Regulatory Board (HLURB).
The CLUP is a planning document prepared by LGUs to rationalize the allocation and proper use of land resources. It projects public and private land uses in accordance with the future spatial organization of economic and social activities.
Under the ..Read More