IN A few years, Barangay Mabiga is predicted to offer a significant competition to Barangay Dau in terms of Internal Revenue Allotment, local revenues and overall development.
Mabiga has a strategic location. From the north, it is bounded by Barangays San Francisco and Sto. Rosario which are adjacent to the city proper, Barangay Poblacion and in the South by Barangays Camachiles and Dau.
Its land area is 735.670 hectares and its main thoroughfare, MacArthur Highway, is dotted by several business enterprises, two private schools, a parish church and a telecom company and the Mabalacat District Hospital. Also located at San Rafael Subdivision are the city police station, the fire station and the barangay hall. Toward the east lies Barangay Mawaque, host to Mawaque Resettlement which is inhabited mostly by uprooted Porac and Bacolor residents.
Barangay Mabiga is headed by Chairman Elmer R. Calaguas, a long-termer Kagawad and in 2018 was elected Chairman of the barangay.
The population of Barangay Mabiga is 24,042 per 2020 census.
By the way, the Barangay Kagawad slate is composed of Alfredo Layson, Amelia G. Reyes, Ricardo Quiambao, Jr., Wilfredo D. Jocson ,Emilio David, Jr., Julius Garbo and Arwin dela Cruz. Romeo Rivera, the Barangay Secretary, provided me the list of elected barangay officials. The SK Chairman is Noel Christian S. Maglalang and the Barangay Treasurer is Ermita G. Castro.
Meanwhile, the SK officials of Barangay Mabiga are Noel Christian S. Maglalang, Chairman and Kagawad Kathy T. Dizon, Rafael V. Bondoc, Janzen L. Libo, Marlon Santos, Mary Rose Ann Romero, Jovito Santiago and Edwin Jay G. Valdez. The SK Secretary is Abigail V. Garcia and the SK Treasurer is Rowell S. Calaguas.
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Chairman Elmer R. Calaguas and his council are busy with beneficial projects aimed for the barangay residents like livelihood projects and social services.