MADYAW! Welcome to Island Garden City of Samal

Local Government Code of the Philippines (Section 16)

The City Government shall efficiently and effectively ensure and support, among other things, the preservation and enrichment of culture, promote health and safety, enhance the right of the people to a balanced ecology, encourage and support the development of appropriate and self-reliant scientific and technological capabilities, improve public morals, enhance economic prosperity and social justice, promote full employment among their residents, maintain peace and order, and preserve the comfort and convenience of their inhabitants.


Vision and Mission

Our Vision

Island Garden City of Samal, 2016-2024


LIVABLE - A City of God-loving and disciplined constituents living in an atmosphere of good governance, benefiting appropriate amenities, with enough spaces for parks and plazas, safe and secured residential areas, well organized and designed business district, yet keeping its natural ambiance.

RESILIENT - An island with developed capacities and combined strengths pooling resources available within the community, society or organization, institutionalizing scientific strategies in the mitigation and adaptation on the risk of any form of hazards and disasters.

Our Mission

To intensify livability in a sustainable urbanization for the Island Garden City of Samal – prudently putting in place appropriate urban amenities for a community of dignified citizenry living in an atmosphere of good governance and safe from the threat of hazards and risks brought by climate change.

ECONOMIC. Improved living condition through a viable and sustainable economy, pooling its comparative advantages, mobilizing its local resources while maintaining business friendly environment in a safe and well-balanced ecology.

SOCIAL. Established healthy community where people enjoyed developed resources in a secured environment, and benefited sufficient and efficient social services.

INFRASTRUCTURE. Adequate and resilient infrastructure facilities and   utilities for better access and effective delivery of goods and services of its constituents.

ECOSYSTEM. Protected, preserved, conserved and rehabilitated natural resources.

SPECIAL AREAS. Recognized, preserved and protected rights of the Indigenous People and the City’s Cultural Heritage.