The Municipality of Mexico is a local government unit (LGU) under the political jurisdiction of the Provinciasl Government of Pampanga. It is abiding by the general laws and rules governing the Republic of the Philippines and exercises democracy under a Presidential-Democratic System of government.
There are two major government branches in the local government – the Executive and the Legislative branches. As for the Municipality of Mexico, the executive branch is led by the elective chief executive, Mayor Teddy Tumang. On the other hand, the legislative branch is represented by eight (8) elected Municipal Councilors, the municipal president of the Sangguniang Kabataan and the president of the Association of Barangay Captains.
All elective officials of Mexico are serving a three-year term as indicated by the Commission on Elections ruling and the Local Government Code.
Under the current administration of Mayor Teddy Tumang, the local government has a clear direction of governance towards urban development, preparing this town for a transformation into a city.
On the duration of his term of office, Tumang has made remarkable steps in equipping this town to face greater challenges in the future. Much has been focused on building the necessary infrastructure for community and social services such as the various elementary schools, the P25 million municipal hall, P45 million Mexico Community Hospital, and the P20 million material recovery facility.
Tumang also gave utmost attention to education, thus helping establish the Mexico Pampanga Scholarship Foundation Inc. Soon, the local government will also put up a public college that would help young people of Mexico enjoy quality but affordable education.
The mayor also plans on building the Central Terminal for public utility vehicles to prevent traffic congestion that is now building up in the fast-growing urban districts.
Under Tumang’s leadership, the local government has also strengthened its ties with the private sector, which is evident on the number of commercial establishments now standing in Mexico including mall giant SM City Pampanga. To date, there 1008 registered businesses in Mexico, most of them are in retail, consumer-based and service sectors.
The Municipality of Mexico has an existing Investment Code, Tax Incentive Code, Solid Waste Management Code, Land Use Plan and Citizen’s Act.
A first -class city in the heart of Pampanga with continuously growing institutions of development and a hub
To boost further economic growth through the maintenance of a conducive environment for trade and investments.
We have shown Mexico town to Central Luzon and we are ready to show it to the world.
The rapid growth of Mexico is inevitable and we shall see a city out of this town in a few years to come.
Mexico is at the crossroads of development, we shall nurture it for the welfare of all.
Mexico as a first class municipality is well within the bounds of development, we shall work harder in furtherance of its rapid growth.