Mayor Pablo “Ito” Perez was awarded by the Press Media Affairs an Exemplary Service Award as the MOST OUTSTANDING MAYOR AND EXEMPLARY PUBLIC SERVANT OF THE PHILIPPINES.

This award was in the full recognition of the public official meritorious achievements and outstanding performance rendered to the people and community pertaining to the line of duties benefiting the constituents dedicated to the ideals of the New republic of the Philippines. Mayor Perez was one among the four awardees of the local chief executive to receive the award in the whole Philippines.

Mayor Perez accompanied by wife Marionette received the award last June 2, 2007 at Capiz Ballroom, Manila Pavilion Hotel, Manila.