Monico Puentevella

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Monico Ogtong Puentevella
Mayor of Bacolod City
Assumed office
30 June 2013
Preceded by Evelio Ramos Leonardia
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Bacolod City's Lone District
In office
30 June 2001 – 30 June 2010
Preceded by Juan Nuega Orola, Jr.
Succeeded by Anthony Golez, Jr.
Personal details
Born Monico Ogtong Puentevella
(1946-07-02) July 2, 1946 (age 68)
Manila, Philippines
Political party Independent
Spouse(s) Josefa Alunan
Alma mater University of St. La Salle

Monico Puentevella (born 2 July 1946 in Manila, Philippines) is a Filipino controversial[1] politician. Formerly a member of Lakas-Kampi-CMD, he was elected to three terms as a member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines, representing the Legislative district of Bacolod City. He was first elected to Congress in 2001, and was re-elected in 2004 and 2007.

Prior to his election to Congress, Puentevella[2] served as a Commissioner of the Philippine Sports Commission from 1994 to 2000.

He was elected as mayor of Bacolod City in 2013.


Preceded by
Juan Orola, Jr.
Representative, Lone District of Bacolod City
Succeeded by
Anthony Golez, Jr.
Preceded by
Evelio R. Leonardia
Mayor, Bacolod City
Succeeded by