Update administrative skills of officials and employees of the Local Government Unit.
Enforce all Laws and Ordinances relative to the governance of the municipality.
Initiate and maximize the generation of resources and revenues.
Ensure the delivery of basic services and the provision of adequate facilities.
Perform other functions as provided by law.
SANGGUNIANG BAYAN OFFICE
HON. AZARELLE BILAS
Approved ordinances and pass resolutions necessary for an efficient and effective municipal government.
Generate and maximize the use of resources and revenues for the development plans, programs, objectives and priorities of the municipality as provided for under Section 18 of the R.A. 7160 with particular attention to agro-industrial development and country side growth and progress.
Subject to the provisions of Book II of R.A. 7160, grant franchises, enact ordinances, authorizing the issuance of permits or licenses, or enact ordinances levying taxes, fees and charges upon such conditions and for such purposes intended to promote the general welfare of the inhabitants of the municipality.
Regulate activities relative to the use of land, buildings and structure within the municipality in order to promote the general welfare.
Approve ordinances which shall ensure the efficient and effective delivery of the basic services and facilities as provided under Section 17 of this R.A. 7160.
Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties and functions as maybe prescribed by law or ordinance.
MUNICIPAL PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICE
ENGR. BERT DURANTE
Formulate, integrate economic, social, physical and other development plans and policies for consideration of the local government development council.
Conduct continuing studies, research and training programs necessary to evolve plans and programs for implementation.
Integrate and coordinate all sectoral plans and studies undertaken by different agencies.
Monitor and evaluate implementation of different development programs, projects and activities in the Local Government Unit concerned in accordance with the approved development plan.
Prepare comprehensive plans and other development planning documents for the consideration of the Local Development Council.
Analyze the income expenditure pattern and formulate and recommend fiscal plans and policies for consideration of the finance committee of the Local Government Unit concerned provided under Title V, Book 11 of the Code.
Promote people participation in development planning with the Local Government Unit concerned.
Exercise supervision and control over the secretariat of the Local Development Council.
Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as may be prescribed by law or ordinance.
MUNICIPAL CIVIL REGISTRAR OFFICE
MR. BENIGNO DE GUZMAN
Accept all registrable documents affecting the civil status of person.
See to it that all documents are being transformed to and entered immediately in appropriate register book.
Furnished the concerned party a copy of the documents within the prescribed time.
Issue certified documents registered to clients needing it.
Classify, bind, index, administer oath on certificate or document and perform other functions as the need arises.
Put code and encode all certificate of birth, death and marriage for registration.
Accept petitions on RA 9048 and RA 9255.
Exercise supervision and control over the secretariat of the Local Development Council.
MUNICIPAL GENERAL SERVICES OFFICE
MR. PEDRO ROQUE JR.
Formulate measures for the consideration of the Sanggunian and provide technical assistance and support to the Mayor, as the case may be, in carrying out measures to ensure the delivery of basic services and provision of adequate facilities.
Develop plan and strategies and upon approval thereof by the Mayor, as the case may be, implement the same, particularly those which have to do with general services supportive of the welfare of the inhabitants.
Take custody of and be accountable for all properties, real or personal, owned by the Local Government Unit and those granted to it in the form of donation, reparation, assistance and counterpart of joint projects.
Maintain and supervise janitorial, landscaping and other related services in all government public buildings and other real property, whether owned or leased by the local government unit.
Collate and disseminate information regarding prices, shipping and other costs of supplies and other items commonly used by the local government unit.
Perform archival and record management with respect to the record of offices and departments of local government unit.
Perform all other functions pertaining to supply and property management.
Be in the frontline of general services related activities, such as the possible or imminent destruction or damage to records, supplies, properties, and structures and the orderly and sanitary clearing up of waste materials or debris, particularly during and in the aftermath of man-made and natural disaster and calamities.
MUNICIPAL BUDGET OFFICE
MS. PURIFICACION BORROMEO
Provide Technical and staff services to the Executive and other Local Officials on Budget matters.
Exercise general provisions and control over the Municipal Budget Office.
Prepare forms and orders, and circular embodying instructions on budgetary matters and appropriations
Prepare the executive and special budgets of the municipality.
Submit budgetary reports to the Provincial and Regional Office of the Budget Management
Review Annual and Supplemental Budgets.
OFFICE OF THE MUNICIPAL ACCOUNTANT
MS. AILEEN AGCAOILI, CPA
Install and maintain an Internal Audit System in the Local Government Unit.
Appraise the Sanggunian and other Local Government Officials in the financial condition and operations of the Local Government.
Certify the availability of budget allotment to which expenditures and allotments may be properly charged.
Review supporting documents attached to vouchers to determine completeness of requirements.
Prepare and submit financial statements to the Commission of Audit, to the Municipal Mayor and Sangguniang Bayan.
Prepare Journal entry and post journal of every final transaction made obligations
OFFICE OF THE MUNICIPAL TREASURER
MR. RUDY RAMOS
Proper maintenance of tax records endures correct and up-to-date collection of tax. This record is a guide for the files collection for the barangay of the bi-monthly collection conference to appraise personnel. The new trend of collection and tax imposition for efficient collection drive.
Utilize available funds for more and pressing needs/projects in accordance with the development plan. Realization depends on the ability to generate revenue by way of full utilization of available force to intensity collection of taxes. Each collector is assigned to their respective area of responsibility.
MUNICIPAL ASSESSOR’S OFFICE
MS. LEONILA IFURUNG
Transfer ownership of real property from tax declaration to another duly supported documents evidence furnishing a copy of the new tax declaration to the Provincial Assessor for his information and record purposes.
Cancels and/or revises existing tax declaration and notes on the tax declaration being cancelled or revised, by indicating there on the new declaration number and year of affectivity.
Issue certificates pertaining to, certified copies of assessment records of real property tax, and all other property owner with the Municipal Assessor’s Office for the purposes of assessment and taxation.
Prepare, install and maintain system of tax mapping showing graphically all properties subject to assessment in the municipality and gather all necessary data concerning the same under the direction and supervision of the Provincial Assessor.
Make frequent physical surveys to check and determine whether all real properties within the municipality are property declared and listed in the assessment rolls.
Keep record of all transfer, lease, mortgages of real property rentals incurred and cost of constructions of building and other improvement on land and income of assessment purposes.
Cancel all of the assessment in case of several assessment are made for the same property, except the one property made, but if any assessor or his representative shall object to the cancellation made in his name such assessment shall not be cancelled but the fact shall be noted on tax declaration and assessment rolls and property book of record. Preference, however, shall be given to the assessment of the person who has the property.
Eliminate from the assessment roll of taxable property such properties which have been destroyed or which is being exempt property included in same, decrease the assessment where property is previously assessed has suffered a permanent loss or value by reason of storm, flood, fire or other calamity, and increase the assessment where improvement have been made upon the property subsequent to the assessment, subject to the review and approval of the Provincial Assessor.
To require all transfer of newly acquired real properties in this municipality the presence of the official receipt of the transfer fees and evidence of just payment of taxes due on property before any transfer of ownership of issuance of new tax declaration will be affected.
To coordinate and cooperate with the Municipal Treasurer in the collection of real property taxes. The Municipal Assessor shall issue an Order of Payment to the taxpayer which shall be the basis of collection of the said tax for the current year by the Municipal Treasurer concerned.
MUNICIPAL HEALTH OFFICE
DR. MACARIO BAUTISTA, M.D.
Implementation of programs and projects on primary health care, maternal and child care, communicable and non-communicable diseases control service.
Purchase of medicines, medical supplies and equipments needed to carry out the different health services.
MUNICIPAL SOCIAL WELFARE & DEVELOPMENT OFFICE
MS. EDEN MAQUIRAYA
Formulate measures for the approval of the Sanggunian and provide technical assistance and support to the Municipal Mayor as the case maybe in measure the delivery of basic services and provision of adequate facilities relative to social welfare and development services as provided under Section 17 of the New Local Code.
Develop plans and strategies and approval of the Mayor, implement the same particularly those which have to do with social welfare programs and the Mayor is empowered and which the Sanggunian is empowered as provided for under the Local Code.
Identify the basic needs of the needy, the disadvantaged and impoverished. Develop and implement appropriate measures to alleviate their problems and improve their living condition.
Provide relief and appropriate crisis interventions for victims of abuse, exploitation and recommend appropriate measures to deter further abuses.
Assist the Mayor in implementing the Barangay Level program for the total development and protection of children up to 16 years of age.
Facilitate the implementation of welfare programs for disabled, elderly and victims of drug addiction, the rehabilitation of prisoners and parolees, juvenile delinquency and such other activities which would eliminate or minimize the ill effects of poverty.
Initiate and support the Youth welfare Programs that will enhance the role of the youth in National Building.
Coordinate with other agencies and non-government organizations which have their purpose of promotion and protection of all needy, disadvantaged, impoverished groups of individual particularly those identified to the vulnerable and high risk to exploitation, abuse and neglect.
Be in front line to service delivery particularly those which have to do with immediate relief during the aftermath of man-made and natural disaster and exercise such powers and perform such other duties and functions as may be prescribed by Law or ordinance.
MUNICIPAL AGRICULTURE OFFICE
The Municipal Agriculture Office has a sound and sustainable management of its natural resources as main sources of livelihood of farmers and fishers folks. It aims to uplift the quality of their life and standard by providing the necessary support services to increase their productivity to attain food security, sustainability and self-sufficiency.
MUNICIPAL ENGINEERING OFFICE
ENGR. FELISICIMO BILAS
The Office of the Municipal Engineering shall initiate, review and recommend changes on policies, plans and programs, techniques, procedures and practices in infrastructures developments and public works in the Local Government Unit concerned, advice the Mayor on engineering works/matters. It also administers, coordinate, supervise and control the constructions, maintenance, improvement and repair of roads, bridges and public works project and provides engineering services as the case maybe and pattern other works.
MUNICIPAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION MANAGEMENT OFFICE
Design, program, and coordinate disaster risk and management activities consistent with the National council’s standards and guidelines;
Facilitate and support risk assessments and contingency planning activities at the local level;
Consolidate local disaster risk information which includes natural hazards, vulnerabilities, and climate change risks, and maintain a local risk map;
Organize and conduct training, orientation, and knowledge management activities on disaster risk reduction and management at the local level;
Operate a multi-hazard early warning system, linked to disaster risk reduction to provide accurate and timely advice to national or local emergency response organizations and to the general public, through diverse mass media, particularly radio, landline communications, and technologies for communication with rural communities;
Formulate and implement a comprehensive and integrated LDRRMP in accordance with the national, regional and provincial framework, and policies on disaster risk reduction in close coordination with the local development councils (LDCs);
Prepare and submit to the local sanggunian through the LDRRMC and the LDC the annual LDRRMO Plan and budget, the proposed programming of the LDRRMF, other dedicated disaster risk reduction and management resources, and other regular funding source/s and budgetary support of the LDRRMO/BDRRMC;
Conduct continuous disaster monitoring and mobilize instrumentalities and entities of the LGUs, CSOs, private groups and organized volunteers, to utilize their facilities and resources for the protection and preservation of life and properties during emergencies in accordance with existing policies and procedures;
Identify, asses and manage the hazards, vulnerabilities and risks that may occur in their locality;
Disseminate information and raise public awareness about those hazards, vulnerabilities and risks, their nature, effects, early warning signs and counter-measures;
Identify and implement cost-effective risk reduction measures/strategies;
Maintain a database of human resource, equipment, directories, and location of critical infrastructures and their capacities such as hospitals and evacuation centers;
Develop, strengthen and operationalize mechanism for partnership or networking with the private sector, CSOs, and volunteer groups;
Take all necessary steps on a continuing basis to maintain, provide, or arrange the provision of, or to otherwise make available, suitably-trained and competent personnel for effective civil defense and disaster risk reduction and management in its area;
Organize, train, equip and supervise the local emergency response teams and the ACDVs, ensuring that humanitarian aid workers are equipped with basic skills to assist mothers to breastfeed;
Respond to and manage the adverse effects of emergencies and carry out recovery activities in the affected area, ensuring that there is an efficient mechanism for immediate delivery of food, shelter and medical supplies for women and children, endeavor to create a special place where internally-displaced mothers can find help with breastfeeding, feed and care for their babies and give support to each other;
Within its area, promote and raise public awareness of and compliance with RA No. 10121 and legislative provisions relevant to the purpose of such act;
Serve as the secretariat and executive arm of the LDRRMC;
Coordinate other disaster risk reduction and management activities;
Establish linkage/network with other LGUs for disaster risk reduction and emergency response purposes;
Recommend through the LDRRMC the enactment of local ordinances consistent with the policies and guidelines laid down to under RA No. 10121;
Implement policies, approved plans and programs of the LDRRMC consistent with the requirements of RA No. 10121;
Establish a Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Operations Center;
Prepare and submit, through the LDRRMC and LDC, the report on the utilization of the LDRRMF and other dedicated disaster risk reduction and management resources to the local Commission on Audit (COA), copy furnished the regional director of the OCD and the Local Government Operations Officer of the DILG; and
Act on other matters that may be authorized by the LDRRMC.