LGU governance transition teams formed for continuity in local governance
San Jose, Antique (21 May) -- The local government units here have created their Local Governance Transition Team to ensure a smooth local governance transition to the newly-elected or re-elected local officials on June 30, 2010.
Rosario F. Maza, Provincial Director of Department of Interior and Local Government said that the creation of the team was based on DILG's memo circular 2010-26 dated April 8, 2010 that enjoined Municipal/City Mayors and Governors to facilitate effective turn over to the incoming officials.
The team is composed of the Mayor for the municipality/city and the Governor for the province who shall act as chairperson of the Local Governance Transition Team with members from all the department heads of the LGUs, representative from DILG, Commission on Audit and non-government organization. Vice Chairperson shall be elected among the members.
Part of the task is the inventory of real or immovable and movable properties. Real properties include lands, buildings, infrastructure facilities and improvements and machineries while movable properties covers vehicles, office equipment, furniture, fixtures and supply stocks.
The team shall also gather all documents or records such as 2009 state of governance report, state of local development, financial report and report of Commission on Audit.
Other documents that need to be turned over include contracts and loan agreements, outstanding loan obligation and accounts payable, 2010 annual and supplemental budget. Comprehensive Development, Local development Investment, 2010 annual investment and comprehensive land use or physical framework plans are among the development plans that needs to be turned-over to the incoming officials.
The circular also requires the present administration to turn over the following capability development agenda, Executive and legislative agenda, organizational structure, inventory of personnel by nature of appointment and executive orders.
Turnover ceremony to the incoming set of officials is set on June 30, 2010. (PIA6/PSM) [top]