BATANES CAGAYAN ISABELA NUEVA VIZCAYA QUIRINO
LG Monitoring and Evaluation Division (LGMED)

LGMED PROFILE

The Local Government Monitoring and Evaluation Division is a unit in the Regional Office that is composed of twelve personnel. It is subdivided into three sections namely, Local Institution and Resource Development Section, Planning and Research Section and Special Concerns Section. Each section handles specific Programs, Projects and Activities that are all geared towards developing self- reliant and competitive communities. At present, the Division is headed by Ms. Estela E. Aggabao, Local Government Operations Officer VII.

LGMED PLEDGE

We, the staff of the Local Government Monitoring and Evaluation Division, pledge to provide prompt and reliable service to our clients.

LGMED PROGRAMS, PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES

DEMAND- DRIVEN PPAs

1. Barangay Properties, Facilities, and Records Inventory Project (BPFRIP)
2. Barangay Public Information and Assistance Center (BPIAC)
3. Incentives and Awards
       - Search for Most Outstanding Barangay Executive, Sangguniang Barangay, Treasurer and  
            Barangay Secretary (Barangay BESTS Awards)
       - Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentives and Awards
 

 NATIONAL PPAs FOR REGIONAL IMPLEMENTATION

1. Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in Local Governance
2. Advocacy on the Full Disclosure Policy particularly:
          - Posting of Barangay Annual Budget
          - Posting of Summary of Income & Expenditures (Sec. 352. LGC)
          - Posting of Component of the IRA Utilization
          - Posting of Annual Procurement Plan (APP)
          - Posting of Items to Bid
          - Posting of Bid Results on Civil Works, and Goods & Services
          - Posting of Abstract of Bids as Calculated
          - Posting of Itemized Monthly Collections and Disbursements
3. Seal of Good Housekeeping/Performance Challenge Fund
4. Strengthening/Reorganization of Local Special Bodies
         - Local Health Board (LHBs)
         - Local School Board (LSBs)
         - Local Bids and Awards
           Committees (LBACs)
         - People's Law Enforcement Board
           Boards (PLEBs)
5. Maintenance & Updating of Registry of Barangay Inhabitants
6. Synchronized Barangay Assembly Day (SBAD)
7. Local League/Federation Assistance
       - Liga ng nga Barangay (LnB)
       - Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation
       - Barangay Councilor's League of the Philippines (BCLP)
8. Processing of Death Benefit Claims of Barangay Officials
9. Monitoring the Implementation of the Anti- Red Tape Act of 200z and Enforcement of Citizen's Charter
10. Supporting the Capacity Development of Local Governments
      - Strengthening the Lupong Tagapamayapa / KP
      - Strengthening the Barangay Peace and Order Committee (BPOC)
      - Strengthening the Local Council for the Protection of Children (LCPC)
      - Strengthening Barangay Tanods (BTs)
      - Strengthening Barangay Human Rights Action Officers (BHRAOs)
      - Strengthening the Barangay Anti- Drug Abuse Council
      - Strengthening the Barangay Physical Fitness and Sports Development Council
      - Strengthening the Local Nutrition Council
11. Monitoring LGU Compliance to Anti- Rabies Act of 2007
 

 NEWS & EVENTS

DILG RO 2 supports the 4th Gov. Alvaro T. Antonio Inter-Agency Sportsfest 2011

DILG RO 2 once again showed its commitment for the holding of the 4th Gov. Alvaro T. Antonio Inter-Agency Sportsfest 2011. This is the fourth time, in as many stages, that the office participated in this worthwhile undertaking. The Sportsfest is an annual activity of the Provincial Government of Cagayan that started way back in Year 2008. The Sportsfest commenced on March 28, 2011 with a motorcade around the city and thereafter, the opening ceremonies was held at the Cagayan Sports Complex. Events to be competed are basketball men, volleyball men and women, badminton doubles men and women and mixed doubles and table tennis singles men and women and mixed doubles, a total of nine events. The DILG team will field players in all the nine events.

 Synchronized Barangay Assembly Day

In compliance to Memorandum Circular No. 2011-28 with the subject “Synchronized Barangay Assembly Day (SBAD) for the 1stSemester of CY 2011”, and pursuant to the mandate of the LG Code and other pertinent laws and issuances, 2, 191 or 94.81 % Barangays in the Region conducted the SBA Meeting last March 26, 2011.

Highlights of the discussion during the assembly meeting were the following:
  1. Barangay- Based Institutions
  2. Problems, issues and concerns affecting the barangays particularly on solid waste management;
  3. Disaster preparedness of the barangay;
  4. Compliance to DILG MC No. 2010-122 dated October 6, 2010 re: Guideposts in Promoting And Sustaining Barangay Good Governance and DILG MC No. 2010-149 dated December 14, 2010 re: Posting of Barangay Budget, Statement of Income and Expenditures and other Barangay Financial Transactions and Annual Procurement Plan; and
  5. Environmental issue to include the production of at least 25, 00 seedlings ready for the nationwide synchronized planting on June 25, 2011 to coincide with the National Greening Program, Billion Trees Program and other similar efforts, and planting of the same by the barangay officials and residents

A regional monitoring team composed of 8 LGMED personnel was organized to monitor the conduct of the SBAD, including the pre- and post- assembly activities.

 DILG RO2 releases P2M PCF Grant

The Department of the Interior and Local Government Regional Office No. 02 recently released a total of two million pesos (2, 000, 000.00) in two treasury Checks at One million pesos (1 000,000.00) each for the LGUs of Quezon  , Isabela and Saguday, Quirino from the Performance Challenge Fund of the Department. Said grant will be utilized by these LGUs to implement development projects included in their Annual Investment Programs (AIP) for CY 2011. LGU Quezon, Isabela will implement the first phase of their Sanitary Land Fill Project while LGU Saguday, Quirino is also going to implement the construction of Open-Air Market Stalls.

These LGUs were national awardees in the CY 2010 pilot implementation of the Seal of Good Housekeeping by the Department. They were ranked 2ndand 3rd, respectively, in the second batch of 15 national awardees for the Seal of Good Housekeeping Assessment held last December, 2010.

The PCF utilizes the evaluation for the Seal for Good Housekeeping in providing One Million pesos Grant to deserving 4thto 6thClass LGUs nationwide. The assessment for the SGH focuses on four (4) areas namely: (1) Good Planning; (2) Sound Fiscal Management; (3) Transparency and Accountability; (4) Valuing of performance monitoring. LGU-grantees will be required to implement projects aligned with the national government priority programs and supportive to the Millennium Development Goals (MDG).