Government - Departments - Office of the Provincial Governor



The Governor, as the Chief Executive of the province shall:

a. Exercise general supervision and control over all executive offices, development programs, projects, services and activities for the general welfare of the province its inhabitants pursuant to Rule XV, Art., 85, of the Rules and Regulations Implementing the Local Government Code of 1991 and other applicable laws, rules and regulations;

b. Enforce all laws and ordinances relative to governance of the province, its component city and municipalities;

c. Initiate and maximize generation of resources and apply the same for the efficient, effective and economical implementation of approved development plans, programs and projects as provided under Rule XXX, of these Rules of the Local Government Code, particularly the resources and revenues programmed for social services, agro-industrial development, economic enterprise development, poverty reduction, sustainable development and province-wide growth and progress of the province and its people;

d. Initiate and propose legislative measures to the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, as often as may be deemed necessary and also present the program of government, proposes policies, programs and projects for the general welfare of the inhabitants and the needs of the provincial government may require;

e. Ensure the efficient and effective delivery of basic socio-economic services based on the PEACE Agenda Program of the provincial government; and

f. Exercise such other powers and perform such duties and functions as provided by RA 7160 and other applicable laws including the general supervision of the province over the component city and municipalities province-wide.

a. To exercise general control, management and supervision of all executive offices and approved development programs, projects and activities of the Provincial Government;

b. To inform the people of the province by Proclamation and other development information and communication through their respective Local Chief Executives (LCEs) and media outlets, all general laws of government and orders which specifically concerns them;

c. To enforce all laws and ordinances relative to the governance of the province and the exercise of the appropriate corporate powers provided under the Local Government Code of 1991 and other laws, rules and regulations and implement all approved policies, programs and projects of the province within the provincial government resources and capabilities;

d. To institutionalize the Legislative-Executive Advisory Council (LEDAC) to effectively plan and implement the Executive-Legislative Agenda (ELA);

e. To direct concerned provincial officials and employees towards the attainment of provincial, regional and national plans, objectives, programs and projects beneficial to the people;

f. To maintain complete and up-dated information of all resources of the province supportive of all socio-economic development of the province, component city and municipalities for relevant development planning, bench-marking and decision making;

g. To initiate and maximize the generation of external resources and local revenues and effectively apply the same for the implementation of priority development plans, programs and projects including more effective internal financial control and information Technology (IT) management systems and procedures;

h. To ensure the timely and relevant delivery of basic social services and provision of adequate socio-economic infrastructures and facilities for more accelerated local sustainable development and people’s progress;

i. To provide technical and financial assistance in the promotion, organization and development management of cooperative, indigenous peoples organizations, rural workers, sectoral associations and other community development organizations/partners including the national government agencies (NGAs), NGOs, Pos and Private Sector for meaningful partnership and sharing resources with the partners-people themselves; and

j. To re-organize and strengthen all local special bodies, councils, committees and boards to assists in development planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of priority plans, programs, projects of the provincial government for and with the people; and

k. To further strengthen the peace, order and security in the province thru the unified efforts of the Provincial Council of the Five (5) Pillars of Criminal Justice System and facilitate the completion and operation of the La Union Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation Center;

l. To upscale the implementation of the ISSUE-2 Programme with sustained support of the consortium partners and peoples themselves.