Government - Departments - Office of the Provincial Budget Officer

VISION:

An office that continues to provide efficient and effective budgetary support services to the Provincial Government's program in the delivery of basic services and facilities as mandated by the Local Government code supportive of the development goals and objectives of the Provincial Government of La Union.


MISSION:

Towards the attainment of this, vision, the Provincial Budget Office shall endeavor to:

1. Coordinate with the different offices in the prioritization and monitoring the implementation of their various programs and activities.

2. Work closely with the other members of Local Finance Committee on matters affecting the budgetary needs of the Provincial Government.

3. Maintain a harmonious working relationship with the Finance, Budget Appropriations of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan.

4. Keep abreast with new developments on local administration.

5. Assist in the implementation of the government procurement system mandated under R.A. 9184.

FUNCTIONS:

• Responsible in providing efficient and effective budgetary services to the PGLU's program of delivering basic services as mandated by the Loacal Government Code and supportive to the development goals and objectives of the Local Government Unit.
• Submit periodic reports to the Department of Budget and Management.
• Assist the Sangguniang Panlalawigan in the review of Municipal Budgets.

OBJECTIVES:

a. To prepare annual and special budgets of the provincial government and assists in the implementation of the same.

b. To study and evaluate budgetary implications of proposed legislation and submit recommendation thereon.

c. To submit periodic reports to the Department of Budget and Management .

d. To assist the Sangguniang Panlalawigan in the review of municipal budgets.

e. To coordinate with the Provincial Planning and Development Office in the formulation of the development plan and investment programming.

f. To assist in the preparation of Special Education Fund budget and implementation of same.

g. To prepare such other function as required by law or by higher authorities.

PROGRAMS AND SERVICES:

• Budget Preparation
• Budget Execution
• Municipal/City Budget Review Assistance
• Assistance in Programming of R.A. 7171 and Development Funds
• Participation in Development Planning
• Periodic reports preparation