Kalinga DILG urges LCEs to prepare  smooth transition


CITY OF TABUK, May 20 (PIA) – – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) provincial office here enjoins  local chief executives to create Local Governance Transition Team to prepare effective turn-over of responsibility and to ensure continuity in local governance following the May 13, 2019 elections.

DILG Provincial Director Max Mayer Adong  said as  provided in Memorandum Circular No. 2019-39 signed by DILG Secretary  Eduardo Ano, local chief executives  will  be the chairperson and  all department heads and DILG representative as members of the  transition team.

He said it is the duty of the transition team to ensure smooth local governance transition to the newly elected or re-elected local officials on or before June 30 this year.

The transition team is responsible in conducting inventory on immovable and movable LGU properties, and  gather, secure and preserve all official documents and records of LGU official transactions.
Documents to be turned -over are Government Assessment Report, Commission on Audit report, contracts and loan agreements, comprehensive development plan, local development investment plan, annual investment plan, comprehensive land use or physical framework plan, capability development plan, executive-legislative agenda, organizational structure, inventory of personnel by nature of appointment, executive orders, and full disclosure policy documents.
“For re-elected LCEs, the LGU administrator will do the turn-over,” Adong stressed.

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 He informed that the province’s transition team is prepared for the upcoming turn-over. He urged incumbent officials to coordinate with incoming officials for the smooth transition which may be done in simple ceremonies.
In another development, newly minted LCEs are mandated to undergo orientation on their duties and functions particularly their executive agenda during the first 100 days in office.

 “First termers are urged to attend the orientation to be conducted before June 30. Sangguniang Pang-Lungsod/Bayan will be next to be oriented in July, Adong said. (JDP/PAB-PIA CAR, Kalinga)



Engr. Max Mayer Adong, provincial DILG director.


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