Department/Office Heads

Provincial Offices/Departments
and their Tasks and Functions

Name of Office/Department Tasks and Functions Departmet/Office Head
Provincial Governor’s Office Implement policies, rules and regulations, guidelines, issuances, and programs relative to personneling and administration of the general services support, tourism, civil security services, and to promote specific support services to the national government offices based in this province as decided by the governor data unavailable
Provincial Planning and Development Office Conducts continuing studies, researches, and training programs necessary to evolve plans and programs for implementation; formulates an integrated economic, social, physical, and other development plans and policies for consideration of the Local Government Development Council; and monitors and evaluates the implementation of the different development programs, projects and activities of the Local Government Unit concerned in accordance with the approved development plan data unavailable
Provincial Budget Office Reviews and consolidates all budget proposals of the different municipalities, departments and offices of the provincial government, assists the governor in the preparation of the provincial budget; prepares orders and circulars embodying instructions on budgetary and appropriation matters data unavailable
Provincial Treasurer’s Office Takes custody and exercises proper management of the provincial government funds, takes charge of the disbursement of all local government funds and such other funds; maintains and updates tax information system of the province; and exercises technical supervision over all treasury office of the component municipalities data unavailable
Provincial Accountant’s Office Takes care of the accounting problems (in cash, liquidation, remittances, reimbursements, payment of salaries, etc.) and internal audit services of the local government unit; apprises the Sanggunian and other local officials of the financial condition and operation of the province; and certifies to the availability of the budgetary allotment to which expenditures and obligations may be properly charged data unavailable
Provincial Assessor’s Office Ensures that all laws and policies governing the appraisal and assessment of real properties for taxation purposes are properly executed; initiates, reviews and recommends changes in policies and objectives, plans and programs, techniques, procedures and practices in the valuation and assessment of real properties for taxation purposes data unavailable
Provincial Agriculturist’s Office Formulates measures for the approval of the Sanggunian and provides technical assistance and support to the governor in carrying out said measures to ensure the delivery of basic services and provision of adequate facilities relative to agriculture, environment and natural resources and cooperative development services data unavailable
Provincial Health Office Takes charge the maintenance and promotion of good health in the province, which include sanitation, delivery of health services specially in times of epidemic, natural calamities, etc., health information, quarantine and preventive measures on health matters, and other health related services; assists in the implementation and enforcement of laws and ordinances on health related services; and ensures the delivery of basic health services and provision of adequate facilities relative to social welfare and population development data unavailable
Provincial Engineer’s Office Administers, coordinates, supervises, and controls the construction, maintenance, improvement and repair of roads and bridges and other engineering and public works projects of the province data unavailable
Provincial Legal Office Develops plans and strategies on programs and projects related to legal services and implements them upon approval thereof by the governor, represents the province in all civil actions and special proceedings; investigates any local officials or employees for administrative neglect or misconduct in office and recommends appropriate action to the Local Chief Executive data unavailable
Provincial General Services Office Takes charge of the general services and procurement of supplies and materials for the use of the province in the discharge of services data unavailable
Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office Develops plans and strategies related to delivery of basic social welfare services, and implements them upon approval thereof; provides relief and appropriate crisis intervention for the needy, disadvantaged and the impoverished, and develop and implement appropriate measures to alleviate their problems and improve their living conditions data unavailable
Provincial Economic Enterprise & Management Office Takes charge the management and operation of the four (4) government hospitals of the province data unavailable
Provincial Vetenerary Office Formulates measures for the approval of the Sanggunian and provides technical assistance and support to the governor in carrying out said measures to ensure the delivery of basic services and provision of adequate facilities relative to veterinary development services data unavailable
Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office Formulate measures for the consideration of the sanggunian and provide technical assistance and support to the governor in carrying measures to ensure the delivery of basic services and provision of adequate facilities relative to environment and natural resources services data unavailable
Provincial Human Resource and Development Office Takes charge of personnel actions in accordance with the Constitutional provisions on civil service pertinent laws, rules and regulations thereon, including such policies, guidelines and standards as the Civil Service Commission may establish data unavailable
Legislative Branch
Sangguniang Panlalawigan Office Records the proceedings of the Sanggunian that provide validity to acts of the Sanggunian and these acts (ordinances, resolutions. Concurrences, etc.) are essential in the over-all functions of the province; acts as custodian of records and archives or as librarian, and as liaison officer between the Sanggunian and the Local Chief Executive data unavailable

Source: Socio-Eonomic Profile 2016 Edition, Compostela Valley Province

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