Office of Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator

VISION

An innovative development planning office of the municipality, with versatile, sincere, trustworthy and diligent employees providing selfless commitment; offers public service and knowledge and to generate and utilize data and information for socio-economic, physical, cultural & environmental development framework for the total growth & progress of the municipality as the Agro-Industrial Center of the South.

MISSION

The Municipal Planning & Development Office shall pursue the development of a liveable municipality anchored on agro-industrial and sustainable development. We shall provide quality services to plan & formulate economic, social, infrastructure, environmental and other development programs for inter-department coordination in pursuit of the mission and vision of the local government such that the use of the municipality’s land & physical resources yields the greatest benefits to present and future generations.

MANDATES & FUNCTIONS OF MPDC

  1. Formulate integrated economic, social, physical, and other development plans and policies for consideration of the local government development council.
  2. Integrate and organize  all sector plans and studies undertaken by the different functional groups or agencies;
  3. Conduct continuing studies, researches, and training programs essential to programs for implementation and evolve plans.
  4. Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the different development programs, projects and activities in the local government unit concerned in accordance with the approved development plan;
  5. Formulate comprehensive plan and other development planning documents for consideration of the development councils;
  6. Promote people participation in development planning with the local government unit.
  7. Evaluate the income and expenditures patterns and formulate and recommend fiscal plans and policies for consideration of the finance committee of the local government unit.
  8. Exercise such other powers and perform such other function and duties as maybe prescribed by law or ordinance and;
  9. Exercise supervision and control over the secretariat of the Local Development Council.