P’que LGU planning conference held
On orders of Parañaque City Mayor Florencio Bernabe, Jr., the City Planning Office headed by Engr. Benigno Rivera organized the Workshop on the Formulation of the Executive-Legislative Agenda and the conference for the city’s 5-year Comprehensive Development Plan; Capacity Development Plan; Gender and Development Plan; and the Annual Investment Plan.
Held on July 21-23, 2010 at the Holiday Inn, Clark Freeport Zone, Angeles City, Pampanga, the mayor-led activity was participated in by the vice-mayor, councilors, barangay chairpersons, SK President, department heads, NGO representatives and officials of the Parañaque DedEd, DILG, PNP, BFP and BJMP.
Discussed at length by resource persons from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) was the importance, ways and benefits of synchronizing the agenda of the executive department with that of the legislative branch of the local government.
For budgeting and implementation efficiency, the participants also deliberated on the individual department’s plans, soundly establishing priorities following community needs as outlined in Mayor Jun Bernabe’s Project H.E.L.P.S.- Health; Education, Environment and Economic Prosperity; Livelihood and Livability; Peace and Order; Social Services, Socialized Housing, Sports and Senior Citizen Welfare.
“With a synchronized executive and legislative agenda; carefully drawn and well implemented projects and programs; sound governance; and supportive community, we will realize our Vision: “A prime habitat city of the Metro South with quality education, rich culture, social justice, and a healthy environment sustained by an economically competitive and sound governance, synergized by capable, participative and God-fearing citizenry.”, Mayor Bernabe said.