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EO 76 - Local Poverty Reduction Action Team (LPRAT)

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 76
Series of 2013
 
CREATING THE LOCAL POVERTY REDUCTION ACTION TEAM (LPRAT),
ITS COMPOSITION AND TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP.
 

WHEREAS, one of the major goals of the national government is to reduce poverty incidence in the country from 20.9 percent in 2009 to 14.2 percent in 2015, the MDG target;

WHEREAS, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the National Anti Poverty Commission (NAPC) issued a joint circular providing Policy Guidelines and Procedures in the implementation of Buttom-Up Budgeting and Planning (BuBP) for Budget Preparation.

WHEREAS, BuBP is an approach to formulating the budget proposal of national gov't agencies, taking into consideration the development needs of poor cities / municipalities as identified in their respective local poverty reduction action plans that shall be formulated with strong participation of basic sectors and civil society organizations.

WHEREAS, as a national strategy, the Human Development and Poverty Reduction Cluster (HDPRC) organized under E.O. No. 43 s. 2011, together with the DBM and the DILG shall pilot the bottom-up approach in planning and budgeting and ensure the inclusion of the funding requirements for the development needs of at least 300 from the 609 selected focused local government units (LGUs) as identified and approved by the HDPRC in the budget proposals of participating national government agencies.

WHEREAS, Cotabato City is one of the beneficiary local government units in Region XII as focus local government unit targeted for poverty reduction programs / projects starting FY 2013.

WHEREAS, the program thrusts in the Poverty Strategy and the Anti-Poverty Localization and Participation Framework of the Aquino Administration is focused on: a) poorest of the poor; b) people's participation and empowerment; and c) rationalization of poverty reduction programs;

WHEREAS, peoples participation is greatly encourage in this initiative to introduce governance reforms that will make the planning and budgeting processes of government more participatory through the genuine involvement of grassroots organizations and communities.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, JAPAL J. GUIANI, JR, Mayor of Cotabato City, by virtue of the power vested in me by law do hereby order the organization and composition of the Local Poverty Reduction Action Team (LPRAT) for CY-2014 with the following:

SECTION 1. COMPOSITION OF THE LOCAL POVERTY REDUCTION ACTION TEAM (LPRAT) – shall be composed of the following:

A. LOCAL POVERTY REDUCTION ACTION TEAM

Chairperson               Hon. City Mayor Japal J. Guiani, Jr.
Co-Chairperson         Dr. Danda N. Juanday
Members
Chairman, Committee on Finance of the Sangguniang Panlungsod
CITY GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS
City Administrator
City Planning and Development Coordinator
City Social Welfare and Development Officer
City Health Officer
City Budget Officer
City Accountant
City Engineer
City Treasurer
City General Services Officer
City Legal Officer
City Agriculturist
City Director, DILG
City Superintend of Schools
CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS (CSOs)/ SECTOR REPRESENTATIVES/ OTHER NON-GOVERNMENT STAKEHOLDERS
President, City Agriculture & Fishery Council
Representative, DOH Organized Community Health Team
Representative, Christian Religious Group
Representative, Muslim Religious Group
Parent Leader, Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program
Minsupala Foundation
Cotabato City Mega Market Federation, Inc.
Mantana Development Foundation, Inc.
Reconciliation Center Parents Association Self Help Society, Inc.
Mindanao Tri-people Women Resource Center
Kagkalimwa Community Workers Association, Inc.
Transport Group
Differently-abled Persons Group
Senior Citizens Group
Public Employers Group (City Government)
Fish Vendors Association
Urban Poor Group
Labor Group
Fish Pond Owners and Workers
Rice and Vegetable Farmers
Rural Workers Group
Youth Group
 

B. FUNCTIONS OF THE LOCAL POVERTY REDUCTION ACTION TEAM

1. Shall spearhead the formulation and monitoring of the Local Poverty Reduction Action Plan (LPRAP);

2. Shall conduct a LPRAP workshop to formulate a Local Poverty Reduction Action Plan based on relevant economic and social data, as well as feedback from the members of the LPRAT;

3. Shall ensure active participation of CSOs, basic sector representatives and other non-government stakeholders as they shall help validate data and analysis that will be presented by the LGU;

4. Shall invite concerned Agency Regional Offices (AROs) to the workshop to provide information on the programs of their respective agencies and to provide technical assistance in the formulation of the LPRAP. The LPRAP shall identify a poverty reduction strategy to be undertaken by the LGU and other stakeholders;

5. Shall identify priority poverty reduction projects to be funded by the LGUs and projects which will be submitted to national agencies for consideration in their 2014 budget.

SECTION 2. COMPOSITION OF TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP (TWG) – the Technical Working Group shall be composed of the following:

A. TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP

1. City Planning and Development Coordinator (Head of TWG)
2. Head, Social Planning Division, CPDO
3. Head, Economic Planning Division, CPDO
4. Head, Infra. Planning Division, CPDO
5. Head, Environmental  Planning Division, CPDO
6. Head, Administrative Division, CPDO
7. Planning Officer, Office on Health Services
8. Planning Officer, Office on Social Welfare & Development Services
9. DEP-ED Representative
10. City Human Resource Management Officer

B. FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE TWG

1. Formulate plans, programs, strategies and policies for poverty reduction

2. Provide coordinative linkages with other agencies and institutions in the planning monitoring and evaluation of plans for poverty alleviation;

3. Establish and maintain database on poverty;

SECTION 3 – SECRETARIAT. The Secretariat of the shall be composed of three (3) staff of City Planning & Development Office (CPDO )

SECTION 4 - EFFECTIVITY - This Executive Order shall take effect immediately.

DONE in the City of Cotabato, Philippines, this 31st day of January 2013.

 

JAPAL J. GUIANI, JR.
City Mayor
ATTESTED:
 
ANICETO V. RASALAN
Secretary to the City Mayor
 

Issuances

EO 196 - Institutionalizing the Organization and Activiation of an All-Ladies Emergency Response Team (ALERT)
EO 195 - Amending the Composition of GAD Focal Points System (GFPS) Pursuant to RA 9710, known as the Magna Carta on Women and PCW
EO 194 - Organizing the Expanded Ugnayan ng Mga Barangay at Simbayan Technical Working Group (UBAS-TWG)/MASA MASID
EO 193 - Re-constituting the Cotabato CitySold Waste Management Board
EO 192 - Creating the Adolescent Health Committee and Its Composition
EO 191 - Composition of the Planning Team for the Updating of the Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP)
EO 190 - Reorganizing the Cotabato City Joint Transport and Traffic Task Force (JTTTF)
EO 189 - Composition of Representatiives to Different Sectoral Committees of the Regional Development Council (RDC) XII
EO 188 - Reorganizing the Local Health Board of Cotabato City
EO 184 - Reorganizing and Strengthening the Cotabato City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC)
EO 183 - Reorganizing the Cotabato City Peace and Order Council
EO 182 - Organizing the Cotabato City Juvenile Justice Welfare Network (CJJWN)
EO 169 - Creating the Geographical Information System (GIS) Technical Working Committee
EO 168 - Reconstituting the Public Financial Management Assessment Team (PFMAT)
EO 167 - Organizing the Cotabato City Anti-Drug Abuse Council
EO 154 - Creating the Advocacy and Public Relations Center
EO 153 - An Order Rationalizing the Conduct of Council and Committee Meetings
EO 152 - Declaring Mr. Adam Breimo as Adopted Son of Cotabato City
EO 150 - Creating the Local Poverty Reduction Action Team (LPRAT 2017)
EO 143 - Creating the Technical Working Group (TWG) on Water and Climate Change Resiliency Programs

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