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OFFICE OF THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET OFFICER

DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS:

The budget officer shall take charge of the budget office and shall:

 

  • Prepare forms, orders, and circulars embodying instructions on budgetary and appropriation matters for the signature of the governor or mayor, as the case may be;
  • Review and consolidate the budget proposals of different departments and offices of the local government unit;
  • Assist the governor or mayor, as the case may be, in the preparation of the budget and during budget hearings;
  • Study and evaluate budgetary implications of proposed legislation and submit comments and recommendations thereon;
  • Submit periodic budgetary reports to the Department of Budget and Management;
  • Coordinate with the treasurer, accountant, and the planning and development coordinator for the purpose of budgeting;
  • Assist the sanggunian concerned in reviewing the approved budgets of component local government units;
  • Coordinate with the planning and development coordinator in the formulation of the local government unit development plan; and
  • Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties and functions as may be prescribed by law or ordinance.