Duties and Functions:
- Be presiding officer of the sangguniang bayan and sign all warrants drawn on the municipal treasury for all expenditures appropriated for the operation of the sangguniang bayan;
- Appoint all officials and employees of the sangguniang bayan, except those whose manner of appointment is specifically provided in the Local Government Code;
- Assume the office of the mayor for the unexpired term of the latter in the event of permanent vacancy;
- Exercise the powers and perform the duties and functions of the mayor in case of temporary vacancy;
- Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties and functions as maybe prescribed by law or ordinance.