WHAT IS CITY BUDGET OFFICE?
The City Budget Office is a Local Government Office which provides appropriate and responsive technical services on budgetary matters to various departments or offices of the City Government of Davao including the one hundred eighty-two (182) barangays and national agencies concerned in support to the management for a sound implementation and accomplishment of programs, projects and activities of the city.
The office was established pursuant to Presidential Decree No. 1375 or the transferring to the Budget Commission the functions of Local Government Budget Administration which was approved by former president Ferdinand E. Marcos dated May 16, 1978. Thus, City Budget Office is responsible for the budget functions of the City Government of Davao as well as in providing and staff services to the chief executive and other local officials on budget matters.
Section 475 under Article 5 of the Republic Act 7160 or the Local Government Code of the Philippines States that “the appointment of the City Budget Officer shall be mandatory in every city”. The City Budget Office shall endeavor to provide appropriate and responsive technical services to the local chief executive, the Sangguniang Panlungsod, the Departments/Offices, the 182 Barangays and other agencies, in the preparation of the Budget, as well as the authorization, review, execution, and accountability aspects of budgeting.
We envision excellent budgetary services for clients’ satisfaction in support to the management for a sound implementation and accomplishment of programs, projects and activities of the City of Davao under the guidance of the Divine Providence.
To provide appropriate and responsive technical services to the Local Chief Executive, the Sangguniang Panlungsod, the Departments/Offices, the 182 Barangays and other agencies in the preparation of the budget, as well as in the authorization, review, execution and accountability aspects of budgeting.
The Department of Finance exercised the functions pertaining to the income and expenditures of local governments, governed by Presidential Decree No. 477 which were transferred to the Budget Commission the functions of local government budget administration under Presidential Decree No. 1375 which was approved by Ferdinand E. Marcos, President of the Philippines dated May 16, 1978. The local government units shall constitute and include in their administrative organization, an office responsible for budget functions. It shall provide technical and staff services to the Chief Executive and other local officials on budget matters.
WHO WE ARE
WHAT WE DO
BUDGET OPERATION DIVISION
The Budget Operation Division implements the system of control for authorized appropriations thru the preparation of the Allotment Release Order and recording the Obligation Requests in the Budget Monitoring System, and evaluation of supporting documents; prepares periodic report on appropriation, allotment and obligation, reviews project profiles, work and financial plan and request for allotment, checks its accuracy and validity.
BUDGET CONTROL AND PROJECT MONITORING DIVISION
The BCPMD or Budget Preparation Division takes charge of the preparation of the City’s Annual and/or Supplemental Budgets, evaluation and consolidation of budget proposals from all offices, and monitoring expenditures on Statutory and Contractual Obligation of the City which would serve as database in the funding requirements for each expenditure item.
BARANGAY BUDGET EVALUATION AND SPECIAL PROJECT DIVISION
The Barangay Budget Division takes charge in the review of the Annual and Supplemental Budgets of the one hundred eighty-two (182) barangays of the City and provide technical assistance in the preparation of their budgets as mandated in the Local Government Code of 1991 thru the conduct of seminars/workshops and/or personalized coaching.
The Administrative Division takes charge of the administrative functions of the office, personnel matters, property and supply management, and the maintenance of the office equipment and of the working environment of this office.