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Sangguniang Panlalawigan



Board Members

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Mr. James M. Guanso Jr.
President, Liga ng mga Barangay


Atty. Leonard Lawana

Philippine Councilors League President



The Sangguniang Panlalawigan as a legislative body of the province shall formulate policies and programs for the realization of the vision, mission, and goals of the Province. Specifically, it shall, among others:

- Enact quality ordinances, formulate policies and resolutions for the efficient and effective

provincial governance;

- Generate and maximize the use of resources and revenues to carry out the developmentplans, program objectives, and priorities of the province;

- Subject to provisions of Book II of the new Local Government Code, grant franchise, approve issuance of permits of licenses or enact ordinances levying taxes;

- Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties and functions as may beprescribed by law or ordinance; and

- Evaluate and approve budgets.


On administrative aspects, the Vice Governor appoints and initiates trainings for the Sanggunian Panlalawigan personnel, signs warrants for Sanggunian Panlalawigan, expenditures, approves leaves of absences of the staff. The office of the Sanggunian Panlalawigan thru the Secretary to the Sanggunian keeps the seal of the province, records of proceedings of the Sanggunian Panlalawigan meetings and furnishes copies of non confidential records to interested parties, among other functions.


-To formulate quality legislations necessary, appropriate or incidental for efficient and

effective governance essential to the promotion of the general welfare.

-To efficiently assist the Sangguniang Panlalawigan members in the formulation of quality

legislation as well as coming up with an improved legislative tracking, monitoring and



-Formulation and enactment of ordinances and resolutions for the general welfare

-Review of ordinances of the 13 component municipalities

-Administrative Services

-Consolidation of territorial maps of component municipalities

-Parcellary/cadastral survey of congested areas

-Harmonizing the territorial jurisdiction of the Province with that of the adjoining Provinces


-Support to Sangguniang Kabataan Programs

Sanggunian Panlalawigan Committees

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