Function : General Public Service

 

FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT

Provide technical assistance and support to the City Mayor; formulate measures for the consideration of the Sanggunian; develop plans and strategies and upon approval of the City Mayor, implement the same; provide relevant, adequate and timely information to the city government agencies or offices as may be required by law; maintain effective liaison with various sectors of the community and be in the frontline in providing information during and in the aftermath of manmade and natural calamities and disasters; recommend to the Sangguniang Panlungsod and advise the City Mayor on all other matters relative to public information and exercise such other duties and functions as may be prescribed by law or ordinance.

 

OBJECTIVES

  1. To promote the activities of the city government through information dissemination via all forms of media.
  2. To keep the constituents informed of all services intended by the city government so that they could avail of such services.
  3. To develop plans and strategies and upon approval thereof by the City Mayor, implement the same, particularly those which have to do with public information and research data to support programs and projects which the Mayor is empowered to implement and which the Sanggunian is empowered to provide for.
  4. To provide relevant, adequate and timely information to the local government unit and its residents.
 
 

ACTIVITIES

  1. Furnish information and data on local government units to government agencies or office as may be required by law or ordinance; and non-governmental organizations to be furnished to said agencies and organizations;
  2. Maintain effective liaising with the various sectors of the community on matters and issues that affect the livelihood and the quality of life of the inhabitants and encourage support for programs of the local and national government;
  3. Be in frontline in providing information during and in the attermath of manmade and natural calamities and disasters, with special attention to the victims to help minimize injuries and casualties during and after the emergency, and to accelerate relief and rehabilitation;
  4. Recommend to the sanggunian and advise the City Mayor, on all other matters relative to public information and research data as it relates to the total socio-economic development of the city;
  5. Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties and functions as may be prescribed by law or ordinance;
  6. Maintain a radio program for information dissemination;
  7. Take charge of press releases for the city government; and Submit monthly reports on the activities of the staff to the City Mayor for his information and reference.

 

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