Office of the Sangguniang Bayan

Department Head

Name: Alfredo P. Valdez, Jr.

Position: Vice-Mayor

Republic of the Philippines

Province of Ilocos Norte

MUNICIPALITY OF SAN NICOLAS

OFFICE OF THE SANGGUNIANG BAYAN

FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT

SANGGUNIANG BAYAN

1.  Enact and approve ordinances and pass resolutions necessary for an efficient and effective municipal governance,

2.  Generate and maximize the use of resources and revenues for the development plans, programs, objectives and priorities of the municipality as provided in Section 18 of the Code with particular attention to agro-industrial development and countryside growth and progress.

3.  Grant franchise, enact ordinances authorizing the issuance of permits or licenses or enact ordinances levying taxes, fees and charges upon such conditions and for such purposes intended to promote the general welfare of the inhabitants of the municipality, pursuant to the provisions of Book II of the Code and the legislative authority.

4.  Regulate activities relative to the use of land, buildings and structures within the municipality in order to promote the general welfare and for said purpose.

5.  Approve ordinances which shall ensure the official and effective delivery of the basic services and facilities as provided in Rule V of these Rules, and

6.  Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties and functions as maybe prescribed by law or ordinance.