Mobilization of Resources
Local elective officials shall develop the capacity to mobilize resources and ensure programsustainability. It is their responsibility to develop the capabilities of their people in the long-termso that the well-being of the present and future generation is not undermined.
Local budgets shall be policy-driven. Policy formulation shall include the following:. Explicit policy directions to eliminate poverty and employment.. Policies on how the budget shall be financed in the medium-term and how it shall beallocated among priority programs/projects/activities in the short/term. The LFC shallrecommend to the LCE alternative sources of financing the budget and rational criterion forallocating available resources.
Review of Program Structure
Local budget shall have a periodic review and analysis of the program structure to determinecapacity to produce desired result. Performance indicators shall be identified in LGU budgetproposals to serve as basis in measuring annual performance. The review of existing programshall challenge the relevance of present operation to the wider policy objectives of the LGU asapproved by the local Sanggunian.
Redesigning of Current Program Structure
Consistency with Strategic Policy Objectives7.1.1
Current program structure found inconsistent with strategic policy objectives asplanned shall be redesigned following these steps:
Challenge the regular activities or projects being done at present for specific program.
What is the role/mission of the program?
Are the projects/activities relevant to the mission?
What are the output indicators of the program?
Are the results consistent with program objectives?
What activities/projects must be redesigned or abolished?
Designed the proper organization structure that will best carry out the mission.
What are tasks to be performed?
What is the optimum number of personnel that can carry out tasks efficiently and effectively
What are the duties/responsibilities of the personnel
What qualification standards/specifications are required of personnel?
Redesigned cost allocation and financial reporting systems to improve efficiency.
What projects/activities produce results relevant to the mission?
What are the relevant costs/input that produce results?
What is the cost (direct/indirect)on a per unit of output?