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EXCERPT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR EN BANC MEETING OF THE COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS HELD ON MARCH 13, 2013
Present:

Chairman Sixto S. Brillantes, Jr. Commissioner Elias R. Yirsoph Commissioner Christian Robert S. Lim Commissioner Maria Gracia Cielo M On Official Business: Commissioner Lucenito N. Tagle
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13-0359./ lN THE MATTER OF THE PROPOSED MOB|LIZAT|ON FUND FOR ,!L coiltElEc FTELD OFFICIALS tN CONNECTTON WtrH THE MAy 13,2013
NATIONAL ANP LOCAL ELECTIONS

This pertains to the Memorandum dated March 13, 2013 of Acting Executive Director Bartolome J. Sinocruz, Jr. relative to the Memorandum of
Director Eduardo D. Mejos, Finance Services Department, submitting the proposed mobilization fund for COMELEC field officials in connection with the
May 13,2013 National and Local Elections.

The Memorandum of Acting Executive Director sinocruz reads.

is the Memorandum dated 11 March 2015 of Director Eduardo D. Mejos, regarding the mobilization fund normally provided to Field Officers in order for them to carry out ce:rtain functions
"Attached herewith
during elections as required under various En Banc Reso/uflons.

Director Meios sfafed that traditionally the mobitization fund were granted to Election Officers, Provincial Election Supervisors, Assrsfanf Regional Election Directors and Regional Election Directors in uniform
amaunt without taking into account the geographical landscape of the city or municipality and the difficulty/scarcity of transportation in the area or number of registered voters in the city, municipality ar district, but for this May 13, 2013 elections, his department is proposing to modify the mobilization fund by taking into consideration the land area and difficutty of transportation the city municipality. Hence, Director Mejos recom mends fhe following :

in

or

1. 2. 3. 4.

All Election Officers are allocated a fixed anount af Php25,000.00 or Fhp30,000.00 as the Commission may decide; An additional amount is added to thl base amount of Php25,000.00 ar Php30,000.00 based on land area or registered voters whichever is lower; Additional amount for island cities and municipalities; and Maximum amount of Php40,000.CI0 is fixed, this means that if after adding all the allocations stated above and the total exceeds Php40,00A.00 the Election Officer wilt be given a maximum amount of Php40,000.00.

The mobilization fund to be qranted for other Field Officials is as follows:
1 . Provincial Election Supervlsors 2. Assistant Regional Election Directors

Php60,000.00 Php60,000.00^

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3. Regional Electian Directors

Php100,000.00

The total mobilization fund for the May 2013 Elections under the two scenarlos is as flcl/ows, .*

1. 2.

total mobilization fund is php62,396,194.70. Under the minimum base amount of php30,000.00 the total,mobilization fund is php66,g54,2ZA.06.

under the minimum base amount of php2s,000.00 the

Undersigned observed in the total computation of mobilization fund that the no. of RED and AREDis sxfeen (16), where in fact it should be

Fifteen (15) ARED and seventeen (17) RED, due the designation of

Director Emmanuel lgnacio as Acting Director tv of Region tv-?, thus, the total mobilizatian for ARED and RED is as /io//ows."
Asslsfanf Regional Election
Directors
Reqio n al EI ectio n
Di

15

X Php60,000,00

Php900,000.00 Php1,700,0AA,00

recto r s

17 X Phpl00,000.00

follows:

And the total mobilization fund for the two scenarios shoutd be. as

1. 2.

Under the minimum base amount of php2|,00A.00 the tatal mobilization fund is PhpG2,426,194.70. Under the minimum base amount of php30,000.00 the total mobilization fund is Php66,994,220.06.

Respectfully submitted for Your Honors' consideration.,,

The Memorandum
Director Sinocruz states.

of

Director Mejos addressed to Acting Executive

"This peftains to the mobilization fund normally provided to Field Officers in order for them to carry out certain functions during e/ecfions as required under various En Banc Resolufions.
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Traditionally the mobilization fund were granted to Election Officers, Provincial Election Supervlsors, Assistanf Regional Electioyt Directors and Regional Election Directors in uniform amount without taking into account the geographical landscape the, ,city municiparity and the difficulty/scarcity of transpotlation in the altea or number of registered voters in the city, municipality or {

of district.

or

For this May. 2013 elections, the Finance services Department is proposing to modify the allocation of the mobitization fund by taking in account the land area of the city or municipality and the difficulty and/or
scarcity of regular transportation in the area.
The proposed allocation is as follows:

1. 2.

All Electian Officers are allocated a fixed amount
decide.

of Php25,000.00 or Php30,000.00 as the Commission may

An additional amount is added to the base amount of Php25,000.00 or Php30,00A.00 based on land area or
registered yolers whichever is lower.
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3. 4.

Additional amount for island citiespnd municipalities. Maximum amount of pnpqO,000:00 is fixed, this means that if after adding all the allocations sfafed above and the total exceeds [Php40,000.00] the Election Officer will be given a maximum amount of Php40,000.00.

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The detailed computations for the above scenarios are shown in the attached table. The first table the base amount per Election Officer is P30,000.00. The seconcl table the base amount per Election Officer is
P25,OOO.OO.

The mobitization fund to be granted

to the other Fietd Offiuals is as

follows: Pravincial Election Supervisors Assisfanf Regional Election Directors Regional Election Directors

P

60,000.00 60,000.00 100,000.00

The total mobilization fund for the May 2013 Elections under the two [scenarios] is as fol/ows:

1. 2.

L|nder the minimum base amount of Php25,000.40 the total mobilization fund is Php62,386,194.70. Under the minimum base amount of Php30,000.00 the tatal mobilization fund is Php66,954,220.06.

For your consideration. "

On March 13, 2013, Director Mejos submitted the

revised

computation on the mobilization fund taking into consideration the fixed
amount of P30,000.00 with a cap of P40,000.00 for Election Officers, and the
recommendation of Acting Executive Director Sinocruz on the correct number

of Assistant Regional Election Directors and Regional Election Directors as
embodied in his foregoing memorandum, summarized as follows:

Election Officers (fixed amount of P30,000.00, cap of P40,000.00) P59,595,100.00

Provincial Election Supervisors (80 x P60,000.00)
Assistant Regional Election Directors (15 x

4,800,000.00 900,000.00 1,700.000,00

P60,000.00) Regional Election Directors (17xP100,000.00)
Grand

Total

P66,995,100.00
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After due deliberation, the Commission RESOLVED, as
officials in connection with

it hereby

RESOLVES, to approve the proposed mobilization fund for COMELEC field

the May 13, 2013 National and Local Elections, in the total amount of Sixty Six Million Nine Hundred Ninety Five
Director Eduardo D. Mejos, subject to proper liquidation, to wit:

Thousand One Hundred Pesos (Php66,995,100:00) as subrnitted by FSD

1. That all Election Officers shall be allocated a fixed amount of
Thirty Thousand Pesos (Php30,000.00), subject to the following:
a.

An additional amount shall be added to the base amount of
Thirty l'housand Pesos (Php30,000.00) based on land area or registered voters whichever is lower;

b

An additional amount shall be allocated for island cities and
municipalities;

c.

A fixed maximum amount of Forty Thousand
(P1rp40,000.00) shall adding all the allocations as stated above.

Pesos

be given to an Election Officer after

2.

That the corresponding mobilization fund for the Provincial Election

Supervisors, Assistant Regional Election Directors and Regional
Election Directors shall be as follows: Provincial Election Supervisors P60,000.00 P60,000.00 P100,000.00

Assistant Regional Election Directors
Regional Election Directors

RESOLVED, moreover, that in case

a

COMELEC field official is

occupying two (2) positions in a concurrent capacity, he/she shall be entitled to only one (1) mobilization fund, whichever is the higher amount.

Attached and forming integral part hereof is a copy of the revised
computatiorr for the mobilization fund consisting of thirty-three (33) pages.
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Let the Finance Services Depadment implement this resolution.
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SO ORDERED.

(On Official Business) LUCENITO N. TAGLE

Commissioner ." ? . 4j' --" -'"/ "t ", - -* ,*/^--'"

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criRisrlnN RoBERT
Commissioner

S. LIM

MARIA G

CIELO
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Chairman All Commissioners Executive Director Deputy Executive Director for Operations Deputy Executive Director for Administration Finance Services Department lnternal Audit Office COA Resident Auditor

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