Office of the Sangguniang Bayan
1. ACCREDITATION OF CIVIL SOCIETY AND NONGOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION
Under the Local Government Code, the Sangguniang Bayan is empowered to accredit CSOs and NGOs. The accreditation of these organizations is necessary to quality them to sit as representative in the Special Bodies of the municipality.
2. APPROVAL OF TRICYLE FRANCHISE
Pursuant to the provision of sub-paragraph VI, paragraph 3, Section 447 “A” of RA 7160 which states to wit; subject to the guidelines prescribed by the Department of Transportation and Communications, shall regulate the operation of tricycles and grant franchise for the operation thereof within the territorial jurisdiction of the municipality. The Sangguniang Bayan is given the legislative authority to issue franchise ordinances for the operation of tricycles within the territorial jurisdiction of the municipality.
3. CONDUCT OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS/INVESTIGATION
Pursuant to Section 61 of the Local Government Code of 1991, the Sangguniang Bayan in the exercise of its quasi-judicial functions has its jurisdiction to hear and decide administrative case against elective/barangay officials.
4. ISSUANCE OF CERTIFIED COPY OF LEGISLATIVE DOCUMENT
Issuance of legislative measure pursuant to the right to information of the public on matters of public concerns which are not otherwise classified by the Sanggunian as highly confidential.
5. REVIEW OF THE ANNUAL AND SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET FOR THE OPERATIONS OF THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT
Under the Local Government Code, the Sangguniang Bayan is empowered to empowered to review Annual and Supplemental Budgets for the operation of the municipal government.
6. REVIEW OF BUDGETS AND ORDINANCES FOR THE OPERATIONS OF THE BARANGAY GOVERNMENT
Under the Local Government Code, the Sangguniang Bayan is empowered to review Barangay budgets and ordinances passed by the barangay government. The review of the said budget and ordinance is to ensure that said legislation passed by the barangay are within their powers to discharge under the Local Government Code and other existing laws.