LEGISLATIVE AGENDA VISION, MISION, GENERAL GOAL VISION Bauan shall be an agro-industrialized and highly commercialized local government unit mobilized by God centered, family oriented, contented, peace loving and self-reliant Bauangenios in a just and humane society governed by responsible, competent and honest local leaders advocating sustainable development. MISION To established and nurture a just and humane society mobilized by God centered, family oriented, contented, peace loving and self-reliant Bauangenios within a balanced agriculture, industrial and commercial environment under the leadership and directions of responsible, competent and honest officials and managers of development insired by the principle of good governance. GENERAL GOAL The plan shall guide and support the municipality: the people and the municipal government towards achieving the vision, mission set forth for the continuous realization of aspirations for just and humane society where needs and requirements of the people are considered and being met. PRIORITY THRUSTS OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT’S PRESENT ADMINISTRATION (2016-2019) SOCIAL SERVICES DELIVERY SECTORS The social sectors development plan aims at upgrading or improving the quality of life of the people in the municipality. Access to social services is emphasized with the goal of improving and providing the required services, facilities, amenities in public social service institutions. PEACE AND ORDER – Strengthening Anti-illegal drugs programs and campaign, Bauan Ayaw sa Droga (BAD) Goal: Generally peaceful, orderly and drug free communities in the municipality Objectives: To maintain and further improve the peace and order situation in the municipality. Drug free Bauan before the end of 2019 Programs and Projects: Establishment of Rehabilitation Center for drug dependents / Multifunction / Training Center. Continuous maintenance of the peace and order situation in the municipality. Increase the number of policemen by hiring additional policemen. HEALTH SERVICE AND SANITATION – For Bauangenos have full access to public health services. Goals: To nurture a healthy community of people who are physically and mentally fit to actively participate in governance and development of the municipality. To guarantee the indigents for the availment of quality health services. Programs and Projects: Establishment of Municipal Lying – In Clinic Hiring of additional medical/health personnel for the Rural Health Units I & II. Continuous skills upgrading for existing medical/health personnel in municipal medical health facilities such as the RHUs, BHSs and BGH (Medicare Hospital) Upgrading the facilities and services of medical/health facilities such as the RHUs, BHSs and BGH. Continuous implementation of the Municipal and Barangay Nutrition Programs. Establishment of a municipal non-sectarian cemetery within the territorial jurisdiction of the municipality and encourage private development of memorial park. Re-strengthening and revitalization of the implementation of a Solid Waste Management Program in consonance with Republic Act 9003 or the Solid Waste Management Act. Re-strengthening and revitalization of the Solid Waste Management Program of the municipal government through proper waste disposal and segregation and One hundred percent (100 %) of households with sanitary toilets. Information and education campaign on the provision/acquisition of toilet facilities among households in the municipality. EDUCATION SERVICES – Quality Education for All Goal: Quality education for school-age population of the municipality. Programs and Projects: Conduct of information and education campaign to attain 100% enrollment participation rate among school-age population 5 to 17 years old. Continuous maintenance and repair of public elementary and Junior and Senior high school buildings. Construction of additional classrooms for the projected increase in enrollment among school-age population ages 5 to 17 in public elementary and Junior and Senior high schools. Continuous skills upgrading for public elementary and secondary/high school levels teachers. Social Welfare Services – Provision of services to solo parents, out of school youths (OSY), senior citizens, PWDs, victims of calamities, juvenile delinquents and OFWs. Goals: Accessibility of immediate and responsive social welfare services to the socially and economically disadvantaged sectors of the population including but not limited to the lowest 30% of the population who are considered poor. For individuals, families, and communities to have access to basic, social services, providing short- and long-term relief and facilitative actions. Programs and Projects: Continuous implementation of various social welfare services programs and projects as well as assistance and support to the target clientele and beneficiaries. HOUSING SERVICES SECTOR – Housing Project for Government Officials and Employees and informal settlers Goals: Adequate housing for all households in the municipality. To provide affordable shelter for Government Officials and Employees and informal settlers Objectives: To facilitate provision of adequate housing unit for each and every household in the municipality. To facilitate housing project of the municipality. Programs and Projects: Creation of a Municipal Housing Board to handle matters related to the Housing Sector in compliance to the provisions of Republic Act 7279 known as the Urban Development and Housing Act. Creation of Housing Office or Unit under the Office of the Mayor to assist the Municipal Housing Board. Application of necessary clearances to different agencies for the implementation of municipal housing project. SPORTS AND RECREATION SERVICES – Implementation of Tournaments of different categories Goals: To institutionalize sports and recreation sector into the mainstream of public governance. To develop and enhance youth capabilities in the field of sports development. Programs and Projects: Creation of a Sports and Recreation Office or Unit under the Office of the Mayor. Implementation of year-round sports and recreation program in the municipality. Construction of Gymnasium at Pansol, Barangay Poblacion IV Construction of Gymnasium at Barangay Aplaya THE MUNICIPAL ECONOMY – Agri – Industrialization with Commercialization and Tourism Integrated Economic Sectors Plan With the Secondary (Manufacturing Industries) and Tertiary (Service Industries) as the current prime movers of the municipal economy, prioritization of the economic sectors will be in the following order: Commerce and Trade, Industry, Tourism and Agriculture. Considering, the order of priority of the sectors and nature of the economic activities involved, the need for mainstreaming the economic concerns in the public governance of the municipality is imminent. Mainstreaming will be in the form of a municipal government office, initially to be under the Office of the Mayor to oversee the holistic management and administration of the economic sectors in the order of priority within the planning period. The Business Permits and Licensing Office (BPLO) shall form part of the Office. The Office can be elevated as a municipal government department in the future. Goal: To further develop the municipal economy of Bauan along the order of priority among economic sectors such as Commerce and Trade, Industry, Tourism, Agriculture and Fishery. Programs and Projects: Creation of a Trade and Industry Office or unit, initially under the Office of the Mayor to oversee the holistic management and administration of the four sectors of the municipal economy such as Commerce and Trade, Industry, Tourism, Agriculture and Fishery. Conduct of Information and Education Campaign (IEC) and promotions on the potentials and features of the municipality as an investment rea for the five (5) sectors of the municipal economy. Plans for the different sectors of the Municipal Economy follow: COMMERCE AND TRADE Goal: To foster and maintain the viability and stability of the municipality as an investment area in terms of commerce and trade. Programs and Projects: Extension of assistance to problematic commercial establishments for them to survive or sustain the operations within the planning period. Encourage establishment of new business and investments in the municipality through tax incentives, credit financing, and lower space rentals for a certain period of time for their recovery of initial cost incurred. Efficient and effective management and administration of the Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) through fast and easy processing of registration and licenses of business/commercial activity and maintaining a database. INDUSTRY SECTOR Goal: To maintain and manage the Industry Sector of the municipality within the framework or sustainable balance economic and environmental development. To strengthen the economy of the Municipality. Programs and Projects: Maintaining of and assistance for the continuous operations of existing industrial establishments in the municipality. Establishment of new labor-intensive locator-industries in the industrial barangays of the municipality. Allocate industrial expansion areas in the industrial barangays for the additional new locator-industries. Conduct skills training of the members of the labor force to match employment requirements of industrial establishments. Established an Industry Sector Database for taxation, monitoring, and planning purposes of the municipal government. TOURISM SECTOR-Sustainable Tourism Industry Goals: To upgrade and further develop the tourism industry in the municipality. To develop sustainable tourism industry in Bauan. Programs and Projects: Provision of support and assistance to existing tourism establishments for continuous operation within the planning period. Campaign on establishment and development of new tourist establishments in the municipality. Development/Improvement of potential natural tourist attractions such as the waterfalls, scenic upland areas such as hills and mountainous portions of the municipality. Continuous refinement and improvement in the conduct of festivals as tourist attraction. Development/declaration of cultural heritage sites and areas for cultural awareness among the Bauangenos and at the same time attractions for visitors and tourists. Development/preservation of coastal resources such as beachfronts, dive sites and other marine resources for sustainable development of the coastal resources and at the same time as tourist attractions. Creation of the Municipal Tourism Office to implement tourism programs and projects. Coordination between the municipal offices such as the Municipal Tourism Office and the Trade and Industry Office for the registration and licensing of tourism establishments. Coordination between the Municipal Tourism Office and both of the Provincial and National Tourism Offices to ensure conformity of the municipal tourism establishments with the standards set for the tourism industry. Identification, designation of areas for tourism purposes Provision of coastal road and local roads leading to tourism designations. AGRICULTURAL SERVICES - Abundant crop production, Improved livelihood status of farm families and availability of farm inputs and machineries & equipment / technology transfer Goals: To maintain and further improve the agricultural sector to become the major source of income and livelihood for the farmer-households, livestock and poultry raisers, and fisherfolks in the municipality and the food provider for the population. To help ensure food security and livelihood opportunities in every farm households. Programs and Projects: The municipal government will facilitate the agricultural development in the municipality in the three (3) areas of concerns of the sector: agricultural crop production, livestock and poultry raising and spearhead the implementation of the following programs and projects: Use of modern farming technology to increase production of commercial crops and staple food crops must be disseminated to farmer-households. Conduct seminar/workshops on the use of modern farming technology to increase crop production. Conduct of extension services to farmer-households. Extension of credit assistance of financing schemes to farmer-households must be facilitated. Markets must be sourced and established by the municipal government to ensure outlets and end-users of agricultural products. Preservation of existing prime agricultural lands in accordance with the Strategic Agricultural and Fishery Development Zone (SAFDZ) Law and the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform (CAR) Law and Development of Agriculture Administrative Order No. 20 must be considered. Sourcing of markets, outlets and networking of the municipal government to assist farmer-household in marketing the produce. Preservation of prime agricultural lands and conformity with the reclassification limitation of 10% of the total agricultural lands for non-agricultural uses. FISHERY SECTOR – Fishery Management Goal: To effectively manage all fish and aquatic resources within the municipal waters Programs and Projects: Develop access and agreement with Mabini for the municipal fisherfolks of Bauan in Batangas Bay to Balayan Bay Participation in the Seasonal Closure of the Balayan Bay Establishment of new Marine Sanctuaries inside the MPA Reinforcement and strengthen the capacity of Bantay Dagat LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT – More JOBS FAIR to conduct and attract more investments to come in Goal: To provide more jobs to the populace Programs and Projects: Institutional of PESO Conduct more Job Fairs, Local Recruitment Activities and Special Recruitment Activity Tie up with TESDA for skill trainings of qualified constituents BUSINESS AND ENTREPENEURSHIP - Implementation of Local Investments and Incentives Code Goal: To strengthen the economy of the Municipality Programs and Projects: Strict implementation of Local Investment and Incentive Code Provision of One-Stop-Shop Appropriate budget for the upgrading of computerized business system and infrastructures ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT SECTOR Goal: To have a balanced environment wherein the needs of the population within the planning period are met without jeopardizing the needs of the future generations. Programs and Projects: Implementation of a Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Plan Formulation of Annual Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Plan Updating of Coastal Resource/Marine Protected Areas Management Plan Monitor and evaluate private sanitary landfill as the disposal facility of the municipality. Conduct information education campaign on provision of toilet facilities among families and/or households. Establish public burial grounds/cemeteries/memorial parks within the territorial jurisdiction of the municipality with portion allocated for indigent families. Conduct tree-planting and forestation projects in watershed and forest areas. Preserve and manage natural environmental tourist attractions Strengthen the Office of the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources URBAN MANAGEMENT - Cleanliness, traffic free, flood tree and Decongested Urban Areas Goal: To prevent the población to become catch basin during typhoon and follow proper zoning and traffic rules To avoid the use of plastics in all business establishments Programs and Projects: Information, Education Campaign (IEC) Construction/rehabilitation/desilting of canals and other waterways Strict implementation of RA – 9003 and municipal ordinance in the prohibition of the use of plastics Provision of regular enforces AGRICULTURAL ECOSYSTEM – Sustainable Agricultural Production Goal: Sustainable Agriculture for food security Programs and Projects: Strengthen the collaboration with NEDA, DAR, UPLB for the implementation of organic farming COASTAL ECOSYSTEM – Preservation of Marine Protected Area Goal: Protection of Marine Protected Area from damage due to industrialization and Tourism related activities Program and Projects: Provide marking buoys on the Marine Protected Area (MPA) Strengthening of Bantay Dagat and other Marine Enforcers Provision of Multi-Satellite Office in the Marine Protected Area Strict implementation of Zoning Ordinance and regulate construction of structures in the Marine Protected Area FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEM – Protection by Tree Planting Goal: To protect our freshwater from degradation due to pollution Programs and Projects: Conduct tree planting activities along the easement of the rivers Strict implementation of RA 9003 and RA 9275 Regulation of informal settlers along river banks PHYSICAL SUPPORT SOCIAL SUPPORT – Cons truction/Rehabilitation of Social Related Facilities Goal: To establish a Rehabilitation Center for Drug Dependents/Multi-Function Center UTILITY SUPPORT – Provision of potable water supply Goals: To provide potable and adequate water supply Enactment of Municipal Water Code Programs and Projects: Development of water system in rural barangays Provision of waterworks materials to rural barangays particularly those barangays with level 1 waterworks system. SOCIAL SUPPORT - Renewable energy through solar panels Goal: To save in consumption of electricity by least 25% Programs and Projects: Replace all electrical light into LED lights particularly in the commercial, industrial and institutional establishments Shift from solar energy as the alternative source of energy to street lighting facilities SOCIAL SUPPORT - School Buildings and Facilities Goal: To improve public school buildings and facilities in the municipality SOCIAL SUPPORT - Health Care Facilities Goal: To provide quality health care services Programs and Projects: Construction/rehabilitation/maintenance of Bauan General Hospital, Rural Health Units (1&2) and equipment Provision of Lying-in clinis for RHU 1&2 ECONOMIC SUPPORT Flood Control Project and Rehabilitation of drainage systems (Master plan of canalization of the poblacion) Construction/Rehabilitation of sewage system New roads to be opened (Diversion roads) Goals: To facilitate mobility and transfer of goods and services from all points within and outside the Municipality. Risk reduction during flooding Program and Projects: Construction/Rehabilitation/Maintenance of roads and drainage system in the municipality INFRASTRUCTURE AND UTILITIES SECTORS TRANSPORTATION Goal: To provide for the accessibility and mobility of people, goods and services within and outside of the municipality Programs and Projects: Maintenance, repair and improvement of existing municipal ang barangay roads. Concreting of existing gravel/earth-filled pavement of municipal and barangay roads. Construction of new urban roads in the expanded urban areas of the municipality. Continuous maintenance, repair and improvement of roads in other barangays in the municipality. Construction of diversion road to decongest traffic in the Central Business District. Construction of terminal for jeepneys and tricycles plying the internal routes to and from the different barangays to the town proper of the municipality. Continuous coordination with the Provincial engineering Office and the Department of Public works and National Highways for the continuous maintenance, repair and improvement of the existing provincial and national roads in the municipality. Coordination with owners of industrial ports and Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) for the conduct of inspection of the municipal government to ensure continuous operations and compliance to municipal ordinances and policies. WATER SERVICES Goal: An efficient water services delivery system and effective management of the water resources of the municipality. Programs and Projects: Coordinate with Aquadata Waterworks System for the continuous and safe delivery of water for the population of, government offices, commercial and industrial establishments and all other water users in the municipality. Coordinate with Aquadata for the continuous maintenance, repair and rehabilitation and replacement of pumps, motors and other machines and equipment being used to extract from the sources. Continue providing waterworks assistance to Brgy. Waterworks System in the municipality. POWER SERVICES Goal: To provide continuous and adequate power supply services to the residents, commercial and industrial establishment and all other end-users of power supply in the municipality. Programs and Projects: Coordinate with FBPC for the continuous, effective and efficient delivery of power services in the municipality. Coordinate with FBPC to lower tariff of the consumers. INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES Goal: To provide access to efficient and effective information and communications services for the people of the municipality. Program and Projects: Construction/rehabilitation of municipal website for the easy access of Bauan’s profile and other relevant information. Coordination with other communication providers for the provision of quality communication services to the constituents. Establish public calling system to provide for the emergency calls. INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SECTOR This part consists of the presentation of the local administration of the municipal government of Bauan, Batangas. Local Administration sector is composed of the administrative machinery and the financial resources of the municipality. LOCAL ADMINISTRATION - Capacity Enhancement Administration Machinery Goals: An efficient and effective municipal government organization responsive to the development needs of the municipality and its people. To foster employee discipline towards an efficient and effective public service Programs and Projects: Conduct of capability building trainings, seminars, workshops, team building exercises, study tours and the like among officials, officers and staff of the municipal government intended for upgrading and updating knowledge and skills on effective and efficient governance. Facilitate attendance of municipal officials, department heads and employees to trainings, seminars, workshops, study tours, conferences and conventions conducted by other levels of government, inter-agency organizations and private sectors intended for the upgrading and updating knowledge and skills for efficient and effective governance. Establishment/creation of additional operating units of the municipal government to carry out additional functions that arise out of the projected increases in population and requirements within the planning period. These are in the sectors of Housing and Sports. FINANCIAL RESOURCES Goals: An efficient and effective financial management program that is responsive to the needs of the municipality. To enforce and improve the local revenue collection efficiency Programs and Projects: Implementation of an efficient and effective collection and disbursement system of public funds. Streamlining bureaucracy to maximize manpower resources a lower cost. Conduct of IEC on the potentials of the municipality as investment center to increase business income. Strengthening of the BPLO and full implementation of the Business Permit and Licensing System (BPLS). Financial resources: income, expenses data base management for monitoring and planning purposes. Budgeting, allocating and obligating funds for the implementation of plans, programs and projects as enumerated in the Comprehensive Development Plan and the Comprehensive Land Use Plan. Administrative actions should be taken by the Executive Branch of the municipal government: The Chief Executive or the Municipal Mayor and the Municipal Government Department Heads to implement all sectoral programs and projects as indicated in the CDP. Restoration/upgrading and maintain the existing computer system of the municipality. NEW LEGISLATION Goals: Enact codes, ordinances and resolutions that is required for the implementation of sectoral programs and projects in the municipality. Encourage accreditation of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) that will participate in development planning in the municipality. Programs and Projects: Hiring of additional medical health personnel for Rural Health Units I and II and additional policemen for the Bauan PNP within the planning period. Creation of units or office to carry out additional functions as determined in the plans. This office/unit are: Creation of a Municipal Housing Board to handle matters related to housing and creation of a Housing Office or unit under the Office of the Mayor to provide administrative support services to the Housing Board. Creation of a municipal government office/unit, initially under the office of the mayor to oversee the holistic management and administration of the four sectors of the municipal economy such as commerce and trade, industry, tourism and agriculture. Enactment and adoption of annual municipal budget within the planning period with allocations and allotments for the implementation of the programs and projects identified in the Comprehensive Development Plan. Enactment and adoption of the Comprehensive Land Use Plan and Zoning Ordinance (CLUP) within the planning period for the land use development. Enactment of all other codes that are mandated by DILG.