WG-DLG Work Plan for CY 2011-2012

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PDF Working Group on
Decentralization and Local Government
Work Plan for CY 2011-2012
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Philippine Development Forum
 primary mechanism of the Government for facilitating substantive
policy dialogue among stakeholders on the country’s
development agenda
 serves as a process for developing consensus and generating
commitments among different stakeholders toward critical
actionable items of the Government’s reform agenda
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Working Group
on Mindanao
Working Group
on Economic &
Fiscal Reforms
Working
Group on MDGs
and
Social Progress
Working Group
on Governance
& Anti-Corruption
Working Group
on Growth &
Investment
Climate
Working Group
on Sustainable
Rural
Development
Working Group
on Infrastructure
Working Group on
Decentralization &
Local Government
Each WG facilitates wide consultations across a broad range of stakeholders on these specific
themes; each is led by a Government agency as lead convener with a development partner as
co-lead convener.
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PDF Working Group on Decentralization
and Local Government (WG- DLG)
 serves as a venue for discussing substantive
policy issues related to governance at the local
government unit (LGU) level
 an important forum for achieving consensus on a
policy agenda and set of priorities actions
identified by it’s members
DILG acts as the Lead Convener
World Bank acts as a Co-Convener
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Current Thematic Areas
5
CAPACITY
BUILDING
Harmonize capacity building programs for LGUs and
other key institutions to improve capacity of LGUs in core
governance functions
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
FINANCE
Accelerate revenue mobilization, improve expenditure
management and increase access to financing by LGUs
for better service delivery and growth promotion
PERFORMANCE
BENCHMARKING
Increase use of local government performance
measurement systems to benchmark performance and
create incentives for better performance
POLICY REFORMS ON
DEVOLUTION
Improve decentralization policy framework reflected in
updated legal and institutional arrangements to
strengthen local governance
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Proposed Development Agenda
(from Thematic Areas)
CAPACITY
BUILDING
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
FINANCE
PERFORMANCE
BENCHMARKING
POLICY REFORMS ON
DEVOLUTION
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IMPROVING FISCAL CAPACITY
FOR LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
PROMOTING GOOD
LOCAL GOVERNANCE
ACCELERATING LOCAL ECONOMIC
AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
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Development Agenda with Outcome
Statement
IMPROVING FISCAL CAPACITY
FOR LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
PROMOTING GOOD
LOCAL GOVERNANCE
ACCELERATING LOCAL
ECONOMIC AND
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
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Improved local fiscal capacity towards greater
local government autonomy
Accountable LGUs exercising transparent and
participatory local governance
Effective delivery of basic services and enabling
environment for local economic growth and
sustainable development
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Development Agenda and Types of
Projects/Activities
IMPROVING FISCAL CAPACITY
FOR LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
PROMOTING GOOD
LOCAL GOVERNANCE
Analytical
Studies
Policy
Reforms
ACCELERATING LOCAL
ECONOMIC AND
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
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Capacity
Building
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List of Priority Projects and Activities
for CY 2011-2012
Development Agenda 1:
Improving Fiscal Capacity for Local Development
Stepping-Up Own Source Revenue
•
Rationalization of Fiscal Incentives
•
Development of a Local Business Taxpayer Database
•
Institutionalization of a Competency Certification System (CCS) for Treasurers
•
Use of Presumptive Gross Sales Figures to Calculate Business Tax Liability
•
Reform of Inter-Governmental Fiscal relations (revenue assignments) among LGUs
level
•
Review of decentralization-laws and policies specially those affecting fiscal operations
of LGUs (draft Amendments to LGC submitted)
Enhancing National Government Transfers to LGUs
•
Streamlining procedures in the release of LGU shares in forest charges, energy
resources and mining royalties (on-going)
•
Enhancing the system for implementing changes in the IRA due to changes in
population and land area
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Development Agenda 1:
Improving Fiscal Capacity for Local Development
Improving Management of Expenditures
•
Development of Electronic System (e-system) for Financial Transactions
•
Development of an improved Personnel Expenditure Policy (study completed)
•
Improvement on the policy on the utilization of Special Education Fund (policy drafted)
Improving LGUs Access to Financing
•
Improving LGU Access to and monitoring of Official Development Assistance (ODA)
(study completed)
•
Enhancement of the e-Statement of Receipts and Expenditure (SRE) System to
include 1)Fiscal Capacity Modeling and Forecasting, 2) Financing Modalities, 3) Debt
Management, and 4)Creditworthiness and Debt Certification
•
Review of the local finance framework and implementation of the identified key
reforms areas
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Development Agenda 2:
Promoting Good Local Governance
Implementing Performance Incentive Sytsesm
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Institutionalizing Incentive Systems for Local Governance and Performance
o Implementation of DILG’s LGU Performance Challenge Fund (PCF)
Program in 2011
o Developing a National Strategy for Incentives Systems for Local
Governance and Performance
o Rapid Assessment of DILG’s LGU Performance Challenge Fund (PCF)
Program
o Knowledge Sharing/Advocacy
Improving LGPMS thru a 3rd party validation and linking with the seal of
good housekeeping
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Development Agenda 2:
Promoting Good Local Governance
Improving efficiency and transparency of LGU Operations
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Promotion of inter-local governance reforms (on-going)
Intensifying partnership with People Organization (Pos),Civil Society
Organizations (CSOs), and Private Sector (PS)
Institutionalization of Public Disclosures in LGUs
Improving system for providing capacity building for LGUs
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Continuation of NEO Program 2010 (on-going)
Continue the implementation of the JMC including the capacity-building of
LGUs on core operations (planning, budgeting, investment programming,
revenue generation)
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Development Agenda 3:
Accelerating Local Economic and Sustainable
Development
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Up-scaling Business Permit and Licensing System (BPLS) (on-going)
Development of capacity-building programs on special topics (e.g. financing
options available for LGUs, management and coordination of ODA, DRRM
and climate change adaption, Amended Fire Code)
Development of Service Standards per service sector and per LGU level
Encouraging Public Private Partnership (PPP) in service delivery
Improving Management and Operations of Local Economic Enterprises
(LEEs)
Enhance LGU Exercise of their Corporate Powers
Mainstreaming DRR/CCA in local governance
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