Marilou H. Cayco

2nd Floor Provincial Capitol Building
National Road, Basco 3900, Batanes

Email Address: governorbatanes@yahoo.com

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Provincial Governor: Honorable Marilou H. Cayco

Functions:

  • Responsible for the general supervision and control of all programs, projects, services, and activities of the province and exercises over-all supervision over the offices that are charged with the implementation of such programs and projects;
  • Initiates measures to maximize generation of resources and revenues needed for the execution of the development plans, program objectives and priorities;
  • Has the authority to ensure the delivery of basic services and facilities; and
  • Strictly enforces laws and ordinances relative to the governance of the province.

Sections:

  • Environment and Natural Resources Office

ICO ENR Officer – Ceasar Roldan A. Esdicul

Email Address: bataneswakay23@yahoo.com.ph

  • Nutriskwela Radyo Kayvayvanan DZNB FM 97.5 MHz

Station Manager – Keithly Josephine B. Calosa

Official Contact Number: 0919.893.1380

  • Batanes Resort and Ivatan Lodge

                General Manager                –              Jessica V. Salamagos

Official Contact Number: 0999.990.7554/0908.811.9780

  • Heritage and Tourism Section

Provincial Tourism Officer designate – Hegel R. Valones

Office Contact Number: 0929.230.5934

Email Address: breathtakingbatanes@yahoo.com

  • Nutrition Section

Nutrition Officer I –Keithly Josephine B. Calosa

  • Secretariat and Administration

                Executive Assistant                                         –              Juan E. Caballero

                Private Secretary                                             –              Sergio A. Abela Jr.

      • Records Section

Records Officer – Alejandra C. Hortiz

 

Provincial Administrator’s Office

                   Provincial Administrator                                –              Ramonito D. Imperial

2nd Floor Provincial Capitol Building
National Road, Basco 3900, Batanes

Provincial Administrator: Constante A. Castillejos

Functions:

      • Ensures effective and efficient implementation of provincial government’s governance and development policies, programs, and projects
      • Develops, installs and sustains a system-wide efficient and effective performance-driven organization, development policies, programs, projects, relief and assistance provision during and in the aftermath of man-made and natural disaster and calamities
      • Develops, manages and supervises special executive concerns including special programs and projects
      • Exercises inter-office coordination, facilitation and assistance
      • Develops and implements a comprehensive provincial program for disaster preparedness
      • Coordinates and links with the government agencies and non- government organizations on all matters pertaining to making the province attain an environment conducive to investments and business

Provincial Agriculturist’s Office

Brgy. San Antonio, Basco 3900, Batanes

Provincial Agriculturist: Mr. Cesar Doroteo V. Hostallero

Functions:

      • Develops comprehensive provincial agriculture and fisheries plans, strategies including programs and projects and those that pertain to veterinary- related programs and projects
      • Implements and causes the implementation of approved provincial agriculture and fisheries including veterinary programs and projects in coordination and/ or collaboration with municipal agencies, non-government agencies and organizations and clientele groups
      • Develops and implements an effective and efficient system of providing clientele assistance and access (including operating procedures, standards, and measures) to resources in the production, processing and marketing of agriculture, aquaculture, marine and animal products.

Provincial Veterinary Office

Brgy. San Antonio, Basco 3900, Batanes

Email Address: doc_al2@yahoo.com

Provincial Veterinarian: Dr. Alberto A. Tabile, DVM

Functions:

      • Provide technical assistance and support to the governor in carrying-out measures to ensure the delivery of basic services and provision of adequate facilities.
      • Develop plans and strategies related to veterinary activities and implement the same upon approval of the governor.
      • Advise the governor on all matters pertaining to the slaughter of animals for human consumption.
      • Regulate the keeping of domestic animals.
      • Regulate and inspect poultry, milk and dairy products for public consumption.
      • Enforce all laws and regulations pertaining to the prevention of cruelty to animals.
      • Take necessary measures to eradicate, prevent, or cure all forms of animal diseases.
      • Recommend to the Sanggunian and advise the governor on all other matters relative to veterinary services which will improve the quality of livestock, poultry, and other domestic animals used for work or human consumption.

 

 

Provincial Assessor’s Office

1st Floor Provincial Capitol Building
National Road, Basco 3900, Batanes

Email Address: assessors_batanes@yahoo.com

Provincial Assessor: Mr. Amado B. Batin

Functions:

      • Monitors and inspects private and industrial establishments in the province in relation to the implementation of tax ordinances, laws, rules and regulations
      • Establishes, updates, and maintains a systematic method of real property identification, assessment, and accounting
      • Develops, installs, and maintains an efficient and effective system of; tax mapping; valuation and assessment standards and procedures for taxation purposes; and recording of all documents pertaining to real property assessment

 

Provincial Treasury Office

1st Floor Provincial Capitol Building
National Road, Basco 3900, Batanes

Provincial Treasurer: Mr. Juanito Y. Abengaña

Functions:

      • Takes custody of, and exercises proper management and disposition of local government funds and all such funds entrusted to the office by law and other competent authority
      • Develops, installs, and maintains tax information system of the province
      • Exercises technical supervision over all treasury offices of component municipalities, and over all component municipal assessors

Provincial Accounting Office

Provincial Capitol Annex Building
National Road, Basco 3900, Batanes

Provincial Accountant: Mr. Felix B. Lechuga

Functions:

      • Develops, installs, implements, and maintains an efficient and effective system of accounting and internal audit
      • Certifies availability of budgetary allotment to which expenditures and obligations may be properly charged
      • Makes available to the local government officials information on the financial condition and operations

Provincial Budget Office

1st Floor Provincial Capitol Building
National Road, Basco 3900, Batanes

Provincial Budget Officer: Mr. Serafin A. Valiente

Functions:

      • Develops, installs and maintains financial and budgeting system
      • Prepares and integrates, in collaboration with all offices, the financial and budgetary requirements of the provincial government
      • Develops, installs and maintains an effective finance and budget monitoring, review, and control mechanisms

Provincial Engineering Office

National Road, Sayad, Basco 3900, Batanes

Provincial Engineer: Engr. Carlos A. Falces

Functions:

      • Develops, plans and causes the implementation of the provincial government’s infrastructure programs and projects
      • Develops, plans and causes the implementation, management and supervision of waterways’ protection, conservation, and rehabilitation
      • Develops, installs and implements quality and performance monitoring and evaluation systems and procedures, including a system of standardized valuation and pricing, for all engineering programs and projects
      • Links, coordinates with and makes available to municipalities and component cities technical assistance (including supervision if and when necessary)

Provincial General Services Office

Agan Building, Abad Street, Kayhuvokan, Basco 3900, Batanes

Provincial General Services Officer: Ms.Jessica V. Salamagos

Functions:

      • Develops, installs and maintains an effective and efficient management system for all physical resources, facilities, properties, and supplies of the provincial government
      • Develops, installs and maintains an efficient, effective and transparent mechanisms for physical resources (including supplies and other government properties) acquisition, utilization and mobilization, maintenance, upkeep, preservation and protection, disposal
      • Develops and maintains an effective and efficient records management

Provincial Health Office

Agan Building, Abad Street, Kayhuvokan, Basco 3900, Batanes

Provincial Health Officer: Dr. Roel E. Nicolas M.D.

Functions:

      • Develops and implements an efficient, effective provincial health services program
      • Formulates and implements policies, measures, rules, regulations, guidelines including standards for management, administration, supervision, monitoring and evaluation of health services programs and projects
      • Executes and enforces all laws, ordinances, and regulations relating to public health
      • Exercises general provision overall health offices of component cities and municipalities
      • Develops, implements or causes the implementation of monitoring and inspection standards for all concerned establishments consistent with the provisions of the Sanitation Code
      • Coordinates and links with other government agencies and non-government organizations involved in the promotion and delivery of health services
      • Makes available to the general public health information, and renders health intelligence services

Provincial Human Resource Management and Development Office

2nd Floor Provincial Capitol Building
National Road, Basco 3900, Batanes

Email Address: anamarie_rosas72@yahoo.com

Provincial Human Resource and Development Officer: Ms.Ana Marie A.Rosas

Functions:

      • Develops, installs, implements, manages and supervises an effective and efficient system of human resources (including permanent, temporary, casual personnel and external consultants) recruitment, selection, placement (including appointments), performance evaluation, continuing professional and values development (capacity enhancement), awards, benefits (including leaves, retirement privileges) and others performance-based incentives
      • Develops and maintains an efficient human resource management information system
      • Develops, updates and issues human resource code of behavior and conduct

Provincial Planning & Development Office

Provincial Capitol Building Annex
National Road, Basco 3900, Batanes

Email address: rbventolero@yahoo.com, honeyantonio84@yahoo.com

Provincial Planning and Development Coordinator: Mr. Rolando B. Ventolero

Functions:

      • Prepares and integrates long, medium, and short-term provincial development agenda, plans and programs including their accompanying resources and investment plans and programs, fiscal and policy support requirements
      • Develops and issues guidelines and standards for implementation, including information, education and communication materials necessary for general and technical understanding of the development agenda, plans, programs, and projects of the province
      • Develops, installs, and implements quality and performance monitoring, assessment, and evaluation of plans, programs, and projects implementation
      • Gathers, processes, organizes and maintains province’s database
      • Makes available information for policy, strategy, and program formulation, implementation and evaluation
      • Provides implementing offices technical staff assistance and support in planning and development of programs and projects

Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office

2nd Floor Agan Building, Abad Street
Kayhuvokan, Basco 3900, Batanes

Email Address: pswdobatanes@yahoo.com

Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer: Mr. Jerome G. Castillo

Functions:

    • Develops and implements a comprehensive provincial social welfare and development program
    • Develops, installs, and causes the implementation of an efficient, effective system of administering, managing, monitoring, and evaluating social welfare and development services provision including appropriate measures, programs, and projects
    • Develops, implements or causes the efficient and effective implementation of measures, programs or projects aimed at alleviating poverty and/or minimizing its ill-effects on the disadvantage, the disabled, the elderly, and such other marginalized, disadvantage, underprivileged or impoverished individuals or groups in the province
    • Provides assistance in the implementation of programs for the total development and protection of children up to six (6) years of age
    • Develops, installs, and maintains an information system on social welfare and development programs and projects
    • Coordinates and links with government agencies and other non-government organizations in promoting social welfare and development in the province

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