Management and Policy Making
The Human Resource Management Office of the Caloocan City Government Shall be a model of professionalism, excellence, teamwork, honesty and integrity in public service.
To cultivate a competent, high-performing and inspired City workforce by recruiting, promoting and developing qualified women and men consistent with existing laws, policies and rules and regulations on public sector human resource management and development.
The City Legal Office serves as the chief legal counsel of the City Government. Among its objectives are: to formulate measures for consideration of the Sangguniang Panlungsod, provide legal assistance and support to the City Mayor in the delivery of basic services and provide adequate facilities as provided for under Section 17 of the Local Government Code.
This office is also tasked to develop and implement plans and strategies related to legal services which the City Mayor and Sangguniang Panlungsod are empowered to provide under the Local Government Code. Furthermore, the City Legal Office represents the city government in all civil actions and special proceedings wherein the city or any official thereof, in his official capacity, is a party.
When required by the City Mayor or Sangguniang Panlungsod, this office drafts ordinances, contracts, bonds, leases and other instruments involving any interest of the city government, and provide comments and recommendations or any instruments already drawn. This office also renders opinion in writing on any question or law when requested by the City Mayor or Sangguniang Panlungsod.
The City Legal Office also investigates or cause to be investigated any city official or employee for administrative neglect or misconduct in office, and recommend appropriate action to the Sangguniang Panlungsod, as the case may be. When directed by the City Mayor or Sangguniang Panlungsod, this office will initiate and prosecute on the interest of the City Government any civil action on any bond, lease of contract upon any breach or violation thereof.
This office also reviews and submits recommendations on ordinances approved, and executive orders issued by component Barangays. The City Legal Office also recommends measures to the Sangguniang Panlungsod and advises the City Mayor on all other matters related to the upholding the rule of law.
1Q: Can a spouse re-marry after their separation in fact with the other spouse and there is still a valid and subsisting marriage?
1A: No. It is only through a petition filed in court for annulment of marriage and after the same has been granted may a spouse be able to marry again.
2Q: After the death of a parent, how will the heirs divide the estate left by the decedent?
2A: The heirs will execute an Extrajudicial Settlement of Estate. If parties can not agree on the partition, a case for judicial partition must be filed in court.
3Q: If a married couple is separated in fact, will the legitimate children/family get support from the father?
3A: Yes. The father (if he has means to do so) has the obligation to support his legitimate children/family. If the father unjustly refuses, a case for either Violence
Against Women and their Children or Special Civil Action for Support should be filed to compel the father to provide support.
4Q: Errors to the certificate of live birth. What is the remedy?
4A: If the error is mere clerical or typographical, correction/s may be made administratively through the local civil registrar where the fact of birth was
registered. If error is substantial or it affects the surname, gender, status, etc., a case for correction of entries in the birth certificate should be filed in the Regional
Trial Court where the fact of birth was registered.
5Q: A spouse is cohabiting with another person or having an affair with another who is not his/her spouse. Any remedy?
5A: A case for concubinage / adultery (where applicable) or Violence Against Women and their Children (VAWC) may be filed against the erring spouse and the other person.
I. Administrative Division:
a. Sorting of records according to classification records
b. Filing and retrieval of records
c. Preservation, maintenance and safekeeping of land titles and valuable records
d. Take custody of and be accountable for all properties, real or personal, owned by the City Government, as well as those granted to it in the form of donation, preparation assistance and counterpart of joint projects.
e. Develop plans and strategies related to general services and upon approval thereof by the City Mayor, and implement the same.
f. Perform archival and records management with respect to records of offices and departments of the City government.
II. Procurement and Property Management
a. Procurement Planning
b. Procurement of Supplies and Property
c. Storekeeping of Common Use Supplies
d. Delivery and Inspection of Supplies
e. Utilization and Distribution of Supplies and Property
f. Processing of Payments of Supplies Delivered
g. Inventory of Properties
h. Disposal of Properties
i. Collate and disseminate information regarding prices, shipping and other cost of supplies and other items commonly used by eh City.
a. Inspection of city government vehicles
b. Undertakes preventive maintenance checks on city government vehicles
c. Maintenance of Records of all city government vehicles
d. Insurance of City Government vehicles
a. Insurance of City-owned Buildings and Properties
III. Maintenance and Janitorial Services
a. Janitorial Services
b. Security Services Supervision
c. Minor Building Repairs
d. Operation of Generator
Special Events Assistance
a. Arrangement of Chairs, Tables and other furniture’s
b. Lending of Parachutes/ Tents
c. Provision of Sound System and other media
d. Reservation of Multi-purpose Hall and other facilities
IV. Caloocan City Commercial Complex
a. Overall administration of Commercial Complex like preparation of tenants’ monthly billings on Rent and other utilities.
b. Recommend to the City Mayor reasonable rental rates of City government properties which will be leased to public or private entities by the City government.
c. Assign building or land space to the City officials or public officials, who by law are entitled to such space.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
1. What is the General Services Office (GSO)?
Answer: The General Services Office is an office/department under executive arm of the City Government of Caloocan. It is an office created under the R.A. 7160 or the Local Government Code of 1991.
2. Who is the department head of G.S.O.?
Answer: It is headed by Atty. Gregory G. Perez since February 20, 2014 to present.
3. What is the total number of employees comprising the G.S.O.?
Answer: The GSO has a total number of
Permanent Employees ____88_______
4. What are the functions/services being offered by G.S.O.?
Answer: These are the main functions/services per division by G.S.O.
A. Narita G. Marcelo
288-88-11 local 2298 ; 336-5688
B. RONALD BUAN
288-88-11 local 2297 ; 324-5014
The Barangay Secretariat is tasked to provide general supervision and assistance to the city's barangays and Katarungang Pambarangay. The office coordinates projects and activities that will support the programs of the city government; acts on complaints filed against barangay officials and endorse the same to proper authorities for appropriate action/s; plans and supervises barangay seminars/workshops for barangay officials to better administer their barangay; receives and keeps barangay records such as laws, decrees, orders and directives relative to barangays and disseminate the same to all concerned; ensures efficient services to barangays through a corps of professional and ompetent staff who fathfully discharge their duties and functions as provided by law.
1Q: How do you handle complaints against barangay officials?
1A: All complaints filed at our office are handled by the Operations Section Services.The said office receives and records all data regarding the complaints; gives advice
or recommendations based on R.A. 7160; forwards the documents to the Head of Office for proper disposition; and endorse the complaint to Sangguniang Panlungsod.
2Q: When securing different kinds of barangay documents, are there fees and payments needed?
2A: When seeking barangay certification, a fee of P20,00 per copy will be charged for local residents and P100.00 per copy for residents abroad.
3Q: Is the Barangay Secretariat functions like the Barangay Bureau in every town or city?
3A: Instead of the Barangay Bureau, it is now called the Barangay Secretariat because it is basically a service-oriented organization under the administrative jurisdiction of
the office of the City Mayor. It ensures efficient and effective services to the city’s barangays.