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.