The primary objective of the Executive-Legislative Agenda (ELA) is “To develop strategic directions of the Provincial Government of Bohol for the years 2011 to 2013 through the HEAT Bohol Development Agenda and LIFE HELPS strategies.” This direction is anchored on the following sectoral objectives:
- To promote social equity;
- To promote education, health and well-being of Boholanos particularly of vulnerable groups;
- To enhance and revitalize Boholano cultural heritage and arts development;
- To strengthen PGBh institutions through capacity development; and,
- To set policies/legislative measures to enhance PGBh governance/administration in the delivery of public service.
- To increase agricultural productivity for food security and agri-entrepreneurship;
- To increase farmers income through developed agri-products for food enterprise;
- To professionalize and standardize tourism services and facilities for global competitiveness in the province within three years;
- To increase investments generation; and,
- To increase employment opportunities.
- To protect and conserve natural resources (forestry, coastal, water, mineral, and ecosystems and their diverse genetic resources);
- To reduce the negative impact of garbage on health and the environment;
- To eradicate groundwater contamination and pollution;
- To reduce or avoid the risks of natural environmental hazards in vulnerable areas in Bohol including socio-economic and infrastructure risks; and,
- To build the capacity of the local government units and civil society in developing mechanisms to adapt to climate change and mitigate disaster risks.
- To upgrade road network and bridges;
- To update detailed engineering designs and cost estimates;
- To provide standard road safety devices;
- To coordinate properly the implementing agencies and stakeholders;
- To fully implement the maintenance and repair of all light and heavy equipment; and,
- To provide equipment support services.
Development Administration Sector
- To increase revenue generation and collection;
- To operate economically viable government enterprises;
- To improve internal control systems for sound fiscal management;
- To strengthen planning, budgeting and accounting linkages;
- To install and maintain reliable, effective and integrated real property assessment services;
- To improve competencies of personnel services and the quality of support facilities;
- To install and maintain effective and efficient computerized financial processing, recording and reporting systems;
- To install an effective, efficient and transparent procurement system;
- To maintain strong, proactive and dynamic policy and legislative support for fiscal management;
- To enhance transparency and accountability in governance;
- To institutionalize planning and budgeting linkage and improved resource prioritization and utilization;
- To harmonize the Executive-Legislative Agenda (ELA);
- To professionalize public service and improve institutional capacities in all levels of local governance;
- To increase access to information and library services;
- To increase the effectiveness of mandated Local Councils and Special Bodies;
- To modernize and improve the functionality of buildings, equipment and facilities;
- To institutionalize participatory and gender-sensitive planning and policy-making processes;
- To maintain a peaceful and safe environment conducive to living and socio-economic development;
- To enhance overall quality of public safety, law enforcement, legal and justice services and facilities in the province;
- To improve communities’ level of disaster awareness and preparedness;
- To strengthen the operations of local disaster coordinating councils;
- To raise sufficient financial resources to support operations and programs of the justice and safety sector;
- To improve level of intelligence efforts in thwarting crime and insurgency.
The ELA has no Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) System and Organizational Structure of its own. It is depending on the existing Provincial Monitoring and Evaluation System (ProMES) of the Provincial Government of Bohol (PGBh) created through Executive Order No. 25, Series of 2010 issued by Gov. Edgar M. Chatto on November 23, 1010. It’s primary purpose is to facilitate implementation of project, solving of issues, monitoring and evaluation at the provincial and municipal levels.
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