Now on its second year, the Municipality of Ibaan's "Ugnayan Sa Barangay Program" made its debut for the year 2012 at Brgy. Malainin, April 25.
Ugnayan Sa Barangay was conceptualized in 2011 and was first introduced in Brgy. Sto. Nino, Ibaan, Batangas. Led by Mayor Danny Toreja, the program is the local government's way of bringing the municipality closer to barangay communities. And just like last year, each barangay will be visited, together with employees of the local government, to deliver to the community with at least front line basic services provided by the local government.
Almost all offices in the local government send their representative to inform the community of what services they provide as well to educate the people of their basic rights they should enjoy and how they make a good use of them through proper procedures.
Aside from that, the program was also designed to support the local government's tax and revenue collection activities where in representatives from Business Permits and Licensing Section are given the opportunity to check further of the validity of business permits of different establishments in the area. It also brings with them information on civil registry and related existing laws, agricultural services, livelihood programs, and solid waste management in accordance with RA 9003.
Municipal Assessor Office, Municipal Engineering Office, Municipal Planing and Development Council Office and others also take part in this program by educating the people on the functions, duties and responsibilities, and areas of responsibility of their offices.