Anti-Red Tape monitoring team created
BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan last week issued Administrative Order 87, s. of 2012 for the creation of a monitoring team to implement the "Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) of 2007."
The mayor heads the monitoring team with Vice-Mayor Daniel Farinas as Vice-Chairman and Action Officer.
Members of the team include City Engineer Leo Bernardez, Jr., City Human Resource Management Officer Dr. Estrella Bisquera, Ph.D., City Administrator Atty. Carlos Canilao, General Service Officer Romeo Concio, City building Officer Engr. Oscar Flores, Asst. City Assessor Nilda Navarro, and Asst. Alicia Onoza. Several employees of the Human Resource Office serves as secretariat.
Accordingly, the ARTA monitoring team shall work to determine methods for a hundred percent (100%) implementation of said anti-red tape act in the city government
The team shall conduct on-the spot monitoring of the department/offices of the local government.
The monitoring team shall also compel all offices to comply with all requirements of the ARTA. A citizen's charter should be posted, "No Noon Break and the presence of a public assistance and complaints desk.
The action officer of the team shall convene as soon as possible to act accordingly in the discharge of its functions.
Republic Act 9485, the "Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007," was enacted to improve efficiency of government service to the public. The reduction of bureaucratic red tape and prevention of graft and corruption is the main purpose of the RA.
Earlier, the Civil Service commission conducted an ARTA watch in several departments of the local government of Baguio, wherein unfavorable observations were reported. With the notations, the ARTA monitoring team was deemed a need.
The AO is expected to take effect immediately. –juliegfianza