The Municipal Government of Lupon complies with the conditions of good governance based on National Budget Circular 542 issued by the Department of Budget and Management.
The Local Government of Lupon is aware of the need to be fully transparent to the public as regards its financial status and transactions. It is dedicated to achieving Good Financial Housekeeping as part of its overall thrust in serving its constituents and satisfying relevant policies by the state’s auditing body, the Commission on Audit (COA).
Accordingly, it has been abiding by the DILG’s directives on the Full Disclosure Policy (FDP) of Local Budget and Finances, Bids and Public Offerings. The said directive was under the DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2013-140.
The LGU has posted pertinent documents such as the municipality’s annual budget, annual procurement plan, statement of cash flows, and trust fund utilization. The said documents can be found in the 3 conspicuous places in the municipality (1.) at the Lobby 2/F Municipal Building, (2.) Transport Terminal, and (3.) Lupon Public Market.
For its efforts, it has earned for the municipality the Silver Seal of Good Housekeeping for 2014 and the Seal of Good Financial Housekeeping (SGH) for 2015. SGH is a core area under the DILG’s Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG), which Lupon is vying for.