The Local Governance Performance Management System or LGPMS for brevity is a self-assessment management tool for local governments. It is a web-based system that has the ability to produce information on the state of local governance performance, and the state of local development, using governance and development indicators.

BENEFITS OF LGPMS

FOR LGUs

  1. Indicates areas to further enhance local capabilities
  2. Suggests creative ways in the delivery of high quality public services
  3. Enhances local planning and budgeting processes
  4. Stimulates innovations
  5. Strengthens transparency, accountability and other principles of good local governance
  6. HELPS ACHIEVE A FOCUSED VISION FOR THE FUTURE

FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC

  1. Better awareness of LGU operations and challenges
  2. Stimulates effective participation in governance
  3. Conveying citizens’ agenda to local government officials

FOR NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

  1. Guides decisions and actions based on levels of LGU performance, productivity, and development conditions
  2. Helps coordinate “diverse” national efforts for a more focused assistance to LGUs, and best use of limited funds
  3. Identifies good local governance and sustainable development practices

FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS

  1. More focused assistance to LGUs

LGPMS INDICATOR STRUCTURE

The LGPMS is composed of two core indicator clusters: Governance Indicators Cluster and Development Indicators Cluster. Governance Indicators are collected and reported annually, while development indicators are collected and reported every three years.

The Governance Indicators Cluster is composed of five Performance Areas and 20 Service Areas.

Governance Indicators Cluster
Performance Area Service Area
1. Administrative Governance             1. Local Legislation

2. Development Planning

3. Revenue Generation

4. Resource Allocation and Utilization

5. Customer Service

6. Human Resource Management and Development

2. Social Governance 1. Health Service

2. Support to Education

3. Support to Housing and Basic Utilities

4. Peace, Security and Disaster Risk Management

3. Economic Governance             1. Support to Agriculture Sector

2. Support to Fishery Services

3. Entrepreneurship, Business and Industry Promotion

4. Environmental Governance             1. Forest Ecosystem Management

2. Freshwater Ecosystem Management

3. Coastal Marine Ecosystem Management

4. Urban Ecosystem Management

5. Valuing Fundamentals of

Good Governance

1. Transparency

2. Participation

3. Financial Accountability

The Development Indicators Cluster is composed of three sectors and 11 sub-sectors.

Development Indicators Cluster
Development Sector Development Sub-Sector
1. Social Development
  1. State of Health and Nutrition
  2. State of Education
  3. State of Housing and Basic Utilities
  4. Peace and Order Condition
2. Economic Development
  1. State of Income
  2. State of Employment
3. Environmental

Development

  1. State of Agricultural Ecosystem
  2. State of Forest Ecosystem
  3. State of Coastal Marine Ecosystem
  4. State of Freshwater Ecosystem
  5. State of Urban Ecosystem

The LGPMS Online Reports:

There are two levels of online reports – one is the e-report for provincial, city and municipal governments, and the other are the summaries of reports at the provincial, regional and national levels.

  1. e-Reports for the Provincial, City and Municipal Governments

The electronic reports that can be generated for city and municipal governments are:

a. State of Local Governance Performance e-Report (e-SLGPR);

b. Financial Performance e-Report ; and

c. State of Local Development e-Report (e-SLDR)

  1. The electronic reports that can be generated for provincial governments are:

a. State of Local Governance Performance e-Report (e-SLGPR);and

b. Financial Performance e-Report

LGPMS Website – www.blgs.gov.ph/lgpms

LGPMS PERFORMANCE SCALE

OVER-ALL PERFORMANCE INDEX (OPI)

2012

Provincial Summary Report

Benguet, e-SLGPR – DCY 2012

 

Administrative Governance
Data Capture Form,2012
Performance Description Local Legislation Development Planning Revenue Generation Resource Allocation and Utilization Customer Service – Civil Applications Human Resource Management and Development
Excellent 0 0 0 1 0 11
High 6 10 5 5 13 1
Fair 6 2 4 2 0 1
Low 1 1 4 5 0 0
Very Low 0 0 0 0 0 0
No Data 0 0 0 0 0 0
Note: Total No. of Component LGUs is 13

 

Administrative Governance
Data Capture Form,2012
Component LGU Income Class Local Legislation Development Planning Revenue Generation Resource Allocation and Utilization Customer Service – Civil Applications Human Resource Management and Development
1 Itogon 1st 3.70 4.79 2.78 2.09 4.60 5.00
2 La Trinidad 1st 4.75 4.80 4.59 2.33 4.80 5.00
3 Mankayan 1st 3.75 4.24 3.33 3.33 4.80 5.00
4 Tuba 1st 4.67 4.11 2.85 3.55 4.80 5.00
5 Bakun 3rd 2.94 3.47 4.59 4.82 4.80 3.80
6 Buguias 3rd 4.28 4.24 2.85 2.15 4.80 5.00
7 Atok 4th 3.25 2.91 3.42 2.09 4.80 5.00
8 Bokod 4th 3.50 4.81 4.85 4.67 4.80 5.00
9 Kabayan 4th 3.67 4.91 3.59 4.88 4.80 5.00
10 Kapangan 4th 3.86 4.23 3.00 2.21 4.80 5.00
11 Kibungan 4th 4.34 3.24 2.76 4.09 4.80 5.00
12 Sablan 5th 4.92 4.67 4.11 4.67 4.60 4.60
13 Tublay 5th 4.22 4.24 4.26 5.00 4.80 5.00

Provincial Summary Report

Benguet, e-SLGPR – DCY 2012

 

Social Governance
Data Capture Form,2012
Performance Description Health Services Support to Education Services Support to Housing and Basic Utilities Peace, Security and Disaster Risk Management
Excellent 3 2 4 1
High 10 7 4 10
Fair 0 3 0 2
Low 0 1 0 0
Very Low 0 0 5 0
No Data 0 0 0 0
Note: Total No. of Component LGUs is 13

 

Social Governance
Data Capture Form,2012
Component LGU Income Class Health Services Support to Education Services Support to Housing and Basic Utilities Peace, Security and Disaster Risk Management
1 Itogon 1st 4.84 4.50 4.20 4.67
2 La Trinidad 1st 5.00 5.00 5.00 4.78
3 Mankayan 1st 4.60 4.15 5.00 4.72
4 Tuba 1st 5.00 4.80 4.20 4.41
5 Bakun 3rd 4.57 2.85 4.20 3.33
6 Buguias 3rd 4.97 4.20 1.00 4.65
7 Atok 4th 4.81 3.35 1.00 3.92
8 Bokod 4th 4.76 5.00 5.00 4.28
9 Kabayan 4th 4.93 4.40 1.00 4.41
10 Kapangan 4th 4.76 3.35 4.20 4.45
11 Kibungan 4th 4.87 3.65 1.00 4.25
12 Sablan 5th 4.85 4.15 1.80 4.07
13 Tublay 5th 5.00 4.50 5.00 5.00

Provincial Summary Report

Benguet, e-SLGPR – DCY 2012

 

Economic Governance
Data Capture Form,2012
Performance Description Support to Agriculture Sector Support to Fishery Services Entrepreneurship, Business and Industry Promotion
Excellent 0 0 0
High 5 0 4
Fair 7 0 8
Low 0 0 1
Very Low 1 0 0
No Data 0 0 0
Note: Total No. of Component LGUs is 13

 

Economic Governance
Data Capture Form,2012
Component LGU Income Class Support to Agriculture Sector Support to Fishery Services Entrepreneurship, Business and Industry Promotion
1 Itogon 1st 3.86 3.54
2 La Trinidad 1st 3.71 3.94
3 Mankayan 1st 4.57 4.67
4 Tuba 1st 3.90 4.88
5 Bakun 3rd 1.50 3.02
6 Buguias 3rd 3.29 3.60
7 Atok 4th 4.00 3.38
8 Bokod 4th 4.57 4.31
9 Kabayan 4th 3.81 3.40
10 Kapangan 4th 4.00 3.65
11 Kibungan 4th 3.81 3.31
12 Sablan 5th 3.24 2.40
13 Tublay 5th 4.95 4.94
Note: Blank cell means “Not Applicable”

Provincial Summary Report

Benguet, e-SLGPR – DCY 2012

 

Environmental Governance 
Data Capture Form,2012
Performance Description Forest Ecosystems Management Freshwater Ecosystems Management Coastal Marine Ecosystems Management Urban Ecosystems Management
Excellent 13 10 0 0
High 0 1 0 6
Fair 0 1 0 5
Low 0 0 0 2
Very Low 0 1 0 0
No Data 0 0 0 0
Note: Total No. of Component LGUs is 13

 

Environmental Governance 
Data Capture Form,2012
Component LGU Income Class Forest Ecosystems Management Freshwater Ecosystems Management Coastal Marine Ecosystems Management Urban Ecosystems Management
1 Itogon 1st 5.00 5.00 3.53
2 La Trinidad 1st 5.00 5.00 4.65
3 Mankayan 1st 5.00 4.67 4.63
4 Tuba 1st 5.00 5.00 4.13
5 Bakun 3rd 5.00 3.67 2.58
6 Buguias 3rd 5.00 5.00 4.33
7 Atok 4th 5.00 1.00 3.35
8 Bokod 4th 5.00 5.00 3.95
9 Kabayan 4th 5.00 5.00 3.63
10 Kapangan 4th 5.00 5.00 4.00
11 Kibungan 4th 5.00 5.00 2.62
12 Sablan 5th 5.00 5.00 3.60
13 Tublay 5th 5.00 5.00 4.63
Note: Blank cell means “Not Applicable”

Provincial Summary Report

Benguet, e-SLGPR – DCY 2012

 

Valuing Fundamentals of Governance
Data Capture Form,2012
Performance Description Participation Transparency Financial Accountability
Excellent 9 2 2
High 3 11 11
Fair 1 0 0
Low 0 0 0
Very Low 0 0 0
No Data 0 0 0
Note: Total No. of Component LGUs is 13

 

Valuing Fundamentals of Governance
Data Capture Form,2012
Component LGU Income Class Participation Transparency Financial Accountability
1 Itogon 1st 4.83 5.00 4.72
2 La Trinidad 1st 5.00 5.00 5.00
3 Mankayan 1st 5.00 4.87 4.85
4 Tuba 1st 5.00 4.73 4.64
5 Bakun 3rd 3.83 4.20 4.62
6 Buguias 3rd 5.00 4.33 5.00
7 Atok 4th 4.00 4.47 4.72
8 Bokod 4th 4.33 4.60 4.64
9 Kabayan 4th 5.00 4.60 4.72
10 Kapangan 4th 5.00 4.47 4.89
11 Kibungan 4th 5.00 4.60 4.89
12 Sablan 5th 5.00 4.47 4.11
13 Tublay 5th 5.00 4.73 4.75

Performance Area 2009 LGPMS

Administrative Governance

Area(s) with Excellent Performance

Your LGU is doing an excellent performance in 1 out of 5 sub-areas of Administrative Governance. Sustain Performance in this area:

Area(s) with Excellent Performance Interpretation
Human Resource Management and Development Managing the human resource is geared towards a desired end which is “desirable organizational performance and productivity”.

Area(s) for Improvement

The areas for improvement are listed by priority, starting from the area which gets the lowest performance scale followed by areas which get higher performance scales, respectively.

Priority Area for Improvement Performance Description Interpretation
Local Legislation 3.68
Fair
The imperatives of quality legislation have to be looked into. This might mean looking into legislative staff competence and the greater use of legislative tools such agenda development, legislative tracking, backstopping committee and legislative performance.
Priority Area for Improvement Performance Description Interpretation
Revenue Generation 4.84
High but not Excellent
Existing measures in support of revenue generation need to be enhanced. This is an initial yet essential step in maximizing revenue generation potentials.
Priority Area for Improvement Performance Description Interpretation
Development Planning 4.87
High but not Excellent
Improvements in the following areas are underscored: (a) organizational performance; (b) consultation process; and (c) management of planning database. These areas are instrumental in quality land use and development planning, or lack of it.
Priority Area for Improvement Performance Description Interpretation
Resource Allocation and Utilization 4.88
High but not Excellent
Management and coordination processes for budgeting and accounting are in place. However, these processes need to be revisited and improved. They are guarantees to an effective allocation and optimum utilization of financial resources.

Economic Governance

Area(s) with Excellent Performance

Your LGU is doing an excellent performance in 1 out of 2 sub-areas of Economic Governance. Sustain Performance in this area:

Area(s) with Excellent Performance Interpretation
Entrepreneurship, Business and Industry Promotion Very capable of promoting a business-friendly environment. Customer-oriented civil application system is in place. Speedy processing and release of building, occupancy and business permits characterize the system (for municipalities and cities) . A management authority is created to take the lead in promoting the investment potentials of the LGU. Initiatives such as provision of tax incentives, assistance in product labeling especially for SMEs and support to job fairs are in place.

Area(s) for Improvement

The areas for improvement are listed by priority, starting from the area which gets the lowest performance scale followed by areas which get higher performance scales, respectively.

Priority Area for Improvement Performance Description Interpretation
Support to Agriculture Sector 4.50
High but not Excellent
Local government support is extended to the Agriculture Sector. But greater intervention is necessary.
Suggested Action(s) to Take
  • Improve infrastructure support, e.g. communal irrigation system, farm-to-market roads, post-harvest facilities
  • Improve credit facilitation services to farmers
  • Extend adequate production support, e.g. planting materials, fertilizers, and laboratory services such as soil testing
  • Provide assistance to research and development, e.g. techno-demo cooperators, and research institutes
  • Improve market development services, e.g. trade fairs, exhibits, missions and congresses
  • Reach more farming-household beneficiaries

Social Governance

Area(s) with Excellent Performance

Your LGU is doing an excellent performance in 1 out of 4 sub-areas of Social Governance. Sustain Performance in this area:

Area(s) with Excellent Performance Interpretation
Peace, Security and Disaster Risk Management Appropriate structure and plan for community and child protection are established. Funding and other essential support for protective services and the KatarungangPambarangay are ensured. Crime incidence is reduced, and most if not all interpersonal disputes are immediately and amicably settled. The Local Disaster Coordinating Council is functional – which is a measure of disaster-preparedness.There is a high level of readiness to respond to, or manage, the risks attendant in a disaster or calamity – including relief and rehabilitation.

Area(s) for Improvement

The areas for improvement are listed by priority, starting from the area which gets the lowest performance scale followed by areas which get higher performance scales, respectively.

Priority Area for Improvement Performance Description Interpretation
Support to Housing and Basic Utilities 3.60
Fair
A certain level of support is extended to the housing services sector. However, further assistance to concerns such as the following is encouraged.
Suggested Action(s) to Take
  • Complete an inventory of: informal settlers, makeshift houses, sites for potential socialized housing, households with no access to potable water supply, and households with no access to electricity
  • Cause the donation of a local government lot for socialized housing, or provide socialized housing or mass dwelling in partnership with the private sector. Housing is an inalienable right
Priority Area for Improvement Performance Description Interpretation
Support to Education Services 4.80
High but not Excellent
A certain level of support to basic education is extended. However, further assistance to matters such as the following is encouraged. The Local School Board might have to do more to advance the cause of those in need of quality education.
Suggested Action(s) to Take
  • Establish or improve the quality of the Alternative Learning System
Priority Area for Improvement Performance Description Interpretation
Health Services 4.89
High but not Excellent
The overall quality of the local health system deserves a second look. This is so because performance falls short in certain aspects. The principal support system on this matter is the Local Health Board. It might have to do more.
Suggested Action(s) to Take
  • Improve the quality of primary health care or basic curative services
  • Improve the quality of maternal care services
  • Improve the quality of child care services

Valuing Fundamentals of Governance

Area(s) with Excellent Performance

Your LGU is doing an excellent performance in 1 out of 3 sub-areas of Valuing Fundamentals of Governance. Sustain Performance in this area:

Area(s) with Excellent Performance Interpretation
Participation Engaging the citizens and CSOs in local governance has achieved an admirable level of maturity. Proofs to this are CSO participation in decision-making through the Local Special Bodies, CSO involvement in local development projects and Citizens Feedback.

Area(s) for Improvement

The areas for improvement are listed by priority, starting from the area which gets the lowest performance scale followed by areas which get higher performance scales, respectively.

Priority Area for Improvement Performance Description Interpretation
Transparency 4.47
High but not Excellent
Promoting transparency in governmental transactions and practicing it require a certain degree of urgency. Communicating information which the public should know or should be aware of such as plans, programs, services and special events is a step in the right direction. Maximizing communication channels like a Bulletin Board, a Public Information Office or Desk, the print or broadcast media, a website and public forum is desired. After all, good local governance is synonymous to transparent governance.
Priority Area for Improvement Performance Description Interpretation
Financial Accountability 4.51
High but not Excellent
Efforts to improve financial accountability are acknowledged. However, administrative capacity to ensure observance of guidelines relative to accounting, internal control, procurement and financial transactions need to be strengthened.

Environmental Governance

Area(s) with Excellent Performance

Your LGU is doing an excellent performance in 2 out of 3 sub-areas of Environmental Governance . Sustain Performance in this area:

Area(s) with Excellent Performance Interpretation
Forest Ecosystems Management Forest ecosystem management is central to the concerns of the LGU. Long-term planning is paramount. CSOs and citizens are mobilized in forest protection. Areas for reforestation and protection are set, and that target areas for reforestation and protection are met.
Freshwater Ecosystems Management Freshwater ecosystem management is of importance to the LGU. Long-term planning is valued. CSO and citizen participation are recognized and are mobilized in fresh water protection and rehabilitation. Areas for rehabilitation and protection are set, and that target areas for rehabilitation and protection are met.

Area(s) for Improvement

The areas for improvement are listed by priority, starting from the area which gets the lowest performance scale followed by areas which get higher performance scales, respectively.

Priority Area for Improvement Performance Description Interpretation
Urban Ecosystems Management 3.56
Fair
Pollution control and proper solid waste management are essential in preserving the integrity of the environment. More need to be done. To gain better performance in this area, consider the following:
Suggested Action(s) to Take
  • Strengthen the Solid Waste Management Board
  • Prepare, if none has been formulated, or improve the quality of, the Solid Waste Management Plan
  • Ensure that every barangay has a material recovery facility
  • Improve solid waste collection practices
  • Move from Open Dumpsite Facility to Controlled Dumpsite Facility to a Sanitary Landfill as the final disposal facility.