LETTER OF IMPLEMENTATION NO. 149
DIRECTING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
PROJECTS FOR CALENDAR YEAR NINETEEN HUNDRED AND
WHEREAS, the basic concerns of national development include the promotion of regional growth and the fostering of self-reliance among local government units;
WHERFAS, the requirements of regional development justify a rationalized scheme for the prosecution of local development projects supportive of approved Regional Development Investment Program: (RDIPs) as well as individual provincial/ municipal development plans;
WHEREAS, the national budget for CY 1984 authorized under Batas Pambansa Bilang 640 provides a lump-sum appropriation intended for the support of local development projects;
WHEREAS, there is a need to identify the specific projects in be funded out of said lump-sum appropriation;
WHEREAS, the active participation of national government agencies and local government units concerned is Imperative in the effective prosecution of said projects;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, do hereby direct the following measures in the implementation of tin above-mentioned budgetary program for CY 1934;
1. The project listings classified by regions presented in the attached document “Support for Local Development Projects, CY 1984” are hereby approved.
2. The Minister of the Budget shall release the funds through the appropriate implementing Ministries and agencies which shall prepare the necessary work and financial plans to expeditiously and efficiently prosecute the approved projects in accordance with standard budgetary procedures and requirements and subject to the imposition of reserves.
3. The Minister of the Budget shall inform all concerned local government lands, through the Members of the Batasang Pambansa, of the projects and the corresponding amounts earmarked for their respective localities,
4. The implementing agencies concerned shall comply with the project listing and shall no1 withhold any amounts intended for distribution to various local government units except us may be author used under P.D, 1177.
5 The Local government beneficiaries of allocations from the Support for Local Development Project fund released in accordance with this Letter of Implementation shall submit a report to the President through the respective provincial/regional representatives to the assembly on the accomplishments of such projects as we assisted from this fund. Likewise a report on the disposition of the funds released under the LOImp shall be submitted to the Office of Budget and Management duly certified by the auditor/accountant.
Done in the City of Manila this 12th day of March in the year of Our Lord nineteen hundred and eighty four.
(Sgd.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS
By the President:
(Sgd.) JUAN C. TUVERA
Presidential Executive Assistant
Source: Presidential Management Staff