RESOURCEGov 2 Project Team, in cooperation with the LGU Polomolok Municipal Treasurer’s Office, conducted the Launching of the Open Data Kit(ODK)-based Tax Mapping on July 11, 2019 at the Municipal Lobby, Polomolok, South Cotabato. The event was attended by 49 participants (Male 18, Female 31) including the Municipal Vice Mayor Hon. Atty. Xavier Bayan, BLGF 12 Regional Director Mr. Jeany T. Tedera, Dole Philippines Inc. HR Director Ms. Julieta Burgos and CRD Manager Ms. Leamor Bañaga, Mahintana President & CEO Mr. Martiniano L. Magdolot, Municipal Treasurer Ms. Constancia Licayan, ABC President Hon. Antonio Octavio, the project team and LGU employees particularly from the Municipal Treasurer’s Office (MTO).
In partnership with the Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) XII, the ODK-based tax mapping was popularized by the RESOURCEGov Project in the local treasurers of the region. This initiative helps LGUs set actual targets of business and real property tax collections, subsequently, enhancing the local revenue of the LGUs. ODK-based tax mapping training was conducted on June 28-29, 2019 for the MTO staff of LGU Polomolok.