The Vision of the municipality for the next ten years is Lazi: a globally – competitive, vibrant historical ecotourism hub, health, sports, and cultural development center in the province of Siquijor, with a healthy, empowered, well-educated, God-centered citizenry in a highly progressive atmosphere with ensured maximum potential land management and utilization, for an uninterrupted public service continuity framework, in an ecologically-balance, disaster, and adversity-resilient community, environment, and infrastructure with a highly developed, diversified and sustainable agricultural and fishery industry, under an honest, decent, socially inclusive, accountable, transparent governance committed to justice, equality, equity, and preservation of historical and traditional values.
The mission of the municipality for the next ten years is: To uplift people’s quality of life by rendering sustainable, effective, and efficient delivery of services that ensure greater productivity while safeguarding the environment through active participation in local governance and collaboration with a national and non-government organization.
Mandates and Functions
The Municipal Government of Lazi exercises the powers expressly granted to it, those necessarily implied therefrom, as well as powers necessary, appropriate, or incidental for its efficient and effective governance, and those which are essential to the promotion of the general welfare. Within the territorial jurisdictions, the Municipal Government of Lazi ensures and supports, among other things, the preservation and enrichment of culture, promote health and safety, enhances the right of the people to a balanced ecology, encourages and supports the development of appropriate and self-reliant scientific and technological capabilities, improves public morals, enhances economic prosperity and social justice, promotes full employment among residents, maintains peace and order, and preserves the comfort and convenience of the inhabitants.
The Municipal Government of Lazi endeavors to be self-reliant and continues exercising the powers and discharging the duties and functions currently vested upon it. It also discharges the functions and responsibilities of national agencies and offices devolved to them pursuant to the Local Government Code.