TRANSPARENCY SEALTo enhance transparency and enforce accountability, all agencies of the government shall maintain a transparency seal to be posted on their official websites. The transparency seal shall contain the following: (i) the agency’s mandates and functions, names of its officials with their position and designation, and contact information; (ii) approved budgets and corresponding targets, immediately upon approval of this Act; (iii) modifications made pursuant to the general provision in this Act; (iv) annual procurement plan/s and contracts with the winning supplier, contractor or consultant; (v) major programs and projects categorized in accordance with the five key results areas under E.O. No. 43, s. 2011 and their target beneficiaries; (vi) status of implementation, evaluation and/or assessment reports of said programs and projects; (vii) Budget and Financial Accountability Reports, pursuant to COA and DBM J.C. No. 2014-1 dated July 1, 2014; and (viii) annual reports on the status of income authorized by law to be retained and/or used and be deposited outside of the National Treasury, which shall include the legal basis for its retention and/or use, the beginning balance, income collected and its sources, expenditures, and ending balance for the preceding fiscal year.
Dolores is a 5th Class Municipality lying in the central western part of the Province of Abra. The primary source of income is agriculture. The latest projected population as of 2019 is 12,055.
The town has received numerous recognitions being awarded with the Seal of Good Local Governance for 4 straight years since 2015. Furthermore, the municipality is Top 5 Nationwide in terms of Excellence in Public Service based on the Anti Red Tape Act Report Card 2017 of the Civil Service Commission.