It’s past 3pm already and most of the voting precincts are officially closed to tally the votes for barangay officials. In 24hours or less, barangay shall declare their winning officials. Here is the list of barangay captain’s duties and responsibilities as stated in the THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES.
- As the chief executive of the Barangay government, shall exercise such powers and perform such duties and functions, as provided by this Code and other laws
- For efficient, effective and economical governance, the purpose of which is the general welfare of the Barangay and its inhabitants
- In the performance of his peace and order functions, the Punong Barangay shall be entitled to possess and carry the necessary firearm within his territorial jurisdiction, subject to appropriate rules and regulations