Along with the Barangay Captain is his associates in managing a Barangay.
Here’s a list of major duties and responsibilities of Barangay councilors under the Local Government Code of the Philippines.
The legislative body of the Barangay is composed of the following:
1. Presiding Officer – Punong Barangay
a. Seven (7) regular Sangguniang Barangay elected at large
b. Sangguniang Kabataan chairman
The above-mentioned shall perform their power, duties, and functions as the legislative body of the Barangay.
Other Duties of Sangguniang Barangay Members
In addition to their duties as members of the Sangguniang Barangay
- Assist the Punong Barangay in the discharge of his duties and functions;
- Act as peace officers in the maintenance of public order and safety; and
- Perform such other duties and functions as the Punong Barangay may delegate.