The Municipality of Taytay is politically subdivided into 31 barangays.
It is governed by the Municipal Mayor, who serves as the head of the Executive branch and the Local Chief Executive. Under this branch, there are 21 departments categorized into 5 clusters – Social Services, Fiscal Management, Economic Development, Infrastructure, and Public Administration.
The legislative branch, headed by the Municipal Vice Mayor, is composed of eight (8) municipal councilors as regular members who were elected at-large, and a representative from each of the following: Liga ng mga Barangay (LnB), SK Federation (SK), and Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR) who serve as ex-officio members – it is the policy making body of the Local Government.
The Section 22 of Republic Act 7160 otherwise known as the Local Government Code of the Philippines (1991) provides for the Corporate Powers of each Local Government Unit. Accordingly,
(a) Every local government unit, as a corporation, shall have the
(1) To have continuous succession in its corporate name;
(2) To sue and be sued;
(3) To have and use a corporate seal;
(4) To acquire and convey real or personal property;
(5) To enter into contracts; and
(6) To exercise such other powers as are granted to corporations, subject to the limitations provided in this Code and other laws.
(b) Local government units may continue using, modify, or change their existing corporate seals: Provided, That newly established local government units or those without corporate seals may create their own corporate seals which shall be registered with the Department of the Interior and Local Government: Provided, further, That any change of corporate seal shall also be registered as provided herein.
(c) Unless otherwise provided in this Code, contract may be entered into by the local chief executive in behalf of the local government unit without prior authorization by the Sanggunian concerned. A legible copy of such contract shall be posted at a conspicuous place in the provincial capitol or the city, municipal or Barangay hall.
(d) Local government units shall enjoy full autonomy in the exercise of their proprietary functions and in the management of their economic enterprises, subject to the limitations provided in this Code and other applicable laws.
Bayan ng Taytay, Lalawigan ng Palawan
Municipality of Taytay, Province of Palawan
Shield – Derived from the Provincial Seal of Palawan where the town is located.
Fort – Inside a green circle at the center of the shield, stands for a Spanish Fort, a historical landmark in the municipality.
Bird – Symbol of a flying bird known as “Balinsasayaw” signifying edible bird’s nest as a major natural resource of the town.
Fish and Plow – Stands for fishing and agriculture as major resources of the municipality.
Red, White and Blue – Resemble the national color.
Mayor/Local Chief Executive
HON. CHRISTIAN V. RODRIGUEZ
HON. DELMA P. EDEP
Regular Members of the Sangguniang Bayan
1. HON. ALVINO V. YARA
2. HON. ARLENE E. ARZAGA
3. HON. OVINAL L. SALVAME
4. HON. EDILBERTO Y. FELIZARTE
5. HON. YOLANDO M. EDEP
6. HON. ALEREY T. RAPSING
7. HON. JOEL M. PARAPINA
8. HON. DELIA M. SIGNO
Ex-Officio Members of the Sanggunian
President, Liga ng mga Barangay
9. HON. NORBERT V. LIM
President, SK Federation
10. HON. JERSON R. BULAN
IP Mandatory Representative
Office of the Local Chief Executive
Address: 2nd Floor, Executive Building, Municipal Government Complex, Poblacion, Taytay, Palawan
Email Address: email@example.com
Mobile Number: 0917-849-9978 | 0917-504-5650
By 2030, Taytay will be the premier municipality of Palawan with empowered, resilient and God- fearing people, robust agriculture and dynamic economy; sustained environment and ecologically – sound, disaster – resistant infrastructure, led by gender- responsive and capable managers.
To be the premier municipality of Palawan, Taytayanos will work together in pursuing economic growth through sustainable development and climate – resilient investments.