R.A 7160 otherwise known as Local Government Code of 1991 stipulated the mandate and functions of the Administrator which includes development plans and strategies and upon approval thereof by the Mayor, as the case maybe, implement the same particularly those which have to do with the management and administration-related programs and projects which the mayor is empowered to implement and which the sanggunian is empowered to provide for. Further, the Administrator conducts a continuing organizational development of the LGU with the end view of instituting effective administration reforms. In addition, the administrator shall assist in the coordination of the work of all municipal officials of the local government unit under supervision, direction, and control of the Mayor, and for the purpose, he may convene the chiefs of the offices and other officials of the local government unit.
The office of the Municipal Administrator envisions for a continuing organizational development of local government unit institutionalizing the effective personnel programs, upholding the merit and principles of good governance and instituting effective administrative reforms in the local government unit.
The office of the Municipal Administrator serves the Local Government Unit as the arm in the Local framework planning and conceptualizing the development duly approved by the Mayor. Program development particularly those which have to do with management and administration related programs and projects which the Mayor is empowered to implement.