A city of choice to live, work, and visit propelled by highly competent and compassionate civil servants, championing people-centered participatory governance, ensuring investment-friendly and sustainable economic development in a peaceful, safe, environmentally sound and disaster resilient communities, sustained by morally upright and responsible citizenry.


To promote the welfare and interest of Digos City populace and to ensure that everyone shares the benefits of development. To this end, the City Government of Digos shall:
  • Develop the technical capacity, good working atmosphere, and promote moral and spiritual value formation of the organization;
  • Encourage and facilitate maximum participation of all stakeholders in all development activities;
  • Establish and operationalize a transparent, accountable, business-friendly and responsible local governance;
  • Establish linkages and sustainable partnership with the private sectors, non-government organizations, government organizations and community institutions for an intensified waste management system;
  • Develop disaster resilient communities and provide investments for environmental protection and preservation;
  • Advocate and support climate change mitigation and adaptation programs and activities;
  • Establish and strengthen Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in the provision of housing and other lifeline utilities;
  • Increase and amplify investments in education, health, livelihood, water supply, waste management, and economic infrastructure; and
  • Promote an atmosphere of social harmony and peace.


  • To maintain high standard of ethics, quality, efficiency, gender sensitivity and transparency in the delivery of basic services to the constituents through productivity and skill capacity development of employees and all its functionaries.
  • To improve performance on local governance through community-based engagement and participatory approach systems which anchored in the context of sustainable development agenda of the national government to achieve holistic growth.
  • To establish and operate a responsible system of governance that is conducive to economic, investment and tourism environment.
  • To provide effective “Pro-people Programs” for livelihood, health, education, sanitation, social welfare, infrastructure, environmental management to all sectors in the community.
  • To create a clean and green city that is resilient to climate change.
  • To sustain peace and order to ensure public safety and a harmonized community to live.
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