PLEDGE OF COMMITMENT

IMG_1567_CustomCity officials headed by Mayor Mauricio Domogan and DILG-CAR regional director John Castaneda spearheads the signing of the Pledge of Commitment to support the implementation of the Citizen Priority Action Plan to address issues and and concerns through Citizen Satisfaction Index System (CSIS) to enhance the delivery of service of the city government. The CSIS conducted a survey in the city and presented to the city government by the University of the Cordilleras headed by Engr. Nathaniel Vincent Lubrica.

 

Higher fines seen for new anti-smoking law

BAGUIO CITY – the Comprehensive Anti-Smoking Ordinance in this mountain resort is now ripe for its needed amendments.

Committee on Health, Sanitation, Ecology and Environmental Protection Chair Councillor Fred Bagbagen gathered stakeholders this week in a public consultation for the needed amendment of the new anti-smoking ordinance.

City Ordinance No. 8 Series of 2008 crafted to safeguard public health and protecting the people from the harmful effects of smoking and tobacco consumption is being groomed to incorporate stiffer penalties for violators in the new Comprehensive Anti-Smoking Ordinance of Baguio City.'

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REGION'S FIRE CHIEF IS A LADY

IMG_1624Mayor Mauricio Domogan welcomes newly designated Bureau of Fire Protection-CAR regional director SSupt.Maria Sophia Mendoza during a brief courtesy call. With them are City Fire Marshal Joe Fernando Bangyod and Insp. Eric Sabiano.

 

Vehicles passing smoke emission test increasing.

Inspection Testing and Monitoring Team (RITMT) under the City Environment and Parks Management Office (CEPMO) for smoke-belching in several locations in city streets, 233 passed; which pegged a more than 65% of the vehicles passing the inspection.

Monitoring was done at Buhagan rd, Magsaysay Avenue, Bonifacio Street, UP Drive and Naguilian rd for diesel; and Kennon road, Session road extension and Leonard Wood road for gas and LPG-fed vehicles.

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4TH STATE FROM BATANGAS CALL

IMG_1681Members of the Batangas Press Club (BPC) headed by president Vicky Florendo poses for posterity with Mayor Mauricio Domogan during a briefcourtesy call July 24. The members of the BPC are in town to learn and observe the history of Baguio and the best practices of the local government.

 

Farmer’s wife in search of Samaritans

Developments for the worse – medically and financially - have been too fast for Marco Joseph Ogas, a 51-year old vegetable farmer and father to four from Alapang Proper, La Trinidad, Benguet.

Last May 19, he was brought to the Benguet General Hospital after he threw up blood and was experiencing severe stomach and back pains. The following day, he was at the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center to begin his life-time hemodialysis treatment for kidney failure, spaced at three times a week.

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CAPTIVATING

IMG_1425Nichole Morgan belts out an old Ilokano song captivating the hearts of city officials and employees headed by Mayor Mauricio Domogan, Cong. Nicasio Aliping Jr. and Vice Mayor Edison Bilog during city hall's flag raising ceremony last July 21. City officials became an instant fans of Nichole who poses for posterity after her heart warming performance (PIX 1456).

 

Youth tapped on campaign against smoking

BAGUIO CITY – the city government here thru the Health Services Office has tapped the youth to help educate their peers in the dangers of smoking.

City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit head Dr. Donna Tubera presented Wednesday (July 23) during the public consultation on the new Comprehensive Anti-Smoking Ordinance of Baguio City the result of the survey on tobacco use by adults and youth.

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) for the city revealed 36.4% of adults are smokers in this mountain resort translating to 105,947 adults of the current population.

Six out of ten current smokers plan on quitting and 83.7% believe smoking causes serious illness.

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REMOVE THOSE SPAGHETTI

IMG_1607Remove those spaghetti wires say Mayor Mauricio Domogan to the representatives of electric,telephone and video cable companies that endangers the safety of motorists and the public which are also considered as an eye sore to the city's clean and beautification campaign.

 

P-noy asked to release funds for city’s priority projects

BAGUIO CITY – City officials appealed to President Benigno S. Aquino III through Budget Secretary Florencio Abad to release the funding for the priority projects of the city.

The city council last Monday approved a resolution conveying said request to the President noting that the priority projects are "necessary and shall promote the social, cultural and environmental enhancement for the good and enjoyment of Baguio constituency."

"Although the city has a sound has a sound fiscal standing, it does not have enough resources to fund all the projects that are needed," the body said.

The body expressed confidence that the request will be approved on account of the national government's supportive stance on all endeavors of local government units that bring progress and social justice to all.

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Waste board asked to look into increase in volume of garbage

BAGUIO CITY – The city council on Monday tasked the City Solid Waste Management Board (CSWMB) to look into the alarming increase in the volume of city wastes being hauled out to the landfill facility in Urdaneta City.

The body approved the resolution proposed by Councilor Peter Fianza who said the board should check and investigate the drastic hike in the volume of wastes from a daily average of 127 tons in 2013 to 155 tons during the first half of the current year representing an increase of 22 percent.

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ADVISORY

STATEMENT IN REPLY TO THE PUBLISHED OPEN LETTER OF BCDA PRESIDENT and CEO ARNEL PACIANO D. CASANOVA

STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS
2014

Speech Delivered by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan during the Cordillera Month Closing Ceremony
July 26 SLU-BC

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STATE OF THE REGION ADDRESS

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Click on the City's Programs and Projects Menus for the 1ST State of the City Address

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Click on the City's Programs and Projects Menus for the complete list

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Autonomy Working Draft is also in the Legislative Directory

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