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MAYOR'S SOCA

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Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan delivers his State of the City Address (SOCA) where he cited that the city government surpassed the revenue collection target and achieved five percent rate increase. He also cited the city's placing 13th place (out of 142 cities) nationwide in the competitiveness survey based on the report from the National Competitiveness Council and other achievements during City Hall flag raising ceremony last July 24. --- By Bong Cayabyab

 

Baguio improves competitiveness ranking

BAGUIO CITY – Baguio City placed 13th among 142 cities in the 2014 Cities and Municipalities Local Economic Development Competitiveness Survey moving two notches higher from its 15th place finish in the 2013 edition of the annual survey.

The City's past two showings were a complete turnaround from its dismal placing in its debut in the 2012 survey where it had no ranking and was beaten by Tabuk City which placed 38th.  This was however attributed to the incomplete and conflicting data supplied during the survey.

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POETIC MAYOR

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Bureau of Internal Revenue commissioner Kim Henares and delegates of the Philippine Association For Government Budget Administration (PAGBA) Inc. from all over the country are mesmerized by Mayor Mauricio Domogan's poetic message and antics during PAGBA's 2nd Quarterly Seminar and Membership Meeting held at Crown Legacy July 21. – By Bong Cayabyab

 

BFCCC CLASSROOMS DONATION

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Members of the Baguio Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (BFCCC) headed by president Alex Sia and vice president Peter Ng turn over the keys of the newly constructed one-storey building with two classrooms worth Php 645,000 to Apolinario Mabini Elementary School principal Susana Aliping during simple rites.The turnover ceremonies was also graced by head of Consulate of the Peoples Republic of China H.E. Zhaoi Qiaoliang, Mayor Mauricio Domogan and City Councilors Isabelo Cosalan Jr and Richard Cariño.- - By Bong Cayabyab

 

Mayor rebuffs contractors' excuse for slow work

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan on Wednesday spurned the excuses given by road project contractors over the snail-paced condition of their work saying they should suit up or face the axe.

"I disagree that it was the rains and the traffic that have been hampering their work," said the mayor who has expressed dismay over the situation several times.

According to him, it is evident from a mere observation of the manner of their work that the problem lies on their system and work routine.

The mayor last July 13 wrote Baguio City District Engineering Office district engineer Alexander Castaneda asking for immediate remedial measures to speed up the completion of the project along Rimando Road and all others similarly situated.

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SHOES FOR CONSISTENT OUTSTANDING NUTRITION SCHOLAR

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Barangay Nutrition Scholar (BNS) Monica Sicat gratefully tries on the two pairs of Toms shoes she received as a gift from the University of the Cordilleras vice president for administration and UC Project HELEN project Director Leonarda Romasanta-Aguinalde. After learning that she needs shoes for her routine work to oversee the good nutrition of the barangay children where she is assigned, Aguinalde readily gave the gift.. Sicat is a consistent City's Outstanding BNS, Regional winner in 2012, 1st Runner Up in the national category in 2013 and eventually won the National Outstanding BNS last year. – By Bong Cayabyab

 

TAX CZAR HERE

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Bureau of Internal Revenue commissioner Kim Henares and Mayor Mauricio Domogan exchange pleasantries during the 2nd Quarterly Seminar of the Philippine Association for Government Budget Administration (PAGBA) Inc. last June 21. – By Bong Cayabyab

 

City mulls creation of a development authority

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan is set to create a localized development authority that will cater mostly to investments and developments in this mountain resort.

The idea to create a localized Development Authority was revealed during Mondays State of the City Address (SOCA) primarily to help the city in development planning.

Domogan said," the city should be open and welcome the idea of the possibility of institutionalizing a Baguio City Development Authority (BCDA) to help boost social and economic development."

"Our present level of development presents the right time for Baguio to create its own government-owned and controlled corporation that can serve as its enterprise vehicle and investment arm that will open avenues for fund sourcing and project development," he said.

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CITY STALLS ILEGAL SALE ACTIVITIES

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Mayor Mauricio Domogan orders the members of the Baguio City Market Authority (BCMA) to act on the reported illegal activities at the city market by some stall holders. – By Bong Cayabyab

 

BIGBOOKS FOR DAY CARE CENTERS

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City Social Welfare and development Officer Betty Fangasan, Punong Barangays and teachers representing the 90 Day Care Centers in the City receive 30 "Big Books" complete with video clips and other learning materials for Day Care children of Baguio from University of the Cordilleras vice president for administration and UC Project HELEN project Director Leonarda Romasanta-Aguinalde and UC Librarian Beverly Chapichap during simple rites July 20. – by Bong Cayabyab

 

Partners in environmental protection praised

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan has highlighted the important contribution of its partners in environmental protection during the State of the City Address (SOCA) in this mountain resort.

Domogan said," under the water program, the city has covered 4 major river systems in the city thanks to its partners who, from 16 groups five years ago have grown to 30 groups."

"The help that they provide is invaluable and we appreciate them," he said.

The mayor noted man-made debris and construction activities along waterways continue to be a problem.

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

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