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COMMENDATION

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City officials headed by Mayor Mauricio Domogan present a plaque of commendation to Taebaek, South Korea exchange employee Shin Hyun Min also know here as Jennifer Shin for her exemplary performance. Shin was assigned for six month (May to November 2014) at the Tourism and Special Events Division and extended her work until April this year where she considers Baguio as her second home and promised to bring her entire family here to experience the Filipino hospitality and its rich culture and tradition. --- By Bong Cayabyab

 

Project is to enhance city hall's historical value not destroy – mayor

BAGUIO CITY - The on-going construction at the City Hall grounds is not intended to destroy but enhance the edifice's historical value by beautifying the façade and securing the premises, Mayor Mauricio Domogan assured last week.

He said the project which includes the relocation of the flagpole and the fencing of the perimeter of the City Hall grounds will not also mean making it off-limits to the public but will serve to protect the premises which have been burglarized in the past.

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Mayor to pursue demolition of structures within dairy farm

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan during the Weekly Ugnayan presser Wednesday assured the demolition of illegal structures within the Animal Industry Forest Reserve, Dairy Farm will push through here.

This as construction activities not covered by building permits continue to proliferate in the area which has now grown to alarming scale.

"There are reports that massive squatting activities are being done and we are not afraid to implement the demolition of these structures, " Domogan said.

Recently, the mayor ordered a full investigation and validation of owners of said structures so the proper notice of demolition can be served.

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Council urged to approve tax increase

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan on Wednesday urged the city council anew to act on the proposed increase in business and realty taxes adopting reasonable rates based on consultations done with the business and property owners.

"Hearings had been conducted with the concerned sectors so I think they can now act on the proposals, not exactly as proposed but what they perceive as reasonable rates based on the outcome of the hearings," the mayor said.

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Ensure quality works contractors warned

BAGUIO CITY – contractors of the road work projects being undertaken in this mountain resort will have to redo their work if found to be defective.

This was emphasized by Mayor Mauricio Domogan during the Weekly Ugnayan Presser Wednesday after reports of cracks on newly re-blocked roads have surfaced.

Recently, the mayor called on the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), the contractors and the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) for a meeting to address traffic inconvenience being experienced by commuters and motorists due to the implementation of road works in the Central Business District (CBD).

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Carino wants Burnham lake roads cleared of vehicles

BAGUIO CITY – Councilor Richard Carino wants the roads surrounding Burnham Park lake cleared of vehicles.

In a proposed ordinance prohibiting vehicles from entering, passing or parking in the area, Carino said the streets surrounding the lake have always teemed with vehicles making the park a big parking area for private and mostly public utility vehicles.

"The present situation is an eyesore and has greatly contributed to the fast deterioration of the park. It has deprived tourists and residents of Baguio City from enjoying what they used to enjoy – the pristine beauty of the park," he said.

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Cordillera Autonomy advocates

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rnesto Garado A.K.A Ka Dexter or Ka Sungar (standing right) one of the pillars of communist movement in the Cordillera before joining the late Fr. Conrado Balweg and the Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army (CPLA) shares some of his experience of their struggle for the Cordillera. The RDC was able to gather some of the early Cordillera Autonomy advocates specially the friends of the late Conrado Balweg considered the Autonomy icon of the Cordillera in its initiative to documents stories on the struggle for Cordillera autonomy. ***

 

EXCHANGE CITY GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

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Supervising Administrative Officer Severina de Leon of the City Budget Office (extreme right) is scheduled to represent the City of Baguio as an exchange employee to Taebek, South Korea for a period of six months. She was presented to city officials headed by Mayor Mauricio Domogan during the send-off of fellow exchange employee Shin Hyun Min also known here as Jennifer Shin assigned for six month (May to November 2014) at the Tourism and Special Events Division. Jennifer fell in love with Baguio and extended her work until April this year at her second home and promised to bring her entire family here to also experience the Filipino hospitality and its rich culture and tradition. --- By Bong Cayabyab

 

We will pursue city's planned waste system-Domogan

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan is pursuing the programed Integrated Solid Waste Management System (ISWMS) which is seen to put to rest permanently solid wastes concerns in the summer capital.

Initial stages of consultations between the city government and the affected community within the 130 hectare Santo Tomas Area has already been done to solicit other concerns of the residents.

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Drainage inspection team formed

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan last week formed a composite team to inspect the drainage and sewerage networks of the city to determination the condition of the facilities.

The mayor tasked city environment and parks management officer Cordelia Lacsamana as chairman of the team with the city council committee on health and sanitation head Councilor Fred Bagbagen as action officer.

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BCSPDC membership formed:

BAGUIO CITY - Mayor Mauricio Domogan recently formed the membership of the Baguio City Sports and Development Council (BCSDC) through his Administrative Order No. 034, series of 2015.

As a backgrounder, the city council approved city ordinance no. 68, series of 2014 creating the City Sports Promotion and Development Council (CSPDC) otherwise known for brevity as City Sports Council.

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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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