Regular flushing of market sought

BAGUIO CITY October 25 – The City Council approved a resolution requesting concerned departments of the local government and stakeholders to conduct regular hose flushing activity in the city's public market to bring back the cleanliness of the city's show window and to empower market stallholders and vendors to be responsible stewards of the facility that provides their sustainable source of livelihood.

The resolution authored by Acting Vice Mayor Leandro B. Yangot, Jr. stated that studies show hose flushing as compared to hand sweeping is the most advantageous and effective where there is a large amount of dirt or mud adhering to pavements and areas having large numbers of parked vehicles or in market areas like the prevailing situation in the various sections of the city's public market.

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GINTONG TALA AWARDEES

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The 12 Most Outstanding Senior Citizens of Baguio proudly show off their Gintong Tala Award during the " Pista sa Nayon" initiated by the City Government of Baguio through the City Social Welfare and Development Office and the Office of the Senior Citizens Affairs held at Baguio Convention center October 25. The 2017 Gintong Tala Awardees are ( left to right front row) Betty Fangasan (not shown in photo) for fraternal socio and civic service, Nancy Alabanza for business and trade; Councilor Elaine Sembrano for government service, Stela de Guia for tourism and culture; Executive Judge Mia Joy Oallares -Cawed for government service-executive department; Jamal Makarangkat for spiritual and religious service and (2nd row left to right) Raffy Panagan in the field of sports; Romeo Concio in government service; Roger Mercado in journalism, Ray Dean Salvosa in the field of education and retired P/Gen. Villamor Bumanglag in military service. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

City issues 99 demolition orders in 9 months

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan has issued 99 demolition orders through the anti-squatting and anti-illegal structures committee from January to September this year.

This was revealed by City Buildings and Architecture Office (CBAO) demolition team chief Stephen Capuyan in Monday's flag-raising rites at City Hall before officials and employees led by Rep. Mark Go and Vice-Mayor Edison Bilog. CBAO is headed by Engr. Nazita Banez.

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Elderlies encouraged to sustain involvement in city affairs

BAGUIO CITY – Senior citizens should to continue their involvement in activities for the betterment of not only their sector but of others as well.

This was the collective message of city officials led by Rep. Marquez Go, Mayor Mauricio Domogan and Acting Mayor Edison Bilog during the closing program of the Elderly Month celebration last Oct. 25 at the Baguio Convention Center.

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Week-long Smoke Free Baguio event, slated

BAGUIO CITY – The city government's Smoke Free Baguio campaign shifts into high gear with various activities slated next month aimed at increasing public awareness on the ill-effects of tobacco use.

Spearheaded by the Smoke Free Baguio Task Force chaired by Mayor Mauricio Domogan and the Health Services Office (HSO) under Dr. Rowena Galpo, the event will kick-off with the announcement of activities on Nov. 13 during the City Hall flag-raising rites and a fun run on Nov. 19 with the Athletic Bowl as starting area.

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Garbage bins donated to city market

BAGUIO CITY – Fifteen pairs of garbage bins were donated by the Environmental Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (EMB-DENR) to the city, during city hall flag raising ceremonies last week.

The paired garbage bins, for biodegradables and non-biodegradables; were distributed to fifteen chosen sites within the Baguio City Public Market through the different vendors' association. The bins from the EMB-DENR are part of concrete efforts to assist the local government in educating residents in garbage segregation and diversion, considering the gargantuan cost of bringing these to a landfill in Capas, Tarlac.

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Businesses required to implement CSR projects in city

BAGUIO CITY October 24 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance requiring all registered enterprises conducting and operating their businesses in the city to implement their corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects to the communities within the city.

The ordinance authored by Acting Vice Leandro B. Yangot, Jr. stated every corporation, partnership, and business establishment, whether domestic or foreign, which conducts its operation within the city will be mandated to observe its CSR. CSR is the obligation to consider the interest of society by taking responsibility for the impact of their activities on customers, employees, shareholders, communities and the environment in all aspects of their operations.

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Market Day for organic products in city proposed

BAGUIO CITY October 24 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance designating a Market Day for organic products in the city to provide avenues to sell the increasing number of organically produced products coming from the different parts of the city.

The ordinance authored by Councilor Michael L. Lawana stated all organic food and input establishments must register with the Cordillera office of the Department of Agriculture (DA-CAR) pursuant to Section 16 of Republic Act (RA) 10068.

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City to honor nonagenarians, centenarians

BAGUIO CITY October 24 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance that will mandate the local government to honor nonagenarians and centenarians of the city.

The ordinance authored by Councilor Joel Alangsab seeks to amend Ordinance No. 45, series of 2013 as amended by Ordinance No. 53, series of 2016.

Under the proposal, the new local legislative measure will be known as the Nonagenarians and Centenarians Awards Ordinance of the City of Baguio.

The ordinance stated that the awardees should possess the necessary requirements. Nonagenarians should have reached the age of 90 years and centenarians should have reached the age of 100 years at the time of the awarding, and the awardees should be personally present to receive their awards of recognition to be personally given by city officials in a fitting occasion.

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DENR SUPPORTS BAGUIO'S CLEANLINESS DRIVE

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The Environment Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (EMB-DENR-CAR) represented by Ricardo Dang-iw hand over sets mobile trash bins to city officials headed by acting city mayor Edison Bilog, Cong. Marquez Go and acting vice mayor Leandro Yangot Jr. and OIC General Services Officer Eugene Buyucan for biodegradable and non-biodegradable wastes to be handed over to market vendor associations as part of educating the public to maintain cleanliness and sanitation at the City Public Market during City Hall flag raising ceremony. - By bong Cayabyab

 

Police bared Nov. l traffic advisory

BAGUIO CITY – The Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) has issued a traffic advisory in anticipation of motorists and cemetery-goers annual trek to memorial parks and even tourist spots on Nov. 1, All Saints Day.

During the coordination meetings early this month, BCPO Director Ramil Saculles assured the public of police presence in the Baguio City, Bakakeng, Benin public cemeteries and memorial parks in Loakan and Kias.

Saculles said, as to Oplan Kaluluwa, only emergency vehicles, water delivery, ambulance and police vehicles are allowed inside the Baguio cemetery.

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More than P6M in building, occupancy permit fees, reported

BAGUIO CITY – The building management division of the City Buildings and Architecture Office (CBAO) under Engr. Nazita Banez has derived fees totaling P4,885,097 and P1,434,525 in the issuance of building and occupancy permits, respectively, from January to September this year.

This was reported by Engr. Stephen Capuyan, city demolition team chief, in Monday's flag-raising rites at City before officials and employees led by Rep. Mark Go and Vice-Mayor Edison Bilog.

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Carless day launch, zumba, run, free smoke-belching test for clean air month

BAGUIO CITY – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) compound serves as venue for the launching of "carless day within the DENR," zumba and run on November 10, as a free smoke-beching test for vehicles is scheduled at a later date.

Said activities are conducted in celebration of clean air month, climate change consciousness week and Philippine Environment Awareness, in coordination with the Baguio-La Trinidad-Itogon-Sablan-Tuba-Tublay (BLISTT) airshed governing board.

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Spoiling of unsold food to be prohibited

BAGUIO CITY October 24 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance prohibiting all supermarkets, food chains and other similar establishments from throwing away and spoiling unsold food.

The ordinance authored by Acting Vice-Mayor Leandro B. Yangot, Jr. stated the proposed local legislative measure shall apply to supermarkets, food chains and other similar establishments whose classification as such shall be determined by the Department of Trade and Industry based on size, number of clientele, and amount of food being sold, distributed or manufactured for public consumption.

Under the proposal, it shall be unlawful for any supermarket, food chain and other similarly situated establishments to throw away and spoil food.

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Posting of advertisements to be regulated in city

BAGUIO CITY October 24 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance regulating flyposting of posters, flyers and writings in the nature of advertisements affixed on all trees, posts, cables, building facades and similar structures in the city and providing penalties for violations of the pertinent provisions of the measure.

The ordinance authored by Acting Vice Leandro B. Yangot, Jr. stated that it will be prohibited for any person to flypost any form of poster, flyer or bill in the nature of advertisements on any public property of the city, including but not limited to trees, posts, cables, walls and similar structures.

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Green zone for Baguio businesses pushed

BAGUIO CITY October 24 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance requiring establishments in the central business district to incorporate in their business areas, stalls or buildings, a green zone to promote an environmentally friendly central business area and as an act of support to the improvement of air quality in the city proper.

The ordinance authored by Councilor Elaine D. Sembrano stated that the proposed local legislative measure shall cover all buildings and businesses within the central business district.

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

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