Mayor orders illegal vending crackdown

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan this week warned illegal street vendors selling their wares on congested streets and pedestrian pathways to cooperate and stop illegal vending activities.

The Anti-Peddling Task Force has launched a saturation drive to rid the city from illegal vendors targeting areas with high concentration of illegal vending such as lakandula area.

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Baguio Flower Festival 2012

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The Children remains to be the star of the Panagbenga 17 years since it came into being. Photo shows some of the participant's gestures during the drum and lyre street dancing last February 1and another outstanding performance at the athletic bowl.

 

Mayor assures city's compliance with writ

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan Wednesday assured that the city government will comply with the order of the Supreme Court (SC) to stop the use of Irisan dumpsite as dumping area and as temporary holding or staging point for wastes saying this has been the city's ultimate goal.

"We will abide by the court order. That has been our direction – to clear the garbage in the dumpsite and later convert the area into a park – but of course, it can't be done overnight," the mayor said.

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Mayor still hoping for BCDA-CJH DevCo truce

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan remains hopeful that the Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA) and the Camp John Hay Development Corporation (CJHDevCo) can still patch up their differences and reach an amicable settlement on the Camp John Hay lease payment despite their apparently worsening dispute.

"We are still praying that they will sit down and come up with an amicable solution for the benefit of all concerned," the mayor said.

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Jeepney loading areas allocated

BAGUIO CITY – Administrative Order 4, series of 2012 which allocates loading areas along Perfecto street and Harrison road for Aurora Hill and Trancoville public utility jeepneys, stays as is, Mayor Mauricio Domogan clarified last week.

Accordingly, the said loading areas need signages which are now being prepared and shall be installed the earliest, within this week.

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Uniforms for drivers and conductors clarified

BAGUIO CITY – Unless a counter directive is received, jeepney and taxi drivers, bus conductors, drivers and inspectors are required to don their color-coded uniforms while plying their routes in the city, as issued in Administrative Order 008, 2012 of Mayor Mauricio Domogan.

Clarifications are in order, as according to Perfecto Itliong, Federation President, Regional Transport Coordinator-CAR, the AO issued was in accordance with a Memorandum Order of the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) as to the provisions requiring uniforms for personnel while on duty.

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Mayor warns erring brgys

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan has appealed anew to residents for compliance with existing city policy of wastes segregation.

This time, Domogan has directed Punong Barangays to strictly insure compliance to the no segregation, no collection policy and ordered barangay officials to collectively prosecute residents who still refuse to follow rules.

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City's Special Inspection Committee formed

BAGUIO CITY – a special committee created by virtue of City Council Resolution No. 186 series of 2004 has been reactivated by Mayor Mauricio Domogan this week.

Administrative Order No. 14 Series of 2012 reconstituted and reactivated the City Special Inspection Committee (CSIC) which is mandated to inspect the compliance of boarding houses, dormitories and pension houses of their business, sanitary and fire safety permits.

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Mayor names priority projects for 2012

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan vowed to continue this year the unfinished programs and projects which were either conceptualized or started last year to address various concerns of the city and attain the development goals set by his administration.

Topping his list were the projects pipelined for solid waste management particularly the rehabilitation of the dumpsite at Irisan barangay for conversion into a park, the continued improvement of the waste segregation scheme in the barangays and enhanced operation of the Environmental Recycling System (ERS) machines.

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Baguio Flower Festival 2012 opening parade

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Officials led by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan and Congressman Bernardo Vergara were in the front during the opening parade last February 1. 

 

Mayor calls for vigilance to safeguard forest reservations

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan Wednesday called for vigilance in protecting forest reservations and public lands now in dire situation due to bogus land claims and titles.

The mayor said protected areas like the Forbes Park, Wright Park, Botanical Garden are now in danger due to the wanton issuance of Certificates of Ancestral Land Title (CALTs) by the National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP) while Busol watershed is also mired in squatting cases.

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Spring festival outstanding citizens honored

BAGUIO CITY – The Filipino-Chinese community honored four outstanding citizens of the city during the Spring Festival main program last January 21 at the Hotel Supreme.

The awardees chosen by the screening committee were:

*Mrs. Estrella B. Tano was cited in the field of Public Service having served as a dedicated government employee for 41 years. She is the former city assessor that initiated the computerization of the records of the Assessor's office and Geographic Information System at the tax mapping division. She continues to be active in outreach programs in the religious sector and in the Zonta Club benefiting the indigents of the city; 

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Jeepney loading areas allocated

BAGUIO CITY – Administrative Order 4, series of 2012 which allocates loading areas along Perfecto street and Harrison road for Aurora Hill and Trancoville public utility jeepneys, stays as is, Mayor Mauricio Domogan clarified last week.

Accordingly, the said loading areas need signages which are now being prepared and shall be installed the earliest, within this week.

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Kids' parade opens flower festival on feb. 1

BAGUIO CITY- Fourteen (14) elementary schools; with children-participants and their own drum and lyre groups playing the now familiar Panagbenga tune shall kick-off the Baguio Flower Festival, on Wednesday, Feb. 1, with a parade along Session and Harrison roads, and a dance showdown at the Athletic Bowl, Burnham Park.

Pupils of La Trinidad Central School and Camp 3 Elementary School of Tuba, Benguet joins the competition, tagging along their musicians and instruments, with flowers and country style costumes and accessories. The participating schools each have at least fifty to a hundred participants.

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City's Special Inspection Committee formed

BAGUIO CITY – a special committee created by virtue of City Council Resolution No. 186 series of 2004 has been reactivated by Mayor Mauricio Domogan this week.

Administrative Order No. 14 Series of 2012 reconstituted and reactivated the City Special Inspection Committee (CSIC) which is mandated to inspect the compliance of boarding houses, dormitories and pension houses of their business, sanitary and fire safety permits.

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Mayor to call for dialogue on SM issue

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan Wednesday bared plans to broker a dialogue on the SM Baguio tree-cutting issue which continued to heat up amid snowballing opposition that started in a popular social networking site and which spread on the streets with a mass rally staged by environmental groups last Friday.

In his Ugnayang Panlungsod press briefing, the mayor said the city will schedule a public consultation to give opportunity to both sides to come face-to-face to air their sentiments and clarify issues on SM's expansion project that will entail the clearing of trees at its newly acquired property adjacent to the mall's present site in Luneta Hill.

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