Fund for improvement of dairy farm waste transfer station okayed

BAGUIO CITY – The City Government will soon implement the improvement of the Dept. of Agriculture property at the Dairy Farm currently being used as waste transfer station after the City Council in a special session last May 25 approved the realignment of the P11.5 million budget for the project.

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Certification of autonomy bill as urgent possible

BAGUIO CITY May 31 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan underscored the chances of President Rodrigo R. Duterte certifying House Bill (HB 5343 and Senate Bill (SB) 1678 or the bills that seek the establishment of the Autonomous Region in the Cordillera (ARC) has become stronger following the enactment of the controversial Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) before the adjournment of the second regular session of the 17th Congress.

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Council eyes paperless sessions

BAGUIO CITY – The City Council aims to institutionalize the conduct of paperless sessions.

In a proposed ordinance authored by all the aldermen, they noted that test runs done in previous meetings proved that by going paperless, the office saved 336 reams of paper in one year which was normally used for photocopying the agenda, minutes of meetings, endorsements and supporting documents.

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Mayor dismayed on hike in drug affected barangays

BAGUIO CITY May 31 – Mayor Mauuricio G. Domogan expressed disappointment over the increase in the city's drug affected barangays from six to twenty four which means that concerned sectors and residents still have a long way to go in the aggressive implementation of interventions to achieve a drug free city.

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Balili-bued governing bodies meet

BAGUIO CITY – Building plans for the P140M City Camp Lagoon satellite sewage system have been prepared to ease overloading of the Baguio Sewage Treatment Plant (BSTP) at North Sanitary Camp.

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Stations, police, commended

BAGUIO CITY – Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) station heads, personnel and concerned individuals were accorded commendations during the regular flag raising ceremonies last week at city hall.

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Put up of dog warning signages proposed

BAGUIO CITY May 29 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance requiring all dog owners and caretakers to attach, post or hang highly noticeable and visible dog warning signs in front of their premises and areas of operation and providing penalties for violation of the measure.

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No standing parking reservation ordinance proposed

BAGUIO CITY May 29 – The City Council approved on first reading the so-called No Standing Parking Reservation in the city.

The ordinance authored by Councilor Elaine D. Sembrano stated that it will be a policy of the local government to prohibit any individual, natural or juridical, from reserving a parking slot or space by physically standing or occupying the same, in all free parking areas in the different parts of the city.

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Council defers action on Burnham carnival extension

BAGUIO CITY May 29 – The City Council deferred its collective action on the request of the operator of the controversial carnival which was established at the children's playground considering that local legislators were not actually ready to act on the matter during its regular session held last Monday.

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Revision of BC, Baguio deed of usufruct underway

BAGUIO CITY May 31 – The local government and the management of the Benguet Corporation (BC) are now working on the revision of the details of their deed of usufruct so that company properties in Itogon, Benguet which were found to be suitable to host the proposed integrated solid waste disposal facility will be included in the agreement.

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17th fil-chinese friendship day june 9

BAGUIO CITY – The City will mark the 17th Philippine-China Friendship Day with a program set at 9:30 a.m. at the Botanical Garden on June 9.

Highlights of the program will be the unveiling of the Baguio Filipino-Chinese Friendship Garden Marker and the 12 Chinese zodiac sculptures both located at the Botanical Garden and the turn-over of a fire truck by the People's Republic of China Consulate Office based in Laoag City.

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Regulation of small-scale mining activities pressed

BAGUIO CITY May 31 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan rallied concerned government agencies to impose stringent regulations relative to the operation of small-scale mining activities in the different parts of the country to prevent the potential threats that the environmentally critical activity will pose to the environment and the health of the people.

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Rainwater harvesting pushed

BAGUIO CITY – Rainwater harvesting is urged for households, public schools, barangays and even government offices.

This was pointed out by Baguio Water District (BWD) General Manager Engr. Salvador Royeca as with Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-CAR) Regional Director Ralph Pablo during the Balili-Bued governing body meeting last week.

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Elder Abuse awareness Day in Baguio set June 15

BAGUIO CITY May 29 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance declaring every June 15 as the Elder Abuse Awareness Day in the city and for other purposes it may serve.

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World No Tobacco Day summit, held

BAGUIO CITY – Around 200 college students participated in Monday's summit on the Smoke-Free Baguio Ordinance (Ord. No. 34, series of 2017) at the University of Cordilleras auditorium as part of the Summer Capital's observance of World No Tobacco Day.

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Dads Criticized Legarda widening project

BAGUIO CITY May 29 – The City Council approved a resolution inviting officials of the Department of Public works and Highways – Baguio City District Engineering office (BCDEO) to appear before the local legislative body's regular session on Monday, June 4,v 2018 to shed light on the questions of the motoring and commuting public relative to the snail-paced implementation of the multi-million widening project along Legarda road.

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