Student welfare body strengthened

BAGUIO CITY – The Council for Student Welfare, a body overseeing concerns for the well-being of students in the city will be strengthened.

The city council will amend Administrative Order No. 53 series of 2008 to beef up the composition and the functions of the body as per the recommendation of the city council research division under local legislative staff officer V Dan Ricky Ong based on the monitoring and evaluation done by local legislative staff assistant Nechel Ocasion.

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Hike in subsidy for Ms. Baguio pageant seen

BAGUIO CITY August 15 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance increasing the subsidy of the local government to the private organizers of the traditional Ms. Baguio beauty pageant from the current P50,000 financial assistance to at least P250,000 to ensure the quality handling of the event by seasoned event organizers.

Members of the local legislative body agreed to base the amount of the city's financial assistance to the Ms. Baguio organizers on the financial statement of the organizers, particularly Sonny T. Productions which will be handling the beauty pageant this year, to make sure that the conduct of the event will be improve through the years.

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PAGCOR told to study opposition versus electronic bingo

BAGUIO CITY August 15 – The City Council decided to transmit to the State-owned Philippine Amusement Gaming Corporation (PAGCO|R) the transcript of the public hearing previously conducted and the local legislative body's regular session on August 14, 2017 relative to the status of electronic and traditional bingo outlets in the different parts of the city which time and again, had been criticized by religious and other concerned sectors.

The local legislative body was forced to transmit the transcript of the public hearing and its recent deliberations on electronic and traditional bingo to the PAGCOR after it failed to reach a consensus among its members on whether or not to rescind previous resolutions that interposed no objection to the operation of several electronic and traditional bingo outlets in the different parts of the city.

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LTFRB criticized for issuing franchise in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY August 15 – Members of the City Council criticized the Cordillera office of the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) for granting to a shuttle company a certificate of public convenience (CPC) to provide the transport requirements of the Loakan-based Texas Instruments Philippines without first securing an exemption from the local government.

The local legislative body returned to the LTFRB-CAR the request of GM Joe Tours and Transport Corporation for exemption from the existing moratorium on the issuance of franchises unacted considering that the regulatory body already granted the requested franchise even without the exemption from the city which is a clear act of allegedly undermining the existing moratorium.

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Installation of distribution lines in city to be regulated

BAGUIO CITY August 16 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance regulating the installation and maintenance of distribution lines of various utilities in the city.

The ordinance authored by all members of the local legislative body stated the measure shall cover the construction, installation and maintenance of electrical poles and wires and telecommunication poles and cables within the jurisdiction of the city.

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STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS 2017

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

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Speech Delivered by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan during the Cordillera Month Closing Ceremony
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