Put up of crematorium in city proposed

BAGUIO CITY August 08 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance establishing a local government-owned crematorium facility in the city and appropriating the needed funds for the purpose.

The ordinance authored by Councilor Leandro B. Yangot, Jr. stated the amount of P5 million will be appropriated from the general fund of the local government or from any available source for the successful implementation of the ordinance.

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Convention center design contest to push through

BAGUIO CITY August 08 – The proponent of the Baguio Convention Center design contest will still push through as planned even if the proposed ordinance authorizing the charging of the amount of P2.35 million from the non-office account of the 2017 annual budget for the said purpose was withdrawn during the local legislative body's regular session last Monday.

Councilor Maria Mylene Victoria G. Yaranon, author of the proposed ordinance, said she was constrained to withdraw her proposal because she was already exasperated and tired of justifying the merits of the proposal, especially to some local legislators who refuse to think out of the boxes and those who try to project themselves as working for the welfare of the people when in fact, they are not doing so.

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Camp 7 bocap slapped 6-month suspension

BAGUIO CITY August 10 – The City Council approved the recommendation of one of its division on barangay cases to suspend controversial Camp 7 punong barangay Constancio Danao for a maximum period of six months without pay after finding him guilty of serious or grave dishonesty and grave misconduct.

In a 19-page resolution, the local legislative body found Danao guilty of the offense of gave dishonesty and grave misconduct for manipulating the procurement of the needed warning devices and disaster risk reduction and management equipment by allowing the payment of the procured items even without the authority of the barangay Bids and Awards Committee (BAC).

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Committee formed to study Rillera building options

BAGUIO CITY August 08 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan created a committee that will study the options to be undertaken by the local government in relation to the operation of the Rillera building or fish section within the city public market after the Supreme Court (SC) ruled in favour of the city after over 11 years of litigation.

The local chief executive tasked City Legal Officer Melchor Carlos P. Rabanes, City Treasurer Ales Cabarrubias, City Building Official Nazita F. Bañez and City Engineer Elpidio Garabiles to ascertain the appropriate measures that will be taken by the local government to effect the eventual takeover of the Rillera building from the Hilltop Market Fish Vendors Association (HMFVA) who had been occupying the property for over 40 years now despite the 25-year limit of its first lease contract signed in 1974.

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Businesses urged to cooperate in Palaro hosting

BAGUIO CITY August 11 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan called on businessmen in Baguio and Benguet to cooperate with the local governments and concerned government agencies by not taking advantage of the influx of visitors once the country's Summer Capital and Salad Bowl will be chosen as the host of the 2018 Palarong Pambansa in unreasonably increasing the prices of their goods.

The local chief executive admitted that businesses will be the direct beneficiaries of the influx of over 50,000 athletes, sports officials and members of their families who will be flocking to the city once the Palaro games will be held in Baguio and Benguet that is why businessmen should also cooperate by not increasing their prices but instead provide or offer attractive discounts to their expected clients.

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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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