P500M needed to put up state-of-the-art sewage treatment plant

BAGUIO CITY November 22 - City Environment and Parks Management Office (CEPMO) Head Cordelia Lacsamana said the local government needs more or less P500 million to fund the proposed Sewage Treatment plant within the Galiano River System.

The proposed project, presented before the city council on Monday, entails the construction of a waste water treatment facility, a septage facility, and 11.9 kilometers of new sewer lines.

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Public safety is our primordial concern – DPWH-BCDEO

BAGUIO CITY November 24 – The Department of Public Works and Highways – Baguio City Engineering District (DPWH-BCDEO) underscored that the agency's primordial concern in the demolition of illegal structures erected within the road-right-of-way of national roads is for the safety of the public.

DPWH-BCDEO District Engineer Rene Zarate said the dismantling of the illegal structures within the vicinity of the Lion's Head along Kennon Road amidst the demand for reprieve from affected informal settlers and some local officials is just to prove that the agency is inclined to pursue its mandate to make sure national roads are free from obstructions.

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City's residual waste disposal transferred to Urdaneta

BAGUIO CITY November 24 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan ordered the City General Services Office (GSO) to prepare the waste disposal contract for the transfer of the dumpsite of the city's residual waste from the Metro Clark Management and Sanitary Services Corporation in Capas, Tarlac to the sanitary landfill owned by the local government of Urdaneta in Pangasinan starting next year.

The local chief executive claimed the city's technical team was able to validate the compliance of the Urdaneta landfill operator to the pertinent permits issued by concerned government agencies that will support the requirements of the procurement law, relative to the compliance of landfill operators to the standards contained under the provisions of Republic Act (RA) 9003, or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act.

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200 electric poles need relocation – DPWH-BCDEO

BAGUIO CITY November 24 – More or less 200 electric poles that allegedly serve as obstructions along national roads have been identified by the Department of Public Works and Highways – Baguio City District Engineering Office (DPWH-BCDEO) to be relocated pursuant to a joint circular from the DPWH and the Department of Energy (DOE).

DPWH-BCDEO District Engineer Rene Zarate said number of electric poles to be relocated might increase depending on the results of the on-going validation being conducted by representatives of concerned government agencies, the local government and the involved public utility companies like the Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO) and other cable companies that attach their cables to the said electric poles.

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City grateful for P180M Convention Center fund

BAGUIO CITY November 24 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan expressed the local government's gratitude to all those who were instrumental in facilitating the allocation of the P180 million from the annual budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) purposely for the initial rehabilitation of the city-owned Baguio Convention Center, the city's premier convention facility.

The local chief executive revealed that Public Works Undersecretary Cabral, who was then an Assistant Secretary of the agency during her visit to the city early last year, was actually instrumental in working out the inclusion of the initial funding for the rehabilitation and upgrading of the Baguio Convention Center in the agency's budget next year.

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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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