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CERTIFICATE OF ACCREDITATION

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Representing the City Government of Baguio. Mayor Mauricio Domogan, City Human Resource and Management Officer Dr. Estrella Bisquera and City Administrator Atty. Carlos Canilao receive the Certificate of Award of Accreditation CSC-CAR regional director Atty. Marilyn Taldo for having the requirements of the Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource (PRMF-HRM) conferred by the Philippine Civil Service through a resolution signed by CSC Commissioner Francisco Duque III during the Galeriya Ng Mga Gawad Lingkod-Bayani Ng Cordillera awarding of certificate of Accreditation Of Agencies With Level II status. - by Bong Cayabyab

 

Dads summon bcda, jhmc officials anew

BAGUIO CITY – The city council will invite anew Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) president and chief executive officer Arnel Paciano Casanova and John Hay Management Corporation (JHMC) president and chief executive officer Jamie Eloise Agbayani in the body's session on Sept. 29 to give an update on their compliance with the 19 conditionalities under Resolution No. 362 series of 1994 and to clarify Paciano's claims against the city government in a published statement recently.

Councilors Faustino Olowan, Roberto Ortega and Leandro Yangot Jr. said the BCDA and JHMC should once and for all shed light on these issues to clear the air amid its growing friction with the city government over the John Hay bodies' disregard of the conditions.

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Mayor seeks aggressive measures to stop pollution of balili

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan this week stressed the importance of cooperation in the on-going fight to save and totally rehabilitate the Balili River here.

Speaking to the crowd who took part in the Balili River Day Stakeholders forum spearheaded by the Balili River System Revitalization Coalition (BRSRC) September 16 at the University of the Philippines-Baguio, Domogan acknowledged the progress that the coalition has made to protect and maintain the tributaries leading to the Balili River.

The mayor called attention to the many activities underway in addressing the issues besetting not only the city but the adjoining municipalities where the tributaries of the Balili River traverse.

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PEZA OFFICIALS CALL

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Philippine Economic Zone Authority headed by newly designated Administrator Atty. Rene Joey Mipa (3rd from left), operations manager Engr Moody Agyao Jr (2nd from left) and division chief Paul Codamon pay a courtesy visit to Mayor Mauricio Domogan and tackled some issues and concerns on ancestral claims within the PEZA land property during a brief meeting last September 17. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

KISS AND MAKE UP

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The just concluded judging for the winners of the Miss Baguio 2014 beauty pageant has no anomalies and or of any kind of malicious intent. Some minor lapses on the handling of the proceedings during the Pageant Night was found out from the pageant judges, tabulators and the organizer which was presided by Mayor Mauricio Domogan during a dialogue/meeting. Former Beauty Queen and Angeles City Councilor Marecil "Marang" Morales apologized to the city executive to correct the "bad impressions" she posted from the social media and promised to submit her written apology to Mayor Domogan this coming week. - by Bong Cayabyab

 

Commercial building owners told to comply with parking requirement

BAGUIO CITY – Owners of commercial buildings at the central business district on Wednesday committed to provide ample parking spaces to comply with their building permit requirement.

In a dialogue with Mayor Mauricio Domogan initiated by Councilor Elaine Sembrano last Wednesday, the building owners agreed to rectify their violation either by restoring their parking spots which were converted and used for other purposes or by designating a parking area outside their buildings but within the property's 200-meter radius.

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GALLERY FOR LINGKOD-BAYANI

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Mayor Mauricio Domogan assisted by CSC-CAR regional director Atty. Marilyn Taldo cut the ceremonial ribbon featuring the Galeriya Ng Mga Gawad Lingkod-Bayani Ng Cordillera as part of the 114th Philippine Service Commission anniversary held at the city hall lobby September 15. Mayor Domogan received the prestigious national Lingkod Bayan Award in 1995 for his dynamic leadership in the repair and rehabilitation of Baguio's infrastructure during the July 1990 "Killer Quake". - By Bong Cayabyab

 

ULTRA MARATHON MEDAL HAULER

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Mayor Mauricio Domogan congratulates Ultra Marathon multi medalist Marcelo Bautista for defending anew his title for the fifth time the 100kilometer Ilocos Norte-Ilocos Sur (Tarayem Sangagasot Kilometros) witg a rime record of 12 hours and 16 minutes last September 13 and 14 Ultra Marathon Run. Marcelo, a former janitor at the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center who resigned last two years ago to concentrate further as an Ultra Marathoner haulin a total of 15v Championship Trophies in his career - by Bong Cayabyab

 

Updating of city's tax rates now a must

BAGUIO CITY – After years of stalling, the city government must now update its schedule of business and real property taxes to make the antiquated rates attuned with the times and with the requirements of the law.

City treasurer Alicia Onoza said the city is currently studying a proposal for a 10 percent increase in business taxes under Tax Ordinance No. 2000-01.

"We do not want as much as possible to impose an increase after all, we did not touch the rates for many years. But it has come to a point that increasing the tax rates is now a must," Onoza said.

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BAGUIO DAY RUN" FOR A CAUSE

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PHILHEALTH chief insurance officer Catalina Adawey and executive assistant collection head Sherwin Jay Torreliza hand over a check worth P20,000 to Baguio Day Run organizing committee volunteers composed of kidney patients, as part of PHILHEALTH donation and intent to join the upcoming "Baguio Day Run For-A- Cause" on September 28. Proceeds of the Baguio Day Run themed " Pawis Mo, Buhay Ko" shall be given to kidney patients here. Registration is still on going at the Public Information Office, Baguio City Hall for the 3K, 5K and 10 kilometer race. Witnessing the donation hand-over are executive assistant to the Mayor Roslyn Anos and City Public Information Officer Ramon Dacawi. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

Mayor still says no to pyrotechnics

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan last week reiterated his refusal to grant members of the Baguio Retailers of Paputok, Lucis (Pailaw) Atbp Association or any entity, permit to sell firecrackers, these coming holidays.

The mayor has also urged the city council to pass the ordinance to that effect.

Last year, members of the Paputok group have requested a permit to sell their wares in the city for several days, to no avail. They were then allowed by Tuba Mayor Florencio Bentrez to ply their trade in the neighboring Benguet town.

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ADVISORY

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

STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS
2014

Speech Delivered by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan during the Cordillera Month Closing Ceremony
July 26 SLU-BC

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