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Comm. to administer bidding process relative to the lease & operation of stalls in the city owned parks formed

Baguio mayor Mauricio Domogan recently issued administrative order no. 114, creating a special committee to administer the bidding process relative to the lease and operation of the vacant stalls in the city owned parks.

The contracts of lease between the city government and the various parks concessionaires and users have already expired December 31 of last year and that the latter had been operating under the holdover arrangement.

Massive clean-up drive at Balili River

Some employees of the city government of Baguio will be conducting a massive clean-up drive to the creeks, tributaries in the different barangays heading the Balili River on September 22.

Said clean-up drive is part of the city’s celebration of the 117th Philippine Civil Service anniversary.

About 160 slots available in the night market extension

To accommodate vendors who wish to trade their merchandise, the Baguio City Market Authority will be extending the operation of night market along the Perfecto Street.

According to city treasurer Alex Cabarrubias, approximately 160 slots will be available and open to interested individuals.

Mayor Mauricio Domogan directed the city engineer’s office to work on the lighting and markings at the Perfecto St. to ensure the safety of the vendors and customers before starting its operation by the end of the month or early October.

CADAC setting strategies in war against drugs

In line with the government’s all out campaign against illegal drugs entire the country, the city government here through the City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC) underwent a two-day planning at the Baguio City Police Office multi-purpose hall to address the continuing illegal drug activities in the city.

Despite the on-going programs intended for Persons with Substance Use Disorder (PSUDs), there is still a need to intensify the city’s drive in making Baguio a drug-free city.

City public address system, mulled

The local legislature has passed on first reading a proposed ordinance establishing a paging or public address system along major thoroughfares, overpasses, parks, public buildings and other open places frequented by the public within the city’s central business district.

No big deal in naming of sultans in Baguio

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan emphasized that there is no big deal on the part of the local government if there were sultans that were named by a certain Muslim group to serve in the city, saying that what is important is that they will not be the problems of the city in terms of peace and order.

The local chief executive said the local government does not mind whatever Muslims will call their community in the city, provided that, they cooperate with the policies being enforced by concerned government agencies for the sustained paced and order situation in the city.

City has no authority to stop Camp 7 demolition

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan underscored the local government has no authority to interfere and stop the scheduled demolition of some fifteen illegal structures erected on the road-right-of-way of Kennon road, particularly those built near the famous Lions Head, saying that the agency in charge of the situation is the Department of Public Works and Highways–Baguio City District Engineering Office (DPWH-BCDEO).

SC okays creation of 2 RTC Branches in Baguio

The Supreme Court (SC) en banc approved the creation of two branches of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) to be stationed in the city as part of the efforts of the judiciary to decongest existing courts and guarantee the speedy disposition of cases.

The approval of the 2 additional RTC branches was done by the SC en banc during its session on August 8, 2017, upon the recommendation of the Court Administrator and it will be denominated as RTC Branch 78 and Branch 79.

150 plant trees in city’s Busol watershed

Some none hundred-fifty employees of the Loakan-based MOOG Controls Corporation and secondary students of the Mil-an National High School actively participated in a tree planting activity at the city’s Busol watershed Saturday.

The participating MOOG employees and Mil-an National High School students planted more than 200 assorted tree seedlings within the designated ‘muyong’ of the company within the Baguio side of the watershed.

Special session for revised schedule of market values set September 27

The City Council approved a special session on September 27, 2017, 10 am, on the proposed ordinance revising the schedule of market values of the city’s real property taxes which has been calendared for second reading after its publication.

The local legislative body agreed to the special session so that its members can concentrate on the deliberations of the proposal to amend the city’s 20-year old rates of real property taxes collected from land owners.