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63 Cordillera barangays still drug affected

 The Cordillera office of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-CAR) reported that some sixty three barangays in the different parts of the region remain to be drug affected amidst the unrelenting and uncompromising anti-illegal drug campaign being undertaken by law enforcers and anti-narcotics agents.

273 Marcos Highway establishments issued demolition notices

The local government and coordination with the Department of Public Works and Highways-Baguio City District Engineering Office (DPWH-BCDEO) issued to owners of some 273 establishments along Marcos highway that were previously uncovered to have encroached in the road-right-of-way of the national road the second demolition notices for them to voluntarily demolish portions of their structures that encroached on one of the main highways in the city.

4th Saturday of every month is cleanup drive in city

The local government will be designating the fourth Saturday of every month wherein local officials and residents will be conducting a massive cleanup operation in their places to instil among them the importance of maintaining cleanliness inside and outside their homes.

Mayor Benjamin B. Magalong said the recently conducted cleanup drive led by the private sector was successful, thus, the monthly citywide cleanup campaign involving the barangays should be done every 4th Saturday of the month to help in maintaining cleanliness all over the city.

City eyes increase in tow trucks

The local government plans to increase its existing number of tow trucks to intensify the implementation of the city’s towing ordinance that will help in ridding the roads from unnecessary obstructions that impede the smooth flow of traffic in the different parts of the city.

Baguio crafts strategies on market development

The local government is currently crafting the appropriate strategies to free the city from its contractual obligations with Uniwide Sales realty and Resources Corporation, the winning bidder of the long overdue development of the public market, and implement the present administration’s agenda for a modernized market.

Palace official urges intensified lobbying for autonomy bill

A Palace official urged concerned stakeholders and autonomy advocates to intensify their downstream and upstream lobbying to ensure the enactment into law of the proposed autonomy law for the Cordillera within the next fifteen months of the 18th Congress to prevent the same from being overtaken by events.

City to spend P18 million for Irisan eco park

The local government will be setting aside P18 million to bankroll the programmed conversion of a portion of the 5-2-hectare Irisan closed dumpsite to an eco-park probably by the last quarter of next year or by the first quarter of 2021.

P20 million earmarked to recover city sidewalks

The local government will be allocating more or less P20 million from its annual budget next year to aggressively recover and put up as many sidewalks to make most part of the city conducive for walking as part of the efforts to encourage walking among residents and tourists.

Mayor Benjamin B. Magalong ordered the City Engineering Office (CEO) to already start working on the recovery of sidewalks in the different parts of the city to ensure that the said areas will be safe for walking considering that sidewalks are beyond the commerce of man.

RDC confirms new private sector representatives

The Regional Development Council (RDC) in the Cordillera confirmed the new private sector representatives in the region’s policy-making body for the term 2019-2022.

RDC, RPOC nominate aspirants for key positions

The Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Councils (RPOC) in the Cordillera approved the nominations of aspirants for the key positions in the two regional bodies with the lapse of the term of office of former Baguio city mayor Mauricio G. Domogan who chaired both powerful bodies.