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City commissions barangays to enforce smoke-free, environmental measures

The 128 barangays have been commissioned to implement Ordinance No. 34-2017 or the Smoke-Free Baguio Ordinance and Ordinance No. 18-2016 or the Environmental Code of Baguio City in their areas of jurisdiction.

Mayor Mauricio Domogan issued Administrative Order no. 136-18 that decentralizes the implementation of the said ordinances to ensure their effectiveness in the grassroots level.

SCOFADs propose geriatrics health care, other welfare programs

Members of the Senior Citizens Officials-for-a-Day (SCOFAD) executive department led by SCOFAD Mayor Betty Lourdes Tabanda last Monday addressed concerns and came up with sound orders addressing their own sector’s welfare including the adoption and implementation of a geriatrics health care program for the city’s elderly.

Status of traffic experiments sought

Senior Citizen Official-for-a-Day (SCOFAD) Mayor Betty Lourdes Tabanda  directed the Traffic and Transport Management Committee to submit a report on the results of the various traffic experiments implemented in the city to determine if these are effective and apt for permanent adoption.

In a memorandum order also adopted by Mayor Mauricio Domogan, Tabanda asked for a status report on the experimental traffic programs, some of which are still being enforced.

Statistics Month’s focus on Tourism dev’t to benefit Baguio – Alibuyog

The National Statistics Month celebration’s focus on the tourism industry will benefit Baguio City, being a tourist destination and now an internationally-recognized Creative City, National Statistics Office Cordillera Regional Director Villafe Alibuyog said on Monday.

Alibuyog led the launching of the Statistics Month celebration during the City Hall flag-raising ceremonies with city officials led by Mayor Mauricio Domogan and Vice Mayor Edison Bilog.

Labor summit in city, set

Members of the city’s labor sector are invited to attend a Labor Summit slated on October 4 at the City hall multipurpose hall from 1 pm to 5 pm conducted by the office of councilor Arthur Allad-iw.

Allad-iw, chair of the city council’s committee on employment, livelihood, cooperatives and persons with disabilities, said the half-day activity aims to assemble those from the labor community  in one venue to hear and collate their issues and concerns.

SCs to head reg’l offices on Monday, Oct. 2

Regional line agencies shall have Senior Citizen Officials for a Day (SCOFAD) this Monday.

This is in line with the celebration of October as Filipino Elderly month, with the theme, “Kilalanin at Parangalan: Tagapagsulong ng Karapatan ng Nakatatanda Tungo Sa Lipunang Mapagkalinga.”

The senior citizens were rigidly screened by the City Social Welfare and Development Office and other representative offices.

SCOFAD takes over city hall on Monday

Thirty-seven (37) Senior Citizens for a day (SCOFAD) take over city hall this Monday, October 1, as part of the celebration of Filipino elderly month.

The Senior Citizen officials were screened by the City Social Welfare and Development Office as secretariat represented by Coralie Dulnuan, with members from other offices.

Before the assumption of office, a thorough orientation on their functions was conducted by Sangguniang Panlalawigan staff Jonalyn Pagada last week.

Sanitation standards in an ordinance studied

A city ordinance crafted in 1999 prescribing sanitation standards in construction sites, transient entertain sites, circuses, carnivals, and similar business activities in the city, underwent updating from offices concerned, as to a status report last week.

Letters were sent to the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), City Building and Architecture Office (CBAO), City Engineering Office (CEO), Health Services Office (HSO), Permits and Licensing Office (PLD), and all Punong Barangays for action.

Outstanding elderly citizens to be feted

Six outstanding senior citizens shall be honored this Tuesday, the highlight of the program in the celebration of October as Filipino elderly month.

The awards are in four categories: Community service, Resource generation, Leadership and Huwarang Nakatatanda.

Outstanding, retirees and loyalty awardees feted in Civil Service program

Outstanding and loyal employees, and even retirees of the city government working force were honored in fitting ceremonies at a local hotel, last Friday, Sept. 28.

The program coincided with the 118th anniversary celebration of the Civil Service Commission, with the theme, “Lingkod Bayani: Maka-Diyos, Makatao, Makabayan.”