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Coaches, athletes urged to make do with limited aid

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged sports officials, coaches and athletes representing Baguio city in different local, regional, national and international sports competitions to make do with earmarked funds from the local government purposely as financial assistance for them to be able to join such sports tournaments in the different parts of the world.

Measles vaccine for children available – DOH

Regional and city health authorites urged parents to bring their children aged at least nine months old to the nearest health facility to have them vaccinated against measles to prevent them from contracting the illness that might compromise their health condition.

175K children to be vaccinated against Japanese encephalitis

More than one hundred seventy five thousand children regionwide aged nine to fifty nine months are being eyed to be vaccinated by health personnel against the dreaded Japanese encephalitis viral infection. 

Dr. Amelita M. Pangilinan, regional director of the Cordillera office of the Department of Health (DOH-CAR), said that the mass vaccination of children in the said age bracket will be done by health personnel until March to spare the children from being afflicted with the viral infection which is one of the diseases subjected to surveillance.

Master plan for 8-hectare Dairy farm lot sought

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan ordered the city Planning and Development Office to prepare the comprehensive master development plan of the more or less 8-hectare portion of the Baguio Dairy Farm that was ceded by the Department of Agriculture to the local government so that the use of the area will be maximized for the benefit of the city.

Eco Green technical working group formed

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan issued Administrative Order No. 22, series of 2019 that created the Technical Working Group (TWG) to prepare the city’s Eco Green master plan that will serve as a requisite to the declaration of Baguio city as an Eco Green City.

The local chief executive underscored that one of the major thrusts of the local government is the implementation of short- medium and long-term green programs that will help in achieving the identity of Baguio city as an Eco Green city in the global village.

Autonomy to serve as a transition to federalism

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan underscored that achieving autonomy for the Cordillera will serve as a transition to the present administration’s plan to shift to federal form of government to help in striking a balance between the development of the different regions of the country.

The local chief executive expressed his gratitude to Socio-Economic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia for emphazing  the need for a transition period once the planed shift to federal form of government will be ratified by the Filpinos and autonomy is definitely a good ode of transition.

Transfer of Baguio Blooms to Ganza parking okayed

The local legislative body approved the request of Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan for the transfer of the stalls of the month-long Baguio Blooms Exposition and Exhibition from the skating rink to the Ganza parking area to lessen the impact of the activity to the environment in the said area.

Local legislators favourably acted on the request of the local chief executive after denying with finality the proposed use of the skating rink for the said exhibition which is part of the income-generating activities of the 24th edition of Panagbenga popularly known as the Baguio flower festival.

Review of scholarship policies sought

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged the officials of the Local Government of Baguio Employees Association, Inc. (LGUBEAI) to reconsider the criteria of being a solo parent under its scholarship program for beneficiaries of employees of the local government so as not to send the message that the organization is allegedly tolerating illegitimacy of siblings.

Cordillera teenage pregnancy drops to 3.4 percent

The Commission on Population and Development reported a significant decline in teenage pregnancy in the Cordillera from a whooping 18.7 percent in 2013 to only 3.4 percent in 2017.

Former POPCOM-CAR regional director Rose Fortaleza underscored one of the significant accomplishments of her office during her stint in the region was the achieved reduction of teenage pregnancy which was a tough task ahead considering the high percentage of teenagers who are pregnant.

City to observe bullying prevention, awareness month

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance providing for the annual observance of the Bullying Prevention and Awareness month every October and providing funds for the said purpose.

The ordinance authored by Vice Mayor Edison R. Bilog stated that every October shall be declared and known as the ‘Bullying Prevention and Awareness month’ in the city.