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Smoke-free task force inspection of establishments at CBD on

Members of the Smoke-Free Baguio Task Force will conduct inspections of business establishments at the central business district on Feb. 13 and 15 to monitor the extent of compliance to Ordinance No. 34 series of 2017 or Smoke-Free Baguio ordinance.
    City Tobacco Control Officer Dr. Donnabel Tubera said this is part of the continuing monitoring and information-education-communication (IEC) campaign on the ordinance.
    Business firms along Session Road and its vicinity will be first line in the inspection from 1:30-3 p.m. by the task force teams.

Rules set on dog photo shoot at mines view

The City Government has set rules on dog photo shoot activities at Mines View Park to regulate the operation of said business and ensure the safety of park goers and animals used in the trade.

In Administrative Order No. 16 s. 2018, Mayor Mauricio Domogan said recent reports indicated an alarming record of biting, grasping, scuffing and scratching of park goers by dogs used in photo shoots in the park.

Candy festival soon in Baguio?

Will Baguio City be hosting another festival soon?

The Baguio Filipino-Chinese Community organizations are toying with the idea of establishing a candy festival in the city possibly as a side event to the Chinese New Year celebration.

Spring Festival executive committee chair Peter Ng said the “sweet” idea spawned from an innocent telephone call from a friend asking him when the candy festival was going to be held this year.

Hypebeast probe on

Mayor Mauricio Domogan has ordered the Baguio City Police Office to look into the activities of the group of teenagers going by the name “Hypebeast” now allegedly operating like a gang terrorizing and physically harming unsuspecting students.

In his Ugnayang Panlungsod press briefing, the mayor said he received reports that some youth allegedly belonging to the group have been involved in harassment incidents not only in the area near City Hall as earlier reported but also in barangays like Aurora Hill.

Council wants city CCTV project aligned with police, Beneco programs

The City Council last Monday asked the City Budget Office to consider aligning the City’s closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance system project with the peace and order program of the Baguio City Police Office and the CCTV donation project of the Benguet Electric Cooperative Inc.

Vice Mayor Edison Bilog said pooling together the city and BENECO’s efforts would ensure the provision of quality equipment and services and therefore maximize the benefit of the multi-million peso project housed at the BCPO.

Public hearing on environmental concerns, Feb. 21

The council committee on health and sanitation, ecology and environmental protection headed by Council Elaine Sembrano conducts a public hearing on proposed ordinances, on Feb. 21, starting at 9 AM at the city hall multi-purpose hall.

Panagbenga 2018 opens

Eight (8) elementary school contingents with their well-coordinated steps and flower-themed, environment-inspired recycled accessories and backdrops, join the grandstreet dancing parade on Feb. 24.

Annual city hall employees’ summit, proposed

The city council passed on first reading a proposed ordinance declaring and institutionalizing the first Friday of December of every year as city hall employees summit, providing funds therefor and for other purposes.  

Authored by councilor Joel Alangsab, the measure creates a committee tasked to coordinate the summit’s activities chaired by the head of the city council’s committee on ethics, governmental affairs and personnel (EGAP) with the human resource management officer as vice-chair.

Use of metal detectors in biz establishments, mulled

The local legislature passed on first reading a proposed ordinance requiring business establishments like malls, supermarkets, groceries, convenient stores, restaurants, night spots/bars and other similar establishments  operating within the Summer Capital’s territorial jurisdiction to provide security metal detectors in their entrances.

Authored by councilor Leandro Yangot, Jr., the measure states that the move will be a means to curb crimes and other forms of violence inside the mentioned establishments.

Institutionalization of Peoples’ Congress in Baguio, pushed

The city council passed on first reading a proposed ordinance institutionalizing the conduct of a peoples’/ sectoral congress in the City of Pines once every three years.