Protection on safeguarded lands intensified

Protecting and preserving the environment is one of the city’s thrust in order to make this mountain resort a better place to live in by the constituents and the next generations.

The Local Government Code of 1991, as amended, mandates every local government units to implement comprehensive and sustainable development practices to protect, conserve and mitigate ensuing environmental concerns of its natural resources.

Clean air monitoring committee formed

With the approved city ordinance no. 18, series of 2016 otherwise known as the Environment Code of the city of Baguio to continuously preserve the environment for the sake of the constituents of the city and its future generations, acting city mayor, vice mayor

Edison Bilog issued administrative order no. 158 creating the Clean Air Monitoring Committee.

Review of city hall parking collections ordered

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan ordered concerned departments to conduct an extensive review of the pertinent provisions of Ordinance No. 085, series of 2017 that mandated the collection of parking fees for motor vehicles that will park in the parking spaces around the city hall.

City studies transfer of solid waste disposal site to Urdaneta

The local government is currently studying the possibility of transferring the disposal of its residual waste from the current sanitary landfill of the Metro Clark Waste Management Corporation to the landfill operated by the local government of Urdaneta City, Pangasinan in the coming years.

80 Cordillera local governments have LDRRM plans

The Cordillera office of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG-CAR) disclosed that 80 local governments in the region were able to submit their Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Plans (LDRRM) plans, which is one of the major requirements of the compliance of local governments to the coveted Seal of Good Local governance (SGLG).

War memorial in Baguio proposed

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance declaring a portion of the Rose Garden in Burnham Park as a war memorial in honor of soldiers and policemen from Baguio City and the Cordillera who died in battle and for other purposes.

Quest for autonomy gets Senate backing

The third attempt of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) for autonomy got a big boost from a member of the Senate bolstering the chances of the enactment of the proposed autonomy law once certified by President Rodrigo R. Duterte as a priority administration measure, Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito said here recently.

Increased bed capacity of Baguio hospital assured

The chairman of the Senate Committee on Health assured local officials and residents that part of the budget of the national government next year will include the increase in the bed capacity of the state-run Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) to be able to cater to the increasing number of patients from various parts of Northern Luzon seeking medical attention from the government’s tertiary hospital in the city.

Spot inspection of massage parlors in city eyed

The City Council approved a resolution requesting the City Health Services office to conduct regular spot inspections of massage parlors, spas, or similar establishments offering massage or nail cleaning services in the city and to submit its report to the local legislative body within 30 days upon its approval.

Preservation of heritage trees in Baguio pushed

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance mandating the preservation of century and heritage trees in the city.