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city stand on cjh brgy segregation non-negotiable -- mayor

BAGUIO CITY – The city’s position on the segregation of the entire land area covered by the 13 barangays from the Camp John Hay reservation is non-negotiable, Mayor Mauricio Domogan said on Wednesday.

mayor confident city can beat deadline for dumpsite rehab

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan on Wednesday expressed confidence that the city can beat the 20-month deadline set the by the court to rehabilitate and convert the Irisan dump facility into an eco-park.
This as the city continues to face setbacks on the implementation of the project to rehabilitate the collapsed retaining wall to stabilize the area.
The mayor assured that the city will do its best to comply with the terms of the consent decree that settled the Writ of Kalikasan to stop the use of waste facility.

Baguio day 2012

BAGUIO CITY – Seven outstanding Baguio citizens, all ladies, were awarded during the 103rd charter program at the Baguio Convention Center last Saturday, Sept. 1.
Stringently screened by the Society of Outstanding Citizens Organization of Baguio (SOCOB) Council, the awardees are: Dr. Rowena Aquino Pascual for Professional Service, Engr. Susan Nalog-Anganga for cooperatives, retired teacher Elena Badival, Rebecca Domogan and Rosario Cordero for community service, Patricia Anne Gallardo for Public Service, and Rebecca Lim Nulud for Arts and Culture.

City Prosecutor finds self in jail

BAGUIO CITY – it’s behind bars for City Prosecutor Gloria Agunos, Assistant Prosecutor Evelyn Tagudar, Lady Lawyers of Baguio and Benguet President Atty. Stephanie Rachel Tenefrancia Castro last Thursday.
The lady lawyers escorted to prison Danielle Franklin and Danica Franklin both Middle School kids from Anthony Saville, Las Vegas, USA who prepped up goodies for female residents in the city’s jail.
Agunos said, ‘it was decided by the Lady Lawyers of Baguio and Benguet and the Franklins to share a little blessing before the two minors fly home’.

Guidelines out in suspension of work during calamities

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan has issued a set of guidelines in the suspension of work for city government workers here in times of weather disturbances and calamities.
Administrative order 98 series of 2012 rationalizes the implementation of the suspension of work for all city government offices in cases of extreme weather conditions.
The mayor said employees who do not report to work for the period when work is suspended shall not be considered on leave or tardy/undertime.

City gets state-of-the-art weather monitoring device

BAGUIO CITY - The partnership between government and private institutions in ensuring to mitigate and decrease the risks of the effects of weather related disasters is getting boosts.
The city is a recipient to the latest Automated Weather Station (AWS) through the initiative of the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) to help prepare member cities in monitoring weather patterns and disturbances anywhere in the country.
The project is supported by Union Bank, Aboitiz Power and Weather Philippines Foundation.

Baguio celebrates 103rd Charter day

BAGUIO CITY – As chairperson of the Baguio City Charter celebration committee, Mayor Mauricio Domogan has confirmed last week that Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. shall be guest of honor and speaker for this year’s 103rd city charter observance, on Sept 1.

Marcos, Jr. is presently the chairperson for Local Government, Urban Planning, Housing and Resettlement in the senate and was earlier voted as Vice-Governor, Governor, and Congressman in his home province of Ilocos Norte.

Five cops nominated for BCPO head

BAGUIO CITY – The top cop for the Baguio City Police Office should be coming soon, Mayor Mauricio Domogan assured the public during last week’s media forum Ugnayan, as five nominees have been listed.

The committee headed by the mayor is presently evaluating the documents of Police Senior Superintendents Joseph Cagayan Adnol, Virgilio Laya, Jesus Cambay, Angelito Casimiro and Marlon Valdez Madrid.

City to scrutinize waste disposal tech

BAGUIO CITY - The two proponents for the new technology in processing wastes here would soon undergo scrutiny by the city government.
Mayor Mauricio Domogan during the Weekly Ugnayan presser Wednesday said evaluation of the waste-to-coal and waste-to-energy proposals from two foreign firms has been scheduled next week.
The mayor said a technical team would study carefully which technology is best suited for the city that could address the increasing garbage generated daily.

Mayor says EMB backs ECC for ESL

BAGUIO CITY – There might be hope for the planned Engineered Sanitary Landfill (ESL) for Baguio-La Trinidad-Itogon-Sablan-Tuba-Tublay (BLISTT).
This was revealed by Mayor Mauricio Domogan Wednesday during the Weekly Ugnayan presser here.
The mayor said the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) voted 17-0 in support of the issuance of the Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) which is a vital requirement to commence the planned ESL in Barangay Ampucao.

irisan dumpsite holding up despite rains

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan is relieved that the Irisan dump facility is holding up despite the continuous monsoon rains that has battered the city over the past weeks.

Domogan also said personnel of the city’s solid waste management division and engineering division are keeping watch over the dumpsite which has a huge gap on its retaining wall caused by a major typhoon which hit the city last year and caused the unfortunate trash slide.
“We are thankful that no trash slide and mishap occurred in the area despite the heavy rains,” mayor said.

park guardians asked to take adoption role seriously

BAGUIO CITY – City officials on Monday urged groups intending to adopt parks in the city to honor their commitment to tend to these promenade areas continually and sincerely and not only for posterity.
“Our Adopt-a-Park program does not end after the adoption ceremonies and signing of the agreement. Let’s learn from our past experience and see to it that if we adopt a park, we will do that we can to continually maintain it to give meaning to the program,” Mayor Mauricio Domogan said.

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