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Mayor suspends classes February 1

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Reinaldo Bautista, Jr. ordered the suspension of classes for elementary and high school levels come February 1.

Bautista’s aim is to provide students the full opportunity to take part in the Panagbenga 2010 opening parade.

It is participated by various sectors of the community including the different schools in the city but we are leaving the decision to CHED for the college level, Bautista said.

We are encouraging our students and their parents to participate in this event, this parade is especially for the locals, he said.

Road closure advisory for Panagbenga out

BAGUIO CITY- Mayor Reinaldo Bautista, Jr., last week issued Administrative Order 9 for the temporary closure of certain roads to vehicular traffic for the Panagbenga 2010 celebration.
The closure is anchored on the local government code, as stated, that road closure may be done for fiesta celebrations; for which Panagbenga is classified.
For the Baguio Flower Festival opening parade on Feb. 1, Military Cut-off rotunda to Lower Session road, Session road and Harrison Road shall be closed for Eight (8) hours, from 5 AM to 1PM.

Another coding suspension ordered

BAGUIO CITY – After the suspension of the coding scheme for vehicles last Christmas break, Mayor Reinaldo Bautista, Jr. ordered another suspension on its implementation for all types of private vehicles within city streets.

Major events happening in the city is expected to draw hundreds of local and foreign tourists coming from various places.

This is in preparation for the Flower Festival Celebrations and the Philippine Military Academy Graduation Rites, Bautista said.

City STP Due for Rehab- Mayor

BAGUIO CITY – The more than 20-year old city sewage treatment plant river in

Sanitary Camp, for Balili river needs to be rehabilitated for more effective service, Mayor

Reinaldo Bautista, Jr. said last week.

Traffic schemes Go On- Mayor

BAGUIO CITY – Feedback from those affected by the traffic schemes are welcome, so as to improve the ongoing route experiments, Mayor Reinaldo Bautista, Jr. said last week during the regularly media Ugnayan.

Rice Allowance for City Hall Employees Sought

BAGUIO CITY - In a bid to ease financial burden of employees, councilor Betty Lourdes Tabanda, proposed a resolution “Granting a quarterly rice allowance for City Government Employees”.


Kids Replace Stolen ‘thank you’ Notes on Mini-forest

Kids who thanked President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for her promise to have the patch of pine beside the Baguio Convention Center (BCC) saved from urban sprawl have replaced their notes of gratitude which were set on tarpaulin and then stolen.


Spine Board Training Giving Spine to Barangay Disaster Brigades

A series of trainings within limited givens has provided a spine to the city’s rescue operations during calamities – right at the barangay level which, because of its proximity, can provide the immediate response needed in emergencies.


3,000 Avail of Power, Water Moratorium

BAGUIO CITY – Over 3,000 residents have availed of the moratorium on electric and water service connections being implemented in the city.

Mayor Nixes Legitimization of Irregular PUV Franchises

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Reinaldo Bautista Jr. is opposed to the proposed legitimization of illegal and fraudulent public utility vehicle franchises which reportedly now abound in the city.

The mayor Thursday said he would instead bat for the retention of the moratorium on the issuance of new franchises and the phase out of Tamaraw FX taxi units.

Mines View Satellite Market Project Finally Pushes Through

BAGUIO CITY – The long shelved construction of a satellite market at Mines View Park will finally push through.

Mayor Reinaldo Bautista Jr. Thursday announced the award of the contract for the putting up of a four-storey building at the tourist spot which was delisted as a park by the Dept. of Tourism (DOT) after vendors mushroomed and undermined the area.

Adcon Donation Turned Over to Red Cross

BAGUIO CITY – The Baguio and Benguet chapters of the Philippine National Red Cross were the beneficiaries of the donation from the Advertising Congress amounting to P1,390,000.00 received by the city government through Mayor Reinaldo Bautista Jr.

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