Today is: December 10, 2013
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BAGUIO CITY – In a baffling display of gall, former lessees of the gutted sari-sari section of the City Market trooped to the City Council Session Hall, October 26, demanding rights literally extinguished by fire.
This, despite promise of lease contracts in the newly constructed ‘sari-sari’ section at the City Market.
BAGUIO CITY – Knowing what millions could do to Baguio and Benguet’s typhoon-spoiled economy, mayor Reinaldo Bautista, Jr. last week said he has not given up hosting duties for the biennial Philippine Advertising Congress (PAC) “lest the flicker of light at the end of the tunnel is totally extinguished.”
BAGUIO CITY- The council last week approved on first reading and referred to the proper council the proposed ordinance of Councilor Elaine Sembrano for a six-month extended payment time for taxes, fees and charges without surcharges and penalties.
The six-month counting period should have started this month of October, up to March of 2010.
BAGUIO CITY- The Oplan Kaluluwa executive committee in coordination with the Baguio City Police Office Traffic Management Bureau, has issued a traffic re-routing scheme for the annual exodus to the city’s cemeteries come November 1.
BAGUIO CITY – Building owners have until December 31 this year to file their applications to avail of the moratorium on electric and water service connections.
BAGUIO CITY – The city council gave Mayor Reinaldo Bautista Jr. the go signal to explore the possibility of constructing a wind power plant in the city.
The body approved Resolution No. 389 series of 2009 recommending that the city mayor authorize the conduct of a feasibility study on said project to determine the viability of said alternative power source in the city.
BAGUIO CITY – All barangays except those in the central business district are now mandated to conduct their own traffic experiments to contribute to the solution of traffic problems in their areas.
The city council approved Resolution No. 377 series of 2009 authored by Vice Mayor Daniel Farinas and Councilor Joel Alangsab for this purpose.
BAGUIO CITY – The city government is calling for public offers for the improvement, development and expansion of the Asin mini-hyrdroelectric plants.
The city council approved Resolution No. 378 series of 2009 for this purpose.
BAGUIO CITY – The city council has sought the formulation of an integrated program on climate change for the city to cope with the expected impact of global warming and other repercussions of climate change.
BAGUIO CITY – The city government’s bid to recover portions of the Forbes Park forest reservation which were issued Certificates of Ancestral Land Title (CALTs) by the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) in favor of the heirs of Lauro Carantes shifted to high gear last week as the city sought various legal reliefs in an effort to reclaim the lots.
Mayor Reinaldo Bautista Jr.has found relief as chair of the city disaster coordinating council after donors converted their cash support into shovels, axes and other much-needed rescue tools as Baguio and the rest Northern Luzon prepared Friday for typhoon Ramil.
Representatives of the city began last Tuesday talks with residents of Sablan, Benguet on Baguio ’s proposal to build an “engineered sanitary landfill”(ESL) on a private lot in the town to solve the city’s garbage disposal problem and eventually prevent a similar one from occurring in the municipality.