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Council majority backs CLO’s P13-M court ticket to collect P652-M BCDA debt

BAGUIO CITY – It’s all ‘green light’, save for the formalities, for city legal officer (CLO) Melchor Rabanes to embark on a historic quest for the city to finally secure its P652.6-million lease shares from the development of Camp John Hay (CJH).

Aldermen Isabelo Cosalan, Richard Cariño, Rocky Thomas Balisong, Perlita Rondez, Erdolfo Balajadia, Fred Bagbagen, Galo Weygan, Nicasio Palaganas, Antonio Tabora, Jr., and Nicasio Aliping last week separately declared support for the CLO.

body to manage parks sought

BAGUIO CITY – Vice Mayor Daniel Farinas has sought the creation of the Baguio City Parks Management and Development Authority (BCPMDA) to manage parks in the city.
Farinas said a centralized body is needed to oversee the parks to advance plans and initiatives in the pipeline for the improvement of these recreation centers.
He said this is to also preserve these parks which are among the centennial legacies of the city government as these promenade spots “symbolize the city’s beginnings as a rest and recreation center.”

Mayor hits gambling in cbd, slaughter house

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Reinaldo Bautista, Jr. during the regular media Ugnayan last week clarified that illegal gambling will not be tolerated in any part of the city.

council unofficial survey says it’s 10-4 in favor of bishop’s harrison fence project

BAGUIO CITY – Ten city councilors last week expressed support to the Burnham Park Fencing Committee (BPFC) over the fencing project it implemented along Harrison Road , albeit with some qualifications.

In an unofficial survey, aldermen Richard Cariño, Rocky Thomas Balisong, Isabelo Cosalan, Erdolfo Balajadia, Fred Bagbagen, Antonio Tabora, Jr., Nicasio Aliping, Galo Weygan and Joel Alangsab placed their foot down in favor of the BPFC led by Baguio prelate Carlito Cenzon.

Fence donors speak: ‘we’re e-challenged but our voices count, too’

BAGUIO CITY – “The loudest voices doesn’t necessarily belong to the majority… we may be electronically challenged to express how we feel about the fencing of Burnham Park , but we love it without question.”

Thus, donors of the Burnham Park Fencing Committee (BPFC) last week sniffled as they vowed to join hands in defending bishop Carlito Cenzon and his beleaguered group, which fencing project at Burnham Park came under fire from Facebook bloggers.

mayor says guidelines for poll candidates on float parade out

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Reinaldo Bautista Jr. Thursday said the Baguio Flower Festival Foundation Inc. executive committee has issued float parade guidelines particularly for politicians participating in the 2010 local and national elections.
The guidelines are as follows:

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”.

 

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