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INTERNATIONA MUAYTHAI MEDALISTS

Councilor Benny Bomogao congratulates and gamely shows of  the fighting form of Baguio Muaythai kickboxers gold medalists Ariel Lee Lampacan and Jenelyn Olsim;   silver medalists Hanzel Bilog and Islay Erika Bomogao while  Jane Benidito  won the silver and bronze medal  during the  World Championship series held in Thailand and East Asian Championhips in Hongkong. The Baguio Muaythai Team will represent our country in the upcoming South East Asian Games in Subic, Zambales on December 2-8. With them were the  adjudged "Best Coaches" Billy Alumno and Edzel Ngina during the events .

BATANG PINOY BAGUIO TEAM

Baguio Team is still a force to reckon with in the field of sports as they successfully defended their over-all championship during the just concluded Batang Pinoy Championships held in Puerto Princesa, Palawan recently .Jubilating with Baguios Kiddie sports heroes are City officials headed by Mayor Benjamin Magalong and Vice Mayor Faustino Olwan during City Hall flag raising ceremonies. - By Bong Cayabyab

City to pursue south-bound terminal project

The local government is inclined to pursue the put up of the south-bound terminal project within a 4-hectare portion of the 8-hectare property that was ceded to the city by the agriculture department through a deed of usufruct.

Mayor Benjamin B. Magalong said that a good number of proponents already signified their intention to partner with the local government for the realization of the project that is geared towards relocating the south-bound buses to an established terminal outside the central business district.

Baguio hosts 14th “dagyaw’ regional dialogue

Hundreds of civil society organization (CSO) representatives, regional line agency officials, local government executives and members of the private sector actively participated in the recently concluded 14th edition of the 2019 “Dagyaw’ regional dialogue that was geared aggressively promoting citizen participation in good governance in the different parts of the country.

Proponent finds 2 sites for bulk water project

A Manila-based water concessionaire located two possible sources of potable water outside the city that could be tapped for the long overdue bulk water project of the Baguio Water District (BWD) to address the projected water needs of the city by 2045.

Manila Water Philippine Ventures, a subsidiary of Manila Water and Ayala Corporation, disclosed the proposed sites for BWD’s bulk water project are located in Itogon and Tuba, Benguet.

Firm offers free waste study for Baguio

The city government continues to receive proposals from different multinational companies on how to effectively and efficiently address the city’s current garbage disposal woes.

The latest proponent that submitted its proposal to the city government is Manila Water Total Solutions, a subsidiary of the Manila Water and Ayala Corporation, which offered to do a free Waste Analysis and Characterization Study (WACS) to update the city’s existing WACS and provide recommendations on how to deal with its garbage disposal woes.

City to realize bigger income with revised schedule of market values

The City Assessor’s Office underscored that the city government will be realizing a much bigger income from real property taxes once the City Council approves the long overdue proposed general revision of the schedule of market values of properties in the different parts of the city.

City Assessor’s Office Reports Accomplishments

The City Assessor’s Office reported it inspected 1,858 buildings and machineries producing some 1,902 approved new assessment and reassessment of buildings.

Further, the office conducted 1 individual appraisal, processed some 5,077 tax declarations due to transfer, consolidation of lots, subdivision of lots, new assessment of land, among others.

City Assessor Maria Almaya Addawe added her office issued 22,698 certificates which means that working in the City Assessor’s Office is never boring as they have a lot of work to do.

Sanitation standards for food establishments proposed

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance setting the sanitation standards for food establishments operating in the city and providing penalties for violation of the prescribed provisions of the measure.

The ordinance authored by Councilor Joel Alangsab states the primary purpose of the measure is to set the sanitation standards for food establishments to safeguard public health and ensure the cleanliness and overall sanitation of all business establishments in the city.

Body formed to monitor Executive-Legislative Agenda implementation

The city government created an Executive-Legislative Committee to closely monitor the implementation and realization of the present administration’s executive-legislative agenda anchored on a 15-point collective agenda for the term 2019-2022.

Acting City Mayor Faustino A. Olowan issued Executive Order No. 086 on September 6, 2019 to ensure the close monitoring of the agreed agenda for a better Baguio.