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P7.7M Marcos highway reblocking project done by November 18

The Department of Public Works and Highways–Baguio City District Engineering Office (DPWH-BCDEO) announced the ongoing reblocking of some portions of Marcos highway will be completed by November 18, 2019 and that all lanes of the road will be opened to vehicular traffic on the said date.

Mayor inclined to stop Session Road pedestrianization

The city government is inclined to cut short the ongoing pedestrianization of the ascending portion of Session Road every Sunday if residents and tourists patronizing the activities will continue to defy the strict enforcement of the proper disposal of garbage.

Council declares Mine Safety and Environment Week in Baguio Nov. 19-22

The City Council approved a resolution declaring November 19-22, 2019 as the 66th Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference Week in Baguio City.

Resolution No. 373, series of 2019 states that the declaration of the aforesaid week as the Annual Mine Safety and Environment Conference Week in the city is in recognition to the contribution of the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association (PMSEA) to the growth and development of the city from the operations of large and small-scale mining for over a decade now.

Issuance of police, health, working permits to be computerized

The future issuance of police, health clearances and working permits by the city government will be computerized once the city will take in the proposed digitization of the same.

The computerization of the issuance of police, health clearances and working permit was proposed by Eastland Printing which was given a 6-month experimental period by the previous administration to have its system in place.

P798M needed to improve Baguio sewerage plants

The city government is currently evaluating the merits of a proposal to rehabilitate the existing Baguio sewerage treatment plant and construct another sewerage treatment plant at Lower Rock Quarry amounting to over P798 million.

Firm proposed put up of 15-mw power plant from domestic waste

The city government is studying the proposal of a renewable energy company to put up a power plant capable of producing 15 megawatts of power from over 500 tons of unsegregated garbage produced by the city daily.

FTPontillo Builders and Engineering Services presented to city officials a system that can produce renewable energy from alternative sources like garbage that can produce potential energy from refuse and compost that are disposed in landfills.

Put up of zoo in Baguio proposed

The city government is studying the proposal of a wildlife conversation foundation for the put up of a zoological institution in the city to enhance the city tourism industry and the preservation and protection of the environment.

City updates requirements on CCTV cameras, video recorders

A city legislator filed a proposed ordinance that seeks to amend several sections of Ordinance No. 11, series of 2017 which requires business establishments operating in the city to install closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras, video recorders, and monitors for security purposes to include the installation of updated version of such devices.

2 Baguio students cited for honesty

The value of honesty continues to thrive among most Baguio residents, especially students who want to be emulated as models.

The city government recognized two young students of the Baguio City National High School (BCNHS) for their honesty by turning over to the personnel of the Baguio city Police Office–Tourist Police Unit (BCPO-TPO) based in Burnham Park  a huge cash which they found at the premises of the Baguio Athletic Bowl.

City proposes amendments to Code of Public Safety

Members of the city legislative body filed a proposed ordinance amending Ordinance No. 021, series of 2000 or the city’s Code of Public Safety during special celebrations by incorporating certain rules and regulations enshrined in the latest issuance of the Department of the Interior and City government (DILG).