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PEZA intends to expand in Sto. Tomas property

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan confirmed that the State-owned Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) and its locators are interested in expanding their operations within a portion of the 139-hectare city-owned property in Sto. Tomas School Area barangay considering the reported feasibility of the place for industrial operations.

Experimental traffic scheme to be implemented in city

The city’s Traffic and Transportation Management Committee (TTMC) approved the implementation of an experimental traffic along Mabini St., Assumption road and Session road to help reduce the monstrous traffic congestions along the major streets in the city.

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan, who chaired the TTMC meeting Friday, said it was agreed that the traffic flow along Upper and Lower Mabini St. will be reversed from the downward flow to an upward flow while Assumption |road will be used as an exit route from the previous entry route.

Hero’s welcome awaits Miss Gay World titlist

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan said the local government is willing to accord the homegrown Miss Gay World titlist the appropriate hero’s welcome just like what had been done to individuals who and groups that had brought honor and pride to the city through various prestigious national and international competitions.

The local chief executive said that John Raspado’s recent victory in the Miss Gay World 2017 in Spain where he emerged victorious is something to be proud of by local residents as considering that he traces his origin from the city.

STL operator must get business permit

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan said the operator of the State-run Small Town Lottery (STL) in the city should first secure a business permit from the local government prior to the conduct of their collection and drawing activities in the different parts of the city.

RDC, RPOC committed to ending violence

The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) committed to helping in the national government’s cause to end violence and to the attainment of a permanent ceasefire that will put an end to hostilities between the military and the communist rebels that will translate to rural development and the eventual eradication of poverty.

Back to school caravan set May 22-26

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Baguio-Benguet provincial office, and the Baguio City government through the Local Price Monitoring Council shall hold a 5-day Diskwento Caravan Balik Eskwela edition on May 22-26, 2017, at the Baguio Convention Center.

The focus of the caravan will be the discounted sale on school supplies and back to school essentials in time for the scheduled opening of classes in the public schools on June 5, 2017.

City inclined to regulate airsoft activities

Members of the local legislative body are inclined to pass the appropriate legislative measure to regulate the activities of various airsoft organizations in the city to prevent the occurrence of untoward incidents that pose a threat to the safety of the public.

The local legislators arrived at a consensus to pass the necessary legislative measure that will regulate the conduct of airsoft activities in the city once it will be able to get the proper inputs from the nine airsoft groups that are said to exist in the city.

Loading, unloading zones, taxi stands in city designated

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance designating loading, unloading zones and taxi stands along the various roads and streets within the city and providing penalties for violators.

Local internet regulatory committee in city sought

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance requiring all establishments offering internet services to the public to provide an appropriate computer program, software filters and such other implements, gadgets or measures to prevent access to pornographic websites and creating a Local Internet Regulatory Committee and for other purposes.

Creation of the Baguio Council of Elders proposed

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance creating the Council of Elders of the city.

The ordinance authored by Councilor Elmer Datuin stated that consistent with the principle of providing equal opportunity to each and every member of the community, it is a policy of the State under Article 2, Section 23 of the Constitution, to encourage non-governmental, community-based or sectoral organizations that promote the welfare of the nation.