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Pupils commended for concern over GSIS tree park

The City Council approved a resolution expressing the local government’s gratitude and commending the pupils of the Baguio Pines Family Learning Center for their letters to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte for the preservation and protection of the tree park adjoining the city-owned Baguio Convention Center owned by the State-run Government Service Insurance System (GSIS).

Council okays Baguio shelter plan 2018-2026

The City Council passed a resolution that approved the local shelter plant 2018-2026 of the City of Baguio to serve as a blueprint in the implementation of housing projects for the benefit of the populace in the coming years.

Mayor lauds outgoing Cordillera police official

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan expressed the gratitude and best wishes of the people and officialdom of Baguio City to outgoing regional director Chief Superintendent Rolando Z. Nana of the Police Regional Office (PRO) in the Cordillera during the simple tribute to the police official done in the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) grounds Wednesday morning.

Baguio still in good financial standing – Tabin

The City Accounting Office underscored the city government is still in a good financial standing amidst a slight shortfall in the projected collections last year.

City Accountant Antonio Tabin disclosed the city government projected to collect more than P2.56 billion income from both internal and external sources last year but it was only able to collect more than P2.0227 billion which was short by over P28 million from the projected target collection.

Edict on IP burial ground okayed on 1st reading

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance that seeks to establish the indigenous peoples’ burial ground in the city.

The ordinance authored by Councilor Leandro B. Yangot, Jr. stated it is already a declared policy of the State to recognize, respect and promote the rights of indigenous cultural communities to preserve and develop their culture, traditions and institutions all within the framework of national unity and development.

Edict on provision of courtesy seats for marginalized sectors passed

The City Council approved on first reading similar proposed ordinances requiring business establishments and government offices in the city, especially having long queues of clients, to provide courtesy seats for senior citizens, persons with disabilities, pregnant women and women with babies, and providing penalties for violations.

Council okays creation of anti-crime, security task force

The City Council approved on first reading  a proposed ordinance seeking the creation of the Mayor’s Anti-Crime Task and Security Force (MACTSF) in lieu of the Public Order and Security Department, defining its purpose, functions and duties, providing for personnel standards and qualifications, establishing its rules of engagement and other purposes.

Ordinance strengthening barangay safety officers okayed on 1st reading

The City Council approved on first reading  a proposed ordinance institutionalizing and strengthening the barangay public safety officers of the city and providing funds for the said purpose.

Rules for barangay senior citizens officials for a day crafted

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance providing for the uniform guidelines on the provision of cash incentives for designated barangay senior citizens officials for a day (BSCOFAD) in all barangays of the city.

The ordinance authored by Councilor Lilia A. Fariñas stated that the grant of honoraria for BSCOFAD will be charged to barangay funds as follows: BSCOFAD punong barangay – P500, BSCOFAD barangay secretary – P300, BSCOFAD barangay treasurer – P300 and BSCOFAD barangay kagawads – P200 each for the 7 barangay kagawads.

Maharlika façade project to be cleared by DPWH

Local legislators requested the management of the Human Settlements Development Corporation (HSDC) to first secure a clearance from the Department of Public works and Highways (DPWH-BCDEO) to determine if its façade project is within the road-right-of-way of the national roads surrounding the Maharlika Livelihood Center.