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Council summons DPWH officials on Kennon issue

The local legislative body invited officials of the Cordillera office of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH-CAR) to be enlightened on the possibility of opening the historic and scenic Kennon Road to light vehicles a few days before major special occasions in the city to help in decongesting other major roads leading to the country’s undisputed Summer Capital.

Re-enacted budget to delay services, projects

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan explained that a re-enacted budget by the national government will surely result to a serious delay in the delivery of social services and the timely implementation of priority development projects that were funded in the proposed appropriations for this year.

UN experts grateful to Cordillera support versus terrorist tag

Two indigenous experts officials of the United Nations (UN), who are natives of the Cordillera, expressed their gratitude to all local governments in the region that passed resolutions that denounced the terrorist tag against them by the justice department.

opening of Kennon Road to light vehicles likely

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan expressed confidence the Cordillera Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) will finalize the opening dates for Kennon Road to light vehicles to lessen the monstrous traffic congestion along major roads leading to the city during the celebration of major activities in the city in the coming months.

The annual alumni homecoming of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) is scheduled on February 15-17, 2019, at the Philippine Military Adacamy.

Honest storekeeper recognized by city

The local government conferred to a storekeeper at the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) building the coveted recognition after he returned a wallet containing a huge amount of money he found amidst his need for the same.

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan recognized Ramel Ines Fariñas who is a storekeeper at the YMCA building who found a wallet containing cash amounting to P10,000 and never allowed temptation to take the better of him despite the fact that he had only P20 on his pocket at that time.

Mayor vetoes Burnham carnival operation

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan vetoed Resolution No. 416, series of 2018 that approved the request of Link-in Corporation for the conduct of the ‘Carnibal ti  Baguio’ at the children’s playground, Burnham Park from February 1, 2019 to May 30, 2019 subject to conditions as set forth by the guidelines of the executive department and returned the same to the local legislative body unsigned.

Mayor elated over BLISTTDA consultations in city

Members of the Senate committee on government corporations and public enterprises underscored that the proposed law on the creation of the Baguio-La Trinidad-Itogon-Sablan-Tuba-Tublay Development Authority (BLISTTDA) will have to be ratified by the constituents of the concerned local governments through a plebiscite after the law shall have been signed by the President.

City, PNOC-RC forge ties on waste to energy project

The local government and the State-owned Philippine National Oil Company–Renewables Corporation (PNOC-RC) forged a memorandum of understanding for the conduct of a feasibility study on the applicable waste-to-energy technology to help in solving the garbage disposal problems of the Baguio-La Trinidad-Itogon-Sablan-Tuba-Tublay (BLISTT) area.

The memorandum of understanding was signed by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan and PNOC-RC president and chief executive officer John Arenas during simple rites at the City Mayor’s Office Wednesday.

PUJs to be exempted from number coding scheme implementation

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance seeking to amend provisions of Ordinance No. 01, series of 2003 as amended, to include under the exemptions, public utility jeepneys (PUJs) plying various routes in the city.

DENR urged to segregate lands suitable for solid waste projects

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged officials of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to first segregate alienable and disposable lands suitable for the put up of solid waste disposal facilities in the different parts of the country before awarding the said lands to qualified applicants.