Latest News and Events

Baguio adopts no phase out of jeepneys

The City Council approved a resolution supporting the call of the Baguio-Benguet jeepney associations coalition against jeepney phase out provided that the owners and operators shall make sure that their dilapidated units are in good running condition and road-worthy pursuant to the standards prescribed by the transportation laws on common carriers.

“Silent night’ ordinance in city proposed

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance declaring it unlawful for any person to make or cause excessive, unnecessary or unusual loud sounds from audio devices within residential areas and public streets and for other purposes.

Design, implementation of convention center rehab pushed

The City Council approved a resolution setting the parameters for the design and implementation of the repair and rehabilitation of the city-owned Baguio Convention Center.

Safety of Lower Rock Quarry structures eyed

The City Council approved a resolution requesting the City Buildings and Architecture Office (CBAO) to investigate all the structures along Lower Rock Quarry, especially those built near the proposed sewerage treatment plant, to ascertain that the structures are safe for occupancy to ensure the safety of life and limb during natural and man-made emergencies.

P3 million earmarked to develop Ambuclao forest nursery

The City Council approved an ordinance appropriating the amount of P3 million from the city’s 2017 local development fund for the development of the forest nursery along Ambuclao road.

Regulation of gaming sites in city proposed

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance regulating the establishment of gaming sites authorized by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) in the city.

Public address systems in Baguio proposed

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance establishing a paging or public address system along major thoroughfares, overpasses, parks, public buildings and other open places frequented by the public within the city’s central business district.

Search for cleanest, greenest barangays to be institutionalized

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance strengthening and institutionalizing the Search for the Cleanest and Greenest Barangays that Need Improvement in the city, providing funds for the said endeavor and for other purposes.

Structural integrity study of convention center awaited

The local government and the district and regional offices of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) are waiting for the results of the study on the structural design and integrity of the city-owned Baguio Convention Center by private experts before their technical experts prepare the detailed engineering design for the repair and rehabilitation of the facility.

Tattoo and body piercing ordinance proposed

Tattoo and body piercing establishments in the city shall be regulated, with penalty for violators up to P5,000, up to a year imprisonment upon discretion of the court, or business permit revocation; as to a proposed ordinance by Councilor Leandro Yangot, Jr.

A tattoo, Yangot said, is a permanent indelible mark on the skin through scarring or insertion of a pigment; while body piercing refers to a creation of an opening in the body purposely for a decoration.