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Council enacts, 49 ordinances, 148 resolutions in 5 months

The local legislative body was able to collectively approve some forty nine ordinances and one hundred forty eight resolutions during the fourteen sessions that were conducted over the past five months.

Last November 19, 2019, the local legislative body was the sponsoring agency during the conduct of the regular Monday flag raising ceremony of the local government before becoming the sponsor of last Monday’s flag raising rites.

Abolition of Cordillera in proposed charter change slammed

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan criticized the previous move of the House of Representatives in abolishing the provisions that mandate the establishment of autonomous regions in the Cordillera and Muslim Mindanao in its own version of charter change that totally deviated from the recommendation of the Constitutional Committee (ConCom) created by President Rodrigo Duterte to review the possible amendments to the 1987 Constitution in pursuit of the planned shift to federal form of government.

High rise buildings in city opposed

 The chairman of the City Council Committee on Market, Trade, Commerce and Agriculture pointed out that it is high time for the local government to impose a moratorium in the construction of high rise buildings considering that the city is already congested, especially in terms of the presence of huge structures that tend to ruin the state of the view of the skyline.

Medium rise tenements to address housing needs of Baguio folk

The chairman of the City Council Committee on Urban Planning, Land and Housing underscored that the construction of medium rise tenements in strategic areas in the city will contribute in efforts of the local government to effectively and efficiently address the increasing housing requirements of the growing population aside from curbing the problem in the proliferation of informal settlers.

Legislator backs music, arts and cultural dev’t

A local legislator is strongly advocating for the strengthening of music, arts and culture development programs to help sustain the designation of the city as the only city in the country that was included in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Creative cities Network.

More funds for Baguio barangays pushed

A local legislator wants that the local government will infuse additional funds to the barangays to help speed up the development of the smallest political subdivision of the bureaucracy which will sustain the robust growth of the city.

Baguio folk to decide on fate of market dev’t – Yangot

The chairman of the local legislative body’s committee on market, trade, commerce and agriculture asserted that the city’s populace will be consulted on the direction that will be embraced by the local government in pursuing the much awaited the development of the Baguio city public market.

Untimely relief of Baguio cop Chief assailed anew

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan expressed his disappointment over the unexpected relief of Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) City Director Police Col. Eliseo T. Tanding right in the middle of the campaign period for still unknown reasons that caught city officials by surprise.

Tanding was suddenly relived from his post as BCPO City Director and replaced by Police Col. Allen Rey Co who came from the personnel holding and accounting unit of the Police Regional Office (PRO) in the Cordillera.

Domogan bats for profit ceiling on oil products

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan is pushing for the amendment of the controversial Oil Deregulation Law to include a provision that will provide a ceiling on the profit of oil companies on the oil products being sold in the country to prevent the small and big oil players from taking advantage of the deregulation to profit at the expense of the ordinary Filipino people.

Traffic plan for Good Friday

The Traffic Enforcement Unit of the Baguio City Police Office bared the traffic scheme to be implemented on Good Friday, April 19 in line with the religious events lined up on said date.

Two processions have been scheduled simultaneously at 6 p.m. – one of the Our Lady of Atonement by the Baguio Cathedral and the other of the Sto. Intierro by the St. Vincent Ferrer Parish.