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Police Regional Office-Cordillera acting regional director C/Supt. Elmo Francisco Sarona informs Mayor Mauricio Domogan that all chief of police are given a month while two month ultimatum for all police provincial directors target to eradicate all illegal drug related activities in the Cordillera region during the weekly “Ugnayan” presscon at the Mayor’s Office./Bong Cayabyab


ConCon is best option for Charter change

BAGUIO CITY –The best mode to introduce amendments to the 1987 Constitution is through the Constitutional Convention (Con-Con) to avoid the conflict of interests of lived lawmakers in the process, Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan. The local chief executive underscored that the constitution of the ConCon by the President upon the passage of the appropriate enabling […]


Increase in allowance of health workers proposed

BAGUIO CITY – The city council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance increasing to five thousand pesos the regular monthly allowance of all barangay nutrition scholars (BNS), barangay nutrition action officers (BNAOs) and barangay health workers (BHWs) in the city amending for the purpose, Section 2 of Ordinance No. 24, series of 2013. The […]


Minors banned from transacting with pawnshops

BAGUIO CITY – The city council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance prohibiting minors below eighteen years of age from pawning or pledging or otherwise transacting with pawnshops in the city. The ordinance by Councilor Edgar M. Avila stated that in no case shall a minor below 18 years of age shall be allowed […]


Council to regulate importation of dehydrated vegetables

BAGUIO CITY – The city council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance regulating the importation of dehydrated vegetables in the city for the benefit of protecting the health condition of people from such types of products. The ordinance by Councilor Edgar M. Avila pointed out that dehydrated vegetables shall refer to any form of […]


Illegal constructions in city barangays to be monitored

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio G. Domoganordered the City Planning and Development Office to issue the required clearances for the construction activities in the city’s barangays, specifically those situated in already identified geologically hazardous areas to ensure the safety of residents and prevent untoward incidents that compromise safety. Further, the local chief executive directed barangay […]


Council summons DPWH officials on citywide diggings

BAGUIO CITY – The city council summoned officials of the regional and district offices of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to appear before the regular session of the local legislative body on July 25, 2016 to shed light on the failure of the contractors of the agency to complete the citywide diggings […]


Abolition of BUB program next year nixed

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan said abolishing the Bottom Up Budgeting (BUB) program next year by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM is not a wise approach in dealing with effective government programs. He recommended, instead, relevant government agencies improve the selection criteria for the beneficiaries in rural and urban areas considering […]


Senior citizens to get birthday present from city

BAGUIO CITY – The city council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance appropriating ten million pesos to fund the initial implementation of the birthday resent-giving-program of the city government for senior citizens of the city under to the pertinent provisions of Republic Act (RA) 9257 or the Expanded Senior Citizens Act, subject to applicable […]


Creation of Baguio City traffic development authority pushed

BAGUIO CITY – The city council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance creating the Baguio City Traffic and Development Authority (BCTDA), prescribing powers, functions and duties, and providing funds for its operations. The ordinance, authored by CouncilorEdgard M. Avila, said the creation of a mega-traffic body is necessary to address the rising congestion in […]