City Holds Dialogue on Water Program
VOL. XVIII NO. 3 (October 25-31, 2014)
BAGUIO CITY – The government here spearheaded by the City Environment and Parks Management Office (CEPMO) headed by Cordelia Lacsamana conducted a dialogue in the city’s water program last Wednesday at the Baguio City Hall multi-purpose hall.
“Salaknib ti Waig” is a continuing water program of the city government together with partner agencies, school institutions, private establishments and barangays concerned in building up and sustaining the city’s thrust on green governance and environmental management.
Seventeen adoptors of inland waterways renewed and signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the city government in support to the continuing program of Salaknib ti Waig.
Along the Balili River, the adoptors who took part in the signing of the MOA were University of the Cordilleras headed by Dr. Ramon Cercada with adopted barangay Saint Joseph (Navy Base) headed by punong barangay Conchita Rillera. Easter College headed by Dr. Brigitt Santiago with Guisad Central headed by PB Albert Fackayan, Pinsao Pilot Project headed by PB Sotero Duclayan and Pinsao Proper headed by PB Raymond Laxamana. Department of Environment and Natural Resources headed by Regional Executive Director Paquito Moreno with adopted barangay Gibraltar headed by PB Edward Aclopen.
Bued River adopters include Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA-BCEZ) headed by Atty. Rene Joey Mipa and Engr. Mario de Vera and Texan Instruments Philippines, Inc. with adopted barangays Loakan Proper headed by PB Jesusa Viscaya and Loakan Apugan headed by PB Martin Anglog.
The adoptors of Agno-Ambalanga River were Tiong San Harrison headed by Imelda Lao and Garth Gajes, Baguio Centermall headed by Johan Teope and N4th Enterprises headed by Maria Rhodora Flores with adopted barangay Happy Hollow headed by PB Soriano Palunan and Happy Hollow Elementary School headed by Ellen Grande.
Asin-Galiano River adoptors include Chowking (Lower and Upper Session, Centermall, SM, Abanao and Burnham) and Canitalk Academy headed by Lee Dong Geon with adopted barangays Upper Q.M. and City Camp Central headed by PB Andres Remorque, Jr. and PB Jessie Bandiola, respectively.
Department of Agriculture Employers Association and Baguio City National High School Annex also took part in the signing the MOA.
Mayor Mauricio Domogan stressed the importance of teamwork in achieving our goal in bringing back the cleanliness of our environment for the benefit of our children and our children’s children./By: Jho Arranz