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  • Alderman sees healthier and cleaner public market

    Putting a premium on the health of the citizenry as his main goal City Councilor Leandro Yangot Jr. has filed a proposed ordinance that would require all talipapa vendors and their helpers selling both at the public and private markets in the city to wear color-coded aprons while plying their trade and imposing sanctions for…

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  • Heightened security awareness in school campuses, proposed

    It is the policy of the City Government of Baguio to provide a safe and healthy environment for its constituents, taking into consideration all the sectors in the community which include, among others, public and private learning and educational institutions. This is the one of the explanations cited in the proposed ordinance authored by city…

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  • Regulation for Internet Cafes in the city pushed

    In a bid to further strengthen measures aimed at providing protection for the youth City Councilor Leandro Yangot Jr. has filed a piece of legislation that would regulate the operation of internet cafes in the City of Baguio, providing for penalties for its violation and creating an internet café accreditation Board for the purpose. As…

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  • Minimum requirements for CCTV installation in the city sought

    In a bid to standardize the Close Circuit Television Cameras (CCTVs) being installed in the various barangays all around the city, several city councilors have filed a proposed measure that would seek to impose minimum requirements in the installation of the said monitoring and surveillance cameras. Introduced by City Councilors Maria Mylen Victoria Yaranon, Joel…

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  • Built-in power houses sought by Alderman

    In a bid to further ensure the safety of the public from hanging electrical transformers attached to electrical posts, especially during typhoons or other calamities and disasters, City Councilor Benny Bomogao filed a proposed Ordinance that would make it mandatory for all establishments to have their own built-in-powerhouse within their buildings, structures or premises and…

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  • F.I.T.S. establishment in the city pushed

    There are still available pieces of land in the City of Baguio suitable for agricultural purposes. This is the basis for a proposal from City Councilor Leandro Yangot in introducing a legislative measure that will establish a Farmers Information and Technology Services (FITS) or Techno Pinoy Center in the locality. In his explanation of his…

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  • Alderman bats for taller buildings in the city, under conditions

    City Councilor Leandro Yangot is filing a proposed ordinance that would seek to modify present regulations and restrictions on the height of buildings and structures in the city of Baguio. Councilor Yangot’s proposed measure entitled “An Ordinance allowing the constructions of buildings or structures regardless of classification that are located outside the central business district…

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  • Development of organic agri sought in the city

    City Councilor Leandro Yangot Jr. recently filed a proposed legislative measure that would institutionalize, promote and develop organic agriculture in the City of Baguio. The proposed ordinance penned by Councilor Yangot explained that the city government of Baguio is duty-bound to protect life and advance the rights of its citizens in relation to food sufficiency,…

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