February 1, 2023

The city government of Baguio honored two outstanding employees of the semester sans the formal awarding due to the suspension of flag raising ceremonies at City Hall due to social distancing.
For the First Level category, Jeronimo D. Coloma, Electrician II of the City Engineering Office was chosen as outstanding employee of the semester covering July to December 2019 besting 15 nominees from each of the City Hall departments.
Coloma was recognized for his willingness to serve the public and his commitment to make a difference in public service delivery.
His colleagues in the CEO nominated him. “He has been considered the epitome of willingness and commitment,” his citation reads.
In particular, Coloma has always been sought during electrical emergencies at the night market.
Coloma also accommodates requests from the barangays and departments of the city in fixing their electrical needs even taking over the responsibilities of his division. He also helped install the Christmas lanterns during the 2019 the Enchanting Baguio Christmas program.
For the Second Level category, Clayton B. Ligligen, Local Treasury Operations Officer 1, of the City Treasury Office was recognized as Outstanding Employee of the Semester for taking charge of vital investigative and campaign works in the Campaign and Investigation Division of his department.
“He sees to it that the workload of his section were properly delegated and assigned accordingly, even leads his subordinates to conduct such,” his citation reads.
During the second semester of 2019, there was a significant increase in the collection of business permit fees in his department. Contributory to this result was Ligligen’s handling of investigation of new applicants for business permits.
All the nominees will receive cash award of P1,500 while the outstanding employees of the semester will receive P3,500 cash incentive. – Jessa Mardy P. Samidan