December 5, 2023

The city council through Resolution 206, s. 2023 has requested the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples-Cordillera to actively participate in resolving issues and concerns over a parcel of land covered by Tax Declaration 3520-R with Property Index 102-01-001-011-092 containing an area of more or less 5,000 square meters located at Res. Sec. “L” Irisan, Baguio City.
In the letter dated April 30, 2021 of ancestral land claimant Froilan Salda for assistance from the city council, the said lot, which is a subject of a deed of donation in favor of the City Social Welfare and Development Office, was also issued an ancestral land title.
The resolution stated in March 2001, then City Mayor Mauricio Domogan representing the city government had accepted the donation of a 5,000-sqm. lot from the heirs of Felipe Pucay represented by Elsie Pucay Kiwas, located at Balenben, Irisan for the construction site of social welfare centers/facilities as a humanitarian gesture to the constituents of the city.
The acceptance was subsequently confirmed by the city council in Resolution 139, s. 2001.
The resolution stated since the donated lot have acceptance and confirmation made by the city council and was also issued an ancestral land title for the benefit of concerned indigenous peoples, any issue or concern regarding the matter must be resolved with the help of the NCIP:
Relative to this issue in Resolution 205, s. 2023, the city council has directed the City Buildings and Architecture Office and the CSWDO to allow sufficient access to the co-heirs of Elsie P. Kiwas over the road that they have been using before the cases were filed and even before the CSWDO occupied the area at a parcel of land covered by said Tax Declaration 3520-R located at Res. Sec. “L” Irisan.
In Resolution 211, s. 2023, the city council commended Army Staff Sergeant Cyril Nuyda and Navy-Marine Staff Sergeant Danilo Bautista Jr. for their exemplary act of kindness and honesty.
Nuyda and Bautista have immediately turned over to the Baguio City Pacdal Police Substation 3 the wallet they found around at around 3 p.m. last March 18 in front of The Mansion at Lualhati barangay.
The wallet contained P37,500 cash and identification cards and automated teller machine cards, which were all claimed at around 3:30 p.m. on the same day by the rightful owner, Judge Myrna M. Clemens from Calbayog City, Samar, with the personnel of Police sub-station 3 as witnesses.
The resolution stressed the city government has always been supportive and appreciative of good deeds and acts with appropriate recognition and commendation to encourage more citizens, especially those in the public service, to do the same to promote and proliferate such good humanitarian deeds of honesty and integrity:
The city council has also commended through Resolution 210, s. 2023, the Baguio athletes and their coach for winning in the 16th Association of Southeast Asian Nations Taekwondo Championships 2023held at the Ayala Malls, Manila Bay, Parañaque City on March 10 to 12.
The tournament was participated in by 383 athletes, officials and international referees from the Association’s eight member countries: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Laos, and the Philippines as a preparatory event for the Cambodia Southeast Asian Games this May.
The Baguio team has successfully brought home four gold, one bronze, and three silver medals through their athletes who won in their respective categories, namely Joshua Aaron Erece – junior individual poomsae (gold), and junior team male poomsae (gold); Acey Kiana Oglayon-freestyle under 17 mixed pair poomsae (gold), and freestyle under 17 mixed team (silver); Aesha Kiara Oglayon – junior team female poomsae (gold); Justin Paul Atienza – junior male light heavy weight (silver); Rihanna Kate Caguioa – junior female fin weight (silver); Kurtney Lexanne Calderon – junior female light weight (bronze); and Coach Arnold Oglayon.
The city council has approved through Resolution 217, s. 2023 the request of the Mines View Farmer’s Association to conduct a Farmers Market Fair on April 1 to 15 in the barangay, provided only one booth measuring two meters by four meters shall be installed by the association at the vacant space at the Mines View Park either beside the welcome area or beside the booth of the tourist police or near the second gate-exit area.
The 15-day activity is supported by the Mines View sangguniang barangay through Resolution 19, s. 2023.
Other conditions set for the activity are for the participating vendors to secure a barangay business clearance, clearances from the City Environment and Parks Management Office if within the parks, or from the City Planning and Development Office if outside the parks, and from the CHSO for food stall; pay business tax; and follow minimum public health and safety standards.
Happy Easter Sunday to all!