Revision of the Baguio City charter (HB 8882 and SB 2168)

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Technical Working Group of the Senate Committee  on Local Government meeting in Baguio tackling: HB 8882 – Revising the Charter of Baguio City (authored by Rep. Mark Go and Rep. Jesse Mangaoang) SB2163 -Revising the Charter of Baguio City (authored by Sen. Imee Marcos).

Senate Committee on Local Government Chairperson Sen. Francis Tolentino opened up the session by setting the framework and by establishing the importance of the passage of these two measures.

He lauded the efforts to revise Baguio City’s charter as it serves as a precedent for other cities to follow in response to changing times while also looking into its relevance and impact 100 years from now.

In attendance also are Senator Bato Dela Rosa (virtually), Mayor Benjamin Magalong, City Councilors, Department Heads, and line agency officials held at Baguio City Country Club, June 14, 2021.

Carlos C. Meneses ABN/Imelda Sedano