Oplan kalu­luwa on, tourist spots in­cluded in po­lice spots

Sun.Star Baguio - - TOP STORIES -

A co­or­di­na­tion plan for a has­sle -free All Saints and All Souls day, in­clud­ing a walk­through, is be­ing ironed out by city and barangay of­fi­cials, the Baguio City Po­lice Of­fice (BCPO), vol­un­teers and con­cerned cit­i­zens.

In a meet­ing with City Ad­min­is­tra­tor Car­los Cani­lao last week, de­tails as to park­ing ar­eas, load­ing and un­load­ing, ceme­tery set-up, BCPO per­son­nel de­ploy­ment, area of vol­un­teer re­spon­si­bil­ity, med­i­cal emer­gency and evac­u­a­tion plan were thor­oughly dis­cussed, in­clud­ing road re-rout­ing.

The Baguio Pub­lic Ceme­tery, and Bakak­eng ceme­tery, Ev­er­last­ing and Pyra­mid parks in Kias, Her­itage gar­den in Loakan, and Benin ceme­tery shall be mon­i­tored by at least 270 uni­formed per­son­nel, mo­tor­cy­cle cops and 38 barangay tan­ods, BCPO head Ramil Sac­ulles said dur­ing the meet­ing. Am­bu­lances, emer­gency ve­hi­cles and firetrucks are on standby, with vol­un­tary groups ready to join in peace and or­der tasks. .

Ac­cord­ing to Sac­ulles, tourist spots: Her­itage Hill; Tam-awan; Lour­des Grotto; Camp John Hay Cathe­dral, Good Shep­herd, Botan­i­cal, Burn­ham, Mines View and Wright Parks; the malls and the pub­lic mar­ket will also be mon­i­tored by BCPO per­son­nel.

Flower and can­dle vend­ing starts Oct. 26 at the Ganza park­ing with at least 130 stalls, ap­pli­ca­tions with the City Trea­sur­ers Of­fice to start next week.

Clean­ing at the Baguio City Pub­lic Ceme­tery has started, with the City En­vi­ron­ment and Parks Man­age­ment Of­fice (CEPMO) in-charge, it was known.

On Nov. 1, firearms, knives, sharp items, liquor, loud mu­sic mak­ers and kites would be con­fis­cated at the ceme­tery gates, Sac­ulles said.

A walk-through is sched­uled to as­cer­tain ac­ces­si­bil­ity and safety within the ceme­tery and exit points. -julieg­fi­anza

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