VIPD, DOH AND BOC GIVE COMMITTEE AGENCIES UPDATES

St. Croix--Senator Novelle E. Francis, Jr Chairman on the Committee of Homeland Security, Justice, and Public Safety met on Tuesday in the Frits E. Lawaetz Conference Room, St. Croix to receive agency updates from the the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD); the Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections (BOC); and the Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH).

LAWMAKERS CONSIDERS ZONING REQUESTS

ST. THOMAS- Members of the 31st Legislature, led by Senate President Neville James, held a meeting at the Capitol Building on Tuesday, to receive testimony on several zoning request applications including Alford S. Richards Sr., - To amend the Official Zoning Map No. SJZ-1 from R-1 (Residential-Low Density) to B-2 (Business-Secondary/Neighborhood) for Parcel No. 29 Estate Susannaberg No. 17A Cruz Bay Quarter, St. John.

According to a memorandum submitted by Yvonne Tharpes, Legal Counsel of the Legislature of the Virgin Islands, it suggested to postpone the hearing in order to allow St. John Residents to express their concerns as it pertains to this zoning request.

 

COMMITTEE RECEIVES UPDATE ON CHARLOTTE AMALIE DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION

ST. THOMAS- The Committee on Economic Development, Agriculture and Planning, chaired by Sen. Janette Millin Young received an update on Tuesday concerning the suspension of the Charlotte Amalie Downtown Revitalization Project.

Chairman Millin Young scheduled today’s Committee meeting because she requested and is still awaiting correspondence from the Departments of Public Works, Property & Procurement on the status of this project. “The delay of this project impacts the day-to-day business in the downtown area and directly affects the heart of the V.I. economy.”