St. Thomas

St. John

St.Croix

Committee on Housing, Transportation and Telecommunications

The Committee on Housing, Transportation and Telecommunications has scheduled a meeting to consider the following:

 Bill No. 34-0069An Act amending the Virgin Islands Code, title 3, chapter 9, section 134a relating to the Department of Public Works, Division of Capital Improvements by adding subsection (c) to define capital improvement project”; and amending title 31, chapter 1, relating to the functions of the Commissioner of Public Works by adding a new subsections (b) and (c) to direct the Commissioner of Public Works to maintain a master contract for providing governmental entities with architectural and engineering services for construction, expansion, renovation, major maintenance, rehabilitation, or replacement projects that cost less than $500,000 over the life of the project

Sponsored by: Senator Donna A. Frett-Gregory

 Invited Testifiers:

 Honorable Derek A. Gabriel, Commissioner, Department of Public Works

 Honorable Anthony D. Thomas, Commissioner, Department of Property & Procurement

Bill No. 34-0087-An Act providing for a Complete Streets Policy and creating a Complete Streets Task Force within the Department of Public Works to aid in the development and implementation of strategies to increase the usability of all streets for all modes of travel for citizens of all ages and abilities in the Virgin Islands

Sponsored by: Senator Steven D. Payne, Sr., Co-sponsored by: Senator Genevieve R. Whitaker

Invited Testifiers:

Honorable Derek A. Gabriel, Commissioner, Department of Public Works

Julien Henley, ADA Coordinator, Office of the Governor

Troy Schuster, State Director, American Association of Retired Persons-VI Chapter

 Bill No. 34-0029-An Act amending title 29 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 16, subchapter II, section 945(a)(1) relating to the Virgin Islands Affordable Housing Program to provide for a set-aside of affordable housing for first responders

Sponsored by: Senator Dwayne M. DeGraff

Invited Testifiers:

 Daryl Griffith, Executive Director, Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority

Andre Dorsey, President, International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 2125

Lt. Aaron Krigger, President, Virgin Islands. Law Enforcement Supervisors Union

Sgt. Hadiyah Casimir, President, Police Benevolent Association, STT-STJ

 An Update from the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority on the status of the Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Invited Testifiers:

 Daryl Griffith, Executive Director, Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority

Valdez Shelford, Chief Financial Officer, Virgin Islands. Housing Finance Authority

Janine Hector, Federal Programs Director, Virgin Islands. Housing Finance Authority

 

Date

Nov 10 2021
Expired!

Time

9:00 am

Location

Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room
St. Croix
Senator Marvin A. Blyden

Organizer

Senator Marvin A. Blyden
Phone
(340) 774-0880
Email
[email protected]
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