St. Thomas

St. John


POSTPONED, Committee on Finance

The Committee on Finance will consider the following:

Bill No. 34-0151  An Act amending title 23 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 19, subchapter II, section 1556
relating to the retirement from the National Guard to increase the retirement pension

Invited Testifiers:
Major General Kodjo Knox-Limbacker, Adjutant General, Virgin Islands National Guard, (Joint Force Headquarters)
Jenifer O’Neal, Director, Office of Management and Budget
Patrick Farrell, Director, Office of Veterans Affairs

Bill No. 34-0275  An Act approving the lease agreement between the Government of the Virgin Islands Department of Property and Procurement and Caribe Tradewinds Lodge No. 17, Inc., District No. 8 for the purpose of conducting meetings, community outreach activities, feeding the homeless, mentoring youth, and for other related purposes

Invited Testifiers:
The Honorable Anthony Thomas, Commissioner, Department of Property and Procurement

Walter Freeman, Head Trustee, Caribe Tradewinds Lodge #17

John James, Past Master, Caribe Tradewinds Lodge #17


Bill No. 34-0338 An Act amending title 3, chapter 25, subchapter V, section 559 of the Virgin Islands Code to grant firefighters who work in the Arson and Prevention Unit of the Virgin Islands Fire and Emergency Services a 3% hazardous pay differential and to grant all Emergency Medical Services employees of the Department of Health transferred to the Virgin Islands Fire Emergency Medical Services a 20% pay differential

Invited Testifiers:
Jenifer O’Neal, Director, Office of Management and Budget
Daryl A. George Sr., Director, Virgin Islands Fire Services
Lisle Evelyn, Assistant Director of EMS, Virgin Islands Fire Services
Melbourne Adams, President, St. Croix Firefighters Union, International Association of Firefighters #2832
Andre Dorsey, President, St. Thomas Firefighters Union, International Association of Firefighters #2125
Joss N. Springette Esq.,Chief Negotiator, Office of Collective Bargaining


Oct 04 2022


9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room
St. Croix
Senator Kurt A. Vialet


Senator Kurt A. Vialet
(340) 773-2424
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