St. Thomas

St. John

St.Croix

REGULAR SESSION

REGULAR SESSION – OFFICIAL AGENDA

Time: 10:00 A.M.

Call to Order: Honorable Senate President Novelle E. Francis, Jr.

Invocation: Rev. Charles L. Brown, Jr.
Chaplain, 35th Legislature of the Virgin Islands

Anthems: National Anthem and Virgin Islands March

Roll Call: Honorable Carla J. Joseph
Legislative Secretary

The Thirty-Fifth Legislature will step down from Legislative Session into Committee of the Whole to consider the following:

OLC No. 3309-2022 CZM Permit CZT-3-20, Independent Boatyard and Marina

Invited Testifiers:
Erika Kellerhals, Esq., Managing Partner, Kellherhals Ferguson Kroblin PLLC
Jim Kellogg, Representative, Independent Boatyard and Marina

Bill No. 35-0063 An Act approving the conveyance by the Virgin Islands Port Authority to the University of the Virgin Islands of Tract E, Parcel 72 Estate Lindbergh Bay, 4A Southside Quarter, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, in exchange for the University of the Virgin Islands’ conveyance to the Virgin Islands Port Authority of Parcel No. 66-5 Estate Lindberg Bay St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

Invited Testifiers:
Mr. Carlton Dowe, Director, Virgin Islands Port Authority
David Hall, LL.M, SJD, President, University of the Virgin Islands

The Thirty-Fifth Legislature then will rise out of Committee of the Whole and convene into Legislative Session to consider the following:

Committee Reports: Chairperson of Committees

CONSIDERATION OF FLOOR AGENDA:

CONSIDERATION OF NOMINATIONS

Luther F. Renee
Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission

Aaron Hutchinson
Virgin Islands Territorial Park Board of Trustees
(Pending April 11, 2023, Committee on Rules & Judiciary Hearing)

Celestino A. White, Sr.
Re-nomination, Virgin Islands Port Authority Governing Board
(Pending April 11, 2023, Committee on Rules & Judiciary Meeting)

Willard John
Re-nomination, Virgin Islands Port Authority Governing Board
(Pending April 11, 2023, Committee on Rules & Judiciary Meeting)

Carol Thomas-Jacobs, Esq.
Virgin Islands Superior Court Judge, St. Thomas District
(Pending April 11, 2023, Committee on Rules & Judiciary Meeting)

Honorable Harold W.L. Willocks
Re-nomination, Virgin Islands Superior Court Judge, St. Croix District
(Pending April 11, 2023, Committee on Rules & Judiciary Meeting)

CONSIDERATION OF LEASES

Bill No. 35-0017 An Act approving the Lease Agreement between the Government of the Virgin Islands, acting through its Commissioner of the Department of Property and Procurement, and Suntech Group, Inc. d/b/a St. Thomas Gas for Parcel No. 4 Submarine Base, No. 6, Southside Quarter, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, consisting of approximately 27, 732.393 U.S. sq. ft. or 0.637 U.S. acre as shown on P.W.D. File No. D9-1426-T78 to be used for the purpose of operating a trucking, transportation, delivery, and retail business of bottled propane gas, and for no other purpose (Pending April 11, 2023, Committee on Rules & Judiciary Meeting)

Bill No. 35-0018 An Act approving the Lease Agreement between the Government of the Virgin Islands, acting through its Commissioner of the Department of Property and Procurement, and A-9 Trucking Enterprises, Inc. and Sarnelli Bros., (V.I.) Inc. d/b/a V.I. Recycling Company (Pending April 11, 2023, Committee on Rules & Judiciary Meeting)

Bill No. 35-0019 An Act approving the lease agreement between the Government of the Virgin Islands, acting through its Commissioner of the Department of Property and Procurement and the Virgin Islands Telephone Corporation, d/b/a VIYA, for a portion of a telecommunication tower and bunker in Building No. 1, Suite 2, Parcel No. 6 Recovery Hill, Company Quarter, St. Croix, Virgin Islands, consisting of a telecommunications tower and a 9’ x 8’ room and bunker, zoned P, for the establishment and operation of wireless link connections and to house associated equipment in the 9 x 8 bunker, and for no other purposes whatsoever (Pending April 11, 2023, Committee on Rules & Judiciary Meeting)

Bill No. 35-0025 An Act approving the Lease Agreement between the Government of the Virgin Islands Department of Property and Procurement and Anthony Isaac d/b/a Ace Trucking and Trash Removal (Pending April 11, 2023, Committee on Rules & Judiciary Meeting)

CONSIDERATION OF ZONINGS

Bill No. 35-0021 An Act amending the Official Zoning Map No. SCZ-7 for the island of St. Croix to change the zoning designation of Plot Nos. 102-A Remainder, 102-B, and 102-C Estate Hermon Hill, Company Quarter, St. Croix, Virgin Islands, from R-3 (Residential-Medium Density) to P (Public)

Bill No. 35-0022 An Act granting a zoning use variance for Plot No. 2-137 Estate Sion Hill, Queens Quarter, St. Croix, Virgin Islands, from the R-2 (Residential-Low Density-One and Two Family) to allow for a beauty salon

Bill No. 35-0023 An Act granting a zoning use variance from the B-2 (Business-Secondary/Neighborhood) zoning designation to Plot Nos. 50-1 and 50-4 Estate Orange Grove, Company Quarter, St. Croix, Virgin Islands to allow for the manufacture of concrete products

Bill No. 35-0024 An Act granting a zoning use variance for Parcel No. 5C Estate Anna’s Retreat No. 1 New Quarter, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, to allow for dwellings

Bill No. 35-0040 An Act granting a zoning variance for Parcels Nos. A1-24 & A1-25 Estate Thomas, No. 6K New Quarter, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands to allow an office, 2 one-bedroom apartments, flex space, gym, 13 parking spaces (1 handicapped) cistern and grey water cistern and accessory building for generator and garage space

Bill No. 35-0052 An Act amending Official Zoning Map No. SJZ-3 for the island of St. John to change the zoning designation of Parcel No. 14 Rem Estate Carolina, Coral Bay Quarter, St. John from R-2 (Residential-Low Density-One and Two Family) to B-2 (Business-Secondary/Neighborhood)

Bill No. 35-0053 An Act granting a zoning use variance for Parcel No. 84 Estate Contact, No. 7B, Southside Quarter, St. Thomas Virgin Islands from the R-3 (Residential-Medium Density) zoning designation to allow for offices

CONSIDERATION OF BILLS

Bill No. 35-0004 An Act amending title 3 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 27, section 706 and chapter 28 A, section 755 allowing retirees who are receiving an annuity from the Government Employees Retirement System who are subsequently employed by the University of the Virgin Islands (“UVI”), to continue to receive their GERS annuity while receiving their salary from the University if the retiree enrolls in a different retirement plan (Pending April 11, 2023, Committee on Rules & Judiciary Meeting)

Bill No. 35-0006 An Act honoring and commending former Senator George E. Goodwin for his many years of expansive contributions to the Virgin Islands community as a whole, through his roles in various areas of service to the territory as well as advocation for social justice for undeserved people in the Virgin Islands; to rename that Cricket Field located on Parcel H of Tract 1, Estate Nazareth, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands in his honor; and to award former Senator George E. Goodwin the Virgin Islands Medal of Honor; and for other related purposes

Bill No. 35-0007 A Resolution honoring and commending Mr. Boyd “Boyzie” Orlanzo Todman for his many contributions to the people and the youth of the Virgin Islands

Bill No. 35-0009 An Act amending title 1 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 11, section 171(a) relating to the observance of national holidays and enacting The Juneteenth National Independence Day Act to declare June 19 a legal holiday in the Virgin Islands

Bill No. 35-0010 An Act honoring and commending Mr. Aloy “Wenty” Nielsen for his years of service to the Virgin Islands community and naming the Christiansted Bypass in his honor; making a $10,000 appropriation from the General Fund for signage at Aloy Nielsen Bypass and for other related purposes (Pending April 11, 2023, Committee on Rules & Judiciary Meeting)

Bill No. 35-0011 An Act honoring and commending former Senator Horace A. Callwood, Sr. posthumously for his dedication, service, and commitment to the people of the Virgin Islands and naming the north-south street immediately east of Windward Passage in his memory

Bill No. 35-0013 An Act amending title 20 Virgin Islands Code, part II, chapter 35, relating to the issuance of operators’ licenses and identification cards to allow applicants to obtain limited local- purpose identification cards and operators’ licenses without providing certain federally required documentation (Pending April 11, 2023, Committee on Rules & Judiciary Meeting)

Bill No. 35-0026 An Act amending title 22 Virgin Islands Code relating to insurers becoming members of a Federal Home Loan Bank and matters relating thereto (Pending April 11, 2023, Committee on Rules & Judiciary Meeting)

Bill No. 35-0028 An Act amending title 33 Virgin Islands Code, subtitle 1, part 1, chapter 3, section 431, adding TRICARE to medical payment reimbursements subject to the 2.5 percent Virgin Islands gross receipts tax (Pending April 11, 2023, Committee on Rules & Judiciary Meeting)

Bill No. 35-0050 An Act amending the Virgin Islands Code, title 3, chapter 7, by designating the existing provisions as subchapter I and adding a subchapter II establishing the Bureau of School Construction and Maintenance within the Virgin Islands Department of Education for budgetary purposes; amending title 33, chapter 11, section 3092a, changing the Education Maintenance Fund to the School Construction, Maintenance and Capital Fund; and making an appropriation of $2,500,000 from the Virgin Islands Education Initiative Fund to the School Construction, Maintenance and Capital Fund and for other related purposes (Pending April 11, 2023, Committee on Rules & Judiciary Meeting)

Bill No. 35-0054 An Act amending title 1 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 7, section 103b, relating to the Centennial Treasures Award, to provide for a single, lumpsum award payment (Pending April 11, 2023, Rules & Judiciary Meeting)

Date

Apr 14 2023
Expired!

Time

10:00 am

Location

Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall
Charlotte Amalie
Category
Senator Novelle E. Francis, Jr.

Organizer

Senator Novelle E. Francis, Jr.
Phone
(340) 773-2424
Email
[email protected]
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