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This Week’s Senate Calendar August 26 — 30

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

Housing Authority Public Housing Community Office Closures Scheduled

VIHA’s Central Offices and Public Housing Community Management Offices will be closed for two days to allow all staff to participate in professional development

BMV to Conduct ID Saturdays for Residents Without Passports or Driver’s Licenses

BMV Director Jackson-McIntosh said, “The ID Saturdays goal is to aid members of the community to obtain an ID. As we are in the midst of the hurricane season, it is critical that community members are prepared in case of a disaster.”

Customs and Border Protection Transforming V.I. Trade Through Technology

Customs and Border Protection updates the USVI trade community on the implementation of the cargo automation initiatives.

VIDOL Provides Additional Services to Address Concerns of Former Marriott-Ritz Carlton Staff

As of Wednesday, Aug. 21, additional unemployment insurance services administered on a walk-in basis are now being scheduled by appointment.

WAPA Board Approves Contract-Related Matters, Electrical System Budget

While meeting on St. Croix Thursday, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority Governing Board approved contract amendments as well as the 2020 Electric System Operating Budget.

WAPA Enters Into Contract to Install Standby Generators on St. John

WAPA recently signed a $ 2.7 million contract with Wartsila LLC that begins the process of outfitting St. John with two standby four-megawatt generating units.
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VIPD Working to Resolve Records Problem

The Records Bureau of the Virgin Islands Police Department at the Alexander Farrelly Justice Complex on St. Thomas said Wednesday it is "working feverishly" to resolve a problem that is causing delays in processing and releasing incident reports.

Plaskett and Waters Urge HUD to Reconsider Exclusion of V.I. From Disaster Relief

Today, Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (D-VI) released the following statement regarding a letter sent from Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services Maxine Waters (D-CA), herself and several other members of Congress on a recent announcement by the Department of Urban Development.

Public Works Highlights Public-Private Partnerships

Commissioner Nelson Petty Jr. is encouraged by the community-minded individuals who have partnered with the department on projects to improve the overall quality of life in the territory.

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