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In a letter to Gov. Albert Bryan Jr., members of three police unions signed an official notice of no confidence in the Virgin Islands Police Department Commissioner Trevor Velinor and called for his removal.
At a Senate hearing last week, a bill mandating owners of shoreline properties to provide public access to the shore was forwarded to the Rules and Judiciary Committee despite several looming questions, some of which have now been answered by amendments.
For the last year, a group of poets belonging to the group Rhyme & Lime have come together to share their passion during events at Bajo El Sol Art Gallery in Cruz Bay, St. John. Oct. 31 will mark the group's one-year anniversary.
A Senate committee on Friday approved by a 5-2 vote Bill No. 33-0108 which, if signed into law, would require owners of shoreline property to provide suitable public access.
Legislation that would mandate the Enighed Pond Gravel Lot offer free parking was held in the Senate Committee on Government Operations, Consumer Affairs, Energy, Environment and Planning Friday after being contested by Port Authority Executive Director Carlton Dowe.
The Youth, Sports, Parks and Recreation Committee advanced legislation on Tuesday that would, if signed into law, allocate $375,000 toward the construction of Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant ramps or walkways on at least two beaches in each island district.
The V.I. Sports Commission, which is primarily mandated to market the territory as a destination for amateur and professional sporting events, is beginning to develop a handbook that will contain official information on sports officers and administration.
The V.I. Senate voted during Tuesday's legislative session to renew and extend the U.S. Virgin Islands state of emergency order by another 60 days due to the ongoing health crisis.
In a unanimous vote, Virgin Islands senators on Tuesday severed their salaries from that of the lowest-paid executive branch commissioner, currently the Sports, Parks and Recreation commissioner.
The V.I. Legislature took its first step Monday to creating a profitable and sustainable community-based agricultural program for U.S. Virgin Island farmers.