The V.I. Water and Power Authority governing board made some minor but required changes Monday to a financial arrangement to fund three new generating units at the St. Thomas Randolph Harley power plant.
There was no tropical storm activity in the north Atlantic as of Sunday, but that could change fairly quickly. Meteorologists have their eyes on two systems that threaten to kick off the hurricane season after two fairly quiet months.
V.I. Office of Veterans Affairs Director Patrick Farrell presented a budget request of $790,344 for his office in 2018, down from the $834,000 budgeted for the current fiscal year. One senator, however, had some pointed questions.
A packed room of St. John residents gathered Thursday to address National Park management on a host of perennial issues, including boundary disputes, scarce local hiring, and what many see as insensitive interpretation and enforcement policies.
Senators peppered representatives Virgin Islands Public Employment Relations Board and Virgin Islands Labor Management Committee on three issues – government employees’ dissatisfaction, rent payments and employee training.