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BILL DIVVIES UP $2.4M IN GRANTS, OTHER FUNDS

Gov. Charles W. Turnbull on Monday signed into law a bill that would parcel out $2.45 million in grants and reprogrammed money from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
The money will be used to "fund vital economic projects and services for the residents of the territory," Turnbull said in releasing the figures.
Here is a list of the programs and the amounts to be granted:
St. John
1. St. John Community Foundation after-school Program Operation of an after-school training and counseling program for youths at Julius Sprauve School, Cruz Bay.
St. John Community Foundation, Inc., $20,000.
2. Disabled Training Program, St. John
Operation of an after-school program for the disabled at Julius Sprauve School, Cruz Bay.
Virgin Islands Resource Center for the Disabled, Inc. $15,000.
St. Thomas
3. Disabled Training Program, St. Thomas
Operation of an after-school program for the disabled at #74-75 Kronprindsens Gade.
Virgin Islands Resource Center for the Disabled Inc. $20,000.
4. Down Street after-school program. Operation of an after-school program for low to moderate income youths.
Down Street People Inc. $25,000
5. Kidscope Crisis Intervention Program
Crisis Intervention, counseling and other support services to victims and their families.
Kidscope Inc. $15,000
6. Anglican Outreach after-school program
Operation of an after-schoo1 program for low to moderate income youths.
Anglican Outreach Services Inc. $22,500
7. V.I. Mission after-school program.
Operation of an after-school and GED program for low to moderate income youths
V.I. Missions Inc. $20,000
8. Savaneros after-school program.
Operation of an after-school program for low to moderate income youths.
We Savaneros Inc. $9,100
9. HPR Sport Activity Programs.
Operation of a baseball clinic, a mentorship basketball program and swimming program for low to moderate income youths.
Department of Housing, Parks and Recreation. $25,000
10. Ulla Muller after-school program. Operation of an. after-school program for low to moderate income youths.
Department of Education. $7,500
St. Croix
11. Disabled Training Program, St. Croix Operation of an after-school program for the disabled at Ricardo Richards Elementary school.
Islands Resource Center for the Disabled Inc. $20,000
12. Herman Hill Male Recovery Facility
Leasing of property to house male recovering abusers and aftercare service center.
The Village/V.I. Partners in Recovery, Inc.
$30,000
13. Camp Arawak Job Training Program
Operation of a job training program for young persons.
Camp Arawak Program Inc. $25,000
14. Camp Arawak After-school Program
Operation of an after-school program for low to moderate income youths.
Camp Arawak Program Inc. $25,000
15. Nurturing Minds Literacy Program Operation of a Literacy program for low to moderate income youths.
Nurturing Minds Development Center. $15,000
16. Sports Training and Swimming Program
Operation of a sports training and swimming program for low to moderate income youths.
Department of Housing, Parks and Recreation. $15,000
17. Career Directions Summer Program.
Operation of a summer program for low to moderate income youths.
Career Directions Inc. $20,000
Construction Projects
St. John
18. Guy Benjamin Community Center construction.
Construction of a community center. Guy Benjamin School.
Department of Education, $325,000

St. Thomas
19. Acquisition of Family Resource Center Facility.
Acquisition of property to be used as a shelter for abused women and children.
Family Resource Center Inc., $120,074
20. Contant Knolls Portable Waterlines Installation.
Installation of portable waterlines at Estate Contant Knolls.
Virgin Islands Housing Authority, $253,426
St. Croix
21. Frederiksted Housing Rehabilitation Program.
Provision of grants and low interests loans to rehabilitate homes in Frederiksted.
Our Town Frederiksted. $142,600
22. Estate Canton Rehabilitation for the disabled.
Rehabilitation of Estate Carlton to meet ADA requirements in order to enhance services to persons with disabilities.
Virgin Islands Advocacy Inc. $ 200,000
23. Hurricane Georges DRI Matching Funds
Funds to be used to match $1.7 million in disaster recovery funds from Hurricane Georges. Funds will be used to install aluminum hurricane shutters to protect elderly residents at the Joseph E. James Terrace housing community on St. Croix.
Virgin Islands Housing Authority. $ 85,000
24. Hurricane Georges DRI Matching Funds
Funds to be used to match $1.7 million in disaster recovery funds from Hurricane Georges. Funds will be used for hurricane shutters for the Juan Luis Hospital.
Juan Luis Hospital. $300,000
Other Projects
CDBG Program Administration.
Funds for the operation of the Community Development Block Grant program.
Division of Capital and Development planning $438,800
Appendix B
To reprogram funds from previously approved CDBG projects that have been completed within budget or that have been discontinued.
(1) Name of Project to be reprogrammed:
Faith Christian Summer Program (1999)
Amount to be reprogrammed: $10,000
Project to which funds are to be reprogrammed: Global Life After-school Program
Operation of an after-school program for low to moderate income youths $10,000.
(2) Name of project to be reprogrammed:
Wintberg Heights playground construction (1998)
Amount to be reprogrammed: $50,000.
Project to which funds are to be reprogrammed: Agriculture water pump installation.
Installation of pump and 2,400 feet of PVC pipes in order to pump water to farmers. Department of Agriculture: $50,000
b. Hurricane Georges DRI matching funds
Funds to be used to match $1.7 million in disaster recovery funds from Hurricane Georges. $30,000
(3) Name of project to be reprogrammed; Waterbay Playground Construction (1994)
Amount to be reprogrammed: $50,000
Project to which funds are to be reprogrammed: Wilhelm George Community Center Construction.
Additional funds for the completion of the rehabilitation of the Wilhelm George Community Center.
Virgin Islands Housing Authority. $27,670
b. Acquisition of Family Resource Center Facility. Acquisition of property to be used as a shelter for abused women and children.
Family Resource Center Inc. $22,330
St. John
1. St. John Community Foundation after-school program.
Operation of an after-school training and counseling program for youth at Julius Sprauve School, Cruz Bay.
St. John Community Foundation Inc. $20,000
2. Disabled Training Program, St. John.
Operation of an after-school program for the disabled at Julius Sprauve School, Cruz Bay.
Virgin Islands Resource Center for the Disabled Inc. $15,000
St. Thomas
3. Disabled Training Program, St. Thomas
Operation of an after-school program for the disabled at #74-75 Kronprindsens Gade.
Virgin Islands Resource Center for the Disabled Inc. $20,000.
4. Down Street after-school Program
Operation of an after-school program for low to moderate income youths.
Down Street People Inc. $25,000
5. Kidscope Crisis Intervention program.
Crisis Intervention, counseling and other support services to victims and their families.
Kidscope Inc. $15,000
6.Anglican Outreach after-school program.
Operation of an after -schoo1 program for low to moderate income youths.
Anglican Outreach Services Inc. $22,500
7. V.I. Mission after-school program.
Operation of an after-school and GED program for low to moderate income youths.
V.I. Missions Inc. $20,000
8. Savaneros after-school program.
Operation of an after-school program for low to moderate income youths.
We Savaneros Inc. $9,100
9. HPR Sport Activity Programs.
Operation of a baseball clinic, a mentorship basketball program and swimming program for low to moderate income youths.
Department of Housing, Parks and Recreation $ 25,000
10. Ulla Muller
after-school program.
Operation of an after-school program for low to moderate income youths.
Department of Education. $ 7,500
St. Croix
11. Disabled Training Program, St. Croix.
Operation of an after-school program for the disabled at Ricardo Richards Elementary School.
Islands Resource Center for the Disabled Inc $20,000
12. Herman Hill Male Recovery Facility.
Leasing of property to house male recovering abusers and aftercare service center.
The Village/V.I. Partners in Recovery Inc. $30,000
13. Camp Arawak Job Training Program.
Operation of a job training program for young persons.
Camp Arawak Program Inc. $25,000
14. Camp Arawak after-school program.
Operation of an after-school program for low to moderate income youths.
Camp Arawak Program Inc. $25,000
15. Nurturing Minds Literacy Program
Operation of a Literacy program for low to moderate income youth.
Nurturing Minds Development Center. $ 15,000
16. Sports Training and Swimming Program.
Operation of a sports training and swimming program for low to moderate income youths.
Department of Housing, Parks and Recreation. $ 15,000
17. Career Directions Summer Program
Operation of a summer program for low to moderate income youth.
Career Directions Inc.$20,000
Construction Projects
St. John
18. Guy Benjamin Community Center construction.
Construction of a community center.
Department of Education
$325,000
St. Thomas
19. Acquisition of Family Resource Center Facility.
Acquisition of property to be used as a shelter for abused women and children.
Family Resource Center Inc. $120,074
20. Contant Knolls potable water lines. Installation of potable waterlines at Estate Contant Knolls.
Virgin Islands Housing Authority, $253,426
St. Croix
21. Frederiksted Housing Rehabilitation Program.
Provision of grants and low interests loans to rehabilitate homes in Frederiksted.
Our Town Frederiksted. $142,600
22. Estate Canton Rehabilitation for the Disabled.
Rehabilitation of Estate Carlton to meet ADA requirements in order to enhance services to persons with disabilities.
Virgin Islands Advocacy Inc. $ 200,000
23. Hurricane Georges DRI Matching Funds
Funds to be used to match $1.7 million in disaster recovery funds from Hurricane Georges. Funds will be used to install aluminum hurricane shutters to protect elderly residents at the Joseph E. James Terrace housing community on St. Croix.
Virgin Islands Housing Authority. $ 85,000
24. Hurricane Georges DRI Matching Funds
Funds to be used to match $1.7 million in disaster recovery funds from Hurricane Georges. Funds will be used for hurricane shutters for the Juan Luis Hospital.
Juan Luis Hospital. $300,000
Other Projects
CDBG program administration.
Funds for the operation of the Community Development Block Grant program. Division
of Capital and Development planning $438,800
Appendix B
To reprogram funds from previously approved DBG projects that have been completed within budget or that have been discontinued
(1) Name of Project to be reprogrammed:
Faith Christian Summer Program (1999)
Amount to be reprogrammed:$10,000
Project to which funds are to be reprogrammed
Global Life after-school program.
Operation of an after-school program
for low to moderate income youths. $10,000
(2) Name of Project to be reprogrammed:
Wintberg Height playground Construction (1998)
Amount to be reprogrammed: $50,000
Project to which funds are to be reprogrammed: Agriculture water pump installation.
Installation of pump and 2400 feet of PVC pipes in order to pump water to farmers. Department of Agriculture. $20,000
b. Hurricane Georges DRI matching funds. Funds to be used to match $1.7 million in disaster recovery funds from Hurricane Georges. $30,000
(3) Name of project to be reprogrammed: Waterbay playground Construction (1994)
Amount to be reprogrammed: $50,000
Project to which funds are to be reprogrammed: Wilhelm George Community Center construction.
Additional funds for the completion of the
rehabilitation of the Wilhelm George Community Center. Virgin Islands Housing Authority $27,670.
b. Acquisition of Family Resource Center Facility.
Acquisition of property to be used as a shelter for abused women and children.
Family Resource Center Inc. $22,330
(4) Name of project to be reprogrammed: Garden Club Program for Youth (1996)
Amount to be reprogrammed: $12,330
Projects to which funds are to be Reprogrammed: Wilhelm George Community Center
construction.
Additional funds for the completion of the
rehabilitation of the Wilhelm George Community Center. Virgin Islands Housing Authority. $12,330
(5) Name of Project to be reprogrammed: PAL Facilities Rehabilitation (1992)
Amount to be reprogrammed: $25,584.50
Project to which funds are to be reprogrammed: St. Croix Majorettes' Building Rehabilitation. $25,584.50
To complete the rehabilitation of the
Majorettes' building at Plot No.1 Estate
Peters Rest, Christiansted. Department of Planning and Natural Resources: $25,584.50
(6) Name of Project to be reprogrammed: Bonne Esperance Youth Facility, St. Croix
Amount to be reprogammed: $100,000.
Project to which funds are to be reprogrammed: Herbert Grigg Home Rehabilitation.
Renovation and rehabilitation of the Herbert Grigg Home for the elderly. Department of Human Services. $100.000
(7) Name of project to be reprogrammed: St. John Youth Counseling Program, St John (1995)
Amount to be reprogrammed: $15,027.41
Project to which funds are to be reprogrammed: Bay Rum factory restoration
Rehabilitation of the former Bay Rum Factory in Coral Bay, St. John.
Administrator's office on St. John. $15,027.41.

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