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This Week's Senate Calendar

29th Legislature of the Virgin Islands
Senate Calendar Week Beginning May 7
Monday, May 7
No committee meetings will be held.
Tuesday, May 8
10 a.m.
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Committee on Planning and Environmental Protection
Agenda:
The committee will convene a hearing to receive testimony on the following items:
Major Coastal Zone Permit CZT-5-99(W) Modified, Nautilus Inc. located seaward of Parcel C., Little St. James Islands to allow for the installation of two mooring buoys and two covered structures on the existing dock and for the continued use and occupancy of the dock, trampoline, bulkhead, intake hose to the reverse osmosis plant and riprap revetment
Bill No. 29-0303 – An Act transferring ownership of No. 14 Estate Smith Bay, East End Quarter, St. Thomas Virgin Islands, from the Government of the Virgin Islands to the Magens Bay Authority
Wednesday, May 9
10 a.m.
Frits E. Lawaetz Conference Room, St. Croix
Committee on Government Operations, Energy and Veterans Affairs
Agenda:
Bill No. 29-0205 – An Act to amend Title 30, chapter 5, subchapter II, section 105, of the Virgin Islands Code, to reduce the amount that WAPA customers appealing determination of a billing dispute are required to deposit with the PSC to be held in escrow pending resolution of the dispute
Bill No. 29-0270 – An Act restructuring the Government of the Virgin Islands
Bill No. 29-0272 – An Act amending Title 3, chapter 27, section 705© of the Virgin Islands Code by providing for the automatic retirement of WAPA employees who fall under the Tier 1 Retirement Benefits Program at the age of 55 years or older after attaining a minimum of 10 years of credited service
Bill No. 29-0292 – An Act requiring the Director of Personnel to prepare a list of all persons hired during this state of fiscal emergency and forward it to the Legislature and for other purposes
Additionally, the Department of Public Works has been invited to give an update regarding the Christiansted Bypass, Estate La Grange Gut in the Frederiksted, Estate Ann’s Hope, Veterans Development, cemeteries and burial lands for Virgin Islands Veterans and use of ARRA funds
6 p.m.
Frits E. Lawaetz Conference Room, St. Croix
Committee on Human Services
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled a meeting to consider the following bill:
Bill No. 29-0307 – An Acting authorizing (A) the Governor of the Virgin Islands and the Commissioner of the V.I. Department of Property and Procurement to developin Frederiksted, St. Croix, by executing contracts for the design, construction, financing and management of a comprehensive sports complex to consist of a baseball stadium, an aquatic stadium, and a tennis/beach volleyball stadium (the Comprehensive Sports Complex) and (B) the issuances of bonds, notes or other indebtedness of the Government of the Virgin Islands (the “Government”) and/or the V.I. Public Finance Authority (the “Authority”) for the purpose of providing funds to finance the Government’s contribution to the development of the Comprehensive Sports Complex, (ii) pay capitalized interest on the Series 2012A Bonds during construction of the project, (iii) fund any necessary reserves in connection therewith, and (iv) pay costs of issuance of the Series 2012A Bonds and the Series 2012A Loan Notes, including costs of bond issuance or liquidity facility costs, if any, and to amend Act No. 7276, Section 8 and Act No. 7101, Section 14, and for other purposes
Thursday, May 10
No committee meetings will be held.
Friday, May 11
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Bovoni Housing Community Health Fair, St. Thomas
Committee on Health and Hospitals – The 2012 Health Fair
Agenda:
The committee on Health and Hospitals and the V.I. Housing Authority presents the “Bovoni Housing Community Health Fair” to provide health screenings to include: HVI testing, blood pressure, cholesterol, immunization, dental assessment, vision, blood glucose and glaucoma screenings

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