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WAPA Encourages Hurricane Season Preparation

WAPA reminds both its employees and customers to be prepared for potential storm activity that could temporarily interrupt electrical and potable water service.

SBA Veterans Small Business Committees to Hold Public Meetings June 5, 6

Both meetings will be accessible via Skype webinar and/or conference call.

Viya Gives Emergency Preparedness Reminders

In the event of a disaster, they should refrain from moving or cutting downed lines on their property or near their homes because they may be active power lines, telephone lines or cable TV lines. To report downed lines or any other Viya service-related issues, customers should contact Viya.
Lieutenant Governor Tregenza Roach explained how residents can recover claims owed by Real Legacy Assurance Company.

Roach Extends Deadline to File Franchise Taxes

Lt. Gov. Tregenza A. Roach Esq. informs the public of an extension in the deadline to file franchise taxes for corporations (profit and non-profit), partnerships and limited liability companies using the Division of Corporations and Trademarks online Catalyst system.

Investor Excitement Strong for USVI Tourism at Miami Summit

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. is very encouraged by the response of investors to the tourism opportunities and incentives offered by the territory. Federal resources being invested into USVI’s infrastructure, he said, were powering his administration's plans for presenting St. Thomas as a top tier tourism product and developing distinct identities for St. John and St. Croix.
Elizabeth Armstrong at an April WAPA board meeting.

WAPA Board Approves Funding for Air Quality Testing, Security Services, Liability Insurance

On Thursday, the Governing Board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority approved a $250,000 contract to ensure the utility remains in compliance with testing mandates set forth by the EPA as part of existing consent decrees at the WAPA power plants.

New Online Services Available by Division of Corporations and Trademarks

The launch of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) module is now available to receive and process electronic filings on par with any other jurisdiction.

J. Benton Construction Job Sites Complete Safety Stand-Down

J. Benton Construction LLC participated in the annual “National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down,” a voluntary workplace event with an emphasis on worksite safety and fall prevention through toolbox talks and jobsite safety activities.

SBA Honors Owners of The Fred Hotel as Entrepreneurs of the Year

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and SBDC have honored business partners Christopher “Topher” Swanson and Jeff Printz with the 2019 U.S. Virgin Islands Entrepreneurs of the Year Award.

USVIEDA Board Elects New Officers

The U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA) elected three new board members -- Kevin A. Rodriquez, Gary Molloy and Haldane Davies Ph.D. -- to be officers on Wednesday, May 15.

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