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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Local government

Youth Rehabilitation Center Hails Students’ Successes

Recently, the V.I. Department of Human Services (DHS), Youth Rehabilitation Center (YRC) hailed the successes of six residents who completed high school. The six young men participated in a structured educational setting and applied themselves to achieving high school diplomas or GED certification.

VIEDA Enterprise Zone Commission to Host Estate Planning Conferences

To help reduce the amount of vacant and abandoned buildings within the enterprise zones of the U.S. Virgin Islands that need to be rehabilitated, residents and business owners of properties in Christiansted, Frederiksted, Savanne-Downstreet and Garden Street-Upstreet are invited to attend the annual free estate planning conferences hosted by the Enterprise Zone Commission (EZC).

Labor Has Scotiabank Participate in LIFT Program for Young People

Scotiabank volunteers participated in a Financial Literacy Workshop hosted by the Virgin Islands Department of Labor (VIDOL). The workshop, entitled “Avoiding Financial Errors,” was open to young people ages 18 – 25, who participated in this year’s Labor Investing for Tomorrow (LIFT) program.

DPNR to Hold Annual Commercial Fishing License Registration in July

The Division of Fish and Wildlife and Division of Environmental Enforcement will hold its annual commercial fishing license registration in July. All commercial fishers in both districts are required to attend a registration session to renew their licenses.

DHS State Pharmaceutical Assistance Program Helps Seniors With Drug Costs

Many who are without medical insurance and have a chronic illness simply cannot afford to pay for medicine from their monthly income. The Pharmaceutical Assistance Program (PAP) at the V.I. Department of Human Services (DHS) is assisting seniors with paying for the cost of prescription drugs.

2016 Property Tax Bills Due by August 1

2016 Property Tax bills have been issued to all property owners on record as of Jan. 1, 2016. The 2016 bills will become due on Aug. 1 and will become delinquent if not paid by Sept. 30. Some property owners whose informal appeals have been considered may see new assessments on their 2016 bills.

This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

DLCA Informs Mobile Food Service Vendors of Legal Requirements

The Commissioner of the Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) is publicly notifying individuals and entities holding mobile food service licenses of the statutory requirement to be mobile, which means at the end of the business day, all such licensees must remove their mobiles from the location at which they do business.

VIHA Drafts Lease Agreement for Public Housing, Seeks Public Comment

The Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA) notifies residents and the public at large of the availability of a New Residential Lease Agreement as well as an Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP) for low-income public housing. These lease documents will be available for public review.

DPNR Deploys Fish Aggregating Devices Around St. Thomas

The Division of Fish and Wildlife deployed two fish aggregating devices (FADs) around St. Thomas on Wednesday, June 15. This is in addition to the two previously deployed submerged FADs, which are located south of St. Croix.





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