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September 23 @ 9:00 am
The Committee on Finance meeting that was recessed on Tuesday, Sept. 13th will reconvene at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 23rd in the Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room, St. Croix, to further
discuss and vote on the following fiscal year 2022 transfer requests.
001-22 Virgin Islands Department of Education Appropriation Transfer
To provide equipment for the IT Department and the School Food Authority. It will also provide supplies for students and staff as well as allow for school enhancements. Further, the Virgin Islands Department of Education will meet the mandatory regulation that requires uniforms be provided to cooks, monitors, athletes and custodians to promote a better learning environment for the children of the Virgin Islands.
002-22 Department of Health Appropriation Transfer
To lease four buildings for Behavioral Health due to mold in the current building
003-22 Department of Human Services Appropriation Transfer
To utilize savings from salaries and fringe benefits for repairs, maintenance, fixtures and equipment. Additionally, funds will also be utilized to build a needed generator housing unit to allow Knud Hansen to remain fully functional during intermittent power outages. Funds will also be chanelled to badly needed repairs at the St. John Multi-purpose Center
004-22 Department of Labor Appropriation Transfer
To maximize resources by repairing deficient A/C ducts, installing fire suppression systems in both districts, and modernizing workstations to improve the quality of work for the VIDOL Team. Additionally, a mobile unit will be purchased to improve outreach and accessibility.
005-22 Department of Public Works Appropriation Transfer
To fund critical items such as cemetery walls, pickups, outstanding payments and supplies