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Senate: Housing, Transportation, Telecommunications
November 10, 2021 @ 9:00 am
The committee has scheduled a meeting to consider the following:
Bill No. 34-0069 — An Act amending the Virgin Islands Code, Title 3, chapter 9, section 134a relating to the Department of Public Works, Division of Capital Improvements by adding subsection (c) to define capital improvement project” and amending Title 31, chapter 1, relating to the functions of the Commissioner of Public Works by adding a new subsections (b) and (c) to direct the Commissioner of Public Works to maintain a master contract for providing governmental entities with architectural and engineering services for construction, expansion, renovation, major maintenance, rehabilitation or replacement projects that cost less than $500,000 over the life of the project (Sponsored by: Sen. Donna A. Frett-Gregory)
Bill No. 34-0087 — An Act providing for a Complete Streets Policy and creating a Complete Streets Task Force within the Department of Public Works to aid in the development and implementation of strategies to increase the usability of all streets for all modes of travel for citizens of all ages and abilities in the Virgin Islands. (Sponsored by: Sen. Steven D. Payne Sr.; co-sponsored by: Sen. Genevieve R. Whitaker)
Bill No. 34-0029 — An Act amending Title 29, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 16, subchapter II, section 945(a)(1) relating to the Virgin Islands Affordable Housing Program to provide for a set-aside of affordable housing for first responders (Sponsored by: Sen. Dwayne M. DeGraff)
An update from the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority on the status of the Emergency Rental Assistance Program