Recovery in Focus to Feature the Virgin Islands Water & Power Authority
The seventh episode of the show will highlight power projects in the territory with host Adrienne L. Williams-Octalien and Chief Executive Officer Lawrence Kupfer and Chief Operating Officer Clinton Hedrington from the Virgin Islands Water & Power Authority to discuss WAPA’s vision for transforming the Territory’s power distribution system and the status of the Authority’s recovery projects.
Governor Bryan, USVI Economic Development Authority to Produce 20-Year Vision for Territorial Economy
Governor Albert Bryan Jr. today announced the commissioning of a 20-year economic development plan (Vision 2040) for the territory, seeking input from a cross-section of residents in the territory as well as Virgin Islanders living on the U.S. mainland and elsewhere in the world.
Hospital Board Approves Architecture and Engineering Design Firms
The Territorial Hospital Board on Tuesday approved the architecture and engineering designs for the Territory’s primary health care facilities, Luis Hospital on St. Croix; Schneider Regional Medical Center and the Charlotte Kimelman Cancer Institute on St. Thomas and the Myrah Keating Smith Clinic on St. John.
DPNR Fisheries Hurricane Disaster Relief Program Update
Commissioner Jean-Pierre L. Oriol of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources is pleased to announce that the Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Hurricane Disaster Relief Assistance program has dispersed more than $655,000 to over 130 fishers and helpers.
Have you considered a career change, moving back to the territory, or are you a recent college graduate looking for a new and challenging first job. Well, maybe the Office of Disaster Recovery or its partners in the recovery can help.
Within the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority serves as the center of coordination for the anticipated $8 billion of federal funding over the next few years to support recovery efforts from the 2017 Hurricanes Irma and Maria.