RFP-001-C-2020 (P) for the Charles A. ‘Tappy’ Seales Fire Station Retrofit Project
The Virgin Islands Fire Service requires professional architectural and engineering services to include architectural design, interior design, site, civil engineering, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and telecommunications engineering services.
Reconstruction of East End Electrical Substation on St. Thomas Progressing
WAPA REPORTS STEADY PROGRESS IN RECONSTRUCTION OF ST. THOMAS EAST END ELECTRICAL SUBSTATION
The reconstruction of a new electrical substation on St. Thomas’ east end is progressing with contractors having poured a concrete roof last week. The substation was damaged in the 2017 hurricanes, and when completed early next year, will restore normal electric grid operations to the eastern end of St. Thomas, and to the island of St. John.
Energy Office Receives $625,000 To Support Energy Resilience
The Virgin Islands Energy Office (VIEO) was chosen as a recipient of $625,000 in the Fiscal Year 2019 funding under the Energizing Insular Communities (EIC) grant program. The EIC program is funded and administered through the U.S. Department of Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) recently awarded the Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) $840,200 for a Watershed Management Studies Advanced Assistance Project.
Leadership Meets with FEMA Officials on Rebuilding Schools, JFL Hospital
Governor Albert Bryan Jr. along with Office of Disaster Director Adrienne Williams-Octalien and Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority Executive Director Daryl Griffith met with FEMA Acting Administrator Peter Gaynor and other key FEMA officials Wednesday for an update on FEMA’s approval of industry standards for rebuilding the territory’s schools and the Juan F. Luis Hospital on St. Croix.
The Department of Public Works, in conjunction with its partner Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division, would like to inform the public that work has begun on a series of Emergency Relief (ER) road projects in the St. Thomas/St. John district.
In a joint press conference at Government House in Christiansted, St. Croix. Governor Albert Bryan Jr, Office of Disaster Recovery’s Director Adrienne Williams-Octalien and Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority’s Executive Director Daryl Griffith announced the selection of 29 local general contractors who will be part of the Envision Tomorrow Homeowner and Rental Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Program.
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.