Portmore Jamaica

Sunshine City of Jamaica is Portmore

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Portmore was granted Municipality status in 2003 and has its own City Council and Mayor, following the British-based model of Jamaican local government

Horse Racing is popular and all major horse races are run at Caymanas Park located in north Portmore.


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FAREWELL MARVALEE – REST IN PEACE

FAREWELL MARVALEE – REST IN PEACE

“The St. Catherine Parish Council Poor Relief Department will never be the same again without Ms. Martin. Her smile lit up the department” said one staff member. Several others shared beautiful sentiments.
Marvalee Martin who joined the Council on August 19, 2013 died suddenly at her home on Wednesday, August 31, 2016.

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Source:: FAREWELL MARVALEE – REST IN PEACE

Presentations at General Council Meeting on September 8, 2016

Presentations at General Council Meeting on September 8, 2016

INSPECTORS OF POOR IN TRAINING

The Board of Supervision, in the Ministry of Local Government has, since August 2016, released three (3) individuals from the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC) and the Ministry of Local Government, for training in the area of Inspectors of Poor in the St. Catherine Parish Council’s Poor Relief Department and Infirmary, respectively.

The eight weeks training which commenced on August 08 concludes on September 28.

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Source:: Presentations at General Council Meeting on September 8, 2016

KSAC holds Shelter Managers’ Conference

Ms. Terry Forrester, KSAC's Parish Disaster Coordinator

The KSAC recently partnered with ODPEM to hold a Shelter Managers’ Conference which was aimed at providing information about the role of shelter managers and providing recommended solutions to improve the Municipality’s Shelter Programme.

Shelter Managers in Kingston and St. Andrew were presented with Shelter Kits which include waterboots, raincoats, safety vests and stationery which will assist in them carrying out their functions more efficiently.

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Source:: KSAC holds Shelter Managers’ Conference