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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Building Amnesty

RESIDENTS OF PORTMORE
RE: BUILDING APPROVAL AMNESTY
Please be advised that the Portmore Municipal Council (PMC) will be embarking on a Building Approval Amnesty for the Municipality of Portmore.

Effective JULY 19, 2016, persons who are in contravention of the Parish Council Building Act and the Town and Country Planning Act (TCPA) by doing construction without an approved building plan will have an opportunity to remedy this problem through the Building Approval Amnesty.

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Flag Raising Ceremony 2016

St. Thomas Parish Council invites you to its Flag Raising Ceremony 2016 at Paul Bogle Square on Saturday, August 6, 2016; commencing at 9:00 am. Come with your families and friends and enjoy performances from uniform groups. It’s Jamaica 54 years of Independence; join in the celebration!!!

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Flag Raising Ceremony 2016

The St. Thomas Parish Council invites all to its Flag Raising Ceremony 2016 at Paul Bogle Square, Morant Bay on Saturday, August 6, 2016, commencing at 9:00 am. Come with your families and friends and see uniform groups performing. It’s Jamaica’s 54 years of Independence; join in the celebration!!!

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Town Hall Meeting at Donald Quarrie High School

~As you are, the KSAC has always believed that the management of the Municipality must involve the input of all our stakeholders. As such, the KSAC continues to hold a series of town hall meetings aimed at strengthening the relationship among residents, community and business interests and the Council.

You are invited to attend our next town hall meeting on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at Donald Quarrie High School (Caribbean Terrace, Harbour View) starting at 5:30 p.m.

We look forward to your attendance.

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Clarendon Parish Council to assist young local entrepreneurs

Applications are now open for young entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35 in Clarendon to apply for $100,000 in seed capital and product development and business improvement training.

The grants are being provided by the Clarendon Parish Council and its partners the Caribbean Local Economic Development Project (CARILED), Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC), Jamaica National Small Business Loans and HEART TRUST/NTA under the Clarendon Youth in Business Project.

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Clarendon Parish Council to reward young local entrepreneurs

Applications are now open for young entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35 in Clarendon to apply for $100,000 in seed capital and product development and business improvement training.

The grants are being provided by the Clarendon Parish Council and its partners the Caribbean Local Economic Development Project (CARILED), Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC), Jamaica National Small Business Loans and HEART TRUST/NTA under the Clarendon Youth in Business Project.

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Follow Norman Manley’s example, says Gloudon

Those who make the annual July 4 pilgrimage to Roxborough, central Manchester, to celebrate the birth of Norman Washington Manley have heard many a speech about the national hero.
Last Monday, they heard one that was strikingly different from the norm.

Using an informal mix of humorous anecdotes, sober reflections and earnest exhortations, journalist and playwright Barbara Gloudon argued that just as Manley gave of himself to his country, so Jamaicans must selflessly work for a better society.

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