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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Local Government Minister Signs $190 Million Contract For New Portmore Municipal Corporation Building

L-R front row: Hugh Burton, HDB Construction Ltd., HM McKenzie, Portmore Mayor Leon Thomas, CEO, Portmore MC, Kerry Chambers. Mp for Southern St. Catherine Fitz Jackson (extreme right) observes the signing

Local Government and Community Development Minister Hon. Desmond McKenzie has signed a J$190 million contract with HDB Construction Limited, to facilitate a modern Administrative Building for the Portmore Municipal Corporation.

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Source:: Local Government Minister Signs $190 Million Contract For New Portmore Municipal Corporation Building

St. Ann Municipal Corporation Labour Day 2017 activities at the Steer Town Community Centre.

RESTORE PRESERVE…BEAUTIFY
St. Ann Municipal Corporation to carry out parish Labour Day activities at the Steer Town Community Centre.

(St. Ann’s Bay Jamaica) (May19, 2017) As part of activities planned across the Island for National Labour Day Tuesday May 23, 2017, the St. Ann Municipal Corporation will be carrying out major improvement work on the Steer Town Community Centre in the Lime Hall Division.

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Source:: St. Ann Municipal Corporation Labour Day 2017 activities at the Steer Town Community Centre.

Mayor Sangster heaps praise on Japanese intern for fire trucks

Chairman of the St Elizabeth Municipal Corporation Derrick Sangster has a picture in his mind of Japanese intern Shingo Oba for an unlikely reason. According to Sangster, who is also mayor of Black River, his sharpest memory of Oba, who volunteered his services in St Elizabeth in 2014-16, was of a man “who hardly spoke”.
However, during his two years assigned to the disaster preparedness office at the municipal corporation in Black River, Oba — a practising fireman in Japan — didn’t need many words to make a big difference.

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Source:: Mayor Sangster heaps praise on Japanese intern for fire trucks

Manager- Property Management

Application Deadline:
May 31, 2017 – 04:00am

Position Title: Manager – Property Management
Reports to: Chief Engineering Officer

The position is responsible for managing the functions of providing oversight, security and maintenance services for all KSAMC buildings and properties in an effort to create a safe and comfortable environment for employees and customers of the Corporation. The position is also responsible for the maintenance, upkeep coordination and oversight of existing buildings and facilities as well as integrally involved in the construction fo new office buildings, among other related duties.

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Source:: Manager- Property Management

MINISTER OF HEALTH DROPPED IN ON ST. CATHERINE MUNICIPAL CORPORATION’S GENERAL MEETING

MINISTER OF HEALTH DROPPED IN ON ST. CATHERINE MUNICIPAL CORPORATION’S GENERAL MEETING

Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton put in an appearance at the St. Catherine Municipal Corporation’s Monthly General Meeting held Thursday, May 11, 2017.

According to the Chairman and Mayor of Spanish Town, Councillor Norman Scott, Dr. Tufton came at a time timely moment, when the issues under the Local Board of Health were under discussion and he gladly welcomed him.

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Source:: MINISTER OF HEALTH DROPPED IN ON ST. CATHERINE MUNICIPAL CORPORATION’S GENERAL MEETING

PROPERTY TAX MOBILE UNIT

PROPERTY TAX MOBILE UNIT

IN ST. CATHERINE FOR FOUR (4) DAYS!

Attention all Land Owners, Tenants and Occupiers!
Take advantage of the Property Tax Mobile Unit in Your Community!
Wednesday, May 31 TOTAL Gas Station, Brunswick Avenue, Spanish Town
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 01 Rose Duncan Park, Linstead (beside NCB) 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Friday, June 02 SAGICOR Plaza, Spanish Town, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 03 In front of New Harbour Village Phase 2, Old Harbour,
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Source:: PROPERTY TAX MOBILE UNIT

Prime Minister Highlights Value of Falmouth

Photo: Yhomo Hutchinson Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (centre), in discussion with Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie (left), at an ‘Evening of Excellence' ceremony, held in Falmouth on April 27. At right is Mayor of Falmouth, Colin Gager.

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the town of Falmouth has an economic value, and ways can be found to market it as a tourist attraction.

Mr. Holness added that the town is an invaluable asset that is also blessed with a great deal of historical value.

The Prime Minister, who was speaking at a function dubbed, an ‘Evening of Excellence’, in Falmouth, on April 27, said it is for a very good reason the town has been aptly described as one of the “best preserved Victorian-style towns in the western hemisphere”.

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Source:: Prime Minister Highlights Value of Falmouth