Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Noel Arscott, last week officially opened the Council Chamber of the St. Elizabeth Parish Council, which was built at a cost of approximately $20 million.
The opening of the chamber is the first phase of construction of a new municipal building for the parish at a cost of $50 million.
The new Council Chamber, built through funding from the Ministry and the
On Wednesday, December 2, 2015, under the theme “Its Christmas: Give a little love”, the KSAC will hold a City and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony along with a concert featuring artistes such as Etana, Kevin Downswell, Romain Virgo, Omani and any more.
Our greatest responsibility as City leaders is one of care; caring for the environment, the elderly and our youths.
In observance of Local Government, Community and Youth Month, the KSAC’s Youth Advisory Task Force recently partnered with the National Youth Service to hold a Personal Development session focusing on leadership.
The workshop was centered around strengthening leadership and entrepreneurial skills in our youth and explored interesting areas such as character development, job interviews and local economic development among others.
ST. CATHERINE PARISH COUNCIL SALUTES MEN
The idea that men are probable the last to be highlighted on any given day or on special occasions, if at all, was pushed way in the back seat when the St. Catherine Parish Council saluted over (120) men at a Celebratory Luncheon held in the Council’s Chamber, Emancipation Square, on Friday, November 20, 2015, just a day after International Men’s Day which was officially celebrated on November 19.
Remembrance Day Ceremony and Religious Service
Remembrance Day, also known as Poppy Day, Armistice Day or Veterans Day is a day to commemorate the sacrifices of members of the armed forces specifically since the First World War. It is observed on November 11 to recall the end of World War I on that date in 1918. (In Jamaica, Remembrance Day is usually observed on the second Sunday in November).
St. Catherine Parish Council Youth Mayor 2015
Lance Scott is the St. Catherine Parish Council Youth Mayor for 2015. The decision for selection was mutually made by students from collaborating schools who also vied for the position.
Lance is a second year student at the University of the West Indies and is originally from the Ginger Ridge community in rural St. Catherine. He was recommended by Councillor Ralston Wilson, Councillor for the Ginger Ridge Division and Deputy Mayor for Spanish Town.
The Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC) wishes to express heartfelt condolences to the relatives, friends, fans and church and gospel music family of Audrey Scully Hall, affectionately called “Sister Scully.”
The KSAC joins all Jamaicans and members of the gospel music industry in mourning the death of a lady who is truly one of the pioneers of traditional gospel music in Jamaica.
Sister Scully will forever be remembered for timeless songs such as Hurry Up, No Other Blood and Hard Road to Travel and certainly her strong and powerful delivery of these songs.
Source:: WALK GOOD SISTER SCULLY
The PMC will be resurfacing sections of the roadway along Braeton park way to complement new bus bay lay-bys and widening of filter lanes.
These activities are schedule to Commence Friday November 13, 2015.
Local Government and Community Month November 1-30
“Empowering Communities through Improved Governance”