The operations of the Manchester Parish Council have been significantly boosted by the addition of two newly recruited Municipal Police Officers. The two officers were a part of a group of 31 who graduated after completing a six-week Municipal Training Course at the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) Academy at Twickenham Park, St. Catherine.
Functions of the Municipal Police Force:
This para-military group has certain specific functions for which they are trained, namely:
On Monday, May 9, 2016, Actg. Mayor Leon Thomas and Ms. Marjorie Daniels, Branch Manager, Courts Portmore visited the Windsor School of Special Education and made a presentation of $100,000.00 to the institution to assist with its various programs for the children.
They were met by Mr. Glendon West, Principal of Windsor School and Mrs. Yvonne Bailey, Vice Principal. The visit took place during the morning devotion and Actg. Mayor and Ms. Daniels were happy for the opportunity to interact with the children and teachers.
Source:: Windsor School of Special Education
Representing Kingston’s Mayor Sen. Cllr. Dr. Angela Brown Burke JP-an advocate for participatory governance, Deputy Mayor Cllr. Andrew Swaby JP extends hearty congratulations to His Worship the Mayor Councillor Desmond Gilmore and his team of Councillors and staff for adopting and reinforcing best practices at the launch of the St. Ann Parish Council’s Youth Advisory Task Force.
The Youth Advisory Task initiative is the brainchild of Kingston’s Mayor Senator and Councillor Dr. Angela Brown Burke, JP.
The Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC) joins the rest of the country in sympathizing with relatives of 10 year old Nyheema Barrett and 4 year old Shaheem Green, who lost their lives in a fire that destroyed their home on Wednesday morning.
The KSAC family joins countless Jamaicans at home and in the Diaspora as we collectively mourn the death of two very promising youngsters.
It is even more poignant that the deaths of these precious children occured in Child Month a time when we pause to pay tribute to our nation’s children
Source:: Fire At Heathfield Avenue
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the post of Pound Keeper (LMO/TS4).
SUMMARY OF DUTIES
Under the direction of the City Inspector, the Pound Keeper is generally responsible for the planning, organizing, directing and controlling the operations of the Pound in keeping with the requirements of the Pound Act and for the supervision and control of employee assigned thereto.
Source:: Pound Keeper
The Clarendon Parish Council now invites sealed bids from eligible CONTRACTORS for the proposed construction of changing room and bathroom facilities at Hazeldene Complex Clarendon.
SCOPE OF WORKS
The scope of works includes but is not limited to construction of reinforced concrete structure to accommodate changing room and sanitary facility.
As is customary, the month of May is being observed as Child Month and the KSAC is saddened to note that in the past 3 years, over 200 children have died under tragic circumstances. We want to recognize the Scotia Foundation for updating the names of these children, at the monument for children at the Secret Gardens – a reminder of the grave problem facing the country.
Source:: Child Month 2016