MONTEGO BAY, St. James (July 26, 2017): The St. James Municipal Corporation will be expending approximately $18.5 million for its drain-cleaning exercise as preparation for the 2017 hurricane season.
The drain-cleaning exercise will cover the local authority’s 17 parochial divisions and will roll out on during the first week of August 2017.
The KSAMC recently held an Orientation Session for the 2017 Youth Summer Employment Programme.
The primary target group for this programme are youth between the ages of 15 and 29 whose goal is to collect data on street lights within all 40 divisions across the municipality, identify streets with missing name signs and record the information.
Additionally, they are tasked with identifying vulnerable persons within communities that are in need of emergency assistance and general social assistance using relevant forms provided.
Youth Summer Employment Programme Orientation Successfully Held
“Mayor of St. Ann’s Bay, His Worship Michael Belnavis (right), presents the Key to St. Ann’s Bay to visiting Chairman of the Mayaro Rio Claro Regional Corporation in Trinidad and Tobago, Mayor Glen Ram (left). Sharing the moment is councillor for the St. Ann’s Bay Division, Dallas Dickinson. The presentation was made on August 11, following a special meeting at the St. Ann Municipal Corporation.”
Mayor of Kingston, Senator Delroy Williams and the mayor of Mayaro Rio Claro in Trinidad, Councillor Glen Ram met yesterday at the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) office during a visit organized by the Ministry of Local Government and the Mayaro Rio Claro Municipal Corporation.
More than 2,300 young people are to be employed under the National Youth Summer Employment Programme, which will be officially launched today (August 10) at the Jamaica College Auditorium, Old Hope Road, St. Andrew.
The young people, from across the island, will be engaged in the auditing of street lights and identifying vulnerable persons within communities who may require assistance during periods of natural disasters and other forms of emergency.
THANK YOU TEAM!
On behalf of the Chairman, Acting Chief Executive Officer and Councillors of the St. Catherine Municipal Corporation (formerly St. Catherine Parish Council) we want to thank you Agencies for attending the 2017 series of community meetings held June to July 2017.
Source:: THANK YOU TEAM!
In Photo: (L-R) Member of Parliamaent for North Central Clarendon Pearnel Charles Snr., Permanent Secretary in the OPM Audrey Sewell, Chinese Ambassador to Jamaica Niu Qingbao, Prime Minister Andrew Holness, CEO at the National Works Agency E.G Hunter, Deputy General Manager- CHEC Dr. Zhimin Hu and Pearnel Charles Jnr. are all smiles as the Prime Minister cuts the ribbon at the official openening of the Kupius Bridge in Pennants, Clarendon.