Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
DPNR performed water quality analysis at 15 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of July 26 – July 30, 2021. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are considered safe for swimming and fishing.
Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 4, the non-profit will make the only locally-sourced mulch available for sale to the community. Island Green’s Brush Chipping Pilot Program has been designated a Clinton Global Initiative “Commitment to Action” for its sustainability.
The order, which goes into effect on Aug. 2 and remains in effect through Aug. 31, has been issued in response to the continued public health threat posed by COVID-19.
Six filled sandbags will be distributed to residents from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 5 and Friday, Aug. 6. Households are limited to a maximum of six filled sandbags.
Anthony Gilbert, VI Chapter Tuskegee Airmen Inc. (VICTAI) member, was provided with an offer to join the RedTail Flight Academy inaugural class to begin on Sept. 8. The scholarship is worth $115,000.
The election of officers was one of several actions taken Thursday by board members meeting via Zoom.
FEMA has granted money for numerous local government agencies, including the V.I. Water and Power Authority and the V.I. Housing Authority.
Applications are now open for the 2021 cohort of Accelerate VI, a startup accelerator that supports the growth of the local tech ecosystem by helping tech entrepreneurs scale their businesses in the USVI.
To be eligible for benefit payments, all claimants must enroll in the direct deposit payment system by registering online with MyUIclaim Portal.