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Senate: Legislative Session
December 30, 2020 @ 10:00 am
Call to Order: Honorable Novelle E. Francis, Jr.
Invocation: Pastor Ronald D. Walker Jr.
Senior Pastor, Word of Faith International Christian Center
Anthem: National Anthem and Virgin Islands March
Roll Call: Honorable Alicia V. Barnes, Legislative Secretary
Committee Reports: Chairperson of Standing Committees:
Consideration of Floor Agenda:
Consideration of Resolutions:
Bill No. 33-0150 – An Act posthumously honoring and commending Manassah Francis for his significant entrepreneurship and service to the people of the Virgin Islands
Bill No. 33-0233 – A Resolution honoring and commending Mr. Randolph “Junior” Donovan and Kashief “DJ” General Kuntry” Hamilton for their heroism in saving the life of a cruise passenger at the West Indian Company Dock
Bill No. 33-0247– A Resolution honoring and commending Wallace D. Williams for his years of extensive work and service as a librarian and his accomplishments as an Olympic athlete representing the U.S. Virgin Islands in multiple competitions.
Bill No. 33-0285 – An Act honoring and commending Noel “Breeze” Boynes, Sr. for his service to his community of St. John and naming the car ferry dock in St. Thomas “The Noel “Breeze” Boynes, Sr. Car Ferry Dock
Bill No. 33-0312 – A Resolution honoring and commending Janet Valencia Prince-Soto for her contributions to the St. Croix community through her years of educating and mentoring others in the field of cosmetology and her entrepreneurship in the same field
Bill No. 33-0345 – An Act honoring and commending Judy M. Gomez Esq., for her contributions to the Virgin Islands community, especially the children of the Virgin Islands.
Bill No. 33-0352 – A Resolution honoring and commending Charles Lambert Alvarez Christian for his dedication and accomplishments in the field of martial arts and the Virgin Islands community
Bill No. 33-0426 – A Resolution recognizing the 100th year anniversary of the Senepol Cattle.
Bill No. 33-0427 – An Act recognizing and honoring the late Mrs. Dorothy Lockhart-Elskoe for her vast contributions to the preservation of the arts and culture of the Virgin Islands by renaming Raphune Hill the “Dorothy “Dotsy” Lockhart-Elskoe Drive; and making a $15,000 appropriation form the St. John Capital Improvement Fund for associated costs
Bill No. 33-0430 – A Resolution posthumously honoring and commending the late Reverend Vincent Hoover Adams Gordon, Sr., D.D. for his outstanding contributions to the Virgin Islands community
Bill No. 33-0431 – A Resolution honoring and commending Rashawn Ross for his outstanding achievements and contributions in the field of music
Bill No. 33-0440 – A Resolution commemorating the 100 Year Anniversary of the Charlotte Amalie High School on St Thomas, Virgin Islands (1920-2020)
Consideration of Bills:
Bill No. 33-0226 – An Act amending title 1, chapter 7 of the Virgin Islands Code to establish the official madras of the Virgin Islands of the United States
Bill No. 33-0300 – An Act amending title 27 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 9, subchapter I by adding section 305d to establish a numerical limitation on the licenses issued for gasoline stations to take effect in five years and to impose a five-year, Territory-wide moratorium on the issuance of business licenses for gasoline stations
Consideration of Coastal Zone Management Permits:
Minor Coastal Zone Management Permit No. CZT-46-19W (Wyndham Bluebeard’s Beach Club) — The subject permit allows for the installation of a new seawater intake line extending 200 feet offshore into 10 feet of water.
Major Coastal Zone Management Permit No. CZX-21-17W (LICA Holding Corporation) The subject permit authorizes the continued use and occupancy of the marina which consists of a bulkhead embayment with a small finger pier and boat ramp on the western end
Consideration of Zoning Applications:
ZAC-20-3 A request that Plot No. 39A Street, Frederiksted, St. Croix, be rezoned from R-4 (Residential-Medium Density) to B-3 (Business-Scattered) ZAC-20-4 A request that Plot No. 1AEA Estate Diamond, Queen Quarter, St. Croix be rezoned from R-2 (Residential-Low Density-One and Two Family) to B-3 (Business Scattered)
ZAJ-20-3 A request that Parcel No. 5-O Estate Pastory, No. 5 Cruz Bay Quarter, St. John be rezoned from R-2 (Residential-Low Density-One and Two Family) to C (Commercial).
ZAJ-20-5 A request that Parcel No. 14 Remainder Estate Carolina, No. 1 Coral Bay Quarter, St. John, be rezoned from R-2 (Residential-Low Density-One and Two Family) to B-2 (Business-Secondary/Neighborhood). Proposed Use: An animal care center, kennels for dogs and cats (20 and 19, respectively), veterinarian’s office, classroom for outreach/trainings/meetings, one-bedroom employee housing unit, children’s playground and walking trail
Request for approval for disposition of real property by the Virgin Islands Port Authority to the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (Parcel Nos. E, F, and 163-B Sub Base No. 6 Southside Quarter, St. Thomas)
ZAJ-20-3 A request that Parcel No. 5-O Estate Pastory, No. 5 Cruz Bay Quarter, St. John, be rezoned from R-2 (Residential-Low Density-One and Two Family) to C (Commercial).