His Worship the Mayor of Falmouth, Councillor C. Junior Gager gave a very vibrant and passionate presentation at the Friends Of Trelawny Association (FOTA) Awards Banquet, held on May 25, 2018 at the Royal Chateau Hall in Rosedale, New York. During his speech, His Worship congratulated the Association for the stellar work they have been doing over the past 37 years, and made an impassioned plea for them to consider renovating/refurbishing ‘The Clock’ which is a historical monument, standing in Water Square, Falmouth.
Source:: TRELAWNY TO DI WERL
St. Catherine Municipal Corporation – Labour Day 2018
Scores of volunteers from the community, staff members of the St. Catherine Municipal Corporation and members of the Joint Civic Affairs Committee turned out to ‘ramp it up…fix it up’ at the parish Labour Day project, held at the Old Harbour Bay Fishing Beach Village in St. Catherine on Wednesday, May 23.
St. Catherine Festival Queen 2018 Contestants Visits Mayor of Spanish Town
Following the Sashing Ceremony for the Miss St. Catherine Festival Queen Competition held on Thursday, May 17, a courtesy call was made on His Worship the Mayor of Spanish Town, Councillor Norman Scott, by nine of eleven ladies, in his Parlour, Emancipation Square, Spanish Town, Thursday morning, May 24, 2018.
Mayor Scott welcomed and greeted the ladies warmly. He told them how proud he was of them and expressed that they are all winners and are beautiful.
The official opening of the Marlie Hill Water Shop located in South Manchester was held on Monday, May 14, 2018. The main speaker was Minister of Local Government & Community Development, Honourable Desmond McKenzie.
Minister McKenzie says that the establishment of water shops is one of the means of addressing the chronic water shortage in the southern section of the island which usually suffers from severe drought conditions.
The next water shop for the parish will be constructed in the Bellefield Division Central Manchester.
Source:: Marlie Hill Water Shop
2018 Africa Day Message by His Worshipthe Mayor of Kingston
Senator, Councillor Delroy H. Williams
“Winning the fight against corruption. A sustainable path to Africa’s transformation”
As we celebrate the historic “Africa Day” today on May 25, it is only fitting that we pause to salute the courage and bravery of those who fought and sacrificed to free Africa from under- development and to assert themselves as liberated individual states.
Source:: Africa Day 2018
Road Rehabilitation and other Projects – St. Catherine Municipal Corporation
In a bid to improve the road network within the Old Capital, the St. Catherine Municipal Corporation officially commenced road improvement within the township and environs early 2017; the works have been ongoing.
The works include the laying of new base and paving with asphaltic concrete and installation of new drainage.
Principal, Councillor Claudia Morant-Baker, Teachers and Students from the Alexander Basic School located in South Manchester were wlecomed by the Manchester Municipal Corporation on Friday, May 18, 2018.
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St. Ann Municipal Corporation Drop-In Centre For The Homeless Opens In Ocho Rios (Article from the Jamaica Observer)
A drop-in centre was opened in Buckfield, Ocho Rios, in St. Ann on May 11 by Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie.
Mayor of Kingston, Senator Delroy Williams has indicated that the Kingston & St Andrew Municipal Corporation will be doing improvements to the Glen Owen Isolation Ward at the Bustamante Hospital for Children on May 23 for its 2018 Labour Day project.
“The Glen Owen Isolation Ward project is one of several that the KSAMC will be undertaking for Labour Day. We were made aware of the lack of proper facilities and structure there and decided that as a Council we can offer assistance.