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Monday, Time: Committee: Location:

March 4, 2013 10:00 A.M. Education and Workforce Development


Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall St. Thomas, Virgin Islands Agenda

The Committee on Education and Workforce Development has scheduled a meeting to receive testimony on the status of education in the territory. In addition the committee will discuss issues, concerns, grievances, projects and plans to improve the territorys educational system. Each entity will present their individual perspectives. Invited Testifiers: Honorable LaVerne Terry, Ed.D. Commissioner Department of Education Ms. Rosa White President Administrators Association of St. Croix Department of Education Ms. Jeanette Smith-Barry Superintendent of St.Thomas/St .John District Department of Education Mr. Carver Farrow President Administrators Association of St.Thomas/St.John Department of Education

Mr. Gary Malloy Superintendent of St. Croix District Department of Education ______________________________________________________________________________________ Tuesday, March 5, 2013 RESERVED FOR CONSTITUENT MEETINGS AND OFFICE WORK

________________________________________________________________________________________ Wednesday, March 6, 2013 RESERVED FOR CONSTITUENT MEETINGS AND OFFICE WORK ________________________________________________________________________________________ Thursday, March 7, 2013 Time: Committee: Location: 10:00 AM Economic Development, Agriculture and Planning
Frits E. Lawaetz Conference Room

St. Croix, Virgin Islands


The Committee on Economic Development, Agriculture and Planning has scheduled a meeting to discuss each

district that has its own set of circumstances. The focus of this follow up meeting will be to address the challenges relative to St. Croix business start-ups and the sustainability of existing businesses. Some of the key factors to be addressed are effects of crime on business, the permitting process and access to capital. Invited Testifiers: Honorable Beverly Nicholson-Doty Commissioner Department of Tourism Mr. Rodney Querrard Sr. Acting Police Commissioner St. Thomas District Virgin Islands Police Department Mr. Percival Clouden Chief Executive Officer Department of Economic Development Authority Honorable Wayne Biggs Jr. Commissioner Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs Mr. James Parris Acting Chief of Police St. Croix District Virgin Islands Police Department Ms. Jennifer Nugent-Hill Asst. Executive Director Department of Economic Development Authority

Ms. Leonor Dottin State Director Small Business Development Center (SBDC) ________________________________________________________________________________________ Friday, March 8, 2013 RESERVED FOR CONSTITUENT MEETINGS AND OFFICE WORK _________________________________________________________________________________________

Monday, Time: Committee: Location:

March 11, 2013 10:00 A.M. of the Whole


Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall

St. Thomas, Virgin Islands


Agenda

The Thirtieth Legislature will convene in Committee of the Whole Zoning Hearing to receive testimony on the following zoning amendments: Courtyard Land Co., LLC (Edward P. McKenzie- Authorized Agent)- To amend the Official Zoning Map No. STZ-9 from B-4 (Business-Residential Areas) to C (Commercial) for Parcels Nos. 40A and 40B Estate Smith Bay, St. Thomas Purpose: To bring the pre-existing, non-conforming self-storage business into zoning conformity. The current use will continue Cassi Land Co., LLC (Edward McKenzie Authorized Agent)- To amend the Official Zoning Map No. STZ-9 from B-4 (Business Residential Areas) to B-2 (Business Secondary Neighborhood) for Parcels Nos. 20-37 Estate Smith Bay and 14-2, 14-Remainder, and 13 AB Estate Frydendahl, St. Thomas Purpose: To allow additional uses not permitted by the B-4 zoning (Business Residential Areas) The current use will continue Sunshine Parking, LLC- (Edward McKenzie Authorized Agent) To amend the Official Zoning Map No. STZ-10 from R-3 (Residential Medium Density) to B-2 (Business Secondary Neighborhood) for Remainder Parcel No. 18A Estate Smith Bay, St. Thomas Purpose: To bring this pre-existing non-conforming commercial parking lot into zoning conformity The current use will continue Hugo A. Roller- To amend the Official Zoning Map No. SJZ-3 from A-2 (Agricultural Zone) to B-3 (Business Scattered) for Parcel No. 8-4-1-B and requesting that a use variance be granted to Parcels Nos. 84-1-A,8-4-1-B and 8-4-1 Remainder in order to allow for the development and operation of an Eco Resort Purpose: To develop and operate a camping base eco-resort and community commercial center while continuing the existing farming operation George D. Rogers and Colette Rogers Anthony (Ms. Kelli Judson Representative) To amend the Official Zoning Map No. STZ-10 from R-2 (Residential-Low Density-One and Two Family) to B-4

(Business-Residential Areas) with a use variance for Warehouse and Storage Services for Parcel No. 41-5-2 Estate Frydenhoj, St. Thomas Purpose: To allow for a storage business, restaurant and retail store/office space Little Oak Ventures, LLC Springline Architects LLC (Kevin Qualls Authorized Agent)- To amend the Official Zoning map No. STZ-7 from R-5 (Residential-High Density) to B-2 (Business Secondary Neighborhood) for Parcel No. 62-3 Estate Thomas, No. 6A New Quarter, St. Thomas Purpose: To construct a two-story office building (Foothill, II) with associated parking, primarily for physicians offices but also for the use of professionals such as accountants and lawyers Dvergsten Company (Ms. Christina Luton Authorized Agent) To Request a use variance be granted to B-2 (Business-Secondary/Neighborhood) zoned Parcels Nos. 2-2 Remainder, 2-2-3 and 2-2-4 Estate Bovoni (Eastern Part) Nos. 1 and 2 Frenchmans Bay Quarter, St. Thomas Purpose: To construct and enclosed warehouse structure in which office and storage space would be available to tenants ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Time: Committee: Location: 9:00 A.M. Public Safety, Homeland Security and Justice
Frits E. Lawaetz Conference Room

St. Croix, Virgin Islands


Agenda

T he Committee on Public Safety, Homeland Security and Justice has scheduled a committee meeting to assess the means of all law enforcement and emergency management agencies as they relate to leadership, resources, future plans, and manpower. Invited Testifiers: Mr. Rodney Querrard, Sr. Acting Commissioner Virgin Islands Police Department Honorable Vincent F. Frazer, Esq. Attorney General Department of Justice Honorable Wayne Biggs, Jr. Honorable Alicia Barnes Commissioner Department of Planning & Natural Resources Mr. Julius Wilson Director Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections

Commissioner Department of Licensing & Consumer Affairs _______________________________________________________________________________________ Wednesday, March 13, 2013 Time: Committee: Location: 9:00 A.M. Health, Hospitals, Human Services & Veterans Affairs
Frits E. Lawaetz Conference Room

St. Croix, Virgin Islands


Agenda

The Committee on Health, Hospitals, Human Services and Veterans Affairs has scheduled a meeting to receive testimony on the findings of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services pertaining to the shortcomings of the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center and the corrective actions being taken to rectify the issues cited. Invited Testifiers: Ms. Kye Walker, Esq. Chairperson St. Croix District Governing Board Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center Dr. Kendall Griffith Interim CEO Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center

Ms. Lynn Millin-Mauro Chairperson Territorial Hospital Board _________________________________________________________________________________________ Thursday, March 14, 2013 RESERVED FOR CONSTITUENT MEETINGS AND OFFICE WORK _________________________________________________________________________________________ Friday, March 15, 2013 Time: Committee: Location: 10:00 A.M. Government Services & Housing
Frits E. Lawaetz Conference Room

St. Croix, Virgin Islands

Agenda

The Committee on Government Services and Housing has scheduled a meeting to receive testimony on the item listed below. Invited Testifiers: Honorable Darryl A. Smalls Commissioner Department of Public Works Status of Federal Highway Funds from 2009 to 2012 1. What is the schedule for the repairs of the Melvin Evans and Wilmot Blyden Highways? 2. What is the status of repairs of local roads in each district? 3. Department oversight of road repairs? 4. Balances of the following Funds with associated deposits and expenditures from 2009 to 2012? 5. Status of Manpower on carrying on mandates of the department? 6. In What areas (divisions) are the department looking to implement the 5% reduction in operation? In addition the committee shall have other questions relating to the departments operations.