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Magens Bay Authority to Hold Public Meeting Dec. 10

The Magens Bay Authority has announced a public meeting for 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, to discuss its plans to…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Virtue of the Week: Tolerance

Being tolerant is accepting differences. You don't expect others to think, look, speak or act just like you. You are free of prejudice, knowing that all people have feelings, needs, hopes and dreams. 

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2016-12-04 18:49:46
Beach Advisory for Nov. 28 - Dec. 2

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-12-02 23:28:09
Source Manager’s Journal: The Hospital Crisis Revisited, Asking ‘Why’

Why does JFL Hospital exist?  Why do V.I. public agencies perform more poorly than their peers elsewhere? In this specific case, why is JFL faced with the rare threat of CMS decertification?

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2016-12-02 10:53:34
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EXEMPT CHANGES - MID-LEVEL - JUSTICE

EXEMPT SALARY CHANGES – MID-LEVEL – JUSTICE DEPARTMENT.
Employee Name, Position Title --- Current Salary -- Proposed Salary, %Change
JUSTICE DEPT.
Elliott Mac Davis, Solicitor General --- $62,000 -- $84,000, 35.48%
Ernest Bason, Chief, Criminal Division STT --- $61,000 -- $83,500, 36.89%

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Kerry Drue, Chief, Civil Division --- $61,000 -- $83,500, 36.89%
Vacant, Chief, Criminal Division STX --- $61,000 -- $83,500, 36.89%
Paul Paquin, Deputy Solicitor General --- $61,500 -- $83,000, 34.96%
Horace Magras, Director, B.O.C. --- $62,000 -- $82,000, 32.36%
Regina DeChabert, Director, PCSD --- $62,000 -- $82,000, 32.26%
Joyce O'Reilly, Adm. Hearing Officer --- $60,500 -- $80,000, 32.23%
Willie McGovern, Adm. Hearing Officer --- $60,500 -- $80,000, 32.23%
R. Oliver David, Dir. Gaming Enforce. --- $65,000 -- $70,000, 7.69%
Donna Frett Gregory, Director of Operations --- $54,000 -- $68,000, 25.93%
(inclusive of work for Paternity Division)
Vacant, AAG – Domestic Violence --- $60,000 -- $67,000, 11.67%
Gary Rogers, Asst. AG – Labor STX --- $48,000 -- $65,000, 35.42%
Warren Williams, Counsel – Atty. Gen. --- $60,000 -- $65,000, 8.33%
Dian Brady, Director of Admin. -- $50,000 -- $60,000, 20.00%
Lunsford Williams, Ex. Dir. Civil Rts. Comm. -- $50,000 -- $60,000, 20.00%
Sonia Liburd, Plann. & Research Mgr. --- $50,000 -- $60,000, 20.00%
Sonia Thompson, Ex. Adm. Computer Mgr. --- $55,000 -- $60,000, 9.09%
William Curtis, Dir. Investigative Serv. --- $50,000 -- $60,000, 20.00%
Barrett Stridiron, Dir. Information Systems --- $40,000 -- $55,000, 37.50%
William Fogarty, Medical Examiner --- $46,000 -- $55,000, 19.57%
Alvin Canton, Prison Compliance Coord. --- $43,500 -- $54,000, 24.14%
Leonardo Carrion, Asst. Dir. Inves. Serv. --- $45,000 -- $53,000, 17.78%
Carolyn Thomas, Program Administrator --- $45,000 -- $50,000, 11.11%
Delia Barrott, Executive Secretary – AG --- $40,500 -- $50,000, 23.46%
Kenneth Schulterbrandt, Investigative Acct. --- $40,000 -- $50,000, 25.00%
Robert Soto, Sr. Special Agent --- $42,000 -- $50,000, 19.05%
Cleone Boston, Executive Officer - AG --- $38,000 -- $47,000, 23.68%
Delyn Willett, Paralegal Officer --- $30,500 -- $47,000, 54.10%
Christian Frorup, Lan Manager --- $40,000 -- $45,000, 12.50%
John D. Thompson, Lan Technician --- $40,000 -- $45,000, 12.50%
Lisa Laplace Knight, Head Nurse --- $33,228 -- $45,000, 36.43%
Vernice Gumbs, Computer Programmer --- $40,000 -- $45,000, 12.50%
Anola Duncan, Criminal Records Manager --- $35,000 -- $43,000, 22.86%
Stephanie McIntosh, Asst. Dir. – Operations --- $41,500 -- $43,000, 3.61%
Yvette Edwards, Nutritionist – B.O.C. --- $36,551 -- $43,000, 17.64%
Wilbert Smith, Forensic Chemist --- $34,190 -- $42,000, 22.84%
Charmaine Smith, Interstate Central Registrar --- $35,000 -- $40,000, 14.29%
Darien Wheatley, Exec. Legal Asst. --- $35,000 -- $40,000, 14.29%
Louis Penn, Special Agent --- $28,000 -- $40,000, 42.86%
Richard Valasquez, Special Agent --- $35,000 -- $40,000, 14.29%
Teisha Nieves, Prison Education Coord. --- $28,000 -- $40,000, 42.86%
Vacant, Prison Nurse --- $25,213 -- $40,000, 58.65%
Nicholas Peru, Special Agent --- $27,000 -- $37,000, 37.04%
Terrence Joseph, Terr. Interagency Liaison --- $32,000 -- $37,000, 15.63%
Debra Liburd, Victim Witness Advocate --- $30,000 -- $36,000, 20.00%
Elma Brathwaite, Juv. Witness Advocate --- $28,022 -- $35,000, 24.90%
Hubert C. Alexander, Lan Technician --- $30,000 -- $35,000, 16.67%
Jennifer Woodley, Confidential Secretary --- $25,000 -- $35,000, 40.00%
Kaj Christopher, Financial Control Officer --- $25,000 -- $35,000, 40.00%
Linda Chinnery, Legal Researcher --- $25,000 -- $35,000, 40.00%
Marica Hendricks, Executive Secretary --- $31,500 -- $35,000, 11.11%
Vacant, Executive Secretary --- $25,000 -- $35,000, 40.00%
Renee Petersen, Exec. Sec. Gaming Enf. Div. --- $30,000 -- $33,000, 10.00%
Ina Daniels, Exec. Sec.-Civil Rights --- $25,000 -- $32,000, 28.00%
Vincent Stephens, Maint. Engineer --- $24.000 -- $32,000, 33.33%
Gerry Schmidt, Pilot --- $20,000 -- $30,000, 50.00%
Michelle Sibilly, Legal Asst./Extradition Clk. --- $21,018 -- $27,000, 28.46%
RuthMarie Burgess, Legal Asst.-Civil Rights --- $23,000 -- $27,000, 17.39%
Victor Claxton, Asst. to Medical Examiner --- $16,000 -- $26,000, 62.50%
Wayne Baptiste, Asst. to Medical Examiner --- $16,000 -- $26,000, 62.50%
Darneal Milliner, Office Assistant --- $20,000 -- $25,000, 25.00%
Kathryn Connor, Legal Assistant --- $20,000 -- $25,000, 25.00%
Lionel Boschulte, Classification Officer --- $19,149 -- $25,000, 30.56%
Orlette Howell, Legal Assistant --- $20,000 -- $25,000, 25.00%
Shelley Dewese, Classification Officer --- $19,149 -- $25,000, 30.56%
Diana C. Thomas, Process Server --- $20,000 -- $24,000, 20.00%
Lon Garfield, Process Server --- $20,000 -- $24,000, 20.00%

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