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This Week's Senate Calendar

29th Legislature of the Virgin Islands
Senate Calendar Week Beginning January 24
Monday, Jan. 24
6:45 p.m.
Legislative Session
Earle B. Ottley Legislature Hall
The 29th Legislature will convene in regular session to receive the State of the Territory Address
7 p.m.
State of the Territory Address — by Gov. John P. de Jongh Jr.
Tuesday, Jan. 25
No committee meetings are scheduled
Wednesday, Jan. 26
9:30 a.m.
Government Operations, Energy and Veterans Affairs
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
The committee has scheduled a hearing to receive testimony on the following topics:
The federal government will testify on federal grants available to the Government of the Virgin Islands and will briefly address waste, energy and water issues affecting the V.I.
Hugo Hodge Jr., executive director, will testify on the Levelized Energy Adjustment Clause (LEAC), WAPA employees who are determined to be involved in hazardous duty, and WAPA’s participation in the American Recovery and Reconstruction Act.
Bevan Smith Jr., director, will testify on federal grants from all sources provided to or through the V.I. Energy Office of the Virgin Islands for the last five years to present; the present status of those grants; how those grants have impacted the 2010/2011 budget.
Robert S. Mathes, commissioner, will testify on the federal grants provided by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources, and any equipment or instruments available to DPNR to test the air and water quality in various locations throughout the territory.
Austin Nibbs, executive director, will testify on the criteria used to determine what is hazardous duty and other retirement related issues.
Union representatives from Water and Power Authority will testify on the issues affecting their employees engaged in hazardous duty.
Thursday, Jan. 27
9:30 a.m.
Government Operations, Energy and Veterans Affairs
Earle B. Ottley Legisilative Hall, St. Thomas
The committee continues the hearings from Wednesday, Jan. 26.
Friday, Jan. 28
No committee meetings are scheduled.

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29th Legislature of the Virgin Islands
Senate Calendar Week Beginning January 24
Monday, Jan. 24
6:45 p.m.
Legislative Session
Earle B. Ottley Legislature Hall
The 29th Legislature will convene in regular session to receive the State of the Territory Address
7 p.m.
State of the Territory Address -- by Gov. John P. de Jongh Jr.
Tuesday, Jan. 25
No committee meetings are scheduled
Wednesday, Jan. 26
9:30 a.m.
Government Operations, Energy and Veterans Affairs
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
The committee has scheduled a hearing to receive testimony on the following topics:
The federal government will testify on federal grants available to the Government of the Virgin Islands and will briefly address waste, energy and water issues affecting the V.I.
Hugo Hodge Jr., executive director, will testify on the Levelized Energy Adjustment Clause (LEAC), WAPA employees who are determined to be involved in hazardous duty, and WAPA’s participation in the American Recovery and Reconstruction Act.
Bevan Smith Jr., director, will testify on federal grants from all sources provided to or through the V.I. Energy Office of the Virgin Islands for the last five years to present; the present status of those grants; how those grants have impacted the 2010/2011 budget.
Robert S. Mathes, commissioner, will testify on the federal grants provided by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources, and any equipment or instruments available to DPNR to test the air and water quality in various locations throughout the territory.
Austin Nibbs, executive director, will testify on the criteria used to determine what is hazardous duty and other retirement related issues.
Union representatives from Water and Power Authority will testify on the issues affecting their employees engaged in hazardous duty.
Thursday, Jan. 27
9:30 a.m.
Government Operations, Energy and Veterans Affairs
Earle B. Ottley Legisilative Hall, St. Thomas
The committee continues the hearings from Wednesday, Jan. 26.
Friday, Jan. 28
No committee meetings are scheduled.