VIPA Executive Director David Mapp issued an update on the authority’s hurricane restoration progress post-Hurricane Irma. V.I. Port Authority sustained over $85 million in hurricane-related damages to its port facilities.
The following is a selection of highlights from the restoration work Viya has been doing or has completed during the period of Oct. 28 – Nov. 6 on St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John.
In observance of Veterans Day, the Customer Experience Centers (CECs) on St. Thomas at Tutu Park and Estate Diamond on St. Croix will be closed on Saturday, Nov. 11.
The Virgin Islands Department of Labor has announced the waiver of penalties and interest for Employment Security Agency (VIESA) reports for the third quarter that were due Oct. 31.
The meeting will be held to dispose of pending matters from the VIEDC meeting originally scheduled for Sept. 12, which was rescheduled due to the passing of the two hurricanes.
All nine Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) across the territory will be closed on Sundays starting this Sunday, Nov. 12.
Viya crews are dispatched seven days a week assigned to clean-up, running fiber/fiber splicing, wireless tower and network repair, generator fueling and maintenance, daily hotspot verification and channel restoration.
SBA has announced that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations Islands as a result of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane María.
If asked to submit an application for an SBA low-interest disaster loan, people should not hesitate to apply.
Effective Monday, Oct. 30, all bureau offices in the territory will operate between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.