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Thursday, July 9, 2020

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Tourism Commissioner Urges Continued Vigilance in COVID-19 Battle

Boschulte reminded travelers that the territory is in its precautionary “Open Doors” phase of restarting its tourism-based economy, and he encouraged everyone flying into the V.I. to review the travel advisory and familiarize themselves with the Toolkit for Travelers.

Lieutenant Governor Issues Reminder on Tax Amnesty Expiration Date

Lt. Gov. Tregenza A. Roach Esq. reminds the public that pursuant to Act No. 8271, the amnesty period during which interests and penalties assessed against all outstanding real property taxes in the territory are waived will expire on July 17.

Request for Comments on Island-based Fishery Management Plans in U.S. Caribbean

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries requests public comments regarding the changes these Fishery Management Plans (FMPs) would make to fisheries management in U.S. Caribbean federal waters.

This Week’s Senate Calendar for July 6 – 10

Here’s what’s on tap at the Virgin Islands Legislature this week.

Virgin Islands Energy Office Rebate Program Ends

Each household had the potential to receive up to $5,000 in rebates. This program targeted homeowners, renters and small businesses.

VIPA Postpones TWIC Office Reopening at Rohlsen Airport

The reopening of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) office at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix is postponed until further notice.

VIPA and SPR Announce New Rules to Use Lindbergh Bay Beach

The guidelines will help ensure the safety and comfort of beachgoers and the traveling public. The beach will operate from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
Casino Control offices on St. Croix. (Bill Kossler photo)

VI Casino Control Commission to Hold Regular Meeting July 14

The commission meeting will be held at the Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission’s Office at 3005 Orange Grove, Christiansted, St. Croix. There will be limited public access due to the COVID-19 mandates.

Territory Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act

The ADA Anniversary Committee will be celebrating the landmark civil rights legislation in a series of virtual events open to the public during July.

VIWMA Schedules Hours of Operation for Emancipation Day, July 4th Holidays

Also, all administrative offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, in observance of this holiday. Regular business hours will resume on Monday, July 6.

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