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CONTRACT SIGNED FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE RIVERTON DISPOSAL SITE ACCESS ROAD

Published: Wednesday | June 03, 2015

The Ministry of Local Government and Community Development, in partnership with the Ministry of Finance and Planning, signed a contract with the Government of Mexico for the construction of the Riverton City Access Road. The official signing ceremony was held at the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development earlier today.


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MINISTRY TO IMPROVE CUSTOMER SERVICE WITH TRAINING FROM DIGICEL

Friday, May 29, 2015

Kingston, Jamaica – Thursday, May 28, 2015: With a focus on improving the standard of customer service in public sector entities across the island, the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development is set to embark on an extensive customer service training programme which will be delivered by telecommunications company Digicel.

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BILL TO GIVE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CONSTITUTIONAL PROTECTION PASSED BY HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The Bill defines the purposes of Local Government, which include encouraging and assisting the effective participation of local communities in local government, and giving Local Authorities the ability to provide local public services

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT MINISTRY HITS BACK AT ALLEGATIONS THAT USE OF PRIVATE LAWYER FOR ITS PERMANENT SECRETARY’S DEFENCE WAS IMPROPER

Monday, May 04, 2015

The Ministry of Local Government and Community Development is refuting claims recently aired by Radio Jamaica that persons within and outside the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development, have expressed concern and outrage at the use of private legal counsel in the defence of the Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Dione Jennings. This emerged from the serving of summons on Mrs. Jennings by the Southern Regional Health Authority, arising from the Riverton Disposal Site smoke nuisance that occurred in March.

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT MINISTER NAMES NEW NSWMA BOARD

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Noel Arscott, has named a new Board of Directors for the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA). The new nine-member Board is to be chaired by Dennis Chung, and will include businessman Mr. Gary “Butch” Hendrickson, and environmentalist Ms. Bevon Morrison.

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