Ministry of Local Government & Community Development

Ministry of Local Government
& Community Development

Government of Jamaica

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PROPERTY TAX COMPLIANCE

The initiative commenced in recognition of the fact that a large amount of Property Tax arrears was outstanding, and a special effort was required to collect outstanding sums....

INFIRMARIES/PARISH COUNCILS

The infirmaries will be taking on a more modern look- i.e. 1-2 beds will be allocated to each room. The idea is to move away from the open-house look. The St. Thomas and Westmoreland Infirmaries are in bad shape and in dire need of attention....

UNDP Community Safety Project

UNDP Community Safety Project: -“Enhancing Civil Society Participation in Local Governance for Community Safety” The -“Enhancing Civil Society Participation in Local Governance for Community Safety” is being funded by United Nations’ Development Programme’sas part of its policy in support of the MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS. This project which began on April 1, 2011, is scheduled to be completed in 2 years. ...

A.M.A.N.D.A. – Improving Development Approvals Process

AMANDA -Application Management and Data Automation- is software designed to track and manage the development application process. AMANDA has been in use for a number of years at NEPA in the management of their Application Permitting System. Making this application management system accessible online to the local planning authorities, NEPA and other commenting agencies would result in immediate time and resource savings for all involved. ...

Telefood Special Fund Project for Infirmaries

Two project proposals were submitted by the Department of Local Government, to Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations(FOA) for funding from the Telefood Specail Fund. These proposals were submitted on behalf of the St. Mary Parish Council and the St. Thomas Parish Council for projects aimed at making the infirmaries self-reliant in the provision of food to residents....