On Friday, August 16, 2013 Minister on Local Government and Community Development, Honourable Noel Arscott toured a number of parochial roads in the Parish of Westmoreland.
The Minister was accompanied by a technical team from the Ministry along with the Executive Director of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA). The tour was concentrated in the Grange Hill Division ending in King’s Valley were the team inspected the work being done on that road. Along the way the Minister and his team look at several road ways, drains, community centres and other areas of concern to the citizens.
During his address to persons on site in the different communities Minister Arscott gave the commitment that the Ministry’s Technical team would examine ways of addressing the issues relating to the flooding of the Peggy Barry, Kings Valley and Herring Peak playfields and community centres, as well as, the Church Lincoln Road.
The tour was organized by the Westmoreland Parish Council and led by Councillor for the Grange Hill Division Mr. McKenzie. Minister Arscott continues his road tours in Clarendon on August 21st and St Thomas on the 22nd.