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Local Gov’t Ministry Conducting Minor Water Supplies Audit

November 17, 2020
JIS NEWS Nov. 17, 2020 - The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development is conducting an audit of minor water supplies islandwide, in furtherance of improvement measures outlined in…

Local Government Month 2020

November 6, 2020

Local Government and Rural Development Minister Tables Parliamentary Motion to Make Portmore Jamaica’s Fifteenth Parish

November 4, 2020
Having promised to take steps to make the Portmore Municipality Jamaica’s fifteenth parish, the Government has started the official process to make it happen. On Tuesday November 3, Minister of…

Minister of Local Government Announces New Director-General of The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management

November 3, 2020
Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie has announced the appointment of Mr. Leslie Harrow as the new Director-General of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency…

Ministry Extends Junior Councils’ Tenure

October 23, 2020
KINGSTON, Jamaica: The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has extended the tenure of the current Junior Council for another year. The Junior Council Programme forms part of the…