Families affected by the August 7 tropical wave continue to receive assistance from the government, private sector and non-governmental organisations.
His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Augustus Jaspert was sworn in as the 13th Governor of the Virgin Islands at the Swearing-in and Welcome Ceremony held on August 22.
Residents are encouraged to take precautions and to assist in clean-up efforts following the impact of the recent flood caused by the passage of a tropical wave.
One day before being sworn in as the new Governor of the Virgin Islands, Governor Designate Mr. Augustus Jaspert and his family, arrived in the Territory to warm greetings from officials.
The technical drainage and landslide experts have returned to Puerto Rico to compile a report on their findings following their damage assessments on Tortola after the passage of a tropical wave on August 7.
Property owners in the Virgin Islands are being notified that the 2017 Property Tax is due and payable on September 1.
Officers from the Environmental Health Division are conducting spot checks of supermarkets and restaurants to ensure food safety following the recent floods.
The public is advised that there has been a change in venue for food handler’s clinic tomorrow, August 17.
Newly appointed Auditor General of the Virgin Islands, Mr. Phil Sharman, reported to work on Monday, August 14.
The Virgin Islands is preparing to welcome the new Governor to the Territory on Monday, August 21.