New municipal buildings to be constructed

first_imgRelatedNew municipal buildings to be constructed New municipal buildings to be constructed Local GovernmentOctober 29, 2010 Advertisements RelatedNew municipal buildings to be constructedcenter_img RelatedNew municipal buildings to be constructed FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail During this financial year, the Government is to begin constructing new municipal buildings, and enhance others in several parishes throughout the island.State Minister with responsibility for Local Government, Hon. Robert Montague, has said that many municipal buildings are in a state of disrepair, noting that Council members in St. Thomas and Portmore currently occupy rented premises.As such, the State Minister advised that new municipal buildings of some 5,600 square feet each are to be constructed in these parishes.Mr. Montague was making his Sectoral presentation in the House of Representatives on October 26.“We are building a new meeting room for the Council in St. Elizabeth; we are building a new accommodation for the Accounts department in Westmoreland and a new facility for the Roads and Works department in St. Mary,” he further informed.Mr. Montague emphasised that adequate facilities will enhance the work of the municipal authorities.“To provide proper housing for the operations of the municipal authority is the least we can do for the amount of work that is done on behalf of the communities in the various parishes,” he said.In the meantime, the State Minister noted that a municipal services management reporting system has been introduced, that will measure, analyse and compare the performance of the various local authorities.“We have completed the review of the Portmore Municipal Council, an experiment that was timely and that has served the citizens of Portmore well, and the review will point to the various means and ways of effectiveness and how we can improve the efficiency of that experiment and how we can roll that out,” he said.last_img read more

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Gardai arrest learner driver in Letterkenny after positive drug test

first_img Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Google+ Gardai arrest learner driver in Letterkenny after positive drug test Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Pinterest Pinterest Facebook Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic By News Highland – May 3, 2019 Twittercenter_img AudioHomepage BannerNews WhatsApp Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Previous articlePressure on Irish Water to deliver works on Ballindrait supplyNext articleNorth West 10k confirm Jason Black as special guest News Highland WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Facebook Community Enhancement Programme open for applications A learner driver is due in court after driving under the influence of drugs in Letterkenny.Gardai stopped the driver last night who was a Learner permit holder and had two passengers on board with them.The motorist did not have L plates displayed and did not have a driver with a full licence accompanying them.The driver tested positive for cannabis at the roadside and was arrested.A court case is to follow.It comes as Gardai are warning motorists to adhere to rules of the road ahead of the May Bank Holiday weekend.Inspector Michael Harrison says there will be various checkpoints across the county over the coming days:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/dffgdfgdfgdfgdfgdf.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+last_img read more

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No. 1 West Florida men’s tennis defeats Shorter 8-1

first_imgRESULTSROME, Ga. – The No. 1-ranked University of West Florida men’s tennis team defeated Gulf South Conference opponent Shorter 8-1 on the road Friday afternoon. West Florida (6-0, 3-0 GSC) extends its Gulf South Conference winning streak to 31 and its overall winning streak to 35. Junior Warren Kuhn (Johannesburg, South Africa) and senior Elio Latella (Sydney, Australia) won at number one doubles by a score of 8-3 while junior Kenny Brasil (Apucarana, Brazil) and sophomore Alex Peyrot (Castelnaudary, France) won 8-1 at number two doubles. Junior Pablo Borrero (Pereira, Colombia) and sophomore Pablo Tellez (Bogota, Columbia/Colegio) won at number three doubles by a score of 8-3. No. 8 Peyrot won at number one singles 7-5, 6-3 while Kuhn fell at number two singles after retiring in the first set. No. 30 Brasil improved to 6-0 on the year in singles play with a 6-2, 6-3 win at number three singles while Borrero won 6-1, 6-0 at number four singles. Latella swept his opponent at number five singles 6-0, 6-0 while sophomore Douglas Boe (Vinhedo, Brazil) won 6-2, 6-2 at number six singles. West Florida will continue the season on the road Saturday, March 7 as they face GSC opponent Lee at 9 a.m. ET. For information on all UWF athletics, visit www.GoArgos.com. #ARGOS# Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

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Racing starts this weekend in IMCA’s North Central Region

first_imgDONNELLSON, Iowa – The 2014 IMCA race season gets underway on both sides of the Mississippi River this weekend. Five sanctioned divisions are in action Friday, April 4 at Lee County Speedway in Donnellson for the first weekly event in the Belleville Motor Sports North Central Region.Sprint Invaders are also on the card, along with IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks and Mach-1 Sport Compacts. The Modifieds race for $500 to win, Stock Cars and SportMods both for $300, Hobbies for $200 and Sport Compacts for $100. Hot laps are at 6:45 p.m. and racing starts at 7:30 p.m. Algona Raceway rolls out the red carpet on Saturday, April 5 for North Iowa Frostbuster drivers. Modifieds race for $1,000 to win in their Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier. Stock Cars chase a $750 check, with $500 paid to win for the Northern SportMods and Hobby Stocks and $250 for the Sport Compacts. Hot laps start at 4 p.m. with racing to follow and all applicable IMCA points will be awarded. Rescheduled North Iowa Frostbusters are April 11 at Hancock County Speedway and April 13 at I-35 Speedway. The same five IMCA divisions race at Britt and Mason City.Quad City Speedway in East Moline, Ill., opens Sunday, April 6 with the inaugural $2,000 to win Ray Guss Sr. Tribute Race for IMCA Late Models. Sanctioned Modifieds vie for a $700 top prize. Quincy, Ill., Raceway gets its 40th season started the same night with IMCA Stock Cars, Northern SportMods and Sport Compacts on the program. Southern Iowa Speedway at Oskaloosa hosts a Wednesday, April 9 practice session that starts at 7 p.m. and precedes Frostbusters at SIS, Marshalltown Speedway, Boone Speedway and Benton County Speedway in Vinton. Pit passes are $15. Sprint Invaders are also on the April 16 opening night program at Osky. Modifieds, Stocks, SportMods and Hobby Stocks take to the big half-mile for 6:30 hot laps and 7:15 p.m. racing.Deery Brothers Summer Series events are April 5 at Crawford County Speedway in Denison, April 11 at Davenport Speedway and April 12 at West Liberty Raceway. IMCA Eagle Motorsports RaceSaver Sprint Cars make their Iowa debut in Denison.last_img read more

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