By writer to www.thedailyherald.sx
Members of the Island Council at a gathering. (File picture)
ST. EUSTATIUS–A public extraordinary assembly of the Island Council of St. Eustatius is scheduled to be held within the St. Eustatius Utility Firm STUCO convention room, right now, Wednesday, January 13, at 9:30am.
The primary matter on the agenda is a debate concerning the pending settlement between the Dutch Housing Company Woonlinie and St. Eustatius Housing Basis.
Woonlinie is a part of two pilot tasks which are ongoing as a part of an settlement with the general public entity St. Eustatius to renovate current and assemble new social housing. The tasks are funded by the Ministry of Dwelling Affairs and Kingdom Relations BZK.
The primary venture includes 95 current properties in Golden Rock which are being renovated. The island authorities has the intention to construct 50 new properties in that space. The second venture includes two new social housing models within the district. These models are scheduled to be accomplished within the first half of 2021, supplied there aren’t any unexpected circumstances.
The tasks are a part of a broader effort to enhance social housing on the island.
The second matter on the agenda pertains to plans for the institution of a dialysis facility. At the moment, dialysis sufferers in Statia have been residing in Curaçao for therapy since August 2020. They had been transferred to Curaçao after the variety of circumstances of COVID-19 elevated in St. Maarten.
The third agenda level for the Island Council assembly is the choice to have Cadastre Netherlands take over cadastre land registry providers in Statia, efficient January 1, 2021.
The ultimate matter on the agenda is the intention to declare Emancipation Day, July 1, an official vacation on the island.
The assembly will even be transmitted dwell on the radio station 92.3FM.