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Senate: Legislative Session

June 29 @ 10:00 am

Call to Order: Honorable Novelle E. Francis, Jr., president

Invocation: Pastor Adelle Penn-Brown of VI Christian Ministries, St. Thomas

Anthem: National Anthem and Virgin Islands March

Roll Call: Honorable Senator Alicia V. Barnes, legislative secretary

Committee Reports: Chairperson of Standing Committees

Consideration of floor agenda:

Consideration of nominees:

Lois Hassell-Habtes Ph.D., nominated for University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees – District of St. Thomas-St. John

Positive T.A. Nelson, commissioner, nominated for Virgin Islands Cannabis Advisory Board

Consideration of Lease Agreements:

Bill No. 33-0327 – An Act approving the Lease Agreement between the Government of the Virgin Islands and Marco St. Croix Inc. for Plot No. 182 Estate Anna’s Hope, Company Quarter, St. Croix, Virgin Islands

Bill No. 33-0328– An Act approving the Lease Agreement between the Government of the Virgin Islands and Alliance Data Services LLC for Building No. 1, Section B, Plot No. 6 Estate Recovery Hill, Company Quarter, St. Croix, Virgin Islands.

Consideration of Rezoning Request Appications:

Bill No. 33-0319 – An Act to rezone Parcel No. 10D Estate Mariendahl, No. 4 Redhook Quarter, St. Thomas from R-2 (Residential-Low Density-One and Two Family) to B-3 (Business Scattered)

Bill No. 33-0320 – An Act to rezone Remainder Parcel No. 5 Estate Honduras, No. 8C Southside Quarter, St. Thomas, from R-3 (Residential-Medium Density to S (Special)

Bill No. 33-0321 – An Act to rezone Parcel No. 38 Estate Donoe, 2A New Quarter, St. Thomas, from R-2 (Residential-Low Density-One and Two Family) to R-3 (Residential-Medium Density)

Bill No. 33-0322 – An Act conditionally rezoning Plot No. 102 and Plot No. 103 Estate Peter’s Rest, Christiansted, St. Croix, from R-2 (Residential-Low Density-One and Two Family) to B-3 (Business-Scattered)

Bill No. 33-0323 – An Act conditionally rezoning Plot No. 94-F Estate Diamond, Queen Quarter, St. Croix from R-2 (Residential-Low Density-One and Two Family) to B-3 (Business-Scattered)

Bill No. 33-0331-An Act granting a zoning use variance for Plot No. 6 Estate Adrian, No. 18 Cruz Bay Quarter St. John, Virgin Islands to allow for an assisted living facility

Bill No. 33-0332-An Act rezoning Parcel Nos. 34B and 34 Remainder Estate Freeman’s Ground, No. 8A Coral Bay Quarter, St. John, Virgin Islands from R-2 (Residential-Low Density-One and Two Family) to B-3 (Business-Scattered)

Bill No. 33-0333-An Act granting a conditional zoning use variance to Parcel No. 6D Estate Adrian, No. 18 Cruz Bay Quarter, St. John Virgin Islands from the R-1 (Residential-Low Density) Zoning district to allow for a restaurant, bar and retail businesses

Bill No. 33-0334 — An Act to ratify the re-zoning request of Lovango Island Holdings LLP. The petition of Lovango Island Holdings LLP requesting a planned area development for 42 parcels on Lovango Cay, No. 21 Cruz Bay Quarter, St. John which are zoned R-1 (Residential Low-Density). The purpose is to allow for a hotel

Consideration of Coastal Zone Management Permits:

BR19-0800 — An Act ratifying Major Coastal Zone Management Permit No. CZX-11-17(W) issued to Kings Alley Management Inc. to replace the wooden decking on the 99-foot long by 10-foot-wide approach bridge which has a 10-foot long by 24-foot wide “T” at the end. The dock will occupy 3,850 square feet of submerged land

Bill No. 33-0307 – An Act ratifying Minor Coastal Zone Permit No. CZT-04-19W issued to CTC Charters LLC for the installation of eight moorings for a floating water park with an ingress and egress Jet Ski channel and one shallow water mooring located at Plot No. 70-3, Lot No. 2, Estate Lindberg Bay, on St. Thomas

Bill No. 33-0308 – An Act ratifying the Governor’s approval of Minor Coastal Zone Permit No. CZT-18-19W issued to Pleasant Properties LLC for the use and occupancy of the submerged lands and for the construction of a 475 ft2 wooden dock and the installation of five moorings located seaward of Parcel 4HE-REM, Estate Smith Bay on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

Bill No. 33-0336 — An Act ratifying the Governor’s approval of Minor Coastal Zone Management Permit No. CZJ-03-20W issued to S. Donald Sussman, 2013

Consideration of Bills:

Bill No. 33-0054 – An Act amending Title 11, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 23, pertaining to Small Business Development

Bill No. 33-0077 — An Act amending Title 34, chapter 15, of the Virgin Islands Code, by deleting section 470 and amending Title 34 by adding a new chapter 15A relating to the financial exploitation of elderly persons or dependent adults

Bill No. 33-0106 – An Act amending Title 6 of the Virgin Islands Code by adding a new chapter 11 prohibiting various uses of unmanned aircrafts, also known as drones

Bill No. 33-0217 – An Act authorizing the Department of Property and Procurement in conjunction with other agencies to refurbish the building located at No. 1 Norre Gade on the island of St. Thomas and convert it into public restrooms to be used by the public, including tourists

Bill No. 33-0245 – An Act honoring and commending Pastor Hector Gonzalez for his 56-plus years of ministry and his outstanding service and dedication to the people of St. Croix, and naming a road in his honor

Bill No. 33-0275 – An Act appropriating $8,200,000 from the Internal Revenue Matching Fund for the construction of the Paul E. Joseph Stadium Project

Bill No. 33-0329 – An Act ratifying the Agreement for Voluntary (Employee Paid) Critical Illness, Accidental Injury and Hospital Care Insurance between the Government of the Virgin Islands through the Health Insurance Board of Trustees and the Life Insurance Company of North America (CIGNA)

Bill No. 33-0335 — An Act amending Title 19, Virgin Islands Code, Part III, chapter 34, to restructure the Virgin Islands Cannabis Advisory Board

Details

Date:
June 29
Time:
10:00 am
Event Category:
Website:
https://stjohnsource.com/event/senate-legislative-session-16/

Venue

Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall
St. Thomas,
Website:
https://stjohnsource.com/venue/earle-b-ottley-legislative-hall-4-2/