Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands- November 14, 2017 – A grim outlook for reconstruction of Government buildings was laid bare to those attending a Government public meeting on Monday. The Ministers of Finance and Infrastructure, both reported that it will take millions to get critical government buildings and offices restored across the country.The good news from the Education Minister is that all of the children within the Providenciales government school system are now back in classes. The not so good news from the Infrastructure Minister, that some of the government schools will not be able to be rebuilt or refurbished within this fiscal year.Minister Karen Malcolm said of the 15 public schools, 11 were damaged by Hurricane Irma. Minister Goldray Ewing said the bill so far for reconstruction at the schools is at $6m.“It’s gonna take a pretty penny to get back to where we were,” said Minister Ewing whose office is tasked with overseeing the massive construction job.Both Ministers were among those presenting updates in the aftermath of the September storms to a scant audience at the Graceway Sports Center.The public meeting was in keeping with the PDM Administration’s promise to hold quarterly town meetings across the islands, Providenciales was the final stop during this series. Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp
Dan Cohen AUTHOR The city of Killeen is seeking responses to a request for proposals to conduct a joint land use study (JLUS) for Fort Hood, Texas.The RFP is available on the city’s website. Responses must be received no later than 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 26. Responses received later than the date and time above will not be opened.Submit three (3) complete copies, including an original, signed response and a one-page cover letter, plus the entire contents of the response on either a flash drive or a DVD to: City of Killeen, Purchasing Division, RFP 15-29, Fort Hood- Joint Land Use Study (JLUS), 207 A. West Ave. D, Killeen, Texas 76541Responses must be returned in a sealed envelope and/or package. Mark envelope: RFP 15-29, Fort Hood JLUS. A pre-proposal meeting is scheduled for Aug. 12 at City Hall. The responses will be date/time stamped when received, with official time of receipt. No electronic or faxed versions will be accepted.Any interpretations, corrections or changes to this RFP and specifications will be made by addenda. Sole issuing authority of addenda shall be vested in the city of Killeen. Addenda will be loaded onto the city’s website, IonWave E-Bidding, DemandStar and State of Texas ESBD website.Questions about this RFP should be directed to the city of Killeen’s purchasing manager, Karlene Jessie, at [email protected] The city reserves the right to reject any or all bids and waive any irregularities.