Member of Parliament for Central and South Abaco held one of several planned town meetings for his constituency at the Anglican Hall in Marsh Harbour on October 5, 2017 to hear residents’ concerns and issues for their community.
As I have stated before and will continue to say, our local government officials and members have proved to be among the most dedicated and effective in The Commonwealth. I look forward to building an effective and amicable working relationship with the new and returning local government members and councillors.
This volume of applications for one month speaks well for Abaco’s growth with Bahamians and their bankers viewing the economy in a positive light.
Sandy Point native Ruth Flowers was ratified as the Central and South Abaco candidate for the Democratic National Alliance on January 11.
The Central Abaco District Council held its monthly meeting on February 4. Invited guests included Ms. Gaynelle Rolle of the Business License Department, Mr. William Krezel, engineer with the Ministry of Works, and Ms. Kimbilee Wells of Environmental Health. This followed an extensive walk-about tour of the Pigeon Peas and Mudd shanty towns on a fact-finding tour earlier this same day. The group was led by Administrator Charles Moss and included many government heads of departments.
Chief Councillor George Cornish of Central Abaco held a joint meeting on January 7, 2016, of the Central Abaco Council, the three township committees and the statutory boards. It was held in the Prime Minister’s conference room at the government complex with only few attending. They were introduced to Administrator Charles Moss, Central Abaco’s newly appointed senior administrator.
In the holiday spirit, the Central Abaco District Council held its final meeting for the year on December 3 by inviting its three town committees and the statutory boards to attend as observers and share in refreshments afterwards. Chief Councillor George Cornish felt that the various local government bodies would benefit by seeing how the Council functioned.
Eight members of the Central Abaco District Council were present at their March 5 meeting.
Last month the Government Departments for Central Abaco District Social Club held a Jelly Bean Count fundraiser. The funds raised will go towards the Club’s end of the year initiatives. The second place winner of the count was St. Francis de Sales School and the closest count went to Julia Lauren.
The Central Abaco District Council held it monthly meeting on September 17.