The Draft National Policy on Poverty and National Poverty Reduction Programme (Green Paper) is now available for public consultation, and is open for comments up to March 3, 2017.The Green Paper is also available on the PIOJ and Vision 2030 Jamaica Facebook pages and in some public libraries.You may send comments to:Poverty Reduction Coordinating UnitPlanning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ)16 Oxford RoadKingstonEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgTelephone: 876-935-5057
As the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) moves apace to advance development in downtown Kingston, Montego Bay as well as sections of St. Ann and St. Catherine, the Corporation will be laying out prime investment opportunities for sale and lease in these areas at the upcoming 12th Regional Conference of the Jamaica Stock Exchange.
Position of the Urban Development Corporation on Public Beaches
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has reviewed two articles recently published in the Gleaner entitled ‘Carolyn Cooper | No beach for local tourists’ and ‘Diana McCaulay | The problem of beach exclusion’ on January 8 and 11, 2017 respectively, as well as other dialogue relating to access to beaches.
The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) advises that Runaway Bay Water Company Limited with registered office at 12 Ocean Boulevard, Kingston and the holder of Water Supply and Sewerage Service Licenses, has applied for a modification to its service area in the parish of St Catherine. This Notice is issued pursuant to the Office of Utilities Regulation Act.
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) wishes to advise our patrons that the Dunn’s River Falls and Park and the Green Grotto Caves and Attractions in St. Ann have now reopened following the passage of Hurricane Matthew. Our western attractions, Bluefields Beach Park in Westmoreland as well as Long Bay Beach Park 1 in Hanover, are also open.
We anticipate the re-opening of Reach Falls in Portland and Fort Clarence Beach Park in St Catherine, on Wednesday, October 5, 2016.
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC), in partnership with the National Environmental Planning Agency (NEPA) is encouraging Jamaicans to adopt proper solid waste disposal practices, after hosting International Coastal Cleanup Day (ICCD) activities at Hellshire Bay Beach in St. Catherine (on September 17, 2016).