PHILIPSBURG:---The House of Parliament will sit in a public meeting on October 13, 2021.
This urgent public meeting, which was adjourned on September 23, 2021, in the first round; will be reconvened on Wednesday at 13.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure, and the Minister of Finance will be present.
The agenda point is:
Management of government (long lease) land by the government of Sint Maarten (IS/016/2021-2022 dated September 15, 2021)
This meeting was requested by MP S.A. Wescot-Williams, MP C.A. Buncamper, MP M.D. Gumbs, MP A.E. Arrindell, MP W.V. Marlin, MP G.S. Heyliger-Marten and MP C.T. Emmanuel.
During the meeting of September 23, 2021, a motion to extend the speaking time to 30 minutes in the first round and 20 minutes in the second round was voted on and accepted unanimously.
During the continuation on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, the Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment, and Infrastructure will return to provide answers to questions posed by Members of Parliament in the first round.
Due to measures taken to mitigate the coronavirus (COVID-19), the House of Parliament is only allowing persons with an appointment to enter the Parliament building.
The parliamentary sessions will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 115, via SXM GOV radio FM 107.9, via Pearl Radio FM 98.1, the audio via the internet www.sxmparliament.org, and www.pearlfmradio.sX