Hanover Parish Council To Address Road And Water Problems In Blenheim

Photo: Glenis A. Rose Mayor of Lucea, Wynter McIntosh (left), speaks with new Secretary Manager of the Hanover Parish Council, David Gardner, following the planning meeting for the 132nd anniversary celebrations in honour of National Hero, Rt. Excellent Alexander Bustamante, at the Hanover Parish Council on January 20. The event is slated for Bustamante’s birth home in Blenheim on February 24.

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  • The Hanover Parish Council is moving to address road and water problems in the community of Blenheim in the parish.
  • Mayor of Lucea, Wynter McIntosh, said that a special site visit is planned for the area on Monday (January 25) “to confirm the strategies to be utilised …to address the concerns of the citizens.”
  • The annual celebration is expected to cost $1 million and is being organised in collaboration with the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC).

 

The Hanover Parish Council is moving to address road and water problems in the community of Blenheim in the parish.

Mayor of Lucea, Wynter McIntosh, said that a special site visit is planned for the area on Monday (January 25) “to confirm the strategies to be utilised …to address the concerns of the citizens.”

“As the Hanover Parish Council, we just need to do the necessary assessments and get a proper estimate and do a comprehensive fixing, as well as deal with the water problems affecting this community,” Mayor McIntosh said.

He was speaking to JIS News about plans for Blenheim ahead of the celebrations to mark the 132nd anniversary of the birth of National Hero, Rt. Excellent Alexander Bustamante on February 24.

Mayor McIntosh, who is Chairman of the Cultural Development Committee, tasked with planning the event, said students, community groups, and political and civic leaders, will come together in a “fitting and memorable salute to a great son of Hanover.”

He is urging all citizens to participate in the event.

The annual celebration is expected to cost $1 million and is being organised in collaboration with the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC).

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