Road works for Fond St. Jean

Permanent Secretary (Acting) in the Ministry of Public Works Energy and Ports Kendell Johnson and Angelina Martin sign contract while Parliamentary Representative Dr Kenneth Darroux looks on
Permanent Secretary (Acting) in the Ministry of Public Works Energy and Ports Kendell Johnson and Angelina Martin sign contract while Parliamentary Representative Dr Kenneth Darroux looks on

The Government of Dominica through the Ministry of Public Works, Energy and Ports has signed a contract with the newly inaugurated Bagatelle/ Fond St. Jean/ Pointe Carib Village Council for road improvements on the Fond St. Jean main road.

Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Public Works, Energy and Ports Kendell Johnson handed over a cheque $350,000 to new Chairman of the Bagatelle/ Fond St. Jean/ Pointe Carib Village Council Angelina Martin at the Fifteenth Inaugural Meeting of the Council on Friday, October 4, 2014.

The condition of the section of road from the existing Fond St. Jean box culvert and continuing into the village of Fond St. Jean will be rehabilitated. This includes; the removal of the existing surface; improvement of existing road base and levelling and rehabilitation of two (2) sections of road.

Section 1 includes the rehabilitation of 607ft long by 16 ft wide of five inches thick reinforced rigid pavement.

Section 2 includes the rehabilitation of 869ft long by 22ft wide by five inch thick rigid pavement.

Sub-contractors will be engaged by the Village Council to undertake the works while the technical staff of the Ministry of Public Works, Energy and Ports will provide supervision.

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28 Comments

  1. 1979
    October 8, 2014

    this is ILLEGAL!!

    I now have a copy of the pwc ACT
    isn’t an act a LAW??

    this act contradicts section 7 of the pwc act

    please refer to: track.unodc.org/…/Laws/Dominica%20Public%20Works%20Corporatio…

  2. Diamond
    October 7, 2014

    It doesnt matter when the road works gonna start, jremain thing is we gonna have better roads up this end of the island. We r thankful mr.prime minister. Because of yr love for dominica and the its people we r truly blessed. Thank you sooo much for what u are doing for us the people. Stay blessed

  3. Mahaut talk roro
    October 7, 2014

    My DLP will win plus We will see DLP will fix please people don’t get mad red vex because the party is working for Us

  4. natureboy
    October 7, 2014

    My fellow Dominicans. Every time I login to DNO it seems like a never ending fiasco of frustration by many. Lets set some history straight and correct me if I’m misinformed. During the Mamo regime, were the people ever offered stuff in order to win their votes? but yet she governed for 15 years, but her devoted patrons couldn’t hold solid their grounds and were ousted by Eddie’s UWP. Then, during Eddie’s reign, there were some bad eggs that corrupted the good ones and subsequently led to Eddie’s down fall because he was too lenient on discipline; but I cant recall if he, Eddie ever used brides so openly to win votes. Now having said this, let’s flip to this current administration. Skerrit is my country man and long time friend since childhood. This in itself should say a lot about us growing up together. I want to be very careful and wise as I sit at this computer in the words and statements I make. This is in no way to shed a bad light about my country man, but to open his eyes in ways others close to him are blinded to see. Roosevelt Skerrit I respect your office as leader and prime minister and parliamentary minister of our lovely island and village respectively, but you can’t continue to have selective hearing when it comes to the cries and concerns of the people especially those who didn’t cast a vote in your favor. The most important issues facing the people are more necessary than the urgent. You can’t continue to use same old tricks or strategies to seduce the people anymore. If you purposely or intentionally or deliberately planned to win votes by offering services to quick couple urgent but untimely matters, you’ve just exposed your inability to win genuinely. You need to pay more attention and show more concern to the cries of the people. The majority of your supporters are like leeches just hanging around and sucking as much as they can possibly can at the expense of the country. Mr. prime minister its time to wake up, don’t you ever be fooled, that it’s not impossible that you can be ousted this coming elections. I’m saying this to you again my friend, don’t take the people for granted, don’t take the power of the voting public for granted especially those who don’t support you. Lead with wisdom. Now is not the appropriate time to rush and fix stuff that should have been addressed years ago, don’t wait for the last minute to make believe that you are helping their cause. no you’re not doing them any good. cease from this evil bribe and come clean

  5. Anonymous
    October 7, 2014

    wat make allu think UWP will do better, havnt seen nothing great in any manifesto….all of them is the same crap!!!

  6. October 7, 2014

    DOCToR D do you think you and SKIRRET can fOOL all DOMINICANS i dont think so reel and come again its to later for both o f you go back to your work you study over 5.6 years in CUBA . i cannot believe you make king SKIRRET fool you so what a shame to you and your family you put yourself in this thinking better will b done but we only seeing you travelling over seas like SKIRRET now you a back to fool us…………….

  7. Aa
    October 7, 2014

    i Hope the people realize it is part of the DLP Election scheme to full them for their vote!!

  8. Magway Sa
    October 7, 2014

    The Fond.St.Jean community has been suffering so long,they cast blind EYE…Election is really near!!! They remembered where they got all their votes FINALLY because they want votes again…

  9. Original Lallay
    October 6, 2014

    En bas la falaise Dibik dangerous..from Bascadere onwards. :cry:

  10. Anonymous
    October 6, 2014

    Somebody behaving like mad ants “formi fou”.

    • October 6, 2014

      yo tous par tou

  11. The 11th hour
    October 6, 2014

    What is the next advice? Why doesnt skerrit take time time off and just let Hartly, the Barbadian, act as PM. sinc he is the one calling the shots. Skerrit just making joujou with Dominicans. The public works cooperation have been taken on rides and so to is Dominica. Enough is enough. Pack you all wax and make tracks. Freedom weeps. There is a very capable team of good men waiting to take over.

  12. October 6, 2014

    election is very near .this trick always works to fool the Fond St Jean people

  13. Anonymous
    October 6, 2014

    Don’t worry with that my people their operatives still have the control over the monies. The village councils are just being used as scapegoats. Their people are ordering materials and deciding who should work and who should not. Real corruption. At every inauguration they go to lately their dirty politics comes in to play. Viki Vi politics. Lord! we need your divine intervention, to save this land.

  14. grell
    October 6, 2014

    So sad how politics have become so dirty and corrupt,you vote for us we give you a check.

  15. Anonymous
    October 6, 2014

    Yes I….alas papa bondieu when public officers getting an increase. hardworking teachers, nurses, police, customs – bringing all the money. When Lord When

  16. rocky
    October 6, 2014

    ahahahaha alll of a sudden they fixing all roads all projects swinging in the place left right. lol but during the 14 years they cudnt do nothin but right now election coming so they doing like mad. but i seeing now and my eyes open .all u must comout there. i hear they clearing up all closet befor election call spending all the money but doe worry they have to go jail. with all what that going on there let me see if these dominican people stupid or what if they not seeing what mr dem doin the country for them to take them out there.

  17. October 6, 2014

    yes they think dominicans are stupid they go singeing contracts all over the place for things which are basic need.Those stuff should be done and continue with all goverment .Tell them that is only political games trying to play on the peoples,mind. come better than that.

  18. Lang Mama
    October 6, 2014

    All expatriates come home. We have too much work in Dominica. Public works people don’t even want more work and forfeiting fortnights of pay.Civil servants refuse to take a pay hike and settle for 0000 boy look movement in our economy.
    Wooosh Labar CA Fen twavaille kiyonere.
    Zor Labar ce mageeee

  19. Ba-ga-telle
    October 6, 2014

    But Skerrit can make people laugh you know. You mean is only now, six weeks before an election he and Dr. Kenneth Darroux see our road bad? Good try but I haven’t got a car and 75% of villagers do not have one either, which means 75% of us will not benefit from their road. What we need is work and money in our pocket so we could plan our future just as the family of Skerrit, Darroux, Blackmoore and families of rest of DLP candidates and friends can plan their future. 95% of us here are unemployed and our bags are empty (Bag-a-tell). Give us work, restore our agriculture so we could have money to buy our fish.

  20. committed Dominican
    October 6, 2014

    How come all of a sudden , roads here, roads there, build roads in the sky next.

  21. too late
    October 6, 2014

    labaaaaaaaah kah feh marjee too pah tooh so we voting workers party toojooh,,

  22. Curious
    October 6, 2014

    Just asking, why aren’t these monies paid to public works to do the works.
    Is that a message to Public works to pack up; they are no longer required?
    Councils have their village responsibilities. Hmmm, I hope the public works staff are observing what is happening before their very eyes.

  23. hard cure dca
    October 6, 2014

    vote buying in full swing

  24. ROSEAU VALLEY
    October 6, 2014

    Interesting. So Village Councils have replaced the public
    works arm of the DLP government, while the Public Works Corporation continues to suffer a slow death in the hands of DLP.

    • real possie
      October 6, 2014

      But RV, is it Chinese that will be employed to do the work in these rural places or locals who you claim are poor and don’t have a job? at the end of the day when you all UWP form the next government there’s a few less things you all will have to worry about, SMH.

  25. October 6, 2014

    christmas is in there air for the people enjoy it what about the house repairs to the needy did papa noel give for it teacher anjay hope you do a good job all the best to you and the new team//

    • October 6, 2014

      where next they gonna improve on fix cut roads on the sea?
      How more blind can we be?
      Opposition the former solid team gone gaseous for a while.
      Injected with new blood like an IMF recommendation just chatting fat. DA is so screwed!

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