Continuation Urgent Plenary Session of Parliament regarding the status of the schools for the school year 2018/2019 & the state of sports and arts facilities and programs.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in an urgent plenary public meeting on Monday, September 24, 2018. The Minister of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sport will be present for this meeting.

The urgent plenary public meeting which was adjourned on September 14, 2018, will resume on Thursday, September 27 at 16.00 hrs in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg.

The agenda points are:
1. Status of the schools for the school year 2018/2019, particularly the shortage of teachers, preparedness for the 2018 hurricane season, the safety Emergency Management Committee and the Emergency Guidelines for schools, the School Bus Policy, and the Implementation Plan

2. The state of sports and arts facilities and programs in Sint Maarten (IS/872/2017-2018 dated August 22, 2018)
(This meeting was requested by MP S.E. Jacobs, MP W.V. Marlin, and MP A.M.R. Irion)

Members of the public are invited to the House of Parliament to attend parliamentary deliberations.

The House of Parliament is located across from the Court House in Philipsburg.

The parliamentary session will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 115, via Pearl Radio FM 98.1, SXMGOV Radio 107.9 FM, video live stream via the internet, and also Parliament FB page: Parliament of Sint Maarten.

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Source: St. Martin News Network