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‘Operations May Result In Unpleasant Odors’

‘Operations May Result In Unpleasant Odors’

“The Ministry of Public Works will be conducting its Biannual Septage Disposal Operations soon, and noted that while it ”may result in unpleasant odors being experienced in the residential areas surrounding the Marsh Folly Composting Facility” there are “no environmental risks to area residents.” A Government spokesperson... Read more of this article

Labour Force Down 4%: From 38,155 to 36,646

Labour Force Down 4%: From 38,155 to 36,646

Today [Nov 29] the Department of Statistics issued a revised Labour Force Survey Report, noting that the labour force declined 4% from 38,155 to 36,646. The Director of Statistics, Melinda Williams explained, “The public should note that the revised Labour Force Survey Report May 2018 amends the error or 2% decline to reflect a corrected figure of... Read more of this article

Official Notices Available At Library & Archives

Official Notices Available At Library & Archives

The Ministry for the Cabinet Office is advising that “members of the public wishing to view copies of Government’s Official Notices, can visit either the Bermuda National Library or the Government Archives.” “The Ministry notes that the Department of Libraries & Archives will print the Official Notices as part of a Government... Read more of this article

Public Encouraged To Serve On Govt Boards

Public Encouraged To Serve On Govt Boards

The Cabinet Office is advising that the application process is currently open for those wishing to serve on government boards and committees. “The Cabinet Office notes that Expression of Interest [EOI] forms are now available on the Government website and can be completed and submitted electronically,” a spokesperson said. “The EOI... Read more of this article

Meetings In Boston On Govt’s Debt Refinancing

Meetings In Boston On Govt’s Debt Refinancing

Premier David Burt, Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson, Financial Secretary Anthony Manders, and HSBC Bermuda Head of Corporate Banking Neville Grant are ‘on the road’ in Boston, speaking to investors regarding the Government’s debt refinancing. Premier Burt tweeted the photo below, saying: “On the road in Boston with Finance Minister... Read more of this article

Changes To Permanent Secretary Assignments

Changes To Permanent Secretary Assignments

Wayne Carey, who served as the Permanent Secretary for the previously named Ministry of Social Development and Sports, has retired from Government service, the Government confirmed. A spokesperson said, “As a result of the recent Government re-organisation, the Head of the Public Service Dr. Derrick Binns, advised of a changes to the Permanent... Read more of this article

Bermudians In UK Invited To Attend Govt Events

Bermudians In UK Invited To Attend Govt Events

The Government of Bermuda’s London Office is inviting Bermudians living in the United Kingdom to two upcoming events. A spokesperson said, “On Monday 26th November 2018, Bermudians living in the UK are invited to attend a Bermuda networking reception where the Premier, the Hon. David Burt will be in attendance. The event takes place from 6:30... Read more of this article

Govt: 2018/19 First Half Fiscal Performance

Govt: 2018/19 First Half Fiscal Performance

The Ministry of Finance today reported on the 2018/19 First Half Fiscal Performance and provided an updated Economic Review for 2018. 2018/19 First Half Fiscal Year Performance: “The headline numbers for the 2017/18 National Budget were: a revenue target of $1.09 billion; current expenditure of $1.2 billion, including debt service; capital expenditure... Read more of this article

Team Visit Miami To Review Emergency Centre

Team Visit Miami To Review Emergency Centre

Today [Nov 8], the Minister of National Security Wayne Caines and members of the Ministry of National Security return from a two day visit to Miami where a review of their Emergency Operations Centres [EOC] was conducted. The aim of the visit was to review the facilities’ best practices and how their procedures could enhance Bermuda’s emergency... Read more of this article

Photos: Govt House Honours, Awards Ceremony

Photos: Govt House Honours, Awards Ceremony

Last week, Premier David Burt and the Minister of National Security Wayne Caines joined Governor John Rankin in celebrating the service of those in the Bermuda Police Service, the Royal Bermuda Regiment and the Department of Corrections. During the annual Honours and Awards Ceremony, which took place at Government House, members of the uniformed services... Read more of this article

Government Ministerial ‘Organisational Chart’

Government Ministerial ‘Organisational Chart’

Following the recent Cabinet Shuffle, the Government released a new ‘Organisational Chart,’ which details exactly what Departments are under each Minister, and that information follows below. David Burt – PremierICT Policy & Innovation Information and Digital Technologies BBDA Bermuda Economic Development Corporation Internal Audit London... Read more of this article

RFI: Fare & Mobile Ticketing For Public Transport

RFI: Fare & Mobile Ticketing For Public Transport

The Government has issued a Request for Information [RFI] for an “innovative new Automated Fare Media and Mobile Ticketing Solution for its Public Transport system.” The announcement said, “The ultimate goal of which is to improve the efficiencies of the ticketing process for both local and overseas users of the public transport system.... Read more of this article

Hamilton Central Bus Terminal Maintenance

Hamilton Central Bus Terminal Maintenance

The Department of Public Transportation is advising of cleaning and maintenance works at the Hamilton Central Bus Terminal on Sunday [Nov 4] and again in December. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Public Transportation [DPT] is advising of monthly cleaning and maintenance works at the Hamilton Central Bus Terminal on the following... Read more of this article