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Senator Challenges WAPA CEO on Communication With Employees During Hearing Discussing Progress at the…

Linda Straker | March 21, 2022

Andrew Smith, who was appointed CEO of the V.I. Water and Power Authority in January was told by Senator Franklin Johnson that he needs to make time to talk and listen to his employees, contending that the new executive could learn a lot from them. "Make time for your people. These men and women in WAPA work very hard, please find time to meet to talk with them, you will learn a lot,” Mr. Johnson told Mr. Smith Friday during a meeting of the Committee on Disaster Recovery & Infrastructure. During the meeting, the committee received testimony from WAPA regarding the status of all disaster-related projects in the territory. However, Mr. Johnson told the committee that he had been attempting to meet and discuss a constituent's issue with the chief executive but was unable to set a date and time before Fridays’ hearing. Two of Mr. Johnson’s gripes…

WAPA Board Approves $400,000 Per Shipment to Secure…

Ernice Gilbert | March 18, 2022

Hazardous weather, more pointedly high winds is preventing the V.I. Water and Power Authority from receiving…

PSC Approves LEAC Increase to 22.22 Cents as Cost…

Linda Straker | February 26, 2022

Members of the V.I. Public Services Commission on Friday approved a motion that will see an increase…

Electric Rate Decrease to Take Effect March 1, But…

Ernice Gilbert | January 29, 2022

Virgin Islands ratepayers will experience a small decrease in their V.I. Water and Power electric bills…

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