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  • Twinning of communities introduced to Guyana

    Twinning of communities introduced to Guyana

    The twinning of communities is expected to become a popular phenomenon in Guyana, and two communities have already taken advantage of this developmental approach to community spirit and bonding.   Chairman of the Golden Grove/Lovely-Lass/Onverwagt Community Development Council (CDC), Phyllis Peters, explained that because many Guyanese are not aware of the existence of the community,

  • Draft solid waste management strategy unveiled for consultations

    Draft solid waste management strategy unveiled for consultations

    Solid waste continues to be a risk to Guyana and the Ministry of Communities is moving ahead with its solid waste management strategy to curb it. The Ministry unveiled its updated Draft Integrated Solid Waste Management Strategy for discussions with various stakeholders, on Wednesday at Regency Hotel on Hadfield Street. The updated strategy has three

  • Global best practices

    Global best practices

    he Ministry of Communities hosted Mr Michael C. Chettleburgh, Co-Founder and President AxiLogic Inc. and Mr Antoni Wisniowshi from Municipal Property Assessments Canada (MPAC) during the period Friday 11 to Tuesday 15th August 2017.   Meetings were held with the Hon. Minister Ronald Bulkan and permanent secretary Mr. Emil McGarrell, of the Ministry of communities; Dr

  • Mayor of Linden Carwyn Holland new president of Guyana Association of Municipalities (GAM)

    Mayor of Linden Carwyn Holland new president of Guyana Association of Municipalities (GAM)

    The results of the elections for the resuscitation of the Guyana Association of  Municipalities (GAM) were held  May 20th 2017, and are as follows:  President, Mayor of Linden  Carwyn Holland, Vice President, Mayor of Bartica Gifford Marshall, Secretary, Mayor of New Amsterdam Kirt Wynter, Treasurer, Mayor of Georgetown Patricia Chase-Green, Asst. Secretary/Treasurer, Councillor Fraser and

  • Town Clerks mull formation of association… -New Mayor, Deputies to take oath March 31

    Town Clerks mull formation of association… -New Mayor, Deputies to take oath March 31

    Town clerks and their deputies from across the nine municipal councils have touted the establishment of a National Town Clerk Association. The idea was put forward by Deputy Town Clerk of the New Amsterdam Mayor and Town Council, Merlyn Henry during a workshop facilitated by the Ministry of Communities. Henry said that the forum will

  • Ministry unveils composting prototype… -New staff appointment announced

    Ministry unveils composting prototype… -New staff appointment announced

    The Sanitation Management Unit (SMU) of the Ministry of Communities on Monday unveiled a composting rotisserie prototype intended to be used at the ministry’s buildings, municipal, regional and neighbourhood councils, schools and interested communities. The compost bin is made from a plastic barrel, mounted on stilts and on an axel, that allows for rotation. The

  • February 24, 2017-Lethem: Region Nine- Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan on Wednesday said that the Upper Takutu/Upper Essequibo region has the potential to develop into a pioneer of commercial dominance with a robust, resilient economy. Minister Bulkan, who was on a two-day visit, was at the time addressing officials and employees of the Regional Democratic

  • Statement by the Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan,M.P.

    Statement by the Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan,M.P.

    Non-attendance of Opposition Dominated Councils at the Inaugural Meeting of the National Regional Developmental Consultative Committee (NRDCC)   On the 20th of January, 2017, the first meeting of the NRDCC was held at the Marriott Hotel in Georgetown. The committee was conceptualised after central government recognised that there existed a communications, administrative and planning vacuum

  • Ministry of Communities – Press Release

    The Ministry of Communities has dismissed as propaganda; assertions appearing in certain sections of the media that opposition dominated regional councils were deliberately sidelined and excluded from today’s inaugural National Regional Development Consultative Committee (NRDCC) meeting. Four of the opposition controlled councils despite being invited, absented themselves from the forum. Between 6:44 and 8:47pm, last