Community Briefs – August 13, 2014

Energy issues corrected information
The CNMI Department of Public Works/Division of Energy would like to make correctiions to the press releases regarding the suspension of services under the Weatherization Assistance Program published on July 28, 2014, and Aug. 11, 2014. The Energy Office announced that while the WAP services are not being suspended, they are no longer able to accept new applications until further notice. Unfortunately, the program has already met and processed the total allotted number of applications from eligible applicants to receive services under this program year’s grant funding. A public notice will be issued should additional funding become available.

The Energy Division apologizes for the misunderstanding and the inconvenience it has caused. Should anyone need additional information, you may contact Eugene Borja or Thelma B. Inos at 664-4481. (PR)

OVR counselor to visit Rota
This is to inform the public that a vocational rehabilitation counselor will be on Rota from Aug. 18 to 20 at the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Receiving Center (DCCA) in Songsong Village. If you know anyone who has a disability, wants to work, and is interested in receiving VR services, contact the OVR Staff at 322-6537/38 or Elizabeth Kani at 532-9351/4 or 286-2013. (OVR)

Dandan Middle School orientations
Dandan Middle School orientation information for school year 2014-2015

  • 6th grade orientation: Aug. 27, 2014, 10am – 11:3am, DMS Cafeteria
  • 7th grade orientation: Aug. 28, 2014, 10am – 11:30am, DMS Cafeteria
  • 8th grade orientation: Aug. 29, 2014, 10am – 11:am, DMS Cafeteria

Please come and join us as we discuss classroom procedures, school rules, BOE policies, as well as other school standard operating procedures.  We hope to work closely with you all as we welcome the new school year. (PR)

Comments for DoD public access plan accepted until Aug. 14
ASAN, Guam—The public is encouraged to submit comments on the Department of Defense public access plan through Aug. 14. Comments are being sought to assist with the development of the plan, which will facilitate public visits to historic sites of interest on DOD properties as well as allow citizens to safely collect culturally important natural resources.

Copies of the document are available at the Mayors Council of Guam, Guam State Historic Preservation Office, University of Guam Robert F. Kennedy Library, Richard F. Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center and the Nieves M. Flores Public Library.

Online copies are available at the Cultural Resource Information website (case sensitive) and JRM website

The public comment period is in coordination between the Guam State Historic Preservation Office and Joint Region Marianas. (PR)

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