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12 Aug
August 12, 2019 0 0

Micah Goodin Scholarship Fund Award Ceremony

  

On Saturday, August 10th, 2019, a two-month series of barbecue sales by Councilor Micah Goodin culminated with the distribution of scholarship grants to 43 students from all over the city. As promised, the Belize City Council supported this initiative with a contribution of $10,000 to the Micah Goodin Scholarship Fund.

Mayor Bernard Wagner had the pleasure of giving the keynote address at today’s ceremony and was presented with an appreciation award for his and the council’s contributions. We are always proud to support initiatives such as these that invest in our youths and create opportunities for the residents of our city. This has been a significant undertaking by Councilor Goodin and it is great to see a sitting councilor’s efforts result in such an impactful project.

We want to say congratulations and good luck to all the recipients. Your young minds are the future of Belize!

~Your Belize City Council…Always ’bout The People

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12 Aug
August 12, 2019 0 0

Mayor Bernard Wagner and Councilor Michael Norales Attend Conference in Barbados

Mayor Bernard Wagner and Councilor Michael Norales along with other regional and Caribbean leaders concluded a two-day conference in Bridgetown, Barbados. The conference was hosted by the Inter-American Development Bank and focused on defining the elements of the blue economy and circular growth for countries’ and islands’ sustainability while generating project ideas. The sessions elaborated on many of the ideas introduced and discussed at the 2018 Sustainable Blue Economy Conference held in Kenya.

The Sustainable Blue Economy strives to unlock the potential of natural capital for economic growth by harnessing the potential of seas, lakes, oceans and rivers to improve the lives of all, particularly those in developing states. Presentations were made which aimed at encouraging countries like Belize to develop ideas and implement projects that coincide with the sustainable development platform geared to boost the economy and improve climate change resilience while providing positive social impact to those living at the margins of society.

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24 Jul
July 24, 2019 0 0

Deputy Mayor Oscar Arnold at the 6th Methodist Youth Encuentro

200 youths from across the Anglophone Caribbean converged to Belize City for the 6th Methodist Youth Encuentro. Deputy Mayor Oscar Arnold was honored to be a part of the opening ceremonies. He provided the welcome greeting at the opening of the Encuentro and was present at the flag raising ceremony.

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24 Jul
July 24, 2019 0 0

1st Annual Little League Training Camp

In an effort to keep our youths active, engaged and harness their athletic skills, the Belize City Council in partnership with the Belize Baseball League launched the Little League Training Camp. It is a two-week camp that accommodates ages 8-13 from Monday to Friday 8:30AM – 11:30AM at the Roger’s Stadium. Over 100 children received certificates of participation and a great foundation in the sport of softball. Special thanks to Sports Coordinator Micheal Novelo and Councilor Micah Goodin whose portfolio includes Youth and Sports.

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24 Jul
July 24, 2019 0 0

2nd Annual Summer Basketball League

The 2nd Annual Belize City Council Summer Basketball League has officially begun! We are all ready for a summer of sportsmanship, teamwork and fun. Remember, games are played at Swift Hall and SJC Gym from Mondays to Thursdays starting at 1PM.

~Your Belize City Council…Always ’bout The People

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10 Jul
July 10, 2019 1 0

Sign Installation For Catch and Release Fishing Law

The Belize Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute in partnership with the Belize City Council recently installed a sign at Conchshell Bay Fishmarket to remind fishermen of the catch and release fishing law which pertains to bonefish, tarpon and permit fish. These 3 species have been protected since 2008 in order to protect marine life and their economic value to the country.

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10 Jul
July 10, 2019 0 0

Downtown Rejuvenation Project Meeting

Mayor Bernard Wagner and City Planner Carla Patnett met with project consultants and planners to discuss the Downtown Rejuvenation Project. This project focuses on the upgrade and historical preservation of the downtown area in many aspects. Smaller components of the project will come together to form a larger picture.

~Your Belize City Council…Always ’bout The People

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30 Apr
April 30, 2019 0 2

Mrs. Myles 78th Birthday gift

Today, marked a very special 78th Birthday for Freetown Resident, Mrs. Veronica Myles as she was surprised at the senior citizen’s home with a visit by Mayor Bernard Wagner. Mayor Wagner gifted Mrs. Myles with a brand new-wheelchair. Mrs. Myles who is blind, expressed her heartfelt gratitude to Mayor Wagner and stated “.… this birthday was made even more special with the gift of her wheelchair.” Mayor Wagner couldn’t leave without expressing his mutual excitement and serenaded Mrs. Myles with a Happy Birthday song. Happy Birthday Mrs. Myles!

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27 Apr
April 27, 2019 0 2

Records & Information Training for Belize City Council staff

In order to improve, we must continuously educate our Managers and Staff. A Saturday well spent; improving and strengthening the management of the Council’s Records & Information System with a training session facilitated by Mr. Bruce Valencia & Mr. Ivor Zuniga of the Government of Belize’s Archives Department.

Your Belize City Council… Always working for you!

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24 Apr
April 24, 2019 2 3

Councillor Hylton continues Vaccination Initiative

In honor of Nurse’s Week, Councillor Deltrude Hylton (Public Health & Cemetery portfolio) in collaboration with Integral Health Services and Cleopatra White Polyclinic administered their second series of vaccinations for Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR), The Flu Virus and Tetanus to employees of the Cemetery & Sanitation Departments as well as the Public Health Unit.

Thank you once again to Nurse Jones and Nurse Mitchell of Integral Health Services and Nurse Cadle and Kelly of Cleopatra White Polyclinic.

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