by Mindy Aguon
Guam - Transportation Committee chair senator Tom Ada will hold another informational briefing this week with the Port Authority. The hearing is expected to touch on the port's implementation plan that is currently under review by the Maritime Administration that will outline the way the Port will handle more than $50 million in Department of Defense funding for its modernization plan.
The committee also intends to get updates on the port's plans to borrow additional funding to upgrade its facilities and equipment in preparation for the military buildup and options to acquire additional cranes. The informational briefing will be held Tuesday at five in the evening at the Legislative Public Hearing Room.
It's the second of its kind happening this year. The Department of Youth Affairs hosting its youth services outreach event over the weekend. DYA partnering with other government and non-profit organizations to put on the event for our youngsters. The goal - to provide services and information to families who are not aware of the resources available to them in the community. It's efforts officials say is being offered to help keep kids out of trouble.More >>