Central committee meeting
Chairman of the Central committee George Pantophlet understands that a request was sent in on Thursday October 15, 2009 by the members of the Democratic Party requesting that a meeting be convened to discuss the Gebe N.V. situation.
The D.P. island council members had in September requested numerous meetings of the central committee to be convened with the following government owned companies; Gebe N.V., St. Maarten Telem Group of Companies, Princess Juliana Airport and the Harbor Group of Companies which they wanted to commence on Friday October 2, 2009. However the chairman of the central committee well aware that the rules of order required such be convened within one week and taking into consideration that the continuation of the island council meeting on the Financial Economic situation of St. Maarten was scheduled for October 2, 2009, convened the meeting for Thursday October1, 2009. During said meeting the chairman of the central committee informed the members of the central committee that notices were received from the Managing Directors of Gebe N.V, The Princess Juliana International Airport and the Harbor Group of Companies that because of other commitments and the time factor they would not be able to do their presentation on said date. The only company that did its presentation so far was St. Maarten Telem Group of Companies. The chairman of the central committee informed the other companies to notify him as soon as they were ready.To date the chairman of the central committee has not received any information as to their readiness.