Residents invited to attend Town Hall Meeting Covering Dawn Beach, Point Blanche,Red Pond & Guanabay

Preparations are in place for the Ministry of Public Housing, Spatial Development, Environment and Infrastructure (MinVROMI) Town Hall meeting covering Dawn Beach, Red Pond, Guana Bay and Point Blanche to be held on Tuesday evening, December 4.

Topics to be brought forward in the meeting will concern roads, tourism and recreation, industry and commercial functions, housing, public space, water and landscape, cultural heritage and archaeology.


Contributions by the community are essential in the development of future plans and are a great opportunity for residents and others to bring forward their ideas.

Residents, stakeholders and interested persons are invited to attend the town hall meeting which will take place at the University of St. Martin from 7.00pm to 9.30pm. The meeting is part of the process of drafting "development plans" for country Sint Maarten.

The development plan will comprise of a legal framework for possible future development that would take place in the district; to designate and/or reserve land for desired use; to prevent undesired development; and to offer legal security to residents about future development in their district.

This is the first meeting for this area which will allow residents, stakeholders and interested persons of the aforementioned districts to provide their views and ideas with respect to the future development of their districts. The views presented by the public will then be included into the design development plan and presented at a follow-up town hall meeting.

The process to develop the development plans are funded by the Dutch agency USONA to the tune of Naf.2 million.