RE: follow up questions on website & remigrant matters

Myrna Pitt Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 4:20 PM
To: Mark Jacobs
Cc: deborahe@chpa.gov.gy, Denise Tudor , Lavern Befield-Sansculotte

Mr. Jacobs,

I have discussed the contents of your email with Mrs. Tudor and Ms. Edwards. The following are the outcomes:

1. Item 1 – the list is currently being compiled by the Projects Department and will be made available to the Committee on completion;

2. item 2 – is in the possession of Hon. Minister Adams-Patterson;

3. Item 3 – This list will be printed and given to the Secretary of the Board for transmission to you;

4. Item 4 – This list will be sent to you from the HR Department;

5. Item 5 – The list of private developers will be sent to you; please note, that you are in possession of this already when it was distributed to the Board in December 2015; the contracts will be made available at the next meeting;

6. Item 6 – The overview of the Enforcement Section was provided to you and discussed at the meeting of the February 8th 2016; activities for the last year are currently being compiled;

7. Item 7 – The information in respect of Lethem was submitted to you (the report which was compiled by the Enforcement Officer, Mr. Kitt); Mrs. Tudor has advised that she gave you this report in a burgundy folder at the airport prior to us embarking on the trip to Lethem;

8.Item 8 – Mr. Andre Ally made the process map available to you;

9. Item 9 – One hundred and thirty lots (130) are allocated in the Remigrant Scheme, out of a total of 517 lots;

10. Item 10. – No, citizens of other countries are not eligible for the allocation of land.

The Secretary will forward the minutes of the meeting of February 8th. 2016 to you.

Myrna A. Pitt
Chief Executive Officer
Central Housing and Planning Authority
41 Brickdam and United Nations Place
Stabroek
Georgetown

Telphone #: 226-2265
Fax: 225-4991
Email: myrnap@chpa.gov.gy

—–Original Message—–
From: Mark Jacobs [mailto:emarkjacobs@gmail.com]
Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2016 10:37 AM
To: myrnap; deborah edwards
Cc: valerie.adams; Ronald Bulkan
Subject: follow up questions on website & remigrant matters

I left off the title from the previous email sorry about that humble regards, Mark Jacobs

On 3/1/16, Mark Jacobs wrote:
> Mrs. Pitt:
> At the Land Administration Committee meeting on 8th February, 2016 we
> discussed a number of items and we presented a list of items we wanted
> for our next meeting. To date we have not received any of those
> items/documents.
> Additionally, I did not receive the documents requested for the Lethem
> outreach.
>
> One of the areas the committee is trying to get a better understanding
> of is the Remigrant Program. We’ve submitted to Mr. Ally a number of
> questions regarding the website and remigrant program and he replied
> to a previous memo on 12 Feb, 2016.
>
> I sent a series of follow up questions and received this email yesterday.
> —
> Dear Mr. Jacobs,
> Please be advised that I was instructed by the Hon. Valerie> Adams-Patterson to not respond to your email. Further, The Honourable
> minister requested that you speak with her on this matter.
> Andre Ally Head,
> ICT Central Housing and Planning Authority
> —
> I believe this is a misconstruation of what the minister said. Going
> forward we will channel all communication/questions through your
> office.
>
> Attached are the follow up questions we have based on the responses
> received from Mr. Ally on February 12th.
>
> humble regards,
> Mark Jacobs
>

Mark Jacobs Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 5:59 AM
To: Myrna Pitt
Cc: deborahe@chpa.gov.gy, “valerie.adams”

Mrs. Pitt:
Thanks for your response.

I did receive a copy of the Lethem enforcement report from Mr. Tudor.
The other items regarding the private developers I do not have because
I was not in Guyana for the December meeting.

I have the process map from Mr. Ally, however, a large number of my
questions still remain unanswered.

Who writes this offer letter?
How do you determine who is or isn’t a remigrant?
What policies or guidelines do you follow and was it approved at the
board level?
What checks do you carry out on applicants?
How does the information from MIS transfer to Land Administration?
Who verifies the integrity of information passed from the MIS to Land
Administration?
et cetera

Please see memo attached

thanks in advance,
humble regards,
Mark Jacobs

Mark Jacobs Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 6:01 AM
To: ……..

mrs pitt is trying to pull a fast one on me
so they processed 1900 applications for remigrant program but only
allocated 130 lots in five off years
more questions to come on that 🙂

AttachmentWed, Mar 2, 2016 at 12:59 PM
To: Denise Tudor
Cc: andre@chpa.gov.gy, emarkjacobs@gmail.com
Denise and Andre,

Please see the response from Mr. Jacobs for necessary attention.

Best regards

Andre Ally Mon, Mar 7, 2016 at 4:18 PM
To: emarkjacobs@gmail.com
Cc: minister.adams-patterson@moc.gov.gy, Myrna Pitt , Denise Tudor
Dear Mr. Jacobs,

Please see attached, my responses to your follow up questions, and relevant documentation.

With Regards,

Andre Ally
Head, ICT
Central Housing and Planning Authority
41 Brickdam and United Nations Place
Stabroek
Georgetown
Guyana
Telephone: 592-226-1332
Fax: 592-225-4991
Website: http://www.chpa.gov.gy

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