A sum of $39M has been estimated for the rehabilitation of the East Ruimveldt, Georgetown municipal market. As part of the planned rehabilitation, works are scheduled for internal roads and the main accessway to the market.
This is according to information emanating from the Georgetown Mayor and City Council (M&CC). Officials of the municipality recently took the time to visit three of the four municipal markets that are scheduled for rehabilitation.
Among those visiting were: Town Clerk (ag) Sherry Jerrick; Deputy City Engineer (ag) Rasheed Kellman; Chairman of the Markets and Public Health Committee Trichria Richards; and Vice-Chairman, Heston Bostwick. They communicated to stallholders that the Council is appreciative of their patience and is working to get the needful works completed.
The rehabilitation of the Bourda Market has been pegged at $32M. Among the repairs needed are the restoration of the eastern and western walls, repairs to the roof, the perimeter fence, and works on the sanitary area. This is according to Mr.Naeem Khan, Coordinator for Engineering Services Ministry of Communities.
Another $17.7M has been estimated to complete the first phase of the Kitty Market. This will include the completion to all stalls located on the ground floor, tiling of the floor, and completing of the ceiling.