Trinco to be upgraded to municipal council

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 09 November 2004, 14:00 GMT]
Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government has appointed a two member committee to study and submits it recommendations regarding the proposal made to upgrade the Trincomalee Urban Council (UC) to a Municipal Council in the Town Gravets Divisional Secretariat Division at Trincomalee district in accordance with the Municipal Council Ordinance.

Mr.Gamini Rodrigo, Trincomalee Government Agent is the chairman of the committee and the other member is Ms.D.D.Wijialudchumi who is the North East provincial Commissioner of Local Government. She will also function as the Secretary of the committee, local government sources said.

The committee has sought members of the public and other civil organizations to submit their opinion in regard to the following in writing addressed to the Secretary: -

  • To determine the boundaries of the proposed Trincomalee Municipal Council after it’s established.
  • Details of limits of the existing Urban Council, which have been changed due to the establishment of new Municipal Council and Predesiya Sabah.
  • Details of administrative limits together with maps marked with the limit of the new Municipal Council and Predesiya Sabah.
  • Number of members to be in the Municipal Council of Trincomalee
  • Grama Sevaka Divisions (in their present name) which will belong to the new Municipal Council and Predesiya Sabah after upgrading of the Trincomalee Municipal Council.
  • Capability of the Municipal Council in performing a better service and its revenue and new tax proposals.

    Verbal representations can also be made after obtaining a date and time from the Chairman or the Secretary of the Committee, the sources said.

     

  • Latest 15 Reports
    26.07.16 23:38  
    JUSU opposes police cases against Tamil students, SL military steps up surveillance
    25.07.16 21:12   Photo
    2009 genocide justice not going to come from UNP of 1983 pogrom: Shivajilingam
    24.07.16 23:00   Photo
    Saiva priests protest against Colombo constructing fishing jetty near Nakulesvaram temple
    23.07.16 23:09  
    Ethnic discrimination in student enrollment exposes reconciliation farce: Tamil academic
    22.07.16 19:47   Photo
    Tamil student leaders in Jaffna condemn SL Governor Cooray’s remarks in Colombo
    21.07.16 01:26  
    University engineers not learning lessons
    21.07.16 00:21   Photo
    Tamil politicians blame SL Military for enticing Sinhala students with triumphalist chauvinism
    20.07.16 16:39   Photo
    Tamil fishermen rise up against Colombo's move to permanently militarise Pa'l'li-munai in Mannaar
    20.07.16 15:21   Photo
    NPC demands CoI to go beyond criminal investigations on Jaffna University clash
    19.07.16 23:15  
    Sinhala-Tamil student clash in Jaffna exposes dangerous proportions of military occupation
    18.07.16 18:01   Photo
    ‘SL President sanctioning 67-feet Buddha statue off Jaffna is act of aggression’
    17.07.16 23:46  
    Eastern University instructs assaulted Tamil student to attend investigations in Colombo
    16.07.16 13:37   Photo
    SL military-backed Sinhala students clash with Tamil students in Jaffna University
    15.07.16 23:51   Photo
    Encouraged by US appeasement, SL military strengthens genocidal grip on North
    14.07.16 23:52  
    SL Commander of 58 Division twists lists at Mullaiththeevu Magistrates’ Court
     
    Find this article at:
    http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=13351