Albouystown and Charlestown shine brighter
─75 LED lights installed
DPI, Guyana, Monday, January 20, 2020
Several streets in Constituency 10, Albouystown-Charlestown area, are now well lit following the installation of 75 Light-emitting diodes (LED).
Speaking to DPI, Resident Constituency Councillor David Allicock explained that the lighting initiative was carried out in late 2019.
“This initiative is an ongoing exercise and as funds become available more lights will be installed in the community. However, at this point of time, both Charlestown and Albouystown are well lit,” Allicock said.
According to the Councillor, the decision was taken to have the resident determine where the lights would be installed. This is in keeping with a position taken by the Coalition administration to have taxpayers involved in projects within their respective communities.
“Local democracy is about placing your finger on the pulse and heartbeat of the residents, it is what they want. You are doing their work, you are doing their bidding, you are bringing satisfaction and relief to them because it has to impact their lives,” Allicock stated.
For 2020 the Councillor noted that outreaches will continue to be held to better assess what the residents of Constituency 10 need in terms of infrastructural development.