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Exit Zero
December 21, 2016 09:41PM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 2,217

The VIPA board voted to terminate Carlton Dowe and he has been replaced with -- David Mapp -- brother to the Governor.
Popcorn anyone?

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Re: Port Authority changes

STTsailor
December 21, 2016 11:23PM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 481

VI nepotism at its best.

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stjohnjulie
December 22, 2016 04:06AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 684

I'm scratching my head on this one a little bit. Any talk about WHY he was terminated. All I've seen is how much 'good' he's done.

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Alana33
December 22, 2016 05:54AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 11,705

Mapp wants complete control of all boards.
His sister in law was just appointed to the WICO Board, I believe he has also appointed himself to the WICO board also while being chairman of the
the finance board that controls WICO.

Every single relative (and crony) of Mapp has been hired to fill government positions in his fiefdom.

So where are our senators and Attorney General with all this rampant nepotism?

Dowe may have also been considering a run for governor in the next gubernatorial election.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/22/2016 05:57AM by Alana33.

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speee1dy
December 22, 2016 07:47AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,405

just business as usual in the VI. I too was wondering why, now that i know he appointed his brother to the position, it makes sense.

smh

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Alana33
December 22, 2016 07:56AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 11,705

Control over the boards controls the money flow and contract awards.

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ernieandmaryjo
December 22, 2016 07:58AM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 112

Mapp the Younger has been in the Assistant Director position at Port Authority for a while; he's the one we had to deal with rather than Dowe when trying to get anything done at the port. Mapp moving up actually gives us hope that the next guy in line will actually DO the job. Not holding my breath.

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Alana33
December 22, 2016 08:39AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 11,705

Removing without cause is going to cost.

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stxsailor
December 22, 2016 10:11AM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 453

I've dealt with Mapp many times. I'm not optimistic at all with him over the port. He has lied to my face in the past. Nepotism and cronyism at it's best. Two Mapps in charge? thieving times two.

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COLDER
December 22, 2016 11:09AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 184

Another step closer to having the Federal Government take over running the Territory like they are doing in Puerto Rico

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Bombi
December 22, 2016 12:08PM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 2,101

Chupps

optimist with low expectations on STX

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speee1dy
December 22, 2016 01:16PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,405

maybe that is a good idea

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