Sunday, July 21, 2024

Child Friendly Municipality

New food booths for vendors at Central Park

In May, the San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) indicated that they would improve the facilities of the food vendors at Central Park, and on Tuesday, July 4th, the erection of the first booth was observed. According to the SPTC, these new booths will include upgrades to provide better services and increase food safety at the park. These new food booths will come with a rental fee and regulations for renters.

Raising the bar as a child-friendly community, SPTC hosts Family Day

With its commitment to being a child-friendly community, the San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) and the Child Advisory Board hosted a Family Day at the town’s central park on Sunday, May 28th. The event, attended by several island families, was full of fun activities such as parades, performances, live music, games, and fabulous giveaways.

SPTC continues working to keep San Pedro a child-friendly municipality

In June 2021, San Pedro Town received “silver status” as a certified child-friendly municipality under the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund-UNICEF. Since then, the San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) has been working towards achieving the gold certification, then on to platinum. According to the SPTC, the job has not been easy, but they are working on projects to improve parks and other public areas frequented by families on the island.

San Pedro Liquor Licensing Board monitoring noise pollution on the island

The San Pedro Liquor Licensing Board (SPLLB) has been closely monitoring the level of noise pollution at various establishments on the island. This they claim, is in order to maintain San Pedro Town as a peaceful and Child Friendly Municipality.

SPTC Addresses Noise Pollution

In accordance with the Intoxicating Liquor Licensing Act Chapter 150, Revised Edition 2011, of the substantive laws of Belize, the San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) along with the San Pedro Liquor Licensing Board (SPLLB) hereby announces to the general public and all Liquor License Holders that effective Thursday, November 1, 2018, in an effort to reducing noise pollution from various establishments and maintaining the Town of San Pedro as a Child Friendly Municipality, open bars will no longer be granted a weekly special license/extension.

SPTC Clean-up campaign to start back up

After being dormant for months, The San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) is reviving their clean-up campaign.