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Given the precedent set in the Briland Residences and Marina development case, where it was found that Harbour Island is not specifically referenced as one of the islands where the Planning and Subdivision Act applies, approvals for developments rest with the Harbour Island District Council.

‘We could actually get some things done’

Given the revelation of the Supreme Court that the approval of developments for Harbour Island must be decided by the Harbour Island District Council, Council member Ashley Percentie told Guardian Business that the council, given its “newfound” power, “could actually get some things done”. Percentie said

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A tent set up outside the Rand Memorial Hospital after the passage of Hurricane Dorian. FILE

Repairs to the Rand to cost more than initially projected

The remediation of Rand Memorial Hospital on Grand Bahama will likely exceed the initial budget, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday. Sands said workers have uncovered other structural issues that are not storm related, which are slowing the process as well as increasing costs. “Unfortunately

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