During recent days of its fifth regular session, the Sixth Pohnpei State Legislature adopted the reports on the nominations of Steven Hellan, Daniel Isaac, Andreas Ladore and Francisco Mendiola for membership on the Land Use Planning and Zoning Commission.
Hellan is from Sokehs Municipality and was a member of the Foreign Investment Board, but currently he serves as a member of the Land Use Planning and Zoning Commission. Isaac is an employee of the Pohnpei Port Authority (PPA) and he was a member of the Land Use Planning and Zoning Commission to which he still serves. Ladore along with Isaac was renominated and he too is still serving on the Commission. Mendiola is an Employee of the College of Micronesia-FSM. Recently he came on board of the Land Use Planning and Zoning Commission where he will also be serving.
The Sixth Pohnpei Legislature also adopted the committee reports on the nominations of Centry Paul, Brigida Seneres, Ishmael Lebehn, Jackson Phillip and Kiped Albert for membership on the Soil and Water Conservation Board. At the present Paul is an employee of the State Government and in addition to that he will also be serving on the Soil and Water Conservation Board.
Seneres is reappointed for the post and she will continue to serve on the Board. Lebehn is presently an employee of the National Government and is the Chairman of the Board. He was also reappointed to the Board where he will again serve. Phillip is presently an employee of the College of Micronesia-FSM and he too was reappointed to the Board where he too will be serving. Albert is presently an employee of the state government and he is also reappointed to the Board where he will continue to serve.
The committee on Land, Chaired by Senator Francisco L. Ioanis to which all the named appointees were assigned supported the appointees in its committee reports and all of the above named appointees were approved by the Legislature to the post they were appointed for.
Other matters discussed during recent session days include SCR No. 262-05, SCR No. 263-05 and SCR No. 264-05 and after long breaks for off record comments where the senators debated back and forth over the matters in the 262-05 and 263-05, SCR No. 262-05 was killed while 263-05 and 264-05 were delayed for the next session day which is to be subject to call.