Wednesday, November 13, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

TAXI MEDALLION AUCTION FOR VETERANS SCHEDULED

Executive Director Levron Sarauw, Sr. of the Virgin Islands Taxicab Commission is pleased to announce that pursuant to Title 20, Section 407 (c) of the VI Code, the Commission will hold its annual veteran medallion auction on December 16, 17, & 18, 2019.  This auction is OPENED TO VIRGIN ISLANDS VETERANS OF THE US ARMED SERVICES ONLY.

Applications can be picked up at the Taxicab Commission’s Office during regular working hours (Mon-Fri.; 8:00 am-3:00 pm).  Bid forms must be deposited in the bid box no later than 10:00 am the day of the auction.

Applications must be taken to the Office of Veterans Affairs for verification of eligibility as a U.S. Virgin Island Veteran on the island for which the bid is scheduled. BID APPLICANTS MUST BE PRESENT AT THE TIME OF AUCTION.  Bid envelopes will be publicly opened on the date and times indicated.

Any persons who purchases a medallion at auction pursuant to this subsection is prohibited from transferring said medallion by sale or otherwise, within three years of purchase.  Thereafter such transfer or sale must be to another eligible veteran.

 

Please see attached press releases below for all details.