The Department of New Projects & Management ensures the realization of high quality development through project management of diverse building, utility and civil engineering projects for St. Maarten.

Services and responsibilities of the Department of New Projects & Management consists of project management of public infrastructure and building projects including:

  •     ​Preparation of feasibility studies for proposed new projects;
  •     Preparation of plans for the realization of new projects;
  •     Project management of the realization of new projects;
  •     Provide advice to other services related to the feasibility of new projects;
  •     Provide advise to the Department of Permits related to private requests for insfrastructure projects


 Vision:

The vision of New Projects is to function as a centre for advice and engineering services for new construction, re-construction and (large) maintenance, with as the main objective the effective and efficient realization of projects.


Mission:
The mission of New Projects consists of advising and developing and realizing diverse building-, utility and civil technical projects on a highly qualified level on behalf of the country.

Organizational objectives:

  • ​To provide  a high quality level of public service  with regard to technical matters; 
  • To promote the realization and maintenance of the physical infrastructure and related facilities. 
  • To prepare timely and precise tasks for diverse building-, utility- and civil technical projects for St. Maarten.

Main tasks:

  • ​To develop and advise about technical policy frameworks in the area of underground infrastructure, drainage facilities, building-, utility- and civil technical projects;
  • The preparation, execution and transfer of building-, utility- and civil technical projects; 
  • To safeguard policy in the area of civil- and building-technical areas of the ministry;​
  • To contribute points of consideration and ensure policy and legislation in the area of civil- and building-technical areas.
  • The initiation, preparation, execution and transfer of building-, utility- and civil technical (improvement) projects;
  • To care for the construction of new buildingsand installations belonging to the government of Sint Maarten.
  • To care for the execution and coordination of projects aimed at urban renewal.​