Press Releases

2017-02-15 Culture
Recommendations for Carnival festivities 2017

As part of the organization of the Carnival 2017 by the Association "Carnival festivities of Saint Martin", President Aline HANSON recalls the basic rules of security in force throughout the festivities, from 12 February to 1er March 2017.

In the first place, the president asks the participants and the public to respect the perimeters and the rules of road safety instituted during the parades and the demonstrations in the village of the carnival of Galisbay. It is necessary to respect the territorial decrees in force and to be vigilant on the public highway, especially in the busy areas like Galisbay.
The President invites parents to look after the children, not to leave them, left to their own devices, during the festivities.
During each demonstration in the village of Carnival, traffic will be diverted by the Galisbay car park, a fluorescent signage system will be set up for optimal security of orientation for motorists and pedestrians; It will be necessary to be vigilant in these zones of great passage.
The traffic and parking of any vehicle will be prohibited in the portion of Boulevard Hubert PETIT (Galisbay Road), between the bridge and the exit of the public parking of Galisbay, at the days and hours indicated below:
-Sunday 12 February 2017 from 15 Hours 30 minutes to 21 Hours 00,
20 Monday 2017 19 Hours 30 minutes to 01 00 hours of the morning,
-Tuesday 21 February 2017 of 19 Hours 30 minutes to 02 Hours 00 of the morning,
-Wednesday 22 February 2017de 19 Hours 30 minutes to 02 Hours
-February 23 February 2017 of 19 Hours 30 minutes to 02 Hours 00 of the morning,
-Friday 24 February 2017de 19 Hours 30 minutes to 05 Hours
- Saturday 25 February 2017de 19 Hours 30 minutes to 04 Hours
-Sunday 26 February 2017de 19 Hours 00 to Midnight,
- Monday 27 February 2017 of 19 Hours 30 minutes to 04 Hours 00 of the morning,
-Tuesday 28 February 2017de 19 Hours 00 to Midnight.
- Wednesday 1er March 2017de 19 Hours 30 minutes to 01 Hour 00 in the morning.

All the territorial decrees governing the carnival (AR013-2017 to AR021-2017) are displayed in a collective and published on the website The Territorial Police is responsible for the execution of the decrees in force during the Carnival.

The community of Saint-Martin thanks you for following these guidelines for the safety of all, and wish you an excellent 2017 Carnival.

2017-02-13 Help / Steps / Services
COM-CGSS partnership: new services for the population at the MSF in the Quartier d'Orléans

The Community of Saint-Martin - Pôle Solidarité & Familles - and the General Social Security Fund of Guadeloupe - Agency of Saint-Martin - inform the population of Quartier 1 that since the beginning of December 2016, To the social protection are offered at the House of Solidarity and Families (MSF) of Quartier d'Orléans, located at No. 11 Street Coralita.

The following services are now offered to the inhabitants of this sector:

- Obtaining forms, certificates;
- Requests for renewal of Vitale card following loss or theft;
-Address change ;
-Prepare appointments with a Sickness Insurance or Retirement Insurance technician;
-Deposit of files.
The permanence is open from Monday to Friday, from 8 hours to 12 hours. For more information, please contact the MSF in the Orléans neighborhood at the 0590 87 37 21.


New services for the population of French Quarter and District 1.

The Directorate of Social and Family Affairs of the Community of St. Martin, along with the Regional Agency of Social Security of Guadeloupe, would like to inform the population of the District of 1. Available at the district dispensary (MSF) in French Quarter at 2016, Coralita Road.

New services are as follows:

Forms and certificates available;
Renewal of your social security card in case of loss or theft;
Address modification;
Appointments with a Social Security professional;
Filing of new applications.

This helpdesk will be open from Monday to Friday from 8 AM until 12 PM.
For more information, please contact the MSF of French Quarter at 0590 87 37 21.

2017-02-10 Land Use Planning and Urban Planning
Decision of the COM: Works on the road to Cripple Gate

The meeting organized on Thursday 09 February 2017, at the Sustainable Development Pole, between the community of Saint-Martin - Direction des Routes et Bâtiments - and the service provider responsible for the roadworks at Cripple-Gate-Colombier, The following working arrangements:
-Side 12 February: During the day (7h - 17h), rehabilitation of the pavement and removal of the edges laid.
-Sunday 19 February and Monday 20 February: In night schedules (19h - 03h): Bitumage and marking on the final floor.
The last part of the work will therefore resume this Sunday 12 February in the morning, to end on Monday 20 February 2017.

2017-02-10 Culture
Light carnival parade: Saturday 11 February, from 19h to midnight

As part of the carnival festivities, it is authorized (Territorial Decree No. 14-2014) to organize a light parade on the public road, on Saturday 11 February 2017 from 19 Hours 00 to Midnight. This parade is organized by the Association "Carnival Festivities of Saint Martin" represented by Mrs MINGAU Claudine, Vice-President, according to the following itinerary:

Departure: -Village of the Carnival in Galisbay,
-Boulevard of Dr Hubert Petit,
- Streets of Holland,
-Republic street,
-Boulevard de France,
-Round Morne Round,
- Kennedy Street,
- Low-Town Streets,
- Streets of Holland,
-Republic street,
-Boulevard of Dr Hubert Petit
Arrival: -Village of the Carnival

Traffic should be regulated on the circuit used by the parade. Interfering vehicles (especially in the narrowest streets) must be moved or, if necessary, removed by the pound if they prevent the progress of the parade.
The Territorial Police is entrusted with the execution of this decree.

2017-02-09 Information / Administration
Requirement for an authorization to leave the territory for minors as of 15 January 2017

Press release from the prefecture:
In an international context marked by the departure of French nationals - some of them minors - to areas of conflict, the Parliament wished to establish a system of prior authorization for the exit from France of minors (Article 49 of Law No. 2016- 731 of 3 June 2016, codified in article 371-6 of the civil code).
From 15 January 2017, any minor who travels abroad without being accompanied by an adult with parental authority, must be provided with an authorization to leave the country.
In the case of a trip abroad, the minor must be provided with his / her identity document (national identity card or passport), an authorization to leave the territory signed by a person having parental authority And a photocopy of the identity document of the legal guardian who signed the exit authorization (Decree No. 2016-1483 of 2 November 2016). The use of the passport alone is no longer considered sufficient.
The authorization to leave the territory will be due for all minors residing in France, whatever their nationality.
This new system complements the judicial measures (prohibition of exit from the territory) and administrative measures of urgency (oppositions to the exit of the territory) making it possible to avoid a possible departure abroad.
The exit authorization form will be accessible on In the event of a false declaration, the signatory of the authorization is subject to the sanctions of articles 441-6 and 441-7 of the penal code.
For more information:
Unit of the spokesperson and press relations: / 01 40 07 26 78
Ministry website:
Social networks:

2017-02-09 Land Use Planning
Work stopped at the intersection of Colombier

The president Aline HANSON regrets that the work of development of the pavement on the RN7, at the intersection of Colombier, have resumed without real reflection on the fluidity of road traffic during the peak hours in high tourist season. The project was therefore lifted until an alternative solution less penalizing for road users was found. A working meeting is planned for this purpose, on Thursday, February 09, with community technicians and service providers. The community will inform the population of the follow-up to this project.
As the chairman pointed out, this work to secure the intersection of Colombier is necessary but they must meet specific requirements and minimize the impact of traffic at a time when road traffic is particularly dense.
The Chairperson would like to apologize on behalf of the community of Saint-Martin to people who have suffered the consequences of congestion, who have been obliged to change their schedule, missed an appointment or a trip during the day Tuesday 07 February and part of the day of Wednesday 08 February 2017.

2017-02-09 Jobs / Training / Reviews
RSMA and Army recruit in Saint-Martin

The Adapted Military Service Regiment (RSMA) and the Army will be in Saint Martin, from Monday 13 to Thursday 16 February 2017, for 4 days of recruitment.
As part of the partnership agreement "Objective 100" with the community of Saint-Martin, the RSMA of Guadeloupe has 105 places of trainees, as of March 2017, for the following courses:
-Conductor all transport: have 21 years, hold a diploma as well as license B for two years. Duration of training: 8 months.
- Administrative Officer, duration 10 months.
-Staff restorer-aide cook, duration 12 months.
-Beaches and waitresses catering, duration 12 months.
-Plumbing plumbing installer, duration 10 month.
-Overall agricultural worker, duration 12 month.
- Hygiene cleaner, duration 10 month.
-Auxiliary life social, duration 10 months.
The incorporation of trainees takes place on March 02 2017, interested persons can already pick up an application file from the service Home - Information-Orientation (AIO) of the Community of Saint-Martin, located rue de Hollande in Marigot (former school Evelyna Halley behind the bus station), from Monday to Thursday between 8h and 15h.
The RSMA briefing will take place, Monday 13 February 2017, from 8h30 to 10h, at the premises of the AIO service. Interested parties are invited to attend.
The Army Information Meeting will take place, Monday 13 February 2017, from 14h to 16h at the premises of the AIO service. Interested parties are invited to attend.
For more information, please contact the AIO service manager at 0590 279481 or the 0690 336106.

2017-02-07 Town planning
Temporary closure of car parks: Permits motorcycle and truck

Temporary closure of Sandy Ground and Galisbay car parks for license tests
As part of the organization of the trailer, non-circulation, motorcycle and truck driver's license events, the Saint Martin Community brings to the public's attention the temporary closure of the parking lots at Sandy Ground and Galisbay , On the following dates:

-Wednesday 15 February 2017 from 07H00 to 12H00 on the entire parking area adjoining the Alberic stadium RICHARDS

-Journal 16 February 2017 from 07H00 to 13H30 on the reserved area of ​​the Galisbay parking lot

These exceptional closures are governed by Territorial Decree No. 1290-2017, dated 12 January 2017 (displayed in community). As such, traffic and parking will be prohibited in these spaces at the dates and times mentioned above.
Please make your arrangements, the vehicles parked on the two car parks after 7 hours can be verbalized and removed by the territorial pound at the expense of the owner.
The Community of Saint-Martin thanks you for your understanding.

2017-02-03 Containers
Modification of the schedules at the Déchèterie Galisbay Welcome

Note to users of the Galisbay-Bienvenue waste disposal center


Monday 13 February to Friday 03 March 2017
La Déchèterie will be open from Monday to Friday:

From 10h00 -16h00
Saturday: from 10h00 to 14h00

Resumption of the usual schedules

Monday 06 Mars


From Monday 13 March to Wednesday 22 March 2017

The Déchèterie will be open from
Monday to Friday :
From 10h00 to 16h00
Saturday: from 10h00 to 14h00

Resumption of the usual schedules
Vendredi 24 Mars 2017

Thank you for your cooperation.

The Direction

2017-02-01 Waste Management
Reminder: Removal of household waste

The community of Saint-Martin reminds the public that garbage bins have been installed throughout the territory, to allow the residents of the different sectors to deposit their household waste daily.
In order to observe good citizen behavior, respectful of the environment and the neighborhood, it is necessary to place your household waste in the bins provided for this purpose and not on the ground, for obvious reasons of public health. Unauthorized depots of household waste, bulky waste and green waste are prohibited by law (Article L. 541-3 of the Environmental Code).
Disposal of household waste must take place from 18 hours (at sunset), the garbage being picked up every night from 20 hours (7 days on 7).
The Collective reminds artisans, traders and professionals that they are responsible for the disposal of their waste and thanks them for their contribution.
The community of Saint-Martin - Environment and Living Environment - invites people to use the facilities in place, and thanks you for following these guidelines for respecting the living environment of our fellow citizens.

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