The V.I. Water and Power Authority governing board on Thursday unanimously voted to postpone a decision on employee wage increases.

Board Chairman Anthony Thomas told The Daily News that the board “did not feel it was the appropriate time” to discuss the increases given the current financial challenges of WAPA and a fiscal year 2021 budget that has yet to come under review.

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