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August Council – Updates on Minto and Plat 1.

The August Council meeting started with the pledge of allegiance. At roll call it was noted that Joe Russo was absent. Don Hearing gave an update on the proposed Minto project. The project is set to go for approval by county commissioners on August 27 with final vote and approval October 29th. ... 

Award winning Police Explorers and Puppy Sale Ban fill the chambers

Thursday’s meeting was a long one; over 3 1/2 hours.  As is almost always the case, all Ordinances and Resolutions passed 5:0 except for Resolution 47, 2014 appointing former councilman Carl Sabatello as 2nd alternate to the Planning, Zoning and Appeals Board, from which Councilman Russo recused... 

Traffic and Safety the Overwhelming Issues with PGA Waterfront Project Proposal

The City Council chambers were almost full with residents of Palm Beach Gardens and other affected communities eager to hear the developer’s proposal for the PGA Waterfront Project on the SW corner of PGA Blvd and Ellison-Wilson Road. Dodi Glas, project agent, handled most of the slick presentation,... 

PGA Waterfront Project – PZ&AB Public Workshop on July 8th – Save the date!

Many of you have expressed a great interest in knowing more about the plans for the PGA Waterfront proposed project, by the developers of Harbourside Place in Jupiter.    The project will be coming before the Planning, Zoning and Appeals Board (PZAB) meeting next Tuesday.  Come early and expect a... 

New Urbanism and Diversity the Buzz Words from the 6/5 Meeting

The agenda for the evening was very lengthy and the City Council Meeting ran out the clock at 11:30pm – without a City Manager Evaluation, City Manager Report and final discussion. June 5, 2014 Different from typical meetings was the very heavy PBG Police presence.  Bags were checked on entry... 

First Televised City Council Meeting and Referendum Petition Requirement Reduced

NOTE: Meeting video is now being provided by the City. Click HERE. After the pledge Mayor Premuroso called for a moment of silence for all the victims of the recent weather related tragedies. Allen Owens gave the 2013 Annual Audit Report with the outside auditor reporting their findings. Unfunded liabilities... 

40th Terrace & Sunset To Get Water and Roads; Petitioners get Relief

NOTE: Video of this meeting has been provided by Steve Tarr. Click HERE. Most of ‘the action’ in the fairly long City Council Meeting on April 3rd took place at the beginning and end of the meeting.  Since most in the audience left by the end – we’ll start there. Sunset Drive... 

2014 Council Election Results – An Analysis

The 2014 municipal elections in Palm Beach Gardens generated a lot of interest – a full 19% of registered voters participated, compared to a more typical 10%. Congratulations to the winners – incumbents Eric Jablin and Marcie Tinsley. Group 3 In group 3, 22 year incumbent Eric Jablin was...