Next City Council Meeting on Thursday, August 6 at 7pm

The next City Council Meeting will be this Thursday, August 6, at 7pm at City Hall.


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Consent Agenda includes:

  • Resolution 36, 2015 – Approving the plat for Church in the Gardens Planned Unit Development (PUD) – the City Council had approved rezoning and site plan amendments in July 2014
  • Resolution 37, 2015 – Design/Build of Tactical Training Center – this is a Purchase Award/Contract for $1.5 Million – competitively bid
  • Purchase Award of a 3 year contract to Blue Cross/Blue Shield for Group Health Insurance valued at $5.63 Million – competitively bid
  • Purchase Award of a 1 year contract to Symetra Life Insurance for Stop Loss Insurance valued at $367K/year – competitively bid
  • Purchase Award of $318K for Construction of Sewer Connection and Lift Station – under an existing contract
  • Purchase Award for Targetry Package for Tactical Training Center – piggyback/access contract – valued at $1.082 Million.
  • Purchase Award for Contract Labor Services for Sandhill Crane Golf Course for 3 years – for $360K – competitively bid

Editorial Comment – Note that the total value of the contracts under the Consent Agenda  for this meeting  is over $9,000,000!

 Public Hearings and Resolutions include:

  • Resolution 31, 2015 – Alton PCD (AKA Briger) Community Design Elements
  • Resolution 33, 2015 – A request from Ballenlsles Community Association to consolidate approved property development standards and amend select property development standards for all residential communities within the Ballenlsles PCD
  • Resolution 34, 2015 – FPL PUD Amendment for Ryder Substation to allow construction of a Wireless Telecommunications Tower and related structures
  • Resolution 26, 2015 – Updating Fees and Charges for   Fiscal Year 2015/2016
  • Resolution 28, 2015 – Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds
    • In 2014 Palm Beach Gardens population passed 50,000 which qualified it as a new entitlement community for HUD grants. Prior to 2014, the City had an inter-local agreement with Palm Beach County.

The agenda (with links to full detail) can be found here.  Check the agenda to see if any additional items have been added before the meeting.

See a summary of the July City Council Meeting as well as the latest Martino Minute on the PBG Watch website.

We get the government we deserve – and it’s up to us to watch what they do.  Hope you can make it.  If you can’t make the meeting try and watch live-streaming or on-demand.


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