Next City Council Mtg on Thursday, November 5th

The next City Council Meeting will be this Thursday, November 5th, at 7pm in City Hall.

Presentations: Presentations by the principals of Palm Beach Gardens Elementary and Palm Beach Gardens High School outlining programs for the upcoming school year

Consent Agenda includes:

  • Resolution 35, 2015 creates an Economic Development Incentives Agreement with Zimmer Inc. In June, 2015, the Council approved Resolution 29, 2015 conceptually approving $350,000 as the local contribution to the Governor’s Quick Action Closing Fund for Project Bruin – now known to be Zimmer, Inc. This resolution formalizes the agreement.
  • Resolution 50, 2015 creates an Economic Development Incentives Agreement with Carrier Corp aka Project Diamond. In March of 2015, the Council unanimously approved Resolution 14, 2015, conceptually approving an Economic Development Employee Incentive Grant for “Project Diamond” in the award amount of $1,400 per employee for both the 70 local jobs retained and the 380 new jobs created based on the average minimum wage of $85,000. The City Council also conceptually approved “Project Diamond” for the Ad Valorem Tax Exemption Program for 100% exemption for 1-5 Years and then 50% exemption for 6-10 Years, provided the company completes the application process for the tax exemption that will come before the City Council for final approval.
  • Purchase award for Continuing Contracts for Professional Services for the Planning and Zoning Department in the amount of $550K over 5 years. This was competitively bid.
  • Several proclamations are also on Consent, along with a resolution approving the Alton Pasteur Plat One for the United Technologies Carrier Corporation Center for Intelligent Buildings development.

Public Hearings and Resolutions:

  • Ordinance 13, 2015 – 2nd Reading and Adoption of A City-initiated text amendment to Code Enforcement Procedures, Administration Fines, giving the Code Enforcement Special Magistrate authority to impose fines in excess of the limits set forth in Paragraph (2)(a) of Section 162.09, Florida Statutes, approved on 1st Reading unanimously.
  • Resolution 55, 2015 – a signage size amendment for Nova Southeastern University.

See our summary of the October 8th City Council Meeting here. For the latest Martino Minute, click here.

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.

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