Next City Council Meeting on Thursday March 3rd at 7PM

The next City Council Meeting will be this Thursday, March 3rd, at 7pm in City Hall. While there is only one Public Hearing currently on the agenda, there are 2 Presentations and 2 items on the City Manager report which should be of interest to many residents. This is also the last City Council meeting for Council Member Joe Russo, who is term-limited – so expect Council and resident discussion and comment.


  • Palm Beach County’s Proposed 1-Cent Tax Increase – This is an item that will impact EVERY individual working or residing or visiting Palm Beach County. If you have not heard the details yet, please attend or watch the meeting streaming. The increase is being considered for the November ballot and should the voters pass it, will bring in sales tax revenue to each of the municipalities.
  • Design/Build of the New Golf Clubhouse – associated Resolution 22, 2016 and associated Purchase Award for $4.5 million, competitively bid, is on Consent Agenda

Consent Agenda includes:

  • Resolution 22, 2016 referenced above
  • Replat of City Centre II – PNC Bank,
  • Purchase Award – Piggyback/Access contract for $113K for Community Service Department to replace outdated radios with those similar to ones used by the Police Dept.
  • Purchase Award – Piggyback/Access contract for $660K for Lighting for the new areas of the City Park (expansion)
  • Several Proclamations

City Manager Report (Note that this falls after Comments From the Public on the agenda; anyone speaking on these subjects should stay to hear from the City Manager):

  • Flax Court Update
  • Shady Lakes Update

Public Hearings and Resolutions:

  • Resolution 15, 2016 requesting a Signage Amendment for Gardens Commerce Center PUD. (The Gardens Commerce Center PUD is approximately 4.45 acres in size and is located on the west side of Riverside Drive, east of Interstate 95, north of Plat 5, and approximately 300 feet south of Burns Road.)

There are no items listed for Council Discussion or City Attorney Report.

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.

Remember to Vote on March 15th!
Watch video of the 2/25 Group 4 Candidate Forum

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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