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June Happenings at the Palm Beach County Commission

June Happenings at the Palm Beach County Commission

At the June 20, 2017, Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board took the following action:   District Park – approved a conceptual master plan for North County District Park and authorized staff to negotiate a long-term contract with the city of Palm Beach Gardens for the funding, construction, operation and maintenance of an active […]

A ‘HAPPENING’ day at the Gold Coast PR Council

A ‘HAPPENING’ day at the Gold Coast PR Council

On Tuesday, June 20, in front of an eager crowd representing some of the most powerful public relations firms in South Florida, Palm Beach Happening publisher Adam J. Sinclair delivered an impassioned address about the past, present, and future of your favorite hyperlocal online newsmagazine. Organized by Debbie Wemyss of DW Consulting, the monthly Gold Coast […]

What’s new with the Palm Beach County Commission?

What’s new with the Palm Beach County Commission?

At the June 6, 2017, Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board took the following action:   Sidewalks – affirmed a staff initiative to preserve native trees and environmentally favorable species such as oak, tamarind, buttonwood and gumbo limbo when repairing and replacing sidewalks and pathways due to root damage, but to continue the removal […]

County to Conduct Aerial Spraying for Mosquitoes in Western Areas

County to Conduct Aerial Spraying for Mosquitoes in Western Areas

The Palm Beach County Division of Mosquito Control will be doing aerial spraying beginning at sundown on Tuesday evening, June 13, weather permitting. The planned coverage area of approximately 270,000 acres will target populated areas west of Military Trail out to the Glades. The aircraft used is a Huey helicopter. Aerial spraying is necessary to […]

Avoid the Summer Slide

Avoid the Summer Slide

Have you heard about the “Summer Slide?” No, it isn’t a new amusement park. The “Summer Slide” is a phrase used to describe the loss of reading skills that occur during the summer when children no longer have regular reading assignments. Basically, without practice, reading skills can decline. Parents and caregivers may find it difficult […]

Summary of Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics Meeting Held on June 1, 2017

Summary of Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics Meeting Held on June 1, 2017

The Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics (COE) took the following actions at its monthly public meeting held on June 1, 2017. One complaint was heard in executive session. The complete file is published on the COE website at: http://www.palmbeachcountyethics.com/complaints.htm.   C16-008:  The COE reviewed and considered the investigative report, the probable cause recommendation, and […]