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BCC Briefs for May 16, 2017

BCC Briefs for May 16, 2017

At the May 16, 2017, Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board took the following action:   Convention Center hotel – approved a series of lease amendments with the Convention Center hotel property to include 11,800 square feet of site space for an enclosed loading dock area and an enclosed walkway connecting the hotel with […]

Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department to Flush Lines with Chlorine Starting June 5

Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department to Flush Lines with Chlorine Starting June 5

To maintain high water quality in the county’s water distribution system, the Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department will temporarily modify the disinfection process used to treat our drinking water. From June 5 to July 3, the county will use a somewhat stronger disinfection process to produce chlorine residual instead of a chloramine residual. Hydrant […]

PBCLS Partners With School District to Serve Free Summer Lunches for Kids

PBCLS Partners With School District to Serve Free Summer Lunches for Kids

The Board of County Commissioners approved a proposal to partner with the School District of Palm Beach County to serve free nutritious lunches and snacks to children during the summer at seven branches of the Palm Beach County Library System. The service, for all children through age 18, will be available from Tuesday, June 6 […]

May the Fourth Be With You/Revenge of the Fifth

May the Fourth Be With You/Revenge of the Fifth

As one of the most iconic days on the Star Wars calendar, May the Fourth has come to be celebrated the world over as the day when Jedi, Sith, and even Greys can come together in their love of one of the greatest film franchises of all time. According to scholars, the reference was first used […]

Celebrating National Burger Month

Celebrating National Burger Month

The hamburger as we know it originated in the 1600s as “steak tartare” in Hamburg, Germany, and evolved to cooked beef patties on a bun that grew popular among U.S. workers at the beginning of the 20th century as they were easy to eat on the go. Today’s burger is extremely popular and has inspired […]

Storytime for Grownups: Halfway to Halloween

Storytime for Grownups: Halfway to Halloween

by Adam Davis, Director of System Services for the Palm Beach County Library System Two confessions: 1) I forget to dress up for Halloween every year, and 2) I buy candy to give out, but I actually just eat it at home. Since I’m preparing a list of astonishingly scary books in honor of the […]