Politics/Elections

Summary of Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics Meeting Held on February 7, 2019

Summary of Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics Meeting Held on February 7, 2019

The Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics (COE) took the following actions at its monthly public meeting held on February 7, 2019. Two advisory opinions were approved. The full opinions are published and available at: http://www.palmbeachcountyethics.com/opinions.htm.  RQO 19-003: A Palm Beach County advisory board member asked if a conflict of interest would exist for her if she […]

BCC Briefs for February 5, 2019

BCC Briefs for February 5, 2019

At the February 5, 2019, Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board took the following action: Home caregivers – continued to the March 12 BCC meeting a public hearing for adoption of a series of amendments to the Home Caregiver Ordinance. Voting equipment – approved a sales order agreement with the Supervisor of Elections Office and Election […]

BCC Briefs for January 15, 2019

BCC Briefs for January 15, 2019

At the January 15, 2019, Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board took the following action: Impact Fees – continued to the April 16 BCC meeting adoption of an ordinance amending the Unified Land Development Code regarding impact fees for county parks, fire-rescue services, libraries, law enforcement, public buildings, roads and schools. Census – approved establishment of […]

League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County to Host Two Informative & Timely Events

League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County to Host Two Informative & Timely Events

The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County (LWVPBC) is inviting the public to two informative and timely events of interest to local residents: Hot Topic Luncheon WHY COURTS MATTER With Damien Filer Communications Director, Progress Florida Institute Wednesday, February 20  / 11 am to 1 pm Atlantis Country Club “No matter what issues concern you most, the […]

Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation to Hold Public Hearing in Belle Glade January 28

Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation to Hold Public Hearing in Belle Glade January 28

Rep. Matt Willhite, chair of the Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation announced that the delegation’s final public hearing prior to the 2019 Florida Legislative Session will take place on Monday, January 28, 2019. It will be held at the Lakeside Medical Center, 39200 Hooker Highway, Belle Glade, FL 33430, beginning at 2:00 pm. “These hearings […]

Hundreds Join Third Annual Women’s March on Tallahassee and Rally at the Capitol

Hundreds Join Third Annual Women’s March on Tallahassee and Rally at the Capitol

Hundreds took to the streets today as Tallahassee joined communities across Florida and the U.S. as part of the third annual Women’s March. This year’s march highlighted the challenges and triumphs of women and encouraged attendees not only to march, but commit to action. “Now, more than ever, we need to make sure that our […]