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City of West Palm Beach Recent Policy Actions

Post Date:03/24/2020 12:02 PM

City of West Palm Beach Recent Policy Actions

Below is a summary of some of the approvals and decisions made by the City Commission during a meeting on Monday, March 23, 2020. To watch meetings live or to watch recorded meetings on-demand, please visit: https://www.wpb.org/government/communications/wpb-tv18/watch-wpb-tv18-live or https://www.wpb.org/government/communications/wpb-tv18/watch-the-latest-city-commission-meeting

  • Approved a Second Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement among the School Board, Golf Commission and City extending the School Board's use of the Municipal Golf Course parking lot for parking for Forest Hill High School faculty and staff. The School Board has requested further extension of the ability to utilize the full parking lot for parking for faculty and staff for Forest Hill High School from August 2, 2020 until August 1, 2021, and authorizes the Mayor to further extend such use until August 1, 2024 or until the City requires the parking lot for the Golf Course redevelopment.
  • Approved the continued provision of food, nutrition education and counseling services to the elderly at the Gloria Y. Williams Multicultural Center. The City provides service to the elderly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, excluding holidays, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Gloria Y. Williams Multi-Cultural Center located at 501 21 Street. The services are provided at no cost to the participants and includes a hot meal, nutrition education and counseling at least once a month. 
  • Approved the Guaranteed Maximum Price (“GMP”) for the Banyan Blvd Streetscape at $15,461,731.56 and also the Project Funding Agreement with the CRA for Banyan Blvd Streetscape.
  • Approved an Amended and Restated 800 Interlocal Agreement with Palm Beach County regarding the County's 800 MHz Radio System. The Agreement provides the City with interoperable communications among law enforcement, EMS and fire/rescue agencies utilizing the County system. The County desires to amend and restate the agreement regarding the County’s Common Talk Groups on the County’s 800 MHz radio system to include a provision clarifying that the access codes for the system are exempt and confidential security system information, and additionally, are not public records, and to update the insurance provisions.
  • Approved the reallocation of a Landscape Architect position to a Senior Planner position which includes a nominal salary increase.

For a complete list of the approvals and decisions made at the March 23, 2020 City Commission Meeting, please click here to view the pass/fail agenda.

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