The Town of Palm Beach has finalized the $80.5 million budget plan for the fiscal year already in effect, but it still has its work cut out as they continue to review areas for departmental spending cuts. In the coming year, a comprehensive review of town operations will be conducted
The Underground Utilities Task Force, the advisory committee to the Town of Palm Beach, has voted against advising the town to expend $3.8 million for laying mainline conduit for housing the fiber-optic systems, citing unjustification for use of taxpayer money and the project’s low-prioritization level, in weighing Town financial obligations.
The Town of Palm Beach is actively responding to the retiree pension shortage by committing to spending $5.4 million annually for the next twenty-five years. The under-funded program is a direct-result of slow returns on the investments of pension funds, and the pressure is mounting with passing time. If it
A public notice will be issued by the U.S. Coast Guard regarding upcoming plans to temporarily limit Bridge openings during presidential visits. During weekday afternoons, beginning September 1 through February 27, Flagler Memorial and Royal Park Bridges will open only once hourly, when President Trump is in town. Southern Boulevard
Town of Palm Beach Officials recently announced that the option for land owners to prepay assessments for underground utility work will extend past the September 1st due date. The option to prepay allows property owners to save money, avoiding mounting interest payments and/or collection fees. The September 1st due date
The Town of Palm Beach began taking steps in the effort to increase funding for the pension program. During a previous budget meeting in July 2017, Town of Palm Beach Town Council requested that staff locate additional funds for the underserved pension program that is currently off-slate, which is largely