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Palm Beach Town Council

Employee Pay, Town Docks on Yesterday's Agenda
Town of Palm Beach News

Yesterday’s Town Council meeting was scheduled to have included discussion on ways to boost employee pay and benefits, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. The Town of Palm Beach is attempting to become more competitive with other public employers in Palm Beach County. High employee turnover—especially among

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Caristo Appointed Palm Beach Police Chief
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On Friday, Town Manager Kirk Blown appointed Nicholas Caristo, a major who has been acting chief of the Palm Beach Police Department since September, police chief, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. Blouin made the announcement before a standing-room only audience at a department meeting in the

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Aggressive Sales Tactics Plague Worth Avenue
Town of Palm Beach News

Despite a ban in February, aggressive sales tactics have continued to plague shoppers on Palm Beach’s Worth Avenue, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. Palm Beach police have reported issuing two violations since the ordinance went into the effect: one to Lavier and one to Tresor Rare.

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Flags for Heroes Event Proposed
Town of Palm Beach News

The Royal Poinciana Way medium in the town of Palm Beach may be covered in hundreds of American flags for Veterans Day weekend later this year, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. The Rotary Club of Palm Bech and Main Street Business Association are seeking a permit

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Plastic Straws May Soon Be Banned in Palm Beach
Town of Palm Beach News

A town-wide ban of single-use plastic straws could soon become a reality in Palm Beach, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. Officials are being advised by town staff to act quickly, citing concern that the Florida Legislature may pass a law pre-empting municipalities from enacting laws banning

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Revised Town Docks Architectural Plan Approved
Town of Palm Beach News

A month ago, some members of the Palm Beach Architectural Commission criticized architectural plans for the Town Docks, calling the Mediterranean Revival-inspired design thick, heavy, bulky, unaesthetic, too dark, and difficult to construct.  On Wednesday, the commission approved revised plans for the docks presented by Rick Gonzalez of REG Architects,

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Palm Beach Faces Complaints About Seaweed
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Lately, beaches in the town of Palm Beach and other South Florida beach towns have been plagued with Sargassum seaweed, resulting in complaints from many Midtown Beach-goers, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. “There are a lot of complains from residents,” Midtown lifeguard Houston Park said on

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Carriage House Regulations Revised
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On Tuesday, the Palm Beach Town Council revised a few of the regulations for the Carriage House private club, which will open at 264 and 270 S. County Road, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. The council acted in response to neighbors of the club that still

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Araskog Remains on Town Council
Town of Palm Beach News

In Tuesday’s election, current Town Councilwoman Julie Araskog defeated challenger René Silvin for the Group 2 Town Council seat, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. Araskog received 60.64 percent of the vote, or a total of 1,618 votes. Meanwhile, Silvin received 1,050 votes or 39.36 percent. Turnout

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Undergrounding Project To Continue This Summer
Town of Palm Beach News

Overhead utility lines near the Mar-a-Lago Club owned by President Donald Trump may be replaced with buried lines by 2020 as a part of the Town of Palm Beach’s ongoing undergrounding project according to a town official and as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News.  The president’s club

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