June 21, 2022

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Banyan Boulevard, between Australian Avenue and Tamarind Avenue, to close for road reconstruction from June 6-July 3, 2022.Please allow additional time to arrive for meetings.For additional information, visit following link. https://www.wpb.org/Home/Components/News/News/2703/16

 

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

BOARD MEETING

PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLORIDA

 

ADDITIONS, DELETIONS, & SUBSTITUTIONS

 

JUNE 21, 2022

 

PAGE†††††††††††† ITEM†††††††††††††

 

1††††††††††††††††††††† 9:300am†††††††† RESCHEDULED TO 11:00AM (SOE)

 

1††††††††††††††††††††† 10:30AM††††††† RESCHEDULED TO 3:00PM (Comm Svs)

 

1††††††††††††††††††††† 3:00PM††††††††† DELETED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2††††††††††††††††††† 3B-1†††††††††††††† ADD-ON: Staff seeks Board direction regarding the issuance of a General Obligation Bond for Environmental/Water purposes and/or a General Obligation Bond for Workforce/Affordable Housing purposes and pursuant to direction recommends motion to: A) adopt a resolution calling for a bond referendum to be held on November 8, 2022 seeking authorization of the issuance of Environmental/Water General Obligation (GO) Bonds; B) adopt a resolution calling for a bond referendum to be held on November 8, 2022 seeking authorization of the issuance of Workforce/Affordable Housing General Obligation (GO) Bonds; and C) authorize the transmittal of correspondence to the Supervisor of Elections (SOE) specifying the order in which each GO Bond shall appear on the ballot and specifying that the GO Bond question(s) shall appear immediately following any statewide ballot questions and before any questions that originate from any other local governments, including, but not limited to, any questions originating from or concerning the School District of Palm Beach County, any municipality, and/or any special district. SUMMARY: At the February 1, 2022 Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) Meeting, staff was directed to provide a presentation on the impact of Environmental/Water and Workforce/Affordable Housing GO Bonds. At subsequent BCC meetings and workshops on March 29 and April 12, further direction was provided to staff to continue exploring options. This item seeks Board direction on the potential of issuing GO Bonds. This item contains all of the necessary resolutions and authorization for the Board to implement one or both as directed. Staff requests BCC consideration of a $100,000,000 Environmental/ Water Bond and the required resolution, which is provided as attachment 1 to this agenda item. The draft ballot language for the Environmental/Water Bond is included as attachment 2 to this agenda item. Staff requests BCC consideration of a $200,000,000 Workforce/Affordable Housing Bond, along with the required resolution, provided as attachment 3 to this agenda item. The draft ballot language for the Workforce/Affordable Housing Bond is included as attachment 4 to this agenda item. Staff will continue working with the Housing Steering Committee, Housing Leadership Council and municipal partners to finalize the countywide housing plan. The projected debt service on a $300,000,000 GO Bond is provided as attachment 5 to this agenda item. The SOE requires ballot language to be submitted to their office 95 days prior to a scheduled election. For 2022, ballot language for the General Election (Tuesday, November 8, 2022) must be submitted to the SOE by Friday, August 5, 2022. Countywide (DB)

 

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NOTE:Items that were revised, added, deleted, or backup submitted and were not listed on the addition/deletion sheet distributed to the Board the prior day are noted with an asterisk (*).


ORDER OF BUSINESS

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLORIDA

 

 

JUNE 21, 2022

 

 

TUESDAY††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† COMMISSION CHAMBERS

9:30 A.M.

 

 

 

1.†††††††† CALL TO ORDER

 

A.††††††† Roll Call

B.††††††† Invocation

C.††††††† Pledge of Allegiance

 

 

2.†††††††† AGENDA APPROVAL

 

A.††††††† Additions, Deletions, Substitutions

B.††††††† Adoption

 

 

3.†††††††† REGULAR AGENDA (Page 2)

 

 

4.†††††††† WORKSHOP SESSION

 

 

A.††††††† 11:00 A.M.††† Special Presentation by Supervisor of Elections (SOE)

 

 

B.††††††† 2:00 P.M.†††† Advisory Commission on Women Annual Report (Equal Opportunity)

 

 

C.††††††† 3:00 P.M.†††† Farmworker Program Advisory Board Update (Community Svs)

 

 

5.†††††††† ADJOURNMENT

JUNE 21, 2022

 

 

3.†††††††† REGULAR AGENDA

 

 

A.††††††† CLERK AND COMPTROLLER

 

1.†††††††† Staff recommends motion to receive and file: Warrant List Ė Backup information can be viewed in the Clerk & Comptrollerís Office.

 

2.†††††††† Staff recommends motion to approve: Contracts (regular) and claim settlements list as submitted by various departments to the Clerk & Comptrollerís Office.Countywide

 

 

††††††††††† B.†††††††† ADMINISTRATION

 

1.†††††††† Staff seeks Board direction regarding the issuance of a General Obligation Bond for Environmental/Water purposes and/or a General Obligation Bond for Workforce/Affordable Housing purposes and pursuant to direction recommends motion to:

 

A) adopt a resolution calling for a bond referendum to be held on November 8, 2022 seeking authorization of the issuance of Environmental/Water General Obligation (GO) Bonds;

 

B) adopt a resolution calling for a bond referendum to be held on November 8, 2022 seeking authorization of the issuance of Workforce/Affordable Housing General Obligation (GO) Bonds; and

 

C) authorize the transmittal of correspondence to the Supervisor of Elections (SOE) specifying the order in which each GO Bond shall appear on the ballot and specifying that the GO Bond question(s) shall appear immediately following any statewide ballot questions and before any questions that originate from any other local governments, including, but not limited to, any questions originating from or concerning the School District of Palm Beach County, any municipality, and/or any special district.

 

SUMMARY: At the February 1, 2022 Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) Meeting, staff was directed to provide a presentation on the impact of Environmental/Water and Workforce/Affordable Housing GO Bonds. At subsequent BCC meetings and workshops on March 29 and April 12, further direction was provided to staff to continue exploring options. This item seeks Board direction on the potential of issuing GO Bonds. This item contains all of the necessary resolutions and authorization for the Board to implement one or both as directed. Staff requests BCC consideration of a $100,000,000 Environmental/ Water Bond and the required resolution, which is provided as attachment 1 to this agenda item. The draft ballot language for the Environmental/Water Bond is included as attachment 2 to this agenda item. Staff requests BCC consideration of a $200,000,000 Workforce/Affordable Housing Bond, along with the required resolution, provided as attachment 3 to this agenda item. The draft ballot language for the Workforce/Affordable Housing Bond is included as attachment 4 to this agenda item. Staff will continue working with the Housing Steering Committee, Housing Leadership Council and municipal partners to finalize the countywide housing plan. The projected debt service on a $300,000,000 GO Bond is provided as attachment 5 to this agenda item. The SOE requires ballot language to be submitted to their office 95 days prior to a scheduled election. For 2022, ballot language for the General Election (Tuesday, November 8, 2022) must be submitted to the SOE by Friday, August 5, 2022. Countywide (DB)

 

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