At the July 12, 2022 Board of County Commissioners meeting,
the board took the following action:
Administration – adopted a resolution approving the
CareerSource Palm Beach County Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Budget for $17,107,040,
for its programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014.
Received and filed the updated Board Directive Reports,
which include in process and completed board directive items.
Airports – approved a contract with Rio-Bak
Corporation for $426,085 for the miscellaneous drainage repairs project at Palm
Beach International Airport.
Community Services –approved FY 2023 funding
allocations of $2,788,309 for Economic Stability/Self Sufficiency service
category and Intellectual/ Developmental Disabilities subcategories; and
approved $10,978,661 renewal funding for Homelessness, Behavioral Health,
Strategic Partnership service categories, and subcategories of Domestic
Violence/Sheltering, Seniors and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities, under
the Financially Assisted Agencies program.
County Attorney – approved agreements with the law
firms of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. and Locke Lord LLP for bond and disclosure
counsel services related to the proposed Housing General Obligation Bonds and
Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium Revenue Bond, effective Oct. 1, 2022, through
Sept. 30, 2025, with one additional three-year term renewal at the county’s
Approved a mediated settlement for $1,170,579 in the eminent
domain action styled Palm Beach County v. Jan Real Estate Company Limited
Partnership et al., Case No. 502020CA014166XXXXMB.
Facilities Development & Operations – approved
staff’s recommendations regarding one independent request to lease county-owned
parking facilities for non-county uses and directed staff to draft a 90-day
lease and prepare an RFP for South County Administrative Complex parking and
West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority parking in county public lot off
of 4th Street. Staff was also directed to work with the City
of West Palm Beach and the Downtown Development Authority on utilizing two
county-owned parking facilities for non-county use; and postponed the general
policy for evaluating long-term uses of county-owned parking facilities for
Approved a sole source procurement with Motorola Solutions
Inc. for $555,920 to replace existing radio dispatch consoles at the Palm Beach
Approved the partial release of deed restrictions and
contest to transfer ownership for a 5.57-acre parcel located south of Pioneer
Rd. and west of the Florida Turnpike conveyed to KidSanctuary Campus Inc.
Authorized an application submission to the Board of
Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund of the State of Florida for the
installation of a 100-ft. police radio communication pole to service the Town
of Jupiter in Ocean Cay Park.
Approved a contract with Netta Architects LLC for $91,055 to
provide professional architectural/ engineering design, programming,
permitting, and construction administration services for phase 1 of the
Governmental Center Renewal and Replacement project.
Financial Management & Budget – authorized staff,
by a 4-2 vote, to submit proposed not-to-exceed millage rate of 4.715 for the
FY 2023 budget to the Property Appraiser; and authorized, by a 6-0 vote, public
hearings on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 5:05 p.m. and Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 5:05 p.m.
scheduled in the 6th floor commission chambers of the Robert Weisman
Housing & Economic Development – adopted a
resolution approving the issuance of one or more series of revenue bonds for
Lifespace Communities Inc. by the Palm Beach County Health Facilities Authority
not to exceed $313,500,000.
Adopted a resolution approving the Palm Beach County Action
Plan for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 and authorizing the county administrator or
designee to execute standard forms and certifications for the Community
Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships, and Emergency Solutions
Grant programs, as well as funding agreements and other documents necessary for
Approved a waiver that one of the two public hearings being
held in regards to designating three parcels located at 5976 Okeechobee Blvd.
as Brownfield Areas be held after 5 p.m. and approved advertising of public
hearings to consider the designation of the parcels, to be known as the Town of
Palm Beach – Okeechobee Blvd. Former Landfill and Shooting Range Green Reuse
Area on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. and Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, at
Approved a budget transfer of $2,500,000 in the ARPA Response
Projects Fund to provide funding of $2,500,000 to SP Field LLC for Calusa
Pointe II and directed staff to negotiate the loan agreement.
Approved the Community Development Block Grant funding of up
to $1,800,000 to Housing Partnership Inc. dba Community Partners of South
Florida and directed staff to negotiate the funding agreement.
Palm Tran – adopted a resolution authorizing a grant
application with the Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged
for $3,197,090, which requires a local match of $355,232; resulting in a total
agreement of $3,552,322 for the Trip & Equipment Grant Program to provide
Palm Tran Connection service trips, and discounted daily and monthly fixed
route bus passes.
Parks and Recreation – ratified the appointment of Jennifer
Cirillo as the Director of the Parks and Recreation Department, with an overlap
until the retirement of current Director of the Parks and Recreation Eric Call.
Public Safety – approved, by a 5-1 vote, the
preliminary reading and permission to advertise for a public hearing, amending
Palm Beach County Code Chapter 19, Article VIII of the Board of County
Commissioners of Palm Beach County relating to the “Tow Truck Ordinance” on
July 28, 2022, at 9:30 a.m.
Approved insourcing post-release youth reentry services.
Water Utilities –postponed adopting a resolution for
the Special Assessment Roll for the 80th Lane North Water Main Extension
project; and approved a public hearing, regarding the Special Assessment Roll
for the 80th Lane North Water Main Extension project on Sept. 13, 2022, at 9:30