• BCC Briefs for September 13, 2022

    At the Sept. 13, 2022, Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board took the following actions:

    Administration – adopted a resolution, by a 6-0 vote, establishing Non-Ad Valorem Special Assessments pursuant to the Palm Beach County Local Provider Participation Fund Ordinance for the purpose of benefitting assessed hospital properties through enhanced Medicaid payments for local services; and approved a first amendment to an interlocal agreement entered into on Sept. 14, 2021, between the county and the Health Care District of Palm Beach County, for the provision of administrative coordination of the special assessment authorized by the Local Provider Participation Fund Ordinance.

    Received and filed the updated Board Directive Reports, which include in process and completed board directive items.

    Airports – approved the General Consulting Agreement with AVCON Inc. for a term of two years, with two one-year renewal options for $796,697.19 for the performance of Airport General Consulting Services related to the approved Palm Beach County Airports’ Capital Improvement Program.

    Approved a contract with All Florida Contracting Services LLC for $395,500 for the Fuel Farm Emergency Generator at Palm Beach County Glades Airport; and approved a budget transfer for $73,280 in the Airport’s Improvement and Development Fund to provide for the AFCS contract.

    Facilities Development & Operations – approved, by a 6-0 vote, the termination of the Lake Park Interlocal Agreement (R2010-1943) with the Town of Lake Park; approved the reallocation of $2,400,000 of Waterfront Access Bond funds reimbursed by the town pursuant to the Lake Park Marina Interlocal Agreement, to the Peanut Island Improvements project.

    Financial Management & Budget – approved, by a 6-0 vote, a negotiated settlement offer for $70,000 for the full satisfaction of two code enforcement liens entered against Rogelio R. Riveron since Oct. 2, 2013.

    Housing & Economic Development – approved a State Housing Investment Partnership (SHIP) Program award of $2,000,000 to Davis Commons LLC, in Partnership with the Community Land Trust of Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast; directed staff to negotiate the loan agreements.

    Moved forward with the adoption of an ordinance amending sections 14-81 and 14-82 of the Palm Beach County Code; providing for authority; providing for required written fair notice of termination of residential tenancies with specific duration and certain tenancies without specific term and written fair notice requirements for rental payment increases for residential tenancies with specific duration and certain tenancies without specific term; providing for enforcement; providing for severability; providing for inclusion in the code; and providing for an effective date.

    Approved the proposed $10,302,276 Fiscal Year 2022-2023 SHIP budget allocations and an amendment for affordable housing strategies.

    Approved a budget amendment, by a 6-0 vote, of $248,225 to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund 2021-2022 budget to recognize a funding increase to the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 SHIP grant award.

    Adopted a resolution, by a 6-0 vote, approving the issuance of Housing Finance Authority of Palm Beach County Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Calusa Pointe II) in the principal amount of $20,000,000.

    Parks & Recreation – approved, by a 6-0 vote, a Memorandum of Understanding between the county, the City of Riviera Beach, the Town of Palm Beach and the Town of Palm Beach Shores for the recreational and educational use of the leased area of Peanut Island.

    Tourist Development Council – received and filed a fully executed agreement for the Federation of International Polo, World Polo Championship, with Global Polo Entertainment Inc., USPA Global Licensing Inc. and the Palm Beach County Sports Commission Inc., for $100,000, for the promotion of county-related marketing and events.

    Westgate/Belvedere Homes Community Redevelopment Agency – adopted a resolution approving the Westgate/Belvedere Homes Community Redevelopment Agency’s (CRA) Fiscal Year 2023 budget for its Redevelopment Trust Fund and Capital Improvements Fund.

    Adopted a resolution authorizing the CRA to issue a Revenue Note Series 2022 in a principal amount not to exceed $11 million to finance roadway improvement projects.