BCC – Commissioner Maria Sachs was
elected Mayor for a one-year term and Commissioner Maria Marino was elected as
Airports – Authorized termination of
Janitorial Services with Triangle Services of Florida and approved contact for
Janitorial Services with Flagship Airport Services.
Community Revitalization –
Approved contract with Spirit of Giving Network, Inc. in an amount
not-to-exceed $115,000 for professional services to assist with the planning
and purchase of school supplies needed for the 2024 Back to School PBC! Event
and authorized Spirit of Giving Network, up to $57,500 towards the purchase of
school supplies and other necessary items.
Criminal Justice Commission – Approved recommended
amendments to the Criminal Justice Commission including its nomination process
and increasing its private sector members from 11 to 17 and reduced the public
sector members from 21 to 18. Representatives being eliminated are represented
on the Law Enforcement Planning Council subcommittee.
Equal Business Opportunity –
Approved and amended the Equal Business Opportunity ordinance to include the
modification of the sunset date to December 31, 2025 to allow time to solicit,
complete and consider the findings of an updated disparity study and fairly
monitor and track an uninterrupted period of two years for overall county spend
that was altered due to COVID-19 when emergency purchases were not subject to
the Equal Business Opportunity program.
Facilities Development & Operations –
Approved contract with Global Spectrum for the
operation and management of the Palm Beach County Convention Center from Dec.
1, 2023 through Sept. 30, 2028 at the annual Base Management Fee of $225,000
plus potential to earn additional annual Incentive Fee equivalent not to exceed
40% of the annual Base Management Fee and terminated current Convention Center
Operating Agreement with Global effective on Nov. 30, 2023.
Fire Rescue – Approved a
preliminary reading and advertisement for a public hearing on Tuesday, December
19, 2023, at 9:30 a.m., regarding the adoption of the proposed Palm Beach
County Local Amendments to the updated Florida Fire Prevention Code.
Housing & Economic Development –
Approved designation of
three parcels located at 9845 and 9905 Clint Moore Road as a Brownfield Area,
which shall be known as the Verde Commons Green Reuse Area.
Planning Zoning & Building –
Directed staff not to oppose the proposed annexations by the City of Palm Beach
Gardens and Village of North Palm Beach but will work with municipalities to
develop a framework for Palm Beach County to retain control of its properties
if annexed and direction to legislative affairs to pursue legislation
addressing annexations that solely focus on non-residential
Denied an Interlocal Agreement with the Town of Lake Clarke
Shores providing for the annexation of an enclave, known as the Edgewater Park
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