At their meeting Thursday, Sept. 23rd, the North Palm Beach Village Council took the following actions:
- Approved on 2nd and final reading, the ad valorem tax millage rate and Village budget for 2022. The Council lowered the property tax rate by 6 percent to $7.05 per $1,000 of taxable property value, effective October 1st. The new budget is $33,242,588.
- Postponed the first reading of Ordinance 2021-12, which would create the Prosperity Village Planned Unit Development on approximately 2.34 acres on Prosperity Farms Road, south of Allamanda Drive.
- Approved on 2nd reading proposed changes to Village ordinances affecting trash pickup fees for businesses. Some of the language in the existing ordinance is outdated and is no longer applicable to current collection practices. The changes will allow for a new fee schedule to be adopted, allowing greater flexibility in choices for businesses depending on need.
- Approved a blanket purchase order of up to $36,000 worth of library books from Baker & Taylor LLC.
- Approved the purchase of five cabana bench awnings and five electric water fountains for the Tennis Center from 10-S Tennis Supply using Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program Grant Funds at a cost of $16,482.
- Approved an agreement with Coach Dick Cavanah to use the Country Club Pool for organized swim training activities.
- Amended the Legal Services Agreement with Torcivia, Donlon, Goddeau & Rubin, P.A. to increase the hourly rate for Village attorney fees from $195 to $210 an hour.
- approved a contract with All Florida Tree and Landscape, LLC for arboricultural services at the County Club Golf Course at an amount not to exceed $40,000.
- Accepted a proposal from J.W. Cheatham, LLC. for milling, resurfacing and striping services of specified Village roadways at a cost not to exceed $622,758.
- Discussed allowing Palm Beach Crew to use Anchorage Park as a base for their activities and authorized staff to create a written agreement.
- Designated the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections as the official Supervisor of the Village’s Uniform Municipal Election, and approved using a single County Canvassing Board to perform the duties and responsibilities of a canvassing board as outlined in Florida Statutes for the Village’s General Election held the second Tuesday in March.
- Discussed Lakeside Park parking management and a proposal to implement a parking permit requirement and other measures.
- Listened to a staff update on condominium inspections.
Listen to a recording of the Sept. 23rd Council meeting
See the full agenda package and related paperwork
The Council’s next regular meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 14th at 7 p.m. The public is welcome to attend or watch online here.
For more information contact:
Village of North Palm Beach