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John J BorlandCOUNTY BUDGET-TAX NEWS
> County Budget Workshop: Split Palm Beach County commission raises property tax rate by 2.6 percent; will try to cut it before budget adopted
> Palm Beach County employee perks questioned

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Borland, Civic Association Director

TOWN COUNCIL NEWS
> Town Council delays State Road A1A sewer force main work
> Council reconsidering $60 parking tickets after Worth Avenue merchants oppose 71 percent hike

CIVIC ASSOCIATION: DIRECTORS IN THE NEWS
> Civic Association Director Gary Lickle Quoted in the Wall Street Journal about Palm Beach Water Use
> Amb. Nancy Brinker: Betty Ford opened the door for untold numbers of women who were dealing with breast cancer in silence

WATER NEWS
> Wall Street Journal Article on Water Use in Palm Beach
> July rains don't get to root of Palm Beach County drought crisis

- Paramount Theater Removes Roof Railings

The old railings on the roof of the Paramount Theater building have been removed. The owner is hoping fines from the Town will stop since they have begun the work outlined in the permit. However, they still need loans or donations to replace the railings.

Read More (Preserve the Paramount)

- MEETINGS & EVENTS

SIDEBAR

- Ill magistrate’s report delayed in town, police contract impasse

- Civic Association Director Urges Participation in Aug. 13 Lionfish Derby

- Palm Beach County Legislative Update
> Reapportionmen
> Laws Going Into Effect July
> Non-Homestead Assessment Limitation
> Other State Issues

> Town of Palm Beach Recreation
> Town of Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce

Reported by:

R. Michael Brown
Communications Director
Town of Palm Beach Civic Association