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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Summary of Sept 14 Council meeting actions

Council sitting at dais with Mayor Norris in center 2023

At their meeting on Thursday, September 14th, the North Palm Beach Village Council took the following actions:

  • Approved on 1st reading, a final property tax rate of 6.90 mils, which equals $6.90 for every $1,000 of taxable property value, for 2024, and a proposed final budget of $41,226,108. A second reading for final approval will be held Sept. 28th.
  • Approved a tenth amendment to an agreement for grant services work with RMPK Funding, for an amount not to exceed $20,000. RMPK has been managing grant search and awards for the Village for nine years.
  • Approved an application for approximately $13,223 from State Aid to Libraries Grant Funding.
  • Approved a modification to the purchase plan of police vehicles from Duval Ford, removing the purchase of one Ford Expedition at a cost of $54,424 and adding the purchase of one Ford F-150 Super Crew Hybrid, at a cost of $46,140, resulting in a revised total purchase price of $245,268.
  • Approved a $10,000 increase to a purchase order with Tire Soles of Broward for $60,000 for the purchase of tires for Public Works Department vehicles.
  • Approved a contract amendment with AK Building Services for janitorial services, extending the term for three months at a cost not to exceed $38,497.
  • Approved a proposal from Briggs Golf Construction for re-sodding at the Country Club Golf Course at a cost of $22,650.
  • Approved the acceptance of cash donations from the Friends of the Library in excess of $25,000 for Fiscal Year 2024 and approving or denying the solicitation of donations (sponsorships) for the Anchors Aweigh Fishing Tournament, the Halloween Festival, and Heritage Day.
  • Approved a contract with Team Plan to develop a Master Plan for Osborne Park and the Community Center at a cost not to exceed $60,000.
  • Accepted a proposal from Stuart A. Fortunato, Inc. for Firehouse Kitchen and Bathroom Renovations at the Public Safety Building at a cost not to exceed $108,180, and asked staff to seek design guidance from a local interior designer.
  • Adopted and certified on 1st reading the Non-Ad Valorem Assessment Roll for the Stormwater Management Utility Assessment for parcels of real property within the corporate limits of the Village. 
  • After the Regular Meeting, Council held a public discussion about the status, funding and next steps for the Lighthouse Drive Bridge Replacement, taking feedback from citizens in the audience. Future public discussions will be scheduled and publicized before any decisions are made. 

Watch the Sept 14th Village Council meeting and see the full agenda package

The Council’s next regular meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 28th at 7 p.m. The public is welcome to attend in person or watch it online here

For more information contact:
Ed Cunningham
Communications Manager
Village of North Palm Beach
(561) 904-2138

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