Here is a summary of the key issues the Village Council will address at their meeting on Thursday, April 14th, beginning at 7 p.m.:
- Consider on 1st reading, reclassifying debt for vehicle leases as "other financing uses/sources," as recommended by the Village Auditor. The request also recommends transferring $2,000,000 in net income from the General Fund unassigned fund balance to the Village’s Capital Improvement 26 Plan Fund.
- Consider on 1st reading, adopting and implementing recommendations from the Ad Hoc Residential Code Revision Committee, affecting requirements for minimum landscaping area, building height, the width of driveways in swales, the redirection of runoff water toward swale areas, the requirement of conceptual grading and drainage plans, and onsite storage.
- Consider on 2nd reading, an ordinance formally adopting the year-round landscaping irrigation conservation measures set by the South Florida Water Management District, allowing Village Code Compliance Officers to enforce the the measures.
- Consider on 2nd reading, approval of changes to the Collective Bargaining Unit with Village Firefighters, raising the cap on retirement benefits and increasing employee contributions to the benefit plan.
- Consider on 2nd reading, a motion to modify on-street parking requirements in the area of Lakeside Park to prohibit parking on the street on all days of the week, except for residents and their guest.
- Consider accepting Selection Committee rankings and authorizing staff to negotiate with the firm Hazen and Sawyer for Stormwater Master Plan Modeling and Design.
- Consider approving a contract with Hy-Byrd Incorporated to provide building inspection services at a total amount not to exceed $75,000.
- Consider approving a Blanket Purchase Order for the Public Works Department with GT Supplies in the amount of $50,000 for dumpster repairs.
- Consider amending the Comprehensive Pay Plan adopted as part of the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget to eliminate two full-time Solid Waste Driver/Operator positions and add two full-time Solid Waste Collector positions within the Public Works Department.
- Consider accepting proposals from Pantropic Power, Inc. for repairs to the Public Safety generator and rental of a standby generator in the amount of $35,497.
- Consider approving a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Village and the Police Benevolent Association of Palm Beach County.
Residents are encouraged to attend meetings in person and offer commentary about Village business. The meetings are streamed using Zoom technology, which allows participation on the internet and by telephone.
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The link below goes to the full agenda package (large file needs time to open). Once it opens, click the small number next to the agenda item to see the supporting material that Council members review for the discussion:
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