Belle Glade Sun

Palm Beach County accepting public comment on disparity study

PALM BEACH COUNTY — The Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners has accepted the findings of a comprehensive disparity study by Mason Tillman Associates, Ltd. for the purposes of further policy deliberations and directed county staff to move forward with development of a race- and gender-neutral and race- and gender-conscious program.

Before doing so, county administrators and staff want to hear from concerned citizens. Comments about the disparity study are being accepted through Monday, Feb. 26. This 30-day comment period is an opportunity for the public to provide input regarding the study.

Public comments may be submitted electronically at the following web address http://survey.pbcgov.com/s3/PBCStudy or by phone at 561-355-2754.

Comments may also be mailed to:
Palm Beach County Public Affairs
301 N. Olive Avenue, Suite 1102
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

The disparity study final report may be reviewed on the county’s website, pbcgov.com/osba.