School supply drive by Clerks for a Cause benefits Glades kids

Clerk employees donated 2,217 school supply items last month as part of the Palm Beach County Clerk’s Office’s Clerks for a Cause program. Shannon R. Chessman, the clerk’s acting chief operating officer, helped organize the items on Tuesday, Aug. 14. The donations will be distributed to children who attend school in the Glades area.

A Message from Clerk Bock

Free Do-It-Yourself Workshops help residents navigate the Palm Beach County courts PALM BEACH COUNTY — Navigating the legal system can be overwhelming, especially when you are representing yourself in court. At the Clerk and Comptroller’s Office, we offer free Do-It-Yourself Workshops on a variety of topics to help residents understand and maneuver through the legal […]

Property Appraiser’s Office mails property tax notices

WEST PALM BEACH — The Palm Beach County Property Appraiser’s Office mailed the Proposed Notices of Property Taxes to all property owners in the county Aug. 20. The number of notices sent: 659,186 (real property, personal property and centrally assessed property). The notice, which is not a bill, informs taxpayers which governmental entity is responsible […]

Industrious Pahokee resident wins recogition

Eduardo Bernal was honored with the City of Pahokee Mayor’s Gold Nail & Hammer Award during the commission meeting Aug. 14. “We appreciate the value and care you have shown the city and your neighborhood,” said the city commissioners, (from left) Benny L. Everett, Diane Walker, Clara Murvin, Keith Babb and Felisia Hill, with City […]

Levine visits early voting station in Belle Glade

BELLE GLADE — On the third day of early voting in Florida, Wednesday, Aug. 15, former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, took to the trail and made a campaign stop at an early voting location in Belle Glade. Mayor Levine, joined by supporters and volunteers, shared his […]

Welding students create sculpture for Glades Central

BELLE GLADE — Welding students at Palm Beach State College’s Belle Glade campus will find their names on a plaque as the creators of a sculpture set for installation at Glades Central High School this fall. The nearly 11-foot, 1,000-pound sculpture will be the centerpiece of a garden at the school, and while it awaits […]

Concert boat moors at Pahokee Marina

PAHOKEE — Point Counterpoint II, the world-famous floating concert hall designed by the late master architect Louis Kahn and constructed for the United States’ Bicentennial in 1976, moored at the city marina last week, and plans are being shaped for it to stay there permanently. Formerly homeported in Talinn, Estonia, and having traveled more than […]

Water utilities receives Aaa bond rating for 16th straight year

PALM BEACH COUNTY — For the 16th straight year, the Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department (PBC-WUD) has received an Aaa bond rating as announced by Moody’s Investors Services on Tuesday, July 31. The Moody’s report noted that the Aaa rating for PBCWUD was “significantly above the median rating of Aa3 for U.S. water and […]

Sexual predator notification

PALM BEACH COUNTY — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) is disclosing this information to the public in order to enhance public safety, awareness and protection. This information is not intended to increase fear; rather, it is this agency’s belief that an informed public is a safer public. This bulletin should be used only […]

Board of County Commissioners Briefs

PALM BEACH COUNTY — At the Aug. 14 Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners meeting, the board took the following action: • Palm Tran – approved the Title VI Service equity analyses required by the Federal Transit Administration indicating that major service changes to the Palm Tran network have no disparate impact to minority or […]