PBCCSD to host “The New Homeless Plan” events for faith-based entities

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Throughout the month of September, the Palm Beach County Community Services Department (PBCCSD) will host a series of events to engage faith-based organizations in its collective effort and plan to end homelessness in Palm Beach County, educate the community, and improve access to the homeless response system for homeless individuals and […]

Court Compliance Program honored with award

WEST PALM BEACH — Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller Sharon R. Bock’s groundbreaking program to help offenders meet their court-ordered financial obligations has earned the 2018 National Association of Counties Achievement Award for Criminal Justice and Public Safety. The award honors innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents. The clerk’s Court […]

Uniform Municipal Election to be held March 13

Palm Beach County — The 2018 Uniform Municipal Elections will be held on Tuesday, March 13. Municipal polling locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Voters must bring a current picture/signature identification to present at the polls. A list of acceptable forms of identification and polling locations can be found on the […]

Uniform Municipal Elections will be held March 13

PALM BEACH COUNTY – The 2018 Uniform Municipal Elections will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Palm Beach County residents who have registered to vote by the book closing deadline of Monday, February 12, 2018 and reside in a city that is holding an election will be eligible to vote.  Municipal polling locations will […]

Board of County Commissioners briefs for Feb. 6

PALM BEACH COUNTY – At the Feb. 6  Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board took the following action: Work I.D. – approved on preliminary reading and to advertise for public hearing on March 13 an amendment to the adult entertainment ordinance. Changes include requiring work I.D. cards to be renewed every two years to […]

Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation to hold public hearing

Rep. Bill Hager, chair of the Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation announced that the delegation’s final public hearing prior to the 2018 Florida Legislative Session will take place on Friday, Dec. 1. It will be held at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center on the Palm Beach State College Belle Glade campus, 1977 SW College […]

Commission to discuss marina lease

PAHOKEE — The Pahokee City Commission has scheduled a special meeting next Tuesday evening, Aug. 29, at 6 p.m. in the expectation that all the T’s will be crossed and the I’s dotted in a just-drafted, long-term lease agreement with the city that is being sought by a group of investors from Everglades City. Heading […]

Governor Scott cuts 4-H state funding

Governor Rick Scott has cut state funding to the Florida 4-H program, vetoing the $1 million that had been allocated for the youth development program by the Florida Legistature. This funding was the base of the program, recurring funding which paid salaries as well as many state level initiatives that help the local county programs. […]

DHSMV services statewide will be unavailable June 16-18

TALLAHASSEE — The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) is scheduled to migrate its current enterprise database infrastructure into a cloud solution next week. During the migration, all driver license and motor vehicle services will be unavailable to customers and stakeholders throughout the weekend of June 16-18. Services will become unavailable starting at […]

Sales Tax Holiday for disaster preparedness

Hurricane Season has officially begun, and Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto wants your family to be as prepared as possible. This year the Florida Legislature passed a sales tax holiday from June 2-4 to help with the financial burden of making sure that your family is ready in case of a storm. Below you will see details […]