Palm Beach County BOCC briefs for June 15

Posted 6/16/21

Board of County Commissioners briefs from the meeting held on June 15.

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Palm Beach County BOCC briefs for June 15


WEST PALM BEACH — At the June 15, 2021, Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board took the following action:

Airports approved the Construction Manager at Risk Contract with Suffolk Construction Company Inc. for the Concourse B Expansion project at Palm Beach International Airport. Approved Amendment No. 4 to the General Consulting Agreement with RS&H, Inc. for consulting/professional services for $2,644,110 for continued professional planning and design services related to the Concourse B Expansion project.

Career Source adopted a resolution approving the CareerSource Palm Beach County (CSPBC) Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Budget for $16,955,437 for its programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014.

Commission Redistricting approved criteria for analysis, review and development of proposed commission district maps based on the 2020 Census data and a contract not to exceed $50,000 for professional consulting services with Jerry Wilson, PC for expertise in election law and political redistricting.

Commission on Ethics approved several amendments to Chapter 2, Article V Division 8 of the Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics Ordinance, Article VIII of the Palm Beach County Lobbyist Registration Ordinance and Article XIII, the Palm Beach County Code of Ethics.

Emergency Food Assistance adopted a resolution supporting the Florida Department of Agriculture Emergency Food Assistance Program, its 2020-21 regional map and selection of Farm Share, Inc. as the contractor for Palm Beach County.

Engineering adopted a resolution approving an Adopt-A-Road Program for litter removal along Palm Beach County maintained road rights-of-way.

Facilities Development and Operations adopted a resolution authorizing the conveyance of 0.206 acres of land to Lake Worth Drainage District (LWDD) in exchange for 0.159. Approved an interlocal agreement with the Westgate/Belvedere Homes Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) for the donation of approximately 1.36-acre property located on the southwest corner of Westgate Avenue and Seminole Boulevard for the relocation of Fire Station 24.

Environmental Resources Management adopted an amendment to the Cindy Defilippo Floating Structure Ordinance prohibiting the anchoring, mooring or otherwise affixing of floating structures upon or to, waters of the county within the incorporated and unincorporated areas of the county.

Housing and Economic Development adopted a resolution approving the issuance of Housing Finance Authority Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Village of Valor) in the principal amount of $36,000,000. Approved an interlocal agreement with the City of Riviera Beach, approved up to $550,000 in workforce housing funds for design fees and construction drawings of housing units. Approved Section 108 Loan Program funding for Oxygen Development, LLC for $5,000,000 contingent upon the approval of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD).

Parks and Recreation adopted a resolution declaring the Friday after the Thanksgiving holiday Family Day in Palm Beach County.

Public Safety approved Secondary Service Provider Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity (COPCNs) for AMR, medics and the Healthcare District (HCD) for the period July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2027 with an option to revisit. All other applications were denied.

Youth Services conceptually approved allocations for funding in the Action Areas of Economic Access, Educational Supports, and Parenting & Role Models, for the period October 1, 2021, through September 30, 2024, in an estimated total amount of $1,130,000, annually.

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