September Meeting Recap 2013

Palm Beach County League of Cities
September 30, 2013

We thank the City of Atlantis, the Village of Golf and the Town's of Gulf Stream, Hypoluxo, Lake Clarke Shores, Manalapan, Ocean Ridge and South Palm Beach for hosting the League meetings at the Atlantis Country Club.

Board Meeting The Board approved ChildNet, Respect of Florida, Weiss, Serota, Helfman, Pastoriza, Cole & Boniske and Bergeron Emergency Services assocaite member applications.

Executive Director Richard Radcliffe's contract was approved for another year. The board heard committee reports from: the FEC Task Force, Code Enforcement Task Force, Homeless Advisory Board, Envrionmental Committee, Finance, Taxation & Personnel Committee, Energym Environmental & Natural Resources Committee and Growth Manahement & Economic Resources Committee.

Executive Director Richard Radcliffe informed everyone to mark their calendar for the Legislative Roundtable being held on November 20th at the Atlantis Country Club. He stated that the roundtable will begin at 10 and there will be a lunch that follows. RSVP is required for both. He thanked everyone who attended the Mayor's Literacy Lunch on Wednesday saying "it was the first time all 38 municipalities were present" and reminded the municipalities that October 3rd is the reading day for Otis. Mr. Radcliffe concluded by informing the board that the Sober House committee is working closely with Delray Beach to write a letter that will be sent to Govenor Scott and CFO Jeff Atwater.

General Membership Altantis Mayor Michael Dahlgren welcomed the membership to the Atlantis Country Club and introduced his fellow sponsors: Golf, Gulf Stream, Hypoluxo, Lake Clarke Shores, Manalapan, Ocean Ridge and South Palm Beach.

Our featured speaker was Gary Hines of the Business Development Board, who gave and update on the economic development in Palm Beach County.

League Counsel Trela White updated us on pertinent legal issues (for full report go to our News:Meeting Notes page).

Next month we will be at the North Palm Beach Country Club. The meetings will be hosted by the Village of North Palm Beach.