• BCC Briefs for February 6, 2024

    Administration – Received and filed, by a vote of 6-0, the updated Board Directives Report, which includes in process and completed board directive items. 

    Financial Management & Budget – approved, by a vote of 6-0, preliminary reading and permission to advertise the Public Hearing on March 12 amending the “Surplus Property Ordinance”, increasing the threshold for marking, recording and tagging inventory from $1000 to $5000.

    Housing and Economic Development – approved, by a vote of 6-0, the 3rd amendment to Palm Beach County’s Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Program Local Housing Assistance Plan (LHAP) for Fiscal Years 2022/2023, 2023/2024, and 2024/2025.  SHIP grant funds do not require a local match.

    Intergovernmental Affairs – Adopted, by a vote of 6-0, the proposed 2024 Federal Legislative Agenda.

    Received and filed, by a vote of 6-0, the Mid-Session Legislative Update for the 2024 legislative session.

    Palm Tran – approved, by a vote of 6-0, the fixed route efficiency and reinvestment plan; and continued implementation of the Connection Efficiency Program using a phased approach. 

    Parks and Recreation – approved, by a vote of 6-0, a Project Cooperation Agreement with Palm Beach Pump Track, Inc. (PBPT) to fund, design, permit, construct and donate a 10,000 sq. ft. asphalt bicycle pump track and certain associated improvements at Okeeheelee Park.

    Public Safety – Approved, by a vote of 6-0, an amendment to the Countdown to Zero Resolution extending the target date from February 28, 2024 to February 28, 2034 to achieve the goal of ending euthanasia of adoptable dogs and cats in Palm Beach County.

    For further information on consent and regular items, please visit the Agenda section of our website.