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VOL. 29 NO. 6                                                     Our Village Voice                                                                  JUNE 2018


                                                                                                                                         Bill’s Box

Dear Taxpayers:                                                   As always, I appreciate your feedback and welcome your                 By Bill Thompson
	 June is a busy month, as my office submits the estimated        constructive comments.                                                 Clutter
taxable property values for 2018 to all Palm Beach County         	 If you’d like to stay connected on social media, follow us           	 The Town of Jupiter
taxing authorities. These values assist in the groundwork for     on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.                           event shown below was
the taxing authorities’ budgets.                                                                                                         well worth the time.
	 In preparation for the tax roll, we thoroughly examine                                                                  Respectfully,  The presenter, Kathy
these estimates and make any necessary revisions to the                                                  Dorothy Jacks, CFA, AAS,        Andio, did a good job of
property data.                                                                           Palm Beach County Property Appraiser            communicating valuable
	 On July 1, my office is required to submit a preliminary                                                                               ideas for reducing the
tax roll to Florida’s Department of Revenue, the agency that      Property Appraiser on page 3                                           clutter we all complain about and are determined to
oversees the operations of all property appraisers in the state.                                                                         handle the removal project over the coming months. I
	 Throughout the next few months, I will keep you informed                                                                               think this program will be repeated. Watch the Town’s
about the tax roll process and as always, welcome your                                                                                   website for information.
comments and questions regarding your property value and
exemption amounts.                                                                                                                       “Let Clutter Go” Workshop
	 June also kicks off the 2018 hurricane season in South                                                                                 May 9, 6:30 p.m.
Florida, which runs from June 1 through Nov. 30. As a                                                                                    Jupiter Community Center
reminder to all property owners in Palm Beach County, take                                                                               	 Spring (organizing) is in the air and that means
a moment to review our Report Storm Damaged Property                                                                                     one thing: getting your home in tip-top shape! To help
webpage. It offers important information you need to know                                                                                motivate you, Kathy Andio, Professional Organizer
if your property sustains severe storm damage. If you have                                                                               and Clutter Coach, will share de-cluttering and
any questions, call my office at (561) 355-3230. For essential                                                                           organizing tips that will bring order to your home,
tips on evacuation zones, disaster supplies and more, go to                                                                              helping you to live a more productive, clutter-free
the Palm Beach County’s Emergency Management webpage.                                                                                    life! Get rid of the stress and chaos that clutter creates
	 In this month’s newsletter, the Nearby Sales Search tool                                                                               and you’ll breathe a sigh of spring relief! For more
on the PAPA website redesign –                                                                                       information, check out our website.
will be highlighted. This search option can easily find sales in                                                                         One Of Shores’ Finest
close proximity to a subject property in Palm Beach County.                                                                              	 From time to time I pass along to my Shores
                                                                                                                                         neighbors names of people and companies that have
Lighthouse For The Blind                                                                                                                 impressed me for quality services.
                                                                                                                                         	 Paul David, a Shores homeowner, owns and
Summer Camp                                                                                                                              operates Paul David Jewelry at 6725 W. Indiantown
                                                                                                                                         Road in the Jupiter West Plaza. I have been a long-time
	 Summer time is fun                                                                                                                     customer and have come away each time happy to have
time … for kids out of                                                                                                                   Paul help me with his dependable superb services and
school anyway! Many                                                                                                                      quality merchandise. In addition to attractive jewelry,
kids go to summer camps to explore hobbies, sports,                                                                                      he displays some of his handmade craftsmanship. He
technology or other interests. The Lighthouse for the                                                                                    is passionate about the beautiful wood turning work
Blind of the Palm Beaches is proud to announce their                                                                                     such as wooden bowls fashioned from beautiful woods
annual summer camp for children and teens who are                                                                                        of all types.
blind or have limited vision. Like all camps, we offer
many exciting activities and take field trips in the                                                                                     Bill’s Box on page 2

                                                                  community. Participants will learn skills unique to their
                                                                  visual impairments but will be having so much fun they
                                                                  will not notice how much they are learning!
                                                                  	 Our teenage students will also get the opportunity to
                                                                  have a work experience over the summer. Each participant
                                                                  is interviewed about their job interests. Placements have
                                                                  been secured for these blind students to “work” in a job

                                                                  Lighthouse For The Blind  Call Jupiter Police                            Please Send Your
                                                                  Summer Camp on page 3         Department                                   Email Address

                                                                                                immediately                              	 Please send your email address
                                                                                                                                         to Jeff Green, Association Manager,
                                                                                               to report suspicious activity.            Jupiter Management. It is needed
                                                                                                      (561) 799-4445.                    for quick flashes of information to
                                                                                                     The sooner called                   residents and homeowners (shores@
                                                                                                                               , direct phone line
                                                                                                 the sooner they can help.               (561) 743-4607.
                                                                                               911 is for emergencies only.
                                                                                               Keep cars and house locked.
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