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      Tax Talk

      Dear Friends:                                      other fundraising activities throughout the year.  us know about it by filling out the form on our website. See
         Summer is right around                             For more information visit  you soon!
      the corner so now is the                           about-us/community-involvement.
      perfect time to think about                                                                          May Is National Bike Month
      all the things you want to                         Annual Report Now Available
      do during the  upcoming                                                                                 Spring  is in
      months. Hopefully, this                               Once again, I am pleased                       the air and what
      summer affords us all a                            to share with you the 2020/21                     better  way  to
      better opportunity and                             Annual Report, which highlights                   celebrate National
      environment to enjoy                               important agency benchmarks                       Bike Month than
      vacations away from home,                          and transaction trends. Did                       enjoying the great
      perhaps time at the beach or                       you know that in fiscal year                      outdoors and riding
      just enjoying a “staycation” with family and friends. For   2020/21, more than $4.2 billion          your bike on one of
      me, summer means getting in some early morning weekend   in property tax revenues was                Palm Beach County’s many bike paths. Before you head out
      gardening or biking before it gets too sunny and hot.  collected and distributed to the              on your bike, here are some tips that will help you enjoy your
         Whatever your summer passion is, I hope this year,   individual taxing authorities                ride and stay safe!
      you can enjoy it and create some lasting memories.  throughout the county? Those                     • Have your bike checked over by your local bike shop.
                                             Sincerely,  funds support critical local public resources, such as libraries,   • Always wear a helmet to protect your head in the event
                                       Anne M. Gannon,   park districts, fire and emergency services and environmental   of a crash.
                             Constitutional Tax Collector,   projects. To learn more about this, and other information in   • Ride in the right-most lane that goes in the direction that
                              Serving Palm Beach County  the Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2020/21, visit www.pbctax.  you are travelling.
                                                         com/annual-report.                                • Obey all stop signs, traffic lights and lane markings.
      Compassion For Our                                                                                   • Look before you change lanes or signal a turn; indicate
                                                                                                           your intention, then act.
      Community                                          30th Anniversary Of Palm                          • Be visible at all times; wear bright clothing and if biking
                                                         Beach Pride
         Our employees at the                                                                              at night equip with bike lights.
                                                                                                             Biking is a fun way to exercise and enjoy the beautiful

      Constitutional Tax Collector’s                        This spring, the                               Florida scenery! For more information on bike paths
      Office have a strong                               TCO outreach team                                 in Palm Beach County parks, please visit Palm Beach
      commitment to  public                              and I have excitedly                              County Bike Paths.
      service. More than our jobs,                       returned to
      it’s about giving back to our                      community events,                                 Important Dates And
      community. Every two years,                        and most recently
      two local charities are chosen                     attended the Palm                                 Deadlines
      for our Community Involvement                      Beach Pride event.
      Partner Program. Currently,                        The family-friendly festival attracted 30,000 attendees to   May 1  Tourist Development Tax (TDT) Due
      we are supporting Making                           Lake Worth Beach over the last weekend in March, and the   May 8  Mother’s Day
      Every Day Count and                                event organizer, Compass Community Center, and host city,   May 30  Memorial Day – Tax Collector Offices Closed
      Living Hungry. Due to                              Lake Worth Beach, brought it back better than ever for the
      the  immense compassion                            30th anniversary event. I participated in the festivities with
      of my team, we raised                              other elected officials in the Sunday morning parade down
      $21,628.50 in support of                           Lake Avenue, which wrapped up in the Bryant Park festival
      these  organizations.  I  am  extremely  proud  of  the   grounds overlooking the Lake Worth Lagoon. I enjoyed
      generosity demonstrated by my team year after year.   interacting with constituents and clients, along with the
      Every dollar raised and items donated come directly from   TCO outreach team, which was on hand to answer client
      employees, no public tax dollars are used. Funds are raised   questions and provide educational materials about agency
      through the office’s Dress Down for Charity program and   services. Since I was elected in 2006, I have been proudly
                                                         supporting Compass and the important work they do for
                                                         our community. I encourage you to learn more about the
                                                         resources that the Compass Community Center provides to
          Current Events                                 members of the LGBTQ community in Palm Beach County
                                                         here: And if your community group,
                      Group                              civic or homeowner association has an event coming up, let

           The Current Events Group meet every Monday from
        10am-11:30am at the BPCA office. The members consist
        of both men and women and all Boca Pointe residents are
        invited to attend. If you would like more information or
        to sign up, please call 516-835-2670. 

                                                                      25+ years industry experience

                                                                                                                           Beth S. Sigel

                                                                  Medicare Supplements                                      Boca Pointe Resident

                                  Elderly                         Medicare Advantage Plans

                                     Care                         Individual Health Insurance
                                     (live in or                  Dental & Vision Plans

                                      live out)
                                                                  Long Term Care

                Great references                                                                                        (954) 261-4648

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