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      Commissioner’s Update from page 1                  Infrastructure                                    Substance Abuse And  Behavioral  Disorders/Mental
                                                           Increase funding for Florida Department of Transportation   Health
      Guard Lake Worth Inlet Station, dating back to World   programs to improve public transit efficiencies, relieve traffic     Communities  have recognized that the human  and
      War II, and the Kennedy Bunker, built in secrecy by   congestion through high-occupancy corridors, construct   economic costs of untreated substance use and mental
      the Navy Seabees during the time of the Cuban Missile   park and ride lots, and support airport development.  illness continue to rise. Palm Beach County supports
      Crisis in 1961 and 1962. It is essential that we preserve     Provide a dedicated funding source to support the   increased funding for the collaborative agencies working
      the historical features in our parks and public spaces that   operations and capital costs of Tri-Rail.  together to reduce addiction and suicides, with an
      enhance our tourist attractions.                   Public Safety                                     emphasis on expectant mothers and youth, respectively.
      Housing And Homelessness                             Protect local governments’ ability to grant Emergency     Overdose deaths increased statewide and nationally,
        Restoration of the Sadowski Local Government Housing   Medical Services Certificates of Public Convenience and   fueled by the increased use of fentanyl and the pandemic.
      Trust Fund for affordable housing projects. This session, I   Necessity for basic and advanced life support services   Palm Beach County supports the recommendations of
      am very encouraged by Florida Senate President Kathleen   countywide.                                the State Attorney Addiction Recovery Task Force for
      Passidomo’s commitment to pass legislation that will     Provide comprehensive and uniform requirements   statutory changes to prohibit alcohol and illegal substances
      assist local governments in repurposing underperforming   for building safety and support additional inspection   on the premises of a recovery residence, a mechanism for
      or vacant commercial developments  along our  urban   requirements statewide for multifamily condominium   the imposition of fines for violations, and the ability to
      transit corridors into affordable housing for our workforce.   facilities, along with required financial responsibilities of   assert trespass charges against any discharged residents
      Palm Beach County has transmitted an amendment to the   condominium and community associations.      who refuse to leave a recovery residence.
      Comprehensive Plan to recognize the county’s authority   Environmental Protection                      This is a mere sampling of the numerous issues we
      to approve affordable housing projects pursuant to Florida     Many critical environmental projects are located in   are following in this year’s Legislative session. We also
      Statutes. Once finalized, the county would establish   Northern Palm Beach County and state support is needed for   place an emphasis on thwarting bills and any unfunded
      procedures for considering approval of affordable housing   them to be successful. This includes, but is not limited to:  mandates that can negatively affect our residents, and
      proposals in commercial, industrial and residential zoned     Beach and inlet management projects to address   protect home rule. Home rule gives our 67 counties and
      areas, in accordance with any legal provisions passed by   critically eroded beaches subject to constant wind, waves,   more than 400 municipalities the ability to self-govern
      the legislature.                                   tides and seasonal Atlantic tropical storms and hurricanes.  and create local laws through a public hearing ordinance
        Homelessness legislation to support programs that     The purchase and preservation of additional lands in the   process that are not in conflict with state law.
      include services to veterans, college and university students,   Pal Mar Water Control District.       As always, if there is any way I can assist you, please
      youth aging out of foster care, and patients exiting sober     Ongoing projects to restore the Wild & Scenic Loxahatchee   contact me at (561) 355-2201 or by email at mmarino@
      homes, and review policies to move people out of poverty.  River and the Lake Worth Lagoon, two delicate ecosystems
        Empower  local  governments  to  take  action  against   that are essential to economic development, tourism and
      landlords who fail to maintain minimum housing standards;   recreation in Palm Beach County. They include seagrass
      foreclose housing properties that pose a safety hazard to its   restoration – this is what manatees feed on; creation of new   Jupiter Irish Fest from page 4
      occupants; and, impose fines against landlords to recoup the   plant and animal habitat islands; and, hydrologic restoration
      costs of relocating residents from condemned properties.  projects to prevent saltwater intrusion.   Calendar
                                                                                                             11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, March 11, and 11 a.m. to
                                                “Service is our number one priority”                       8 p.m., Sunday, March 12, Jupiter Irish Fest, Abacoa Town
                                                                                                           Center in Jupiter. Featuring authentic Irish food, drink, culture,
                                                              561-743-0070                                 entertainment, live music, and costume contests. General
                                                                                                           admission tickets are $5, children 12 and under are free with
                                                                        an adult. For tickets, tastings, pull your own pint, cottage, and
                                                                                                           pod seating visit or

                                                                                                            Entertainment: Slane Castle

                                                                                                            Saturday, March 11
                                                                                                            11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Char Mar Dance
                                                                                                            12 to 1:30 p.m.: Tracy Sands
                                                                                                            1:30 to 2 p.m.: D.J.
                                                                                                            2 to 3:30 p.m.: Gaelic Brew
                                                                                                            3:30 p.m.: Children’s costume contest
                                                                                                            4 to 4:30 p.m.: The Black Thorne Pipe Band
                                                                                  Expires 4/15/23.
                                                                                                            4:30 to 5 p.m.: Tir Na Greine School of Irish Dance
                                                                                                            5 to 5:30 p.m.: Adult costume contest
                                                                       State Licensed & Insured             5:30 to 7 p.m.: Killbillies
        Serving Palm Beach County                                    CPC # 1457468 • LPG#30099              7:30 to 10 p.m.: Rogue Theory and Blessed
                                                                                                            Sunday, March 12
                                                                                                            11 a.m.: The Black Thorne Pipe Band, National Anthem
                                                                                                            accompanied by the Palm Beach County Fire Rescue
              CAMPBELL AND KARLIK, P.A.                                                                     Honor Guard
                                                                                                            11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Char Mar Dance
                                                                                                            12 to 1:30 p.m.: Tony Cunningham
                                   ATTORNEYS AT LAW                                                         1:30 to 2 p.m.: Moment of silence for Captain Brian,
                                                                                                            Biggie and Chief Scott Reiner and honor our first
                                                                                                            responders and local sports team
                                                                                                            2 to 2:30 p.m.: The Black Thorne Pipe Band
                             Wills • Trusts • Estate Planning • Probate                                     2:30 to 3 p.m.: Tir Na Greine School of Irish Dance

                               Taxation • Real Estate • Corporations                                        3 p.m.: Draw to Ireland
                                                                                                            3:30 to 5:30 p.m.: Rogue Theory and Blessed
                                                                                                            5:30 p.m.: 50/50 raffle
                                                                                                            6 to 7:30 p.m.: Niamh Agus Daithi
                                                                                                            7:30 to 8 p.m.: D.J.

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