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      From The Desk Of  from page 1                      Download the New Connect                             These additional duties connect them to diverse
      Code  Enforcement  to  inspect  the  CVS  on  Military  PBC App                                      community  needs  and  allow  them  to  influence  critical
                                                                                                           decisions beyond county lines, ensuring your voice is
      Trail/Coconut Ln. led to the property owner rectifying                                               heard in more than just local government.
      landscaping concerns and removing obstructions.       Check out Palm Beach County’s new Connect PBC app      As your county commissioner, I serve on the following
         Enhancing safety: we engaged with the Florida   designed for seamless service requests, vital updates on   boards:
      Department of  Transportation to review and repair   community matters, and staying in the loop with local events.     The Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency
      nonoperational streetlights along Palmetto Park Rd. and      Notably, residents can customize alerts tailored to their   focuses on transportation planning and programming goals
      I-95, ensuring improved visibility for the community.  location, making it a breeze to stay informed about road   in Palm Beach County within the guidelines of federal,
         Expediting infrastructure improvements: our efforts   closures, trash collection schedules, and crucial updates   state and local laws and rules.
      resulted in expediting the permit process for new poles and   impacting their area. Android users can download it on      The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority
      LED lights on Military Trail in Boca Raton, prioritizing   Google Play and iPhones on the Apple Apps Store.  (Tri-Rail) plans, develops, operates, maintains and
      better lighting for the area.                                                                        manages a public transit system to provide efficient
         Prioritizing road safety: we initiated engineering for a   Palmetto Park Rd. Bridge               transportation of people and goods via railroad, buses
      traffic signal implementation at 6853 SW 18th Street, Boca                                           and motor vehicles in the tri-county area of Palm Beach,
      Raton, addressing concerns and enhancing traffic flow.  Update                                       Broward and Miami-Dade counties.
         Expediting community projects: our initiative facilitated                                            The  Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council
      the completion of the Caloosa Park Playground, demonstrating      Below is a recent update from the Engineering and   provides leadership, advocacy, and coordination between
      our commitment to timely recreational space enhancements.  Public Works  Department  on  the  Palmetto  Park  Road   local governments, state and federal agencies, and the
         Supporting community services: we coordinated   Bridge project.                                   private sector to preserve and enhance the quality of
      with Palm Tran to donate surplus buses to local nonprofit      The bridge contractor is installing steel rebar and   the Treasure Coast’s economic, natural, built and social
      agencies, promoting community outreach and transportation   timber formwork in preparation for the pile caps for the   environment.
      accessibility.                                     mid-span of the bridge.                              The Palm Beach Cultural Council supports arts and
         Improving infrastructure: we advocated for and      Additionally, crews placed concrete for intermediate   culture in Palm Beach County and provides services to
      supported the resurfacing of Camino Del Mar from SW 18th   bends #2 and #3, and timber formwork was removed.  cultural organizations and creative professionals including
      St. to Camino Real, enhancing road conditions for residents.     Concrete sheet piles were installed on the west side   funding, education and marketing opportunities.
         We are eager to maintain an open dialogue with our   of the bridge.                                  CareerSource  Palm  Beach  County  helps  area
      constituents. Please use any of the forms of communication      Upcoming work includes concrete placement for pile   businesses to stay competitive through training grants and
      on the sidebar to reach out to my office with any questions   caps and continued pile driving on the east side of El Rio   talent acquisition, and job seekers find new jobs through
      or concerns.                                       Canal. The project is scheduled to be completed in spring   career assessments, training and employment assistance.
         Thank you for your trust, collaboration, and    2024.                                                Discover The  Palm  Beaches  (DTPB)  is  the  official
      unwavering support throughout this journey. Wishing      Thank  you  for  your  continued  patience  and   destination marketing organization charged with
      you a happy and healthy holiday season.            understanding as we work to enhance our infrastructure.   promoting Palm Beach County as a leisure travel and
                                                         Your support is invaluable as we navigate through these   meetings destination. DTPB plans and executes initiatives
                                                         phases of progress.                               in a broad range of areas including sales, marketing,
            Attention Dog Owners                         Milani Park Public Outreach                       research, visitor services, and industry relations.

                                                                                                              Other boards include:
                                                                                                              • Homeless Advisory Board
         It is your responsibility to pick up after your dog.   Meeting                                         • Kravis Center
                       It’s the law.                                                                          • Children’s Services Council
          Some of you have been negligent in doing so.      Palm Beach County, in collaboration with Highland      • South Florida Fair Board of Trustees
                Please keep our                          Beach, will be hosting a public outreach meeting to discuss      • Value Adjustment Board
            Boca Pointe community                        the park’s future on Thursday, February 1, 2024, at 6:00 pm      • BioScience Land Protection Advisory Board
                   beautiful!                            at the Highland Beach Library conference room (3618 S      • Tourist Development Council
                                                         Ocean Blvd, Highland Beach, FL 33487).               • Palm Beach Broadband
                                                            County staff will present an overview of the park’s current      • Water Resources Task Force
                                                         status and future plans, followed by an opportunity for public      • Business Development Executive Board
                                                         comments.                                            • Criminal Justice Commission
                                                            We encourage you to attend the meeting and share your      • Public Safety Coordinating Council
                                                         thoughts and suggestions.                            •  Multi-Jurisdictional  Issues  Coordination  Forum
                                                                                                           Executive Committee
                                                         Local Government 101                                 • Circuit 15 Juvenile Justice Advisory Board
                                                                                                              • Investment Policy Committee
                                                            Beyond their familiar role as county policymakers,      • County Coalition for Responsible Management of
                                                         did you know commissioners also wear another hat?   Lake “O”
                                                            They often serve on a range of boards and commissions,      •  Loxahatchee  River  Management  Coordinating
                                                         tackling essential issues like healthcare, transportation,   Council
                                                         economic development, and even regional waste management.      • Pal Mar Water Control District 

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