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PBC Tax Collector - 2016 Fiscal Year Annual Report to Our Citizens

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A Report to Our Citizens

I am pleased to announce the availability of our award winning, citizen-centric A Report to Our Citizens for Fiscal Year 2016. We produce the annual report because we are committed to transparency and open government. Our goal is to keep citizens informed about collections, distributions, operational progress, community outreach/education and agency achievements. Request copies for your Homeowners Association, community group or civic organization through ClientAdvocate@taxcollectorpbc.com

 


Seacoast Precautionary Boil Water Advisory 4/26 (Select area only)


Property of the Month - April 2017

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE APRIL 2017

RECIPIENT OF THE

 

PROPERTY OF THE MONTH

 

  The  Property of the Month is 614 West Kalmia Drive.  Every month a new property is selected by the Town's Code Compliance Officers. The selection is based on overall aestetics and upkeep. The property is honored with a "Property of the Month" signage in their front yard to display for the duration of the month. 

 

Congratulations  Robert and Susan Weser!

 


April is PB County Ethics Awareness Month


Palm Beach County Department of Environmental Resources Management April 2017 Volunteer Projects

The Palm Beach County Department of Environmental Resources Management (ERM) has two weekend and four weekday volunteer events planned for April. The projects are designed for volunteers ages 16 and older. Volunteers 15 and under must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Volunteers can register for an ERM event by calling 561-233-2426 or emailing amathews@pbcgov.org. Thanks for helping the Department keep Palm Beach County clean and green.

 

ERM is now on Facebook -  www.facebook.com/PBCERM. Check us out and “like” us!

 VOLUNTEER EVENT  (WEEKDAY EVENT)

 

What:  Removing Trash

Where:  Lantana Scrub Natural Area  – adjacent to the Lantana Lake Worth Health Center – 1250 Southwinds Drive - Lantana

Website: http://discover.pbcgov.org/erm/NaturalAreas/Lantana-Scrub.aspx

When:  Thursday, April 6, 2017

Time: 9 am to noon

Directions:  From I-95 exit at Lantana Road – head east on Lantana Road to Andrew Redding Road (second traffic light past I-95) – turn left and head north on Andrew Redding Road to Southwinds Drive – turn right and head east on Southwinds Drive – drive to the end of the road – look for a white County truck to locate parking area and volunteer meeting area.

Additional Information: We will be working in areas with saw palmetto and cactus – so long pants and long-sleeved shirts are recommended. Restroom facilities are available inside the Lantana Lake Worth Health Center. The Department will supply tools, gloves, and refreshments.  Event participation is limited to the first 10 volunteers who register.


 VOLUNTEER EVENT    

 

What:  Remove trash and invasive plants  

Where:  Pondhawk Natural Area – Boca Raton

Site Information:  http://discover.pbcgov.org/erm/NaturalAreas/Pondhawk.aspx

When:  Saturday, April 8, 2017

Time:  9 a.m. to noon

Directions: From I-95 exit at Yamato Road - head west on Yamato Road to Military Trail - turn left and head south on Military Trail to Spanish River Boulevard – turn left and head east on Spanish River Boulevard for roughly ½ mile – turn left into the parking lot of the Boca Raton Spanish River Library (1501 NW Spanish River Blvd.) – look for a white County truck to locate the volunteer meeting area - when you enter the library parking lot turn left and park on the far west side of the parking lot to keep the parking spaces closer to the library entrance open for the library patrons.

Additional Information: Volunteers should wear long pants, t-shirts, sneakers or hiking boots.  We will be removing trash and invasive plants from areas containing saw palmetto and cactus. We will also remove trash from the shoreline of Blue Lake. Restroom facilities are available inside the library. The Department will supply tools, gloves, and refreshments. Event participation is limited to the first 15 volunteers who register.

 

 VOLUNTEER EVENT  (WEEKDAY EVENT)

 

What:  Trash Removal, Irrigation Removal, Invasive Plant Removal

Where:  Delray Oaks Natural Area – 2021 SW 29th Street - Delray Beach

Website:  http://discover.pbcgov.org/erm/NaturalAreas/Delray-Oaks.aspx

When:  Thursday, April 13, 2017

Time:  9 a.m. to noon 

Directions:  From I-95 exit at Linton Blvd. - head west on Linton Blvd. to Congress Ave. - turn left and head south on Congress Ave. for roughly 3/4 mile - the natural area is located on the right (west side of Congress Ave.)– the entrance to the parking lot is located off of SW 29th St.  

Additional Information:  Poison ivy is found at this site! Volunteers should wear old clothes and shoes as we will be working in brush-filled areas. Restroom facilities are not available at the natural area. Closest restroom facility is located at Congress Ave. and Linton Blvd. The Department will supply tools, gloves, and refreshments. Event participation is limited to the first 10 volunteers who register.

 

VOLUNTEER EVENT  (WEEKDAY EVENT)

 

What:  Removing Trash

Where:  Pawpaw Preserve  – (volunteers park at Juno Park - 2090 Juno Road )

Website:  http://discover.pbcgov.org/erm/NaturalAreas/Pawpaw.aspx 

When:  Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Directions:  From I-95 exit at PGA Blvd. – head east to Ellison Wilson Road (first traffic light east of the drawbridge) – turn left and head north on Ellison Wilson Road for roughly one mile – Juno Park is located on the west side of the road - look for a white County truck to locate volunteer meeting area – once everyone arrives we will walk to Pawpaw Preserve.

Additional Information: Volunteers should wear long pants, t-shirts, boots or sneakers. We will be working in areas with saw palmetto and cactus. Restroom facilities are not available at the work site. The Department will supply tools, gloves, and refreshments.  Event participation is limited to the first 10 volunteers who register.

 

 VOLUNTEER EVENT  

 

What:  Great American Cleanup Event - Trash Removal

Where: Jupiter Ridge Natural Area – 1800 S. U.S. Highway 1 - Jupiter

Website:  http://discover.pbcgov.org/erm/NaturalAreas/Jupiter-Ridge.aspx 

When: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Directions: From I-95 exit at Donald Ross Road – head east on Donald Ross Road to U.S. Highway 1 – turn left and head north on U.S. Highway 1 for roughly 2.5 miles – the entrance to the natural area is located on the west side of U.S. Highway 1 (just north of the Bluffs development).

Additional Information:  Volunteers should wear long pants, t-shirts, boots or sneakers. We will be removing trash from the mangroves along the Intracoastal Waterway and U.S. Highway 1. Restroom facilities are available on site (port-a-let). The Department will supply tools, gloves, and refreshments for the volunteers.  Event participation is limited to the first 15 volunteers who register

  

 

VOLUNTEER EVENT  (WEEKDAY EVENT)

What: Trash removal from recently burned area and Indiantown Road     

Where: Pine Glades Natural Area  - 14122 W. Indiantown Rd. (approximately 6.5 miles west of the Turnpike)  

Website: http://discover.pbcgov.org/erm/NaturalAreas/Pine-Glades.aspx

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017  

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Directions: From I-95 exit at Indiantown Rd. (State Rd. 706) and head west for roughly 7 miles – the parking area is on the left – a brown natural area sign is visible from Indiantown Road and is located at the parking lot entrance – look for a white County truck to find designated meeting area.  

 Additional Information:  Volunteers should wear long pants, t-shirts, boots or sneakers. Some of the areas we will be cleaning may have standing water  – so volunteers should wear clothing they don’t mind getting wet or muddy. Poison ivy is found at this natural area. Restroom facilities are available at the natural area. The Department will supply tools, gloves, and refreshments.  Event participation is limited to the first 10 volunteers who register

 

 Ann Mathews

 

Palm Beach County

Department of Environmental Resources Management

2300 N. Jog Rd. - 4th Floor

West Palm Beach, FL 33411

561-233-2426

 

www.pbcgov.com/erm


2017 Municipal Election Official Results


2017 Summer Camp

GET OUT & GET ACTIVE

Get up and move! It’s time to get out and get active to the summer’s topical beat!  The Town of Lake Park Summer Camp is a recreation program for children 6 - 12 years of age.  This camp is includes indoor and outdoor activities that will keep campers on the go while providing quality supervision in safe surroundings.  Campers will participate in sport games, try new and creative activities and travel to local south Florida attractions. This Summer Camp program is all about getting out and getting active while developing character and making life-long friends! 

Under the direction of Brittany Freeman (Recreation Supervisor) our staff of counselors are dedicated to making sure the camp is an amazing experience for every camper! 

Camp Registration begins April 3, 2017 at the Town of Lake Park Special Events Department (535 Park Avenue, Lake Park, FL 33403)

Session 1:

June 12th – July 7th (no Camp July 4th)

Resident: $200.00

Non-resident: $250.00


Session 2:

July 10th – August 4th

Resident: $200.00

Non-resident: $250.00

For more information please contact Brittany Freeman (Recreation Supervisor) at 561-881-3338 or bfreeman@lakeparkflorida.gov


Sunset Celebration

The Town of Lake Park hosts its monthly SUNSET CELEBRATION on the last Friday of each month at Lake Park Harbor Marina.  The event offers live entertainment, a full cash bar, happy hour prices, and a variety of food and arts & crafts vendors.  Admission and Parking are FREE!

Lake Park Harbor Marina is located at 105 Lake Shore Drive, Lake Park, FL  33403

For more information, call 561-840-0160 or visit www.lakeparkmarina.com


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2016 ANNUAL FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT PROGRESS REPORT

2016 ANNUAL FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT PROGRESS REPORT


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