City Commission Approvals and Decisions , January 23, 2023

City Commission Approvals and Decisions , January 23, 2023

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West Palm Beach City Commission Meeting Approvals and Decisions

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (01-25-23) – Below is a summary of the approvals and decisions made by the City Commission meeting on Monday, January 23, 2023.

MAYOR’S OFFICE – Approved an ordinance on first reading after a public hearing to change the name of 800 block of Iris Street to Alexander W. Dreyfoos Street. This one-block section of Iris Street is between South Tamarind Avenue and South Sapodilla Avenue, a section that separates the Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts on the north side and the Kravis Center to the south.

Dreyfoos St - SM

Renaming Iris Street to Alexander W. Dreyfoos Street in honor
of the City’s preeminent philanthropist.

CITY ATTORNEY – Approved a resolution authorizing the assessment of liens for unpaid water service, sewer service and storm water charges for October 2022; approved a resolution cancelling the General Election scheduled for Tuesday, March 14, 2023 and the General City Run-off Election scheduled for Tuesday, March 28, 2023.

DEVELOPMENT SERVICES – Continued a resolution amending the restrictive covenant between SHP VI Datura West Palm Owner LLC (formerly IVY at Clematis LLC) and the City for the property at 445 Datura Street; approved a resolution for a Face of the City site-specific public artwork titled “Botanical Preserve” by artist Jill Hotchkiss, to be installed at South Olive Park;  approved an ordinance after a second public hearing, to amend the Downtown Master Plan, Sec. 94-131 – Incentive Programs dealing with historic structure relocation and designation; approved an ordinance after second public hearing, and a resolution amending the Downtown Master Plan Incentive program to clarify special provisions and modify certain requirements and establish compliance requirements, affordability requirements and the application process; approved an ordinance after a second public hearing to abandon the terminus portion of Eucalyptus Street and the alleyway between 7th Street and Eucalyptus Street adjacent to the Rosarian Academy; approved a resolution after public hearing to create a minor subdivision for the West Palm Beach Golf Park.

ENGINEERING – Approved a resolution releasing a unity of title for four lots and Tract 9-A in the Village Commerce Center; approved two resolutions accepting a Local Agency Program (LPA) Grant from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for $5.11 million for the Parker Avenue Rehabilitation Project and approval of the appropriation of the funds; approved a resolution approving the design features for Parker Avenue Rehabilitation Project.

FIRE DEPARTMENT – Approved a resolution for a Memorandum of Agreement between the City and U.S. Department of Homeland Security concerning participation in the National Urban Search and Rescue Response System; approved two resolutions accepting a $12,000 grant from the Florida Division of Emergency Management and appropriating the funds for reimbursement for maintenance and replacement of personal protective equipment.

HUMAN RESOURCES – Approved a resolution ratifying the Memorandum of Agreement between the City and Florida State Lodge, Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Certified Units 1985 and 1986, pertaining to the salary plan, section 2.

For the complete list of approvals and decisions made at the Monday, January 23, 2023 City Commission meeting, click here for the pass/fail agenda.



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