City Commission, Community Redevelopment Agency Approvals and Decisions for April 3, 2023

City Commission, Community Redevelopment Agency Approvals and Decisions for April 3, 2023

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West Palm Beach City Commission Meeting and Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Approvals and Decisions

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (DATE) – Below is a summary of the approvals and decisions made by the City Commission meeting on Monday, April 3, 2023.

MAYOR’S OFFICE – Presented a proclamation setting the week of April 9-15, 2023 as National Public Safety Telecommunications Week. The proclamation was presented to Suzette Dodd, Telecommunications Manager at the West Palm Beach Police Department.
Telecommunications week, from left, Candace Pittman, Suzette Dodd, Telecommunications Manager, Mayor Keith A. James and John Nguyen

In on the presentation are, from left, Candace Pittman, Suzette Dodd, Telecommunications Manager,

Mayor Keith A. James and John Nguyen.

COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY (CRA) – Approved two resolutions, the first for a sixth amendment to the interlocal agreement between the City and Community Redevelopment Agency and the CityPlace Community Development District relating to expenditures of increased increment revenue and approving a second amendment to the right-of-way improvement and maintenance agreement; approved a resolution approving an agreement between the City, CRA and 300 Banyan, LLC for the construction of City improvements in a portion of 300 block alley located between Banyan Boulevard and Clematis Street.

DEVELOPMENT SERVICES – Approved a resolution allocating $50,000 from the Public Art Reserves toward the continuation of “Aqua di Vida: a Stormwater Awareness Campaign;” approved a resolution for proposed art concepts for 300 Banyan Boulevard and 111 S. Olive Avenue by Brand Atlantic Real Estate Partners; approved a resolution to create the “Face of the City, the Storm of ’28 Memorial Park Monument” at The Storm of (19)28 Memorial Park, 924 25th Street funded by the Frisbie Group;  approved an ordinance on first reading after a public hearing amending the City Code for the Community Service Planned Development (CSPD) District to modify the language regarding the permissible location and required underlying zoning; approved a resolution after a public hearing to abandon and vacate a portion of the alleyway between South Rosemary Avenue, Evernia Street, Fern Street and the FEC railroad; approved an ordinance on first reading after a public hearing  designating the Bowser Inn, 311 North Sapodilla Avenue for the West Palm Beach Register of Historic Places; approved an ordinance on first reading and after a public hearing for a major amendment to the CityPlace Development of Regional Impact (DRI) section 3.20 Conversion of Uses for ordinance 4412-12; approved a resolution for the abandonment of a portion of the public alley right-of-way between 25th Street to the north, 24th Street to the south, Spruce Avenue to the east and Broadway to the west; approved a resolution for the construction of an eight-story mixed use building with 270 multifamily residential units, including Workforce Housing, located on Spruce Street between 24th Street and 25th Street,

ENGINEERING – Approved a resolution for a custom work agreement with AT&T Southeast to move overhead lines to underground within the Tamarind Avenue Improvement Project; approved a resolution with the Icon Marina Village project regarding maintenance of the seawall at 4444 / 4334 / 4328 N. Flagler Drive.

HOUSING and COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT – Approved a resolution with Workforce Housing Grant Agreement with Northwood Partnership LLP development of a 270-unit multifamily, mixed-income development known as “The Spruce;” approved a resolution for a funding resolution agreement with the  West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) to fund a workforce housing grant for $2.5 million for the project known as “The Spruce;” approved a grant agreement with the Police Athletic League of West Palm Beach for $100,000 to fund operational costs supporting crime prevention and other PAL goals;  

PARKS and RECREATION – Approved a resolution accepting and appropriating $3,250 from Prime Time of Palm Beach County, funded by the Children’s Services Council, in recognition of the after-school programs at Vedado Park, Gaines Park and South Olive Park completing the Quality Improvement System (QIS) core quality practices;  approved a special event license agreement with Upscale Studio, Inc., for the “Gentleman’s Flavor” on Saturday, June 17, 2023 and issuing a permit for the sale, possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages at the event.

POLICE DEPARTMENT – Approved a resolution authorizing the submission of an application to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for $100,000 to fund the Police Department’s Occupant Protection Program (a seatbelt and child restraint device program).

For the complete list of approvals and decisions made at the Monday, April 3, 2023 City Commission meeting, click here for the pass/fail agenda.

Community Redevelopment Agency meeting

Below is a summary of the approvals and decisions made by the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) meeting on Monday, April 3, 2023.

Approved a resolution authorizing a TDR sale and purchase agreement with WPB Fern Holdings, LLC for the sale of transferable development rights at 311 North Sapodilla Avenue; approved two resolutions, the first for a sixth amendment to the interlocal agreement between the City and Community Redevelopment Agency and the CityPlace Community Development District relating to expenditures of increased increment revenue and approving a second amendment to the right-of-way improvement and maintenance agreement; approved a resolution approving an agreement between the City, CRA and 300 Banyan, LLC for the construction of City improvements in a portion of 300 block alley located between Banyan Boulevard and Clematis Street

For the complete list of approvals and decisions made at the Monday, April 3, CRA meeting, click here.

 

Originally published at https://www.wpb.org/Home/Components/News/News/3298/772

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