Insider Newsletter for April 7, 2023

Insider Newsletter for April 7, 2023



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Vegetation Amnesty Days are to be held from April 24 to May 5

In preparation for the 2023 Hurricane season, City of West Palm Beach residents are encouraged to place an unlimited amount of vegetative waste curbside for pickup on your regularly scheduled pickup days at no additional cost from Monday, April 24 to Friday, May 5, 2023.

Vegetation includes grass clippings, leaves, tree, shrubbery cuttings or trimmings, broken or cut tree limbs and logs, and other vegetation incidental to the care of lawns and gardens.

 

Rethink Paradise Action Plan – Community Input

We want to hear from you!

The City is updating its Rethink Paradise Action Plan and is seeking public input to help improve and prioritize the plan.

The plan is designed to address resilience challenges that meet the community’s present needs while preserving resources for future generations; balancing human needs with the needs of our cultural and natural environments.

The Community Input Form will be available until June 30, 2023 and should take approximately 15 minutes to complete

 
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New WPB Firefighters are Now in Training

A new class of recruits is now in training at the West Palm Beach Fire Department. The training is intense and comprehensive, which will prepare the trainees for their future in firefighting with the City of West Palm Beach.

 

The Grant Apartments has Officially Started Pre-leasing

This eight-story, mixed-use, multifamily, development located at 609 2nd Street in Downtown West Palm Beach is centrally located, spacious, and lavishly luxurious. The Grand started pre-leasing in February 2023, with first move-ins expected in the first week of May 2023.

The Grand also offers special allotted workforce housing to help meet Mayor Keith A. James’ 600 in 3 initiative.

 
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Northwood Village’s Thriving Businesses:

The Day by Day Shoppe

Northwood Village, just north of downtown West Palm Beach, is known for its eclectic mix of restaurants, shops and services that have been attracting visitors from all over. One of their favorite finds: The Day by Day Shoppe.

 
 

 

Apply Today: Summer Camp Scholarship Program

The City’s Parks and Recreation Department invites residents to apply for Palm Beach County’s Summer Camp Scholarship Program. These scholarships can be applied to the City’s summer camp programs. Applications will be accepted through April 14, or until funds run out.

 
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Why West Palm Beach?

A thriving business shares why they call WPB home.

Alex and Christian Le Clainche of Pumphouse Coffee Roasters explain why they chose West Palm Beach as the best place to launch their 8,000-square-foot cafe, roastery and coffee lab.

 

Looking for a Fun Event with the Family?

Join us TODAY for Family & Friends Day in the Heart & Soul Park! We welcome all residents and community leaders to be a part of this free community event! Registration is required.

 

City Events & Activities

Grassy Waters Preserve Activities

Reservations are required for all programs. Please call the Nature Center at

(561) 804-4985 (TTY: 800-955-8771) to RSVP.

  • Boardwalk Hike: Guided Walking Tour
  • Kayak Cruise
  • Hike and Craft: Birds and Binoculars
  • Swamp Tromp
  • And, more!

 

 

Community Events

GreenMarket (Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis Street)

Saturday, April 8, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Pop-up Workshop: Chai This at Home, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

(Season ends on Saturday, April 15 – the last GreenMarket)

Clematis by Night (Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis Street)

Thursday, April 13, 6 – 9 p.m.

Killbillies: Folk, Roots

Screen on the Green (Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis Street)

Friday, April 14, 6:30 – 9 p.m.

Sonic The Hedgehog 2 (PG)

Sunday on the Waterfront (Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis Street)

Sunday, April 16, 4 – 7 p.m.

Big City Dogs, Rock & Blues

 

Mandel Public Library Events & Programs

Here’s a snapshot of some of the March programs offered by the Mandel Public Library, 411 Clematis Street

**The Mandel Library will be closed on Sunday, April 9, 2023 in observance of Easter**

  • Learn to Drive: Driving Simulator
  • Yoga for Every Body
  • Creative Gardening for Kids
  • Itsy Bitsy Yoga
  • All Things Pokemon
  • Photography 101: Editing and Polishing
  • And, more!
 

Recent Policy Actions, Next City Commission Meeting

The next City Commission meeting will be held at 5 p.m. on Monday, April 17 at City Hall, 401 Clematis Street. Commission meetings are held every other Monday, except for holidays, and the public is encouraged to attend.

Click the image above to watch the City Commission meeting from April 3, 2023.

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Join Our Team, Apply Today!

The City is seeking candidates for several positions, including:

  • Telecommunicator (911 Operator)
  • Marketing and Graphics Supervisor
  • Recreation Manager
  • Utilities Systems Mechanic
  • Homeless Outreach Specialist
  • Benefits Analyst
  • And, more!
 

Weekly Road & Dock Update

Know about road closures before your morning commute!

 

WPB-TV Lineup

Find WPB-TV listings and live broadcast times for City of West Palm Beach public meetings with the City’s new Public Meeting Broadcast Guide.

 

Have a City Issue or Complaint?

Submit a Service Request Today with…

City Directory

Code of Ordinances

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Questions? Contact us today: (561) 822-2222 (TTY: 800-955-8771)



Originally published at https://www.wpb.org/Home/Components/News/News/3312/772

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