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Palm Beach County Commission gets warning about debt load

Palm Beach County government’s past debts equate to about $1,620 for each resident, according to the county clerk’s annual financial report released Tuesday. Clerk & Comptroller Sharon Bock highlighted the county’s $2.1 billion in debt in her evaluation of county spending during the budget year that ended in September.

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TOWN FIRE-RESCUE PENSIONS REDUCED

The Town of Palm Beach Council voted today on the Fire-Rescue Union vs. Town Impasse concerning the pensions offered to Fire-Rescue employees. 

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MAYOR-ELECT GAIL CONIGLIO SPEAKS AT CIVIC ASSOCIATION SYMPOSIUM

Gail Coniglio"It is time for Palm Beach to be a leader in the region again.

Mayor-Elect Gail Coniglio 

With property values expected to slide again this year, town officials must decide between a tax increase or budget cuts that would diminish town services, Mayor-elect Gail Coniglio said Monday.

Mrs. Coniglio said at a Palm Beach Civic Association symposium that she's reaching out to the community to learn what residents want.

"Will painful cuts be justified, with the resulting degradation of service that makes this community unique?" she asked an audience of about 100 people at the Paramount Building.

 

 

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