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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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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: TOWN BUDGET

Palm Beach Civic Association
Palm Beach, Florida 33480

 
June 20, 2010
 
The Editor
Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach, Florida 33480
 
Dear Sir:
 
The Palm Beach Civic Association Tax and Finance Committee has reviewed the Town budget for 2011. As chairman, I met with the Palm Beach finance director to better understand the budget proposals. After consideration, we wish to make the following comments: 

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CIVIC ASSOCIATION TO RECOMMEND THAT THE TOWN COUNCIL VOTE ‘NO’ ON SALES TAX REFERENDUM

By: R. Michael Brown, Civic Association Communications Director

PALM BEACH, FL – The Town of Palm Beach Civic Association announced today that it will recommend to the Town Council to vote ‘No’ on the sales tax referendum to finance fire-rescue services. The Town and other county municipalities have been asked to approve putting the referendum on the August 24 Primary Election ballot.

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