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Civic Association Presentation to the Town Council about the Proposed 2013 Town Budget

-- July 12, 2012, Presented by Pat Cooper, Civic Association Secretary & Treasurer and Chairman of the Tax & Finance Committee

To start, on behalf of the Palm Beach Civic Association I would like to thank the members of the Town Council and the Mayor for your hard work especially with respect to putting the Town on a path of achieving sustainable budgets. We know the angst involved and we, like you, are looking to the future in terms of work to be done.

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BREAKING! COUNTY COMMISSION VOTES TO POSTPONE SALES TAX INCREASE!

no new taxesBREAKING NEWS UPDATE [5/1/2012 - 11:45 a.m.]: The Palm Beach County Commission voted today, 4-3, to postpone the sales tax increase for a year. The commissioners sited public opposition to the referendum as the reason. Thank you to all that sent email to the commissioners!  You did it!

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Civic Association Directors in the News: Wilbur Ross

Wilbur Ross CNBCEuropean policymakers are taking a page from their American counterparts in dealing with their sovereign debt crisis, a development that investor Wilbur Ross, a Palm Beach Civic Association Director, considers positive. While criticizing Greece for the way it has conducted itself during attempts to keep the nation from default, Mr. Ross said the European Central Bank and others involved in the process are taking positive steps.

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