Public discussion begins over how to close a budget gap for next year.
“An excellent level of transparency.” That’s just one of the comments made by industry experts who judged the City’s budgeting work.
Click below for the Mayor’s letter to residents describing her short and long term plans for economic development including the announcement that she has accepted the resignation of the city’s Economic Development Director.
Monday the City Commission begins the five month process to balance 2013/2014 budget.
Domestic partnerships in the City of West Palm Beach are on their way to enjoying a benefit that only two other cities in the nation provide.
Taxable property values projected to rise approximately 2% in the city.
Fighting for more police, funding road improvements, and fighting against SR7 are among the hot topics on her agenda.
City releases two separate reports detailing city spending in Fiscal 2012.
(West Palm Beach, FL) – In a story published by Palm Beach Post reporter Andrew Abramson, the newspaper incorrectly interpreted and misreported state law regarding requirements for open meetings. City of West Palm Beach Attorney Claudia McKenna corrected the record today during the same meeting referenced in the story. We invite you to watch her […]
(West Palm Beach, FL) -In an effort to kick start economic growth and entice business and industry to invest in the City of West Palm Beach, Mayor Jeri Muoio announced today plans for the city to offer new economic incentives to the private sector. Mayor Muoio announced her plan during the annual State of the […]
(West Palm Beach, FL) – West Palm Beach needs more high class office space, and needs new financial incentives to compete with neighboring cities when attracting business and investment to the City. Those were just two key points made by Alan Durham, West Palm Beach Executive Director of Economic Development during a recent speech […]
(West Palm Beach, FL) – Late Wednesday, the final details were hammered out in an agreement that would clear the way for a new convention center hotel in West Palm Beach. While the deal makes the hotel property exempt from paying county, city and all other taxes, the deal does require the developer of the […]
NEW BUDGET MEANS MOST CITY TAXPAYERS WILL SEE NO INCREASE IN THEIR TAX BILL. ———- A SIMPLE LESSON IN TAX RATES 101 September 12, 2012 West Palm Beach – The West Palm Beach City Commission voted last night to approve the tentative budget for the next fiscal year. The budget holds down spending, ensures […]
As has been reported, the City of West Palm Beach entered into a relationship with Florida State University and Digital Domain to create a film school program here in the City. That school is currently open and running. In an effort to provide the facts about that relationship, we invite you to click below and […]
If you’ve ever wanted to know what it takes to run one of Florida’s largest cities, here is your answer! The City of West Palm Beach has posted for the public its entire proposed budget for next year! That’s right…all 563 pages! For those who don’t want to review over 500 pages, the City has […]
The City of West Palm Beach is seeking parties interested in operating Waterfront concessions and/or business enterprises. Potential business opportunities include a welcome center, licensed Waterfront merchandise, seasonal markets, boating and outdoor activity concessions, vendor carts and more. A mandatory proposal conference will be held on January 6th at 10AM in the 5th Floor Conference […]
(Wednesday, October 24, 2007) The City of West Palm Beach has been honored for financial excellence, receiving the highest form of recognition possible for a municipality. The Government Finance Officer’s Association (GFOA) has awarded the City a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the City’s comprehensive annual financial report. “Receiving this award […]