City of West Palm Beach Boards and Committees

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P.O. Box 3366 West Palm Beach, FL 33402

Art In Public Places Committee

Meets: 1st Wednesday of each month at 4:00 pm: Upcoming Meetings
Description: (a) There is hereby created the city art in public places committee to consist of seven members appointed by the mayor. The first three appointees shall serve a term of one year, the second two appointees shall serve a term of two years, and the last two appointees shall serve a term of three years. Thereafter, all terms shall be for three years.
(b) The art in public places committee shall designate one of its members to act as chair for a term of one year, or until a successor is elected and qualified. The art in public places committee shall maintain minutes of all of its meetings.
(c) Each member of the art in public places committee shall serve without compensation.
Purpose: Sec. 78-121. Art in public places committee created; membership and organization.
Contact: Planning Services
Phone Number: (561) 822-1443

Members of this Board:
Biagi, Angela
Cherres, Aldo
Conley-Harding, Lessa
DeCicco, Marcello
Fleurant, Jason
Gonzalez, Karen
Knox, James P.
Rumsey, Kendall R.
St. Croix, Robert

Audit Committee

Meets: Meetings will be held the third Friday of each month 8:30 A.M.
Description: Upcoming Audit Committee Meetings
Purpose:
Contact:
Phone Number:

Members of this Board:
Camacho, Peter
Caspari, Harvey B.
Commissioner James, Keith A.
Fintzy, Leonard
Rosenstein, David

Civil Service Board

Meets: Varies
Description:
Purpose: Civil Service Board
Contact:
Phone Number: (561) 494-1000

Members of this Board:
Carter, Michael
Kammerer, Christopher
Peters, Janie O.
Shipman, Alfred J.
Willoughby, Kathy

Community Redevelopment Agency

Meets: Biweekly
Description:
Purpose:
Contact: Kimberly Briesemeister
Phone Number: (561) 822-1450

Members of this Board:
Commissioner James, Keith A.
Commissioner Materio, Shanon
Commissioner Mitchell, Kimberly
Commissioner Moffett, Sylvia
Mayor Muoio, Jeri

Community Redevelopment Area Advisory Board

Meets:
Description:
Purpose:
Contact: Kimberly Briesemeister
Phone Number: (561) 822-1450

Members of this Board:
Adams, Charles
Cleary, John B.
Doran, Rhea D.
Greene, J. Russell
Howe, Michael
Ream, David Alexander
Williams, T. Denise
Winter, Douglas G.

Construction Board Of Adjustments & Appeals

Meets: Every third Thursday of each month at 2:00 p.m.
Description: Reviews applications for contractor licenses to operate within the city and holds hearings for disciplinary action against such licenses
Purpose: Hears appeals of decisions of the Building Official and considers variances of the technical codes
Contact: Doug Wise
Phone Number: (561) 805-6650

Members of this Board:
Canavan, Daniel T.
Davila, Michael D.
Fennell, Everett C.
Hullihan, Timothy F.
McCarthy, Thomas J.
Rowe, Larry B.
Stellino, Michael J.

Criminal Justice Advisory Committee

Meets: 2nd Tuesday of each month at 8:00 am
Description:
Purpose: Advises on issues of crime prevention, law, enforcement deployment & community education in criminal justice matters
Contact: Bryan Kummerlen
Phone Number: (561) 822-1616

Members of this Board:
Jones, Michele
Loyless, Jennifer B.
Morrison, Beverly Elliott
Novell, Donald
Peduzzi, Joseph A.
Poole, Deandre J.
Warnecke, Ronald E.

Downtown Action Committee (dac)

Meets: Every second Wednesday of each month at 9:00 a.m., City Commission Chambers, City Hall
Description: Downtown Action Committee Meeting Agendas & Minutes
Purpose: Reviews all applications for appeals, variances and special use permits in the downtown master plan area and acts as the Zoning Board of Appeals for the downtown master plan area
Contact: Ana Maria Aponte
Phone Number: (561) 822-1439

Members of this Board:
Crossen, Joseph
Harris, Timothy K.
Janssen, Roger P.
Kwok, Konrad
Mihelich, Nick
O'Brien, Barry J.
Rouady, Leila A.
Saladrigas, Raphael F.
Sickler, John R.

Downtown Development Authority

Meets: Every second Tuesday of each month at 11:00 a.m., 400 Clematis Street, Suite 202
Description:
Purpose: Serves in the rehabilitation and redevelopment of the downtown area
Contact: Raphael Clemente
Phone Number: (561) 833-8873

Members of this Board:
Assad, Roy B.
Fowlkes, Clint
Harris, Timothy K.
Hurley-Lane, Mary
Lewis, Bruce N.
Pincus, Howard
Samuels, Robert

Education Advisory Committee

Meets: Every fourth Wednesday each month at 6:00 p.m.
Description:
Purpose: Addresses matters concerning education of the citizens
Contact: Phyllis Brooks
Phone Number: (561) 822-1390

Members of this Board:
Barto, Claudia Kirk
Dawson, Bettye T.
Harrison-Nelson, Annie
Hasback, Ximena
King, Edwin R.
Kloba, Dr. Joseph
Knopp, David
Phillips, Shawn W.
Waver, Tory
White, Dr. Charles

Employee Deferred Compensation Advisory Committee (457)

Meets:
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Contact:
Phone Number: (561) 822-1310

Members of this Board:
Bolton, Mary Kimberly
Collins, Janice Long
Deputy City Adm., Dorritt Miller,
McConnell, Richard
Penque, Louis
Vittini, Marta M.
Wilder, Alden C.

Employee Defined Contribution Administrative Committee (401a)

Meets:
Description:
Purpose:
Contact: Patricia Brosamer
Phone Number: (561) 494-1000

Members of this Board:
Deputy City Adm., Dorritt Miller,
Green, Jeffrey
Martin, Carol Stewart
McDermott, Linda
Vittini, Marta M.

Employees Defined Benefit Retirement System Board Of Trustees

Meets:
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Contact: Margie Adcock
Phone Number:

Members of this Board:
Barnard, Victoria
Burd, Robert
Deputy City Adm., Dorritt Miller,
Green, Jeffrey
Kahle, Craig U.
Rodgers, Benny E.
Vittini, Marta M.

Firemen's Pension Board Of Trustees

Meets: 2nd Thursday of each month at 1:30 pm
Description:
Purpose: General administration, management, and responsibility for the proper operation of the Firefighters retirement system
Contact: Scott Barr
Phone Number: (561) 624-3277

Members of this Board:
Franco, Ronald A.
Kelly, Scott
Merrell, David
Montante, Gaetano

Golf Commission

Meets: Every second Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m.
Description:
Purpose: Makes decisions relative to management of the municipal golf course
Contact: Dorritt Miller
Phone Number: (561) 822-1400

Members of this Board:
Fleming, Mary
Greenfield, Jerome
Jensen, Bonni S.
Juliano, Barbara
Kimmel, Bernard
Littles, Robbie T.
Mailloux, Scott
Scholl, George W.
Shipman, Alfred J.

Historic Preservation Board

Meets: Every fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m., Commission Chambers, City Hall
Description:
Purpose: Reviews and approves all changes to historically designated structures within the city in accordance to the Historic Preservation Ordinance
Contact: Friederike Mittner
Phone Number: (561) 822-1457

Members of this Board:
Brasseur, Jeffery D.
Cullen, Linda G.
Ferguson, Gwendolyn
Garcia, Oscar I.
Henderson, Esq., Rebecca L.
Herrick, Amanda S.
Little, Dana P.
Rodriguez, Jose I.
Stefansic, Jeanne

Library Advisory Board

Meets: Every second Wednesday of each month at 5:00 p.m.
Description:
Purpose: Makes recommendations for the guidance of the library activities
Contact: Chris Murray
Phone Number: (561) 868-7717

Members of this Board:
Castillo, Shaun M.
Conley-Harding, Leesa
Coyle, Ginny L.
Datena, Mabel
Parry, Leo R.
Peppers, Andrea
Peterson, Lois

Nuisance Abatement Board

Meets: 1st Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m., Commission Chambers, City Hall
Description:

Upcoming Hearing Dates
Purpose: Hears cases on properties cited for drug activity, prostitution, or gang activity
Contact:
Phone Number: (561) 822-1363

Members of this Board:
Currier, Romin
Little, William
Medina, Raul
Mentser, Alan D.
Morrison, Beverly Elliott

Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee

Meets: 2nd Tuesday of each month at 4:00 pm. in Room 519, City Hall
Description:
Purpose: Addresses all matters affecting the City's parks, open spaces, and recreational programs
Contact: Christine Thrower
Phone Number: (561) 804-4903

Members of this Board:
Burdick, Gregory
Crippen, Joel
Cullen, Linda G.
Odum, Michael R.
Peidra, Sergio L.
Ream, David Alexander
Richardson, Gregory
Sned, Patricia J.
Ziegler, Anna

Planning Board

Meets: Every third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m., Commission Chambers, City Hall
Description:
Purpose: Recommends policies for physical development and advises in the preparation of the Comprehensive Plan, and considers whether specific proposed developments conform to the Plan
Contact: Angella Jones-Vann
Phone Number: (561) 822-1441

Members of this Board:
Dominicis, Virginia
Jackson, Charles Carlton
Kotzen, MD, Jeffrey H.
Mayans, Steve
McLeod, Todd
Spina, Keith
Weiss, Gregg
Williams, Keith L.

Police Pension Board Of Trustees

Meets: On-call
Description:
Purpose: General administration, management, and responsibility for the proper operation of the Police retirement system
Contact: David M. Williams
Phone Number: (561) 471-0802

Members of this Board:
Fragakis, Chris
Frost, Jack
Kahle, Craig U.
Marchese, Troy
White, Wilton

Small Business Committee

Meets:
Description:
Purpose: Considers/decides any appeals of decisions by the manager of the City's Small Business Division to not certify, firm or business, under Chapter 66 of the City Code
Contact: Tiffany M. Neilly-McCray
Phone Number: (561) 822-1277

Members of this Board:
Burdick, Geoffrey C.
Contreras, Elena E.
Daddona, Philip
Schwartz, Seth
Sullivan, Thais R.
Thomas-Anthony, Tammy S.
Zahniser, Alice V.

Sustainability Advisory Committee

Meets:
Description: The Committee was appointed by the Mayor for terms of two years and is composed of nine regular members that are residents or have their principal place of employment within the City.

General goals of the committee include:

(a) Reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase energy efficiency, conserve water, reduce waste, and employ environmentally-responsible products and technologies.

(b) Promote the use of methods, systems and materials that do not deplete natural land, water, and energy resources or harm natural cycles.

(c) Encourage the growth of green businesses and green jobs within the city, as well as the adoption of sustainable practices by existing businesses.

(d) Empower every resident of the city, regardless of social demographics or economic means, by informing city residents of practical and attainable ways to live sustainably.

(e) Lead by example as a green municipality.

(f) Work cooperatively with leaders in the nonprofit and academic communities, the private sector, the State of Florida, the Federal government and local governments throughout Palm Beach County and South Florida in matters relating to sustainability.

(g) Encourage sustainability as an integral part of the future development of the city.

(h) Develop and implement a city-wide sustainability action plan.

We thank the Sustainability Advisory Committee for their willingness to serve (and sustain!) our City!
Purpose: The focus of the Committee is to help advance the sustainability goals of the City, please see generalized goals below.
Contact: Penni Redford
Phone Number: (561) 804-4981
Members of this Board:
Burgess, Jonathan
Copeland, Tom
Crampton, Lew
Fuller, Chanda
Jadunandan, Jonathan
King, Edwin R.
Rodriguez, Rafael
Schreiber, Janet
Sussac, Jeremy

Traffic Calming Advisory Committee

Meets:
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Purpose:
Contact: Brian Collins
Phone Number: (561) 494-1076

Members of this Board:
Alford, John
Beadles, Miranda
Carsillo, Michael
Chavez, Augusto J.
Collins, Brian
Gawaldo, Gerry
Hansen, Alex
Warren, Elizabeth

Water Advisory Board

Meets: 1st Thursday of each month from 4-6pm
Description: The Water Advisory Board serves in an advisory capacity to the City Commission with respect to matters relating to long-range planning for the City's public water system and in matters relating to the development, use and management of water resources within the City.

The Water Advisory Board meets 1st Thursday of each month from 4pm - 6pm at City Hall - Public Utilities 4th Floor large conference room.
Purpose:
Contact: David Hanks, Director of Public Utilities
Phone Number: (561) 494-1046

Members of this Board:
Ceprano, Natalie
Coniglio, Gail L.
Cooper, Jonathan
Haywood, Kenyetta V.
Levine, Terry J.
Marshall, John A.
Sain, Eric
Schack, Myles
Weinstein, Stuart

West Palm Beach Housing Authority

Meets: 1st Friday of each month at 8:00 am
Description:
Purpose: Oversees public housing developments
Contact: Laurel Robinson
Phone Number: (561) 655-8530

Members of this Board:
Camacho, Peter
Echols-Starr, Thyra
Foreman, Seymour
McClane, Ed
Nardoni, Ren
Scruggs, Zenobia
Smith-Barnes, Denise

Zoning Board Of Appeals

Meets: Every first Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m., Commission Chambers, City Hall
Description:
Purpose: Hears and decides appeals when errors of order, requirement or the decision made by the zoning officer
Contact: Angella Jones-Vann
Phone Number: (561) 822-1441

Members of this Board:
Bakst, Michael R.
Carman, James M.
Franks, Rae C.
Izenberg, Alan
Lawrence, David B.
Smith, Cleveland A.
Steinberg, Alan