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INSIDER Newsletter (8/25/2019)

August 25, 2019

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Get to Know Your

West Palm Beach Fire Department


Did you know that the West Palm Beach Fire Department responds to over 27,000 calls each year? From putting out fires to hurricane preparedness to saving lives, the West Palm Beach Fire Department is there when you need them. But there is much more to this agency than you may know. Click on the video above to learn more how your fire department is adopting the latest technology and strategies to keep you, your family and your business safe.


Get the Facts on the Proposed Fire Assessment

Get the facts on the proposed fire assessment. What is the fire assessment program, and what are the proposed rates for 2020? A public hearing is scheduled for August 26, 2019 at 5 PM. Click below for more information.


Recent Policy Actions

The City Commission generally meets every other Monday. Here are some of the approvals and decisions made by the City Commission during the latest meeting held August 12, 2019


Public Meetings

The public is invited and encouraged to attend CWPB public meetings. 

***Meetings held in the Commission Chambers and Flagler Gallery are located at City Hall, which is located at 401 Clematis Street***



  • 11:00 a.m., Consensus Meeting for Agenda Cover Memorandum (ACM) Replacement Software (City Center, 5th Floor Conf. Room 519)
  • 3:30 p.m., Special CRA Meeting (Commission Chambers)
  • 5:00 p.m., City Commission Meeting - Final Fire Assessment Rate Resolution & Chronic Nuisance Assessments (Commission Chambers)


  • 5:00 p.m., Historic Preservation Board (Commission Chambers)


  • 5:30 p.m., Mayor's Youth Council (Mayor's Board Room)


  • 10:00 a.m., ECR Board Agenda Review Meeting (Flagler Gallery)


  • No meeting

Frequently Asked Questions on Proposed

South Flagler Dr. Safety Improvement Project

On Monday, the West Palm Beach City Commission will consider the proposed South Flagler Safety Project, which includes bike lanes. Follow the link below for a list of commonly asked questions regarding the project.


Banyan Blvd. Improvements to Promote More Equitable, Safe and Attractive Transportation Network in West Palm Beach

The City of West Palm Beach and the West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency have approved plans to make downtown more accessible to pedestrians and cyclists with mobility improvements to Banyan Boulevard. These improvements, which are a part of the Downtown Mobility Plan adopted by the City in May 2018, will help create a more equitable, safe and attractive transportation network throughout the City.


Capital Improvement Project to Address Localized Flooding Along N. Flagler Drive, Northwood Shores

The City of West Palm Beach is moving forward with drainage improvements to reduce localized flooding along North Flagler Dr. and in the Northwood Shores neighborhood. 

The multimillion dollar Currie Park Green Streets and Stormwater Improvements project will include:

  • Storm drainage on N. Flagler Dr., between 34th - 35th Sts.; 
  • Additional treatment for stormwater runoff discharges into the Lake Worth Lagoon;
  • An additional stormwater drain system at 3336 N. Flagler Dr. to provide additional relief of stormwater runoff on N. Flagler Dr. 

Washington Rd. Utility, Stormwater Improvement Project to Address Prospect Park, Southland Park Street Flooding

The City of West Palm Beach is moving toward final design approval of a multimillion dollar utility and stormwater improvement project for historic Southland Park and Prospect Park which includes the north Washington Road corridor. The project will address the issue of flooding and features a wide array of infrastructure improvements for the neighborhoods.


We need your input!

Take the WPB: The Art Smart Survey

 In 2014, the City of West Palm Beach passed an ordinance establishing an Art in Public Places (AiPP) Program to foster public artworks that inspire creativity, promote City pride, engage local artists, attract and entertain tourists, and reflect the City’s diverse culture and communities.


Since the inception of the program, a broad spectrum of more than a dozen artworks, including sculptures and temporary interactive art installations, have been installed in public spaces throughout the City. 


The City’s AiPP program seeks opinions from our community to better understand the public’s thoughts on public art as the program evolves. The City invites residents and visitors to take a short, online survey on our City’s public art. To take the survey, please click the button below.


We want your West Palm Beach photos!

We love to share our beautiful City on Social Media! This great photo of a glowing sky over Perini Park was taken by Mike Lambert and reshared on the City's Instagram account. We want your favorite photos from around town! Email them to gmarcelo@wpb.org.


Mandel Public Library Events for September, 2019

September Highlights: LOTS OF FREE EVENTS & ACTIVITES!

Sept. 5            Learn the Fundamentals of Drawing

Sept. 7            Concert Performance: Joel Zoss

Sept.. 8           Concert Performance: Folk Songs of the 60’s with Laible Blu

Sept. 11          History of D-Day Landings with Robert Watson

Sept. 14          Concert Performance: Peter Roland

Sept. 17          Make Fall Wreaths

Sept. 18          World Dance Performance with Dawn Rhys

Sept. 19 & 16 Creative Writing: Your Novel’s Characters

Sept. 19          Kids Can Cook

Sept. 21          TEEN Acrylic Painting Class

Sept. 24          Dog Tales Starts (T, W, Th & Sat)

Sept. 25          The Galapagos: A Living Museum

Sept. 26          Create a Micro-Mosaic Stained Glass Necklace




VIDEO: WPB Employees Donate Supplies to Roosevelt School


VIDEO: Mayor /Commission Work Session (August 19, 2019)


VIDEO: Mayor /Commission Work Session (August 19, 2019): What's the Proposed Fire Assessment, and why is it needed?


VIDEO: City Commission Workshop (August 19, 2019): Final Commission Budget Workshop


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