April Meeting Recap 2013

Palm Beach County League of Cities
April 26, 2013

We thank The Village of Palm Springs and Republic Services for hosting the League at the G-Star School of the Arts.

Board Meeting The Board approved the Associate membership applications of Pannone, Lopes Devereaux & West, LLC, Jenna Austin and Diana Demrest.  Welcome to the League!

The Board made an appointment to the County/Regional Committees: Councilmember Jeff Hmara of Royal Palm Beach was appointed to the alternate seat on the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council.

Committee Reports: The board heard reports from Mo Thornton on the Commission on Ethics Ordinance Drafting Committee, Commissioner Keith James on the NLC Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations and Valentin Rodriguez of the Criminal Justice Commission.

Executive Director Richard Radcliffe reported on the Water Taxi Task Force meeting he had with the municipalities and informed the board that the Sober House Bill died in the House.

General Membership Palm Spring's Mayor Bev Smith welcomed the membership to the G-Star School of the Arts. County Commissioner Shelly Vana, whose district includes Palm Springs, was present.

Our featured speaker was Jane Grant, President of Pierson Grant Public Relations on Managing the Media During a Crisis.

The General Membership approved the 2013-14 proposed slate of Officers and Board. To view the slate you can visit www.leagueofcities.com/board.
League Counsel Trela White updated us on pertinent legal issues (for full report go to our News page).

Next month we be installing our 2013-14 Officers and Directors at the Kravis Center on May 22nd. If you would like to attend or be a sponsor, visit www.leagueofcities.com/gala for more information.