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March 17, 2019
Voters Elect Keith James as
Mayor of City of West Palm Beach
Runoff Planned for District-3 Commission Race
City of West Palm Beach voters elected Commissioner Keith James as their next Mayor in a municipal election held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Mayor-elect James will succeed outgoing Mayor Jeri Muoio. He will be sworn-in during a ceremony planned for Thursday, April 4, 2019. Congratulations Mayor-elect James!
A runoff election is planned for West Palm Beach Commissioner District 3 candidates Christy Fox and Richard Ryles. The runoff election is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
The referendum question on the ballot was rejected by West Palm Beach voters. The ballot question was, “The City Commission appoints only City residents as audit committee at-large members. Shall the Charter of the City of West Palm Beach, Florida, be amended to allow appointment of at-large members who are either City residents or employees or owners of businesses located in the City of West Palm Beach?”
For additional information about the runoff election for District 3, please contact the office of the City Clerk at (561) 822-1210 or visit: https://wpb.org/Departments/City-Clerk/Office-of-the-City-Clerk.
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Our 6th annual Bike to Work Week included a variety of FREE & fun events, culminating in Friday's Bike to Work Day & Safety Fair. The week's activities also served to educate the community on Vision Zero, the City's road safety initiative.
As Term Winds Down, Mayor Muoio to Bid Farewell at Clematis by Night on March 21: https://www.wpb.org/News-Video/Archive-News/MAYOR-MUOIO-S-FINAL-FAREWELL
WPB Plastic Straw/Stirrer Ban Unanimously Approved - City Launches Education/Information Campaign in Advance of Ban's October Implementation: https://www.wpb.org/News-Video/Archive-News/DITCH-THE-PLASTIC-STRAW!-WEST-PALM-BEASCH-PLASTIC
Sign up for Spring Break Camp with the City's Department of Parks & Recreation: https://www.wpb.org/News-Video/Archive-News/SIGN-UP-FOR-SPRING-BREAK-CAMPS-WITH-THE-CITY-OF-WP
With Priority on Pedestrians, New 'No Right on Red' Signs Go Up on Clematis Street: https://www.wpb.org/News-Video/Archive-News/WITH-PRIORITY-ON-PEDESTRIANS,-NEW-%E2%80%98NO-RIGHT-ON-RED
Improvements Planned for MLK, Jr. Memorial at Currie Park - Memorial to Receive Wall, Fountain, Lighting and Security Upgrades: https://www.wpb.org/News-Video/Archive-News/IMPROVEMENTS-PLANNED-FOR-DR-MARTIN-LUTHER-KING,-JR
City of WPB Open Data Portal is Now Live - Open Data Portal Underscores City's Commitment to Transparency: http://Open Data Portal Underscores City’s Commitment to Transparency
Road and Dock Closures Update: Week of March 17: https://www.wpb.org/News-Video/Archive-News/ROAD-DOCK-CLOSURES-UPDATE-WEEK-OF-MARCH-17,-2019
City of West Palm Beach Recent Policy Actions
For a summary of some of the approvals and decisions made by City Commission during the March 11, 2019 City Commission meeting,
MANDEL PUBLIC LIBRARY OF WPB
MARCH HIGHLIGHTS: LOTS OF FREE EVENTS & ACTIVITIES!
Mar. 16 – 25 SPRING BREAK ACTIVITIES for kids and teens
(Note: Homework Centers closed March 18-25 during Spring Break)
Mar. 20 Millennials Ruin Book Club at Subculture Coffee
Mar. 20 Growing in Florida, 3-class gardening series
Plus Taxes Filed Free with VITA Volunteers and new meditation classes!
TO VIEW THE FULL LIST OF MARCH HIGHLIGHTS AT THE LIBRARY, PLEASE VISIT: http://wpb.org/News-Video/Archive-News/MANDEL-PUBLIC-LIBRARY-EVENTS-FOR-MARCH-2019
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VIDEO: City Commission Meeting (March 11, 2019)
VIDEO: Mayor's Meeting with North End Neighborhoods (March 13, 2019)
VIDEO: WPB Bans Plastic Straws & Stirrers to Protect Environment
VIDEO: WPB PD 'Run with the Cops 5K 2019' Challenge
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