February 9, 2018 Edition - The News Palm Beachers Need to Know 
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Kirk Blouin Set to Take Over as Town Manager on Feb. 13
Kirk Blouin
Town officials said Blouin was expected to succeed Tom Bradford as town manager on Feb. 13, when Blouin's new management contract and Bradford's severance agreement would both be on the agenda for council approval.
Incoming Palm Beach Manager Wants New Approach to Spending Cuts
Palm Beach Town Hall
Incoming Town Manager Kirk Blouin was lukewarm Wednesday about a comprehensive staff review of town operations, suggesting he might take a different approach to cutting expenses.
New Online Agenda Format for Town Council Meetings
sample agenda
Effective for the February 13, 2018, Town Council meeting agendas and supporting back-up materials for council meetings will be available via a new "Online Agenda" viewing format on the Town's website.
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Community Forum 2018
Free and Open to the Public, Valet Parking
or Call
Palm Beach Looking to Trim Easement Costs in Utilities Project
Palm Beach is looking to cut its easement acquisition costs during the second phase of the islandwide burial of overhead utilities. The plan calls for Steven Stern, underground utilities project manager, to shoulder the administrative and coordination tasks performed by lawyers or legal staff during the first phase of the project.
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It's Been a Long Road from Testa's to Frisbies' Royal Poinciana Palm Beach
Testa proposed
More than 10 years after the Testa family first proposed redeveloping its property at the east end of Royal Poinciana Way, a different family - the Frisbies - is redeveloping the site.
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West Palm Discussing Downtown Alcohol Sales, Pot Dispensaries
400 Clematis
With plans for major streetscape improvements, alley enlivening projects and street-level office incubators on or near Clematis Street, city officials reached informal consensus Monday that they have enough projects in play not to rush into approving six-pack sales or medical marijuana dispensaries downtown just yet.
West Palm Sues U.S. to Affirm Pro-Immigrant 'Welcoming City' Stance
West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio
Mayor Jeri Muoio
Threatened with loss of police grants, West Palm Beach countered Tuesday by suing the Department of Justice, asking a U.S. court to declare the city's 2017 Welcoming City resolution compliant with federal law and put an end to the threats, which are aimed to win local help in deportations.
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Vecellios' Gift Will Establish Women's Cardiology Research Fund
Kathryn and Leo Vecellio
Kathryn and Leo Vecellio
The Cleveland Clinic has a special place in Kathryn Vecellio's heart. Literally. In addition to being the facility where her father had his double bypass, it's also the place where she underwent two aortic valve replacement surgeries.  Because of her own experience, she is a passionate advocate for women's heart health. Her husband, Leo is a Civic Association Director.
Palm Beach Buyer Snaps Up Entire Floor of The Bristol Condo
Sydell Miller
Sydell Miller
The Bristol, Palm Beach County's most expensive condominium, has sold the entire 24th floor to Palm Beach philanthropist Sydell Miller, a Civic Association Director.
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Irishman Sells His Tech Firm to Miami Dolphins Owner in $30m Deal
Steve Ross
Steve Ross
Oxford Solutions, a cyber security company which is to be rebranded as Skout Secure Intelligence, has been acquired by RSE Ventures, a VC firm founded in 2012 by Stephen M Ross, a Civic Association Director, and Matt Higgins which typically backs sports and entertainment firms.
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Monday, February 12, 2018, 11:00 AM - 2 PM
2018 Civic Association Annual Awards Luncheon & VIP Reception
The Breakers
February 13, 2018, 9:30 AM
Town Council Meeting-Regular Business
Town Council Chambers
February 14, 2018, 9:30 AM
Town Council Meeting-Development Review Matters
Town Council Chambers
February 15, 2018, 10:00 AM
Civic Association Kunkel Foundation
Foundation Committee Members Only
Civic Association Community Room
February 16, 2018, 10:00 AM
Civic Association Directors Nominating Committee
Nominating Committee Members Only
Civic Association Community Room
February 20, 2018, 9:30 AM
Planning and Zoning Commission
Town Council Chambers
February 21, 2018, 9:30 AM
Landmarks Preservation Commission Meeting
Town Council Chambers
February 21, 2018, 09:30 AM
Civic Association Executive Committee
Executive Committee Members Only
Civic Association Community Room
U.S. Ambassadors Discuss their Service at Civic Association Luncheon in #PalmBeach [Videos]
Civic Association Ambassador Luncheon
By Michele Dargan, Special for the Civic Association -- Howard Leach and Craig Stapleton, who both served the United States as ambassadors to France, spoke to a packed house Friday, kicking off a new Civic Association Ambassador Luncheon Series at Café L'Europe.
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Two Generations of Frisbie Family Shaping Real Estate in Palm Beach
Richard Graulich  Palm Beach Life
Richard Graulich /Palm Beach Life
It's nearing sunset at the home of Kim and Robert Frisbie Sr. on the inlet at the northern tip of Palm Beach. And what appears to be an entire clan of Frisbies has gathered in the family room. Assembled are three of the couple's four adult children, plus two of their spouses.
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Friends of Palm Beach
Beach Clean-Up
Friends of Palm Beach
Date:  Saturday, Feb.17th
Time:  9am to 11am
Place:  President of Palm Beach Condo Building

All supplies will be there.
Iced water and snacks too.

For More Info:
Phone: 561-507-0345
Police: Multiple Car Burglaries Near Barton and Seaview in Palm Beach
auto burglary
Palm Beach Police said Tuesday there have been several car burglaries in the area of Barton Avenue and Seaview Avenue.
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Fraud Alert: Palm Beach Police Charity Scam
palm beach police car
There are people calling residents, schools and businesses asking for donations in support of the Palm Beach Police Department. If you receive one of these calls, do not donate money. The Palm Beach Police Department does not solicit donations.
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'Test' Tsunami Warning Startles
Palm Beach County
Tsunami alert
Did you get a tsunami warning for Palm Beach County on Tuesday morning? Not to worry. It was just a monthly test. But some people didn't get the "test" part.
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Changes to Florida's Hurricane Evacuation
hurricane evacuation route
Hurricane Irma saw 6.5 million Floridians take to the road. The result? Major traffic jams.
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Medical Center Upgrades Robotic Surgery System
Da Vinci Xi Surgical System
The hospital just received an upgrade on an innovative piece of technology to help them better perform surgeries. It's called the Da Vinci Xi Surgical System.
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What Happens to Pilots Who Violate Trump
Air Space?
When motorists speed, or run a stop sign, they get a ticket. But what about those pilots that cross into no-fly zones when President Donald Trump is at Mar-a-Lago?
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Town Council to Appoint a Member to the Retirement Board of Trustees
The Retirement Board of Trustees acts in a fiduciary capacity for the Town's retirement funds and in an advisory capacity to the Town Council on matters relating to the administration of the Town's various retirement plans.
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Town Council to Appoint Member(s) to the Code Enforcement Board
The Code Enforcement Board hears cases involving violations of the Town Code and ordinances, and imposes administrative fines and other noncriminal penalties where a pending or repeated violation exists. 
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Town Council to Appoint Member(s) to the Recreation Advisory Commission
The Recreation Advisory Commission acts in an advisory capacity and shall make recommendations to the Town Council on matters relating to Town recreation programs and facilities. 
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