West Palm Beach CRA in High Gear

You’ve heard the buzz and it’s getting louder!! The West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is in high gear as it moves forward with the development of LOT 23, an art-centric, neighborhood-scale artist colony. The project area is adjacent to Northwood Village and is located in the Pleasant City Community. At build-out, the project…

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Commissioners Want to Create Enterprise Zones Throughout Polk County

Commissioners Want to Create Enterprise Zones Throughout Polk County By: Tom Palmer THe LEDGER County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to pursue approval to establish an enterprise zone in unincorporated Polk County. The vote follows approval of resolutions from other Polk cities seeking similar designations. County Attorney Michael Craig said the exact boundaries of the enterprise…

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Public-Private Partnership Q&As

Public-Private Partnership Q&As Why should governments turn to the private-sector to help perform services they have traditionally handled themselves? Actually, public-private partnerships have been in existence since long before the Revolutionary War. In 1652, the Water Works Company of Boston was the first private firm in America to provide drinking water to citizens. Today, creative…

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