Month: August 2023

In Case You Missed It: Governor Ron DeSantis Travels to Communities Hardest Hit by Hurricane Idalia
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In Case You Missed It: Governor Ron DeSantis Travels to Communities Hardest Hit by Hurricane Idalia

In Case You Missed It: Governor Ron DeSantis Travels to Communities Hardest Hit by Hurricane Idalia

In Case You Missed It: Governor Ron DeSantis Travels to Communities Hardest Hit by Hurricane Idalia   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Governor Ron DeSantis today traveled to Cedar Key, Horseshoe Beach, and Steinhatchee as Florida continues its Hurricane Idalia response. In Cedar Key, Governor DeSantis met with local officials, including the Levy County Sheriff, to receive […]

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2023 Hurricane Season – Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday
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2023 Hurricane Season – Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

2023 Hurricane Season – Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Hurricane season 2023 is here. Are you prepared? Hurricane season is June 1 through November 30, 2023. Now more than ever, it is important to review your hurricane preparedness plan to adapt quickly to a weather emergency. Below you will find important resources and information to help you take the necessary steps to be prepared […]

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2023 Hurricane Season – Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday
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News to Use – August 30, 2023

2023 Hurricane Season – Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

FUNDING FOR ORGANIZATIONS Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs Quarterly Grant Programs Deadlines   Community Grants Program (CG) Geraldine Toussain / Geraldine.Toussaint@miamidade.gov The Community Grants program supports cultural programs, projects and events, such as fairs, parades and neighborhood festivals. The program funds arts projects with strong community involvement and/or outreach component and is particularly sensitive to […]

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2023 Hurricane Season – Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday
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American Rescue Plan Update and COVID-19 Resources

2023 Hurricane Season – Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Dear Colleagues, We are marking a full year of The New Normal – the term used to describe the period of profound change caused by the COVID-19 pandemic that probably could have better been called the “Awful Normal” or just plain the “New Awful.” Today, we are looking forward to the future with the hopes […]

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Road & Dock Closures for Thursday, August 31, 2023
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Road & Dock Closures for Thursday, August 31, 2023

Road & Dock Closures for Thursday, August 31, 2023

CITY OF WEST PALM BEACH ENGINEERING, PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITY ROAD CLOSURES  Monceaux Road between Dixie Highway (US 1) and Georgia Avenue (through August 2023): There will be intermittent lane closures for underground utility improvements. Access to all homes and businesses will be maintained.  Northlake Boulevard west of Coconut Boulevard (until further notice): Periodic eastbound right turn […]

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Pleasant City Family Reunion 2023: Celebrating Unity, Heritage, Community
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Pleasant City Family Reunion 2023: Celebrating Unity, Heritage, Community

Pleasant City Family Reunion 2023: Celebrating Unity, Heritage, Community

August 30, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Diane G. Papadakos, Director of Communications City of West Palm Beach – Mayor’s Office dpapadakos@wpb.org (561)  822-1411 (TTY: 800-955-8771) Alyassia “Asia” Taylor, President Pleasant City Neighborhood Association pleasantcityfirst@gmail.com (561) 247-3408   Pleasant City Family Reunion 2023: Celebrating Unity, Heritage, and Community Spirit WEST PALM BEACH, FL – The […]

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MEMORANDUM: EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 23-172
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MEMORANDUM: EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 23-172

MEMORANDUM: EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 23-172

MEMORANDUM     TO:                 Members of the Press   FROM:           Jason Mahon, Director of Communications, Governor Ron DeSantis   DATE:            Monday, August 28, 2023   RE:                 Executive Order 23-172 (Amending Executive Order […]

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MEMORANDUM: EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 23-172
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Governor DeSantis Directs $1.1 Million to Edward Waters University for Campus Security and to Support Shooting Victims’ Families

MEMORANDUM: EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 23-172

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Over the weekend, Governor DeSantis vehemently condemned the horrific, racially-motivated murders in Jacksonville near Edward Waters University. Governor DeSantis announced an initial, immediate award of $1 million through the Volunteer Florida Foundation to bolster campus security at Edward Waters University in addition to an award of $100,000 to help the impacted families of […]

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MEMORANDUM: EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 23-172
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Governor Ron DeSantis Suspends Tolls Along Florida’s West Coast in Preparation for Tropical Storm Idalia

MEMORANDUM: EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 23-172

Tolls to be suspended on transportation facilities located throughout Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lake, Pasco, Pinellas, Sumter Counties and portions of Orange County   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that he has directed the suspension of tolls along Florida’s west coast in preparation for Tropical Storm Idalia. By suspending tolls in the impacted area, Floridians […]

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Community Leaders to Address Mental Health Crisis in West Palm Beach
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Community Leaders to Address Mental Health Crisis in West Palm Beach

Community Leaders to Address Mental Health Crisis in West Palm Beach

August 29, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact:  Diane G. Papadakos, Director of Communications City of West Palm Beach – Mayor’s Office dpapadakos@wpb.org / (561) 822-1411 (TTY: 800-955-8771) Community Leaders Unite to Address Mental Health Crisis in West Palm Beach WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Mayor Keith A. James is spearheading a critical discussion on mental […]

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