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Insider Newsletter for Friday, April 28, 2023



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We Want To Hear From YOU!

The City is seeking public input to help improve and prioritize the Rethink Paradise Sustainability Action Plan. The Community Input Form will be available until June 30, 2023 and should take approximately 15 minutes to complete.

 
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New WPB Firefighters Train For Water Rescues

The West Palm Beach Fire Department is training a new class of recruits on all facets of firefighting and rescue. Here’s a glimpse of the water rescue training the recruits get to be prepared to save lives.

 

Upcoming Street Improvement Road Closures

The City of West Palm Beach will be implementing road closures this coming weekend at the intersection of Quadrille Boulevard and Clematis Street for street paving. Click on the link below for additional information on what roads will be affected.

 

SunFest 2023 is Almost Here!

Don’t miss out on this year’s SunFest! Join us for three days of live music, sun, and delicious food along the waterfront. With headliners like Jack Johnson, The Chainsmokers, and Flo Rida, this is an event you won’t want to miss.

SunFest begins on Friday, May 5, and runs through Sunday, May 7, 2023.

 

Join Us in the City Nature Challenge 2023

Help West Palm Beach show the world how amazing our City is for both people and nature by joining us in an epic contest to discover and record as much wildlife as possible over four days. The challenge begins Friday, April 28 and runs until Monday, May 1, 2023.

 
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Earth Day Cleanup at Currie Park

West Palm Beach residents celebrated Earth Day by cleaning up Currie Park and adjacent Intracoastal waters. The cleanup was a joint project of Keep West Palm Beach Beautiful, Visit Palm Beaches, and the Beach Bucket Foundation.

Earth Day started in 1970, but there is still much to do to keep our planet clean and safe.

 

Vegetation Amnesty Days Continue through May 5

In preparation for the 2023 Hurricane season, City of West Palm Beach residents are encouraged to place an unlimited amount of vegetative waste curbside now until Friday, May 5, 2023. Pickups will take place on your regularly scheduled pickup days at no additional cost to you.

Vegetation includes grass clippings, leaves, tree, shrubbery cuttings or trimmings, broken or cut tree limbs and logs, and other vegetation incidental to the care of lawns and gardens.

 

 

City Events & Activities

Grassy Waters Preserve Activities

Reservations are required for all programs. Please call the Nature Center at

(561) 804-4985 (TTY: 800-955-8771) to RSVP.

  • Kayak Cruise
  • Marsh Critters Dipnetting
  • Boardwalk Hike
  • Swamp Tromp
  • And, more!
 

Community Events

Clematis by Night (Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis Street)

Thursday, May 4, No Concert – Enjoy SunFest!

Thursday, May 11, 6 – 9 p.m.

56 Ace: Modern Country Rock

Screen on the Green (Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis Street)

Friday, May 12, 6:30 – 9 p.m.

Jurassic World Dominion (PG-13)

Sunday on the Waterfront: SNT Hurricane Party (Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis Street)

Sunday, May 21, 4 – 7 p.m.

Actual Bank Robbers, High-energy Rock & Pop

 

Mandel Public Library Events & Programs

Here’s a snapshot of some of the March programs offered by the Mandel Public Library, 411 Clematis Street

  • Driving Simulator
  • Baby Storytime
  • Star Wars Celebration
  • Itsy Bitsy Yoga
  • Sewing Open Studio
  • Spanish Conversation Group
  • K-Pop Club
  • And, more!

‘May the Fandom Be With You’ Celebration All Month Long

The City of West Palm Beach is hosting special programs throughout the month of May to celebrate all things geek with the May the Fandom Be With You initiative at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach.

 

Recent Policy Actions, Next City Commission Meeting

The next City Commission meeting will be held on Monday, May 1 at 5 p.m. in City Hall, 401 Clematis Street. Commission meetings are held every other Monday, except for holidays, and the public is encouraged to attend.

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Join Our Team, Apply Today!

The City is seeking candidates for several positions, including:

  • Senior Project Engineer
  • Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Parking Facility Supervisor
  • Parks Maintenance Supervisor
  • Telecommunicator (911 Operator)
  • And, more!
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What’s It Like Working for the

West Palm Beach Public Works Department?

Josh McDermott, Director of the Public Works Department for the City of West Palm Beach, takes you inside one of the busiest and diverse teams in City government.

 

Weekly Road & Dock Update

Know about road closures before your morning or evening commute!

 

WPB-TV Lineup

Find WPB-TV listings and live broadcast times for City of West Palm Beach public meetings with the City’s new Public Meeting Broadcast Guide.

 

Have a City Issue or Complaint?

Submit a Service Request Today with…

City Directory

Code of Ordinances

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