2014 Palm Beach County Advocacy Issues

Talent Supply and Education

  • PBC School District Operational Efficiencies Committee – a collaboration between School District staff and community business leaders striving to find savings in the School District’s operational budget. 

Innovation and Economic Development

  • Palm Beach County Bed Tax increase

Infrastructure and Growth Leadership

  • Expansion of Major League Baseball in Palm Beach County
  • Protection of the Palm Beach County Coastline

Business Climate and Competiveness

  • West Palm Beach Economic Development Incentives
  • Countywide Contractor Certification
  • Expedited planning approval process

Civic and Governance Systems

  • County Government Budget Advisory Committee – a collaboration between Palm Beach County staff and community business leaders striving to find saving in the County’s operational budget.
  • Ethics Initiatives, including the continuous funding of the Inspector General

Quality of Life and Quality Places

  • Continuous support for Palm Beach County’s Life Sciences