Wednesday, November 20, 2013

West Palm Beat blog | The Palm Beach Post » Blog Archive » WPB Commissioner asks for ruling on whether mayor alone can pick CRA firm

Things can get more complicated with a "strong mayor" form of government like that in West Palm Beach. Now, the Commission has hired another attorney so that they can get a second opinion on opinions made by the existing city attorney, who is more under control of the Mayor. Commissioner Materio brings up a worthy issue here. The CRA in West Palm Beach has a lot of money and resources, much more than the Lake Worth CRA. The West Palm CRA is run by the City Commission, with a few extra members thrown in, I believe. This issue surrounds the way the CRA will be staffed. The Mayor is pushing for an outside firm. Click title for link.