Palm Beach Gardens will argue that Palm Beach County’s decades-old system of collecting impact fees from developers must be thrown out.
A fight over control of millions of dollars in developer money has morphed into a rebellion that could blow up the system that has helped pay for growth in Palm Beach County since the 1980s.
At its center is Palm Beach Gardens, which alone among the county’s 39 cities is fighting in court for the right to collect a state-sanctioned “mobility fee” from developers and spend it on projects of the city’s choice.
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Developer seeks permission to add 2 acres, 26 condos to now-vacant site along the Intracoastal Waterway at PGA Boulevard.
Consultant Randy Nielsen promises to keep pressure on Palm Beach Gardens officials over spending policies.
The next city election is five months away. Candidates don’t even formally sign up to run until November.
But attack ads already are in the mail.
An unregistered group called Protect Gardens Taxpayers is taking shots at city Councilmember Carl Woods.
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