Judge Gillman grants injunction requiring city to turn over millions from developer payments; appeal possible and full trial awaits.
Palm Beach Gardens’ effort to pay for growth through a mobility fee suffered a setback Thursday when a Palm Beach County Circuit Court judge ruled that the city’s approach violated state law.
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Seacoast Utility Authority replaces aging headquarters with $21 million campus.
When you turn on your faucet, you expect water to come gushing out. When you flush your toilet, you expect the water to go swirling away.
In Palm Beach Gardens, Lake Park, North Palm Beach and Juno Beach, that has meant relying on the Seacoast Utility Authority, housed for decades in its low-slung, aging headquarters next to the water plant on Hood Road.
Seacoast remains, but after 40 years its headquarters are gone.
In April, the utility started in 1955 by Lake Park and Palm Beach Gardens founder John D. MacArthur completes its move into a stylish series of blue buildings accented by brown stone that nearly doubles its space, protects against hurricanes and modernizes meeting rooms, warehouse space and labs.
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