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Meeting Minutes <br />City Commission Meeting <br />Boynton Beach, Florida <br />Motion <br />July 18, 2017 <br />Mayor Grant moved to approve the agenda as amended. The motion was duly <br />seconded and unanimously passed. <br />2. OTHER <br />A. Informational items by Members of the City Commission <br />Commissioner Casello attended a ribbon cutting at Secret Gardens. He said that the <br />food was very good and fresh. He indicated that the program allowed small companies <br />to use the kitchen facility to get their products out to sell. He stated that this was a great <br />program. <br />Commissioner Romelus announced she was recently appointed to the Florida League <br />of City, Transportation Intergovernmental Policy Committee. She wanted to be on the <br />board because of her passion for affordable housing. She informed the Commission <br />that the league decided they were going to concentrate on Home Rule. <br />On the 20th Mayor Grant visited the City of Boynton Beach Sister City in Rauma, <br />Finland. A presentation has been scheduled for November 2017, at the Seacrest <br />Library. Thanked everyone that helped with the preparation for his trip to Finland. July <br />13th attended the Business Development Bureau, Cities on the Rise with the Mayor of <br />Lake Worth and the City Manager of Lake Worth; talked about why was it a good place <br />to live and build. He indicated this was a productive meeting. July 14th attended the <br />Legislative Policy Committee meeting. Mayor Grant announced that he was on the Land <br />Use Economics Committee. The City was dealing with some issues concerning the <br />CRA. July 17th the City of Boynton Beach will be featured in the magazine where to <br />retire, by Allen March. He continued that the City has been invited to do the 2017 Mayor <br />Challenge. He encourages everyone to let him know about innovated solutions for today <br />most pressing problems. Mayor Grant announced that the Friends of the Library have <br />flyers regarding subscriptions. Boynton Beach Community High School 1St Annual <br />Campus Beautification day being held Saturday, July 22 2017 from 7a.m. to 3 p.m. The <br />Heart of Boynton Unity celebration was scheduled for July 29, 2017 from 1 p.m. 5 p.m. <br />Commissioner McCray stated that he would pass. <br />Vice Mayor Katz announced he spoke with George Markey in reference to the <br />Cortina/Town Square in the Renaissance Commons area. <br />3. ANNOUNCEMENTS, COMMUNITY & SPECIAL EVENTS & PRESENTATIONS <br />A. Representative Al Jacquet will provide an update on the recent legislative <br />sessions. <br />2 <br />