Latest news

Palm Beach County Economic Inclusion Policy Deliberation Phase Timeline

With the Disparity Study completed, the Deliberations Phase gives all Small Businesses the opportunity to provide input, Policy suggestions and Program comments. The Black Chamber is a strong advocate and supporter and encourages all Small/Minority/Woman owned businesses to invest in your Company by participating in the dialog. At the end of the day, we are confident that Palm Beach County Small/Minority/Woman Business opportunities will increase and move towards economic parity.

To know more about the study: Click Here.

Palm Beach County Economic Inclusion Policy Deliberation Phase Timeline

8/14/18
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Internal/External Stakeholder Meeting
Vista Center, 2300 North Jog Road, Hearing Chambers, West Palm Beach, FL  33411
Recap of all Internal/External Stakeholder meetings and present recommendations, outstanding issues and concerns and priorities. Present draft
ordinances and PPMs for staff review and external stakeholders for comments.

8/21/18
9:30 am
BCC Workshop
Time to be determined
301 North Olive Avenue, 6th Floor Chambers, West Palm Beach, FL
Presentation and review of proposed Ordinances and PPMs to BCC

9/18/18
Internal/External Stakeholder Meeting
559 N. Military Trail, Exhibit A & B, West Palm Beach, FL
Review and incorporate comments from staff and BCC for finalization of draft Equal Business Opportunity Ordinance and amendments of existing ordinances and PPMs.

10/2/18
9:30 am
BCC Meeting
301 North Olive Avenue, 6th Floor Chambers, West Palm Beach, FL
Preliminary reading and permission to advertise for public hearing on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 an ordinance establishing the new Equal Business Opportunity Program.

10/16/18
9:30 am
BCC Meeting
301 North Olive Avenue, 6th Floor Chambers, West Palm Beach, FL
Present ordinances and PPMS for final approval by the BCC. Request direction for program implementation at Public Hearing for Equal Business Opportunity Program.

Any questions, please contact:
Tonya Davis Johnson, Director
Office of Small Business Assistance
50 S. Military Trail, Suite 202
West Palm Beach, FL  33415
Main:    561-616-6840
Fax:        561-616-6850
www.pbcgov.com/osba

Tiffany FaublasPalm Beach County Economic Inclusion Policy Deliberation Phase Timeline