May 26, 2022

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Millions in ‘Biden bucks’ OK’d for Palm Seaside County funds. What about community IDs?

Months immediately after admonishing the Palm Seashore County administrator for proposing to use $62 million in American Rescue Strategy pounds to equilibrium the spending plan, county commissioners on Tuesday appeared glad with making use of a smaller sum of $46.4 million to make up the shortfall caused by the pandemic.

But much of the finances dialogue didn’t revolve about a multimillion-dollar expenditure. Instead, some commissioners fretted about a feasible $75,000 grant to the Legal Support Society of Palm Beach County for its local community ID system, which is meant for residents who are normally not able to get a federal or condition ID.

“If Authorized Assist can discover a private funding source and they want to proceed this application, that is all properly and great. But I are unable to guidance general public funding for this,” Vice Mayor Robert Weinroth explained.