SARA BAXTER FOR PALM BEACH COUNTY
COMMISSION DISTRICT 6

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PALM BEACH COUNTY'S DISTRICT 6

WHERE IS PALM BEACH COUNTY'S DISTRICT 6?

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The Palm Beach Commission's 6th District is located in southeastern Florida and includes Royal Palm Beach, Greenacres, Wellington, Belle Glade, and West Lake Worth. The 6th District includes large swathes of unincorporated Palm Beach County to the southwest of Wellington. The large dark green portion of the map above. outlines the 6th District. 

WHAT DOES A PALM BEACH COUNTY COMMISSIONER DO? 

 

The Board of County Commissioners serves as the legislative and policy-setting body for county government; enacts countywide laws and authorizes programs and all expenditures of county funds. They also act as the Child Care Facilities Board, the Solid Waste Authority Governing Board, the Environmental Control Board and the Zoning Board. 

Seven commissioners are elected from single-member districts to staggered four-year terms to represent the entire county. The Board of County Commissioners generally meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month for public hearings and regular agenda items.