A change in state law has put into question an agreement between the Port of Palm Beach and Riviera Beach, angering some of the port’s commissioners.
At issue is whether the city can charge the port fees for issuing permits for port projects. A longstanding agreement between the two says the the port need not pay permit fees. But now the city, citing a 2005 change to Florida law, says it must charge and is seeking nearly $200,000 for a permit to restore and expand one of the port’s slips.
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