Still shaking off the ill-effects of the worst recession in recent memory, nine city and village managers speaking Tuesday at the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce’s “State of the Cities” luncheon painted a mostly rosy picture of their towns for the upcoming fiscal year starting Oct. 1, saying the worst of the economic downturn appears to be over.
“There’s slow and steady recovery,” Wellington Deputy Village Manager John Bonde told an audience of nearly 200 elected officials and business owners at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in downtown West Palm Beach. “But we’re walking our steps very carefully.”
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