Five months before Palm Beach Gardens officials unveiled a proposal to build a spring training baseball complex near Interstate 95, a marketing firm hired by the city had already sized up potential opponents, including a former Palm Beach County commissioner.
In its pitch to win a six-month, $60,000 marketing and public relations contract with the city, McNicholas & Associates presented city officials with a plan to help make a case that the stadium project “is beneficial to all residents of Palm Beach Gardens and Palm Beach County.”
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Staff researcher Niels Heimeriks contributed to this story.
A large crowd is expected to attend Thursday’s city council meeting to speak out against the stadium plan. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. and will be held at city hall, 10500 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens. CLICK HERE FOR MORE