City commissioners tentatively agreed Monday to turn a golf course in the Lands of the President community off Congress Avenue into a destination resort with hotel rooms, cottages and a spa.
After nearly four hours of discussion, commissioners voted 4-1 in favor of rezoning 119 acres in the community north of Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard and east of Interstate 95 to allow the resort.
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The West Palm Beach City Commission took the following action Monday:
Fingerprint identification: Agreed to spend $19,960 to purchase 8 wireless fingerprint identification devices to be used by the police department. The money will come from the State Asset Forfeiture Fund.
Historic designation: Added the property known as the Mae C. Rovensky Nurses’ Residence, located at 300 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard, to the city’s local register of historic places.