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By Al Pefley  email

West Palm Beach, FL (WFLX)

For the first time ever, West Palm Beach city commissioners met in the  brand new city hall which just opened a few days ago.   One of the items on the agenda is the new City Cafe at City Center.   The Cafe, which is still under construction, is supposed to open next week.

And the city commission is considering a five-year lease with a caterer who will  operate and  provide the food for the new City Café.  They provided us with an artist's sketch of what the new eatery will look like.

What's on the menu? Mostly it will be beverages, soup, sandwiches, and it will serve the public and also folks using the new library. The mayor says having a café as part of the library will be a positive thing for visitors and employees alike.

"It's a small café so we had a hard time getting a vendor to come along. But this will be a wonderful amenity for library users. We'll have tables and chairs. People, when they take a book or magazine to read, can get a cup of coffee and lounge in the library," said Mayor Lois Frankel.  Ultimate Catering is expected to be the firm that will provide food at the new City Café. The café is scheduled to open next Monday April 13, the same day the library opens.

City Cafe will not have any cooking facilities, so the menu items will be simple things such as  soft drinks and sandwiches.  

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