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Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller closing early ahead of planned protests

Downtown West Palm Beach locations to close at 2 p.m.
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Posted at 12:00 PM, Jun 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-02 12:17:40-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller will close its offices in downtown West Palm Beach early Tuesday because of planned protests.

Kathy Burstein, a spokeswoman for the office, said the locations at the main courthouse and governmental center will close at 2:30 p.m.

Branch offices in Belle Glade, Delray Beach, Palm Beach Gardens and Royal Palm Beach will remain open until 4 p.m.

Social media posts indicate that a "black lives matter" protest is planned for 3 p.m. on Clematis Street.