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Posted on: April 16, 2018

FDOT Hosts Public Open House Re: Palmetto Pk Rd. Shared-Use Pathway

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The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will host an informal Open House on Wednesday, April 25 to discuss the upcoming sidewalk improvements project on Palmetto Park Road, from State Road 7/US 441 to NW 2nd Avenue, in Boca Raton.  The Op...

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

*NOTICE* Temporary Water Distribution System Disinfection Modification & Hydrant Flushing May 6-20

Water Notice

Printable Notice (PDF)

To maintain the water quality in the City's water system, The City of Boca Raton Utility Services Dept. will temporarily modify the disinfection process used by the water treatment facility. The City will be using a somewhat stronger...

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

April 2018 Proclaimed Fair Housing Month

Affordable Housing Proclamation

In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, Mayor Susan Haynie proclaimed April as Fair Housing Month. The City’s Community Improvement Division accepted the proclamation. The goal of the Division is to further neighborhood a...

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

International Internal Audit Awareness Month - Who Knew?

Internal Audit Proclamation

Mayor Susan Haynie recognized our Process & Compliance team with a proclamation at the April 23 City Council workshop. This team of dedicated finance professionals keeps staff on the straight and narrow with policies, procedures and compliance techniq...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

C-15 Canal Tree Removal Project

C-15 Tree Removal Project Map

As part of its flood control mission, the South Florida Water Management District will begin a tree removal project to clear its right of way along both the north and south sides of the C-15 Canal between South Dixie Highway and Interstate 95. 

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Boca Square, Palm Beach Farms & Villa Rica Neighborhoods Scheduled for Pavement Resurfacing

Road Resurfacing

The City’s Engineering Division has scheduled two separate pavement resurfacing projects listed below. Please note the schedules are tentative:

  • April 16 - 27: SW 12th Avenue: (Primary Access for Emergency Services) from Camino Real to SW 18th Str...
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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Boca Raton Students Lead Discussion About School Safety

Eric Gooden and Linda Marenus (CAP) with students

Nearly 50 student government and leadership members from Boca Raton middle and high schools met on Wednesday, April 18, to share their concerns about school safety with the Boca Raton Community Advisory Panel (CAP). The Panel, a volunteer committee appoin...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Deputy Mayor Scott Singer Honored with 2018 Home Rule Hero Award

Scott Singer

The Florida League of Cities recently recognized Boca Raton Deputy Mayor Scott Singer with a 2018 Home Rule Hero Award. Singer earned this prestigious award for his tireless efforts to advance the League’s legislative agenda and help protect the...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Conserving Water One Drop At A Time

Drop Saver Program students with City Council members

City of Boca Raton Mayor, Susan Haynie, presented two proclamations for the month of April; Florida Water Professionals Month and Water Conservation Month which also proclaimed the week of May 6 – 12 as National Drinking Water Week.

The proclamations focus...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Camino Real Bridge to Close April 12 for Renovations

Camino Real Bridge House Rendering

Update as of March 27, 2018

Palm Beach County (PBC) has scheduled the full closure of the Camino Real Bridge to begin at 5AM on April 12, 2018. The bridge construction is anticipated to be completed in the order of 12 to 13-months. Be advised that vehicle ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

SW 18th Street Resurfacing

Map of 18th Street Resurfacing Project

This project will involve the resurfacing of SW 18th Street between Dixie Highway and the El Rio Canal Bridge (approximately 1400 feet west of Dixie Highway). Construction is tentatively scheduled to begin on March 12, 2018 and will extend for a duration ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Students Take Over the Dais On Youth Government Day

Students participate in mock City Council meeting

Students from both Boca Raton and Spanish River High Schools sat in as the Boca Raton City Council during Youth Government Day on Wednesday, April 11. Students were selected from each school to act as the Mayor, City Manager, City Clerk and City Attorney ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Brightline Quiet Zones Update

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Brightline Quiet Zones Update

The Brightline quite zone implementation for five Palm Beach County cities, including Boca Raton, has been pushed back, possibly until June.  In a letter to the Palm Beach Transportation Agency (TPA), Brightline state...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Citizens' Pedestrian and Bikeway Advisory Board Seeks Community Input

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The Boca Raton Citizens’ Pedestrian and Bikeway Advisory Board would like to hear from you! 

April is Commuter Challenge month in Palm Beach County, and while people are seeking alternate forms of transportation, like biking and walking ...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Downtown Post Office Relocation: Public Comments Due by April 29

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The United States Postal Service is considering relocating the retail services that are being provided at 170 NE 2nd Street Boca Raton, Florida. A new location is yet to be determined, but will ideally remain in close proximity to the existing location. &...

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

April Issue of City Connection is OUT!

Boca Raton newsletter

The APRIL issue of City Connection is NOW ONLINE.

View April City Connection

Read about:

  • The New Boca Raton City Council
  • "Touch A Truck" Event on April 14
  • Two New Volunteer Committees
  • Hurricane Preparedness
  • Events in Boca Raton in Honor of Earth Day
  • Sum...
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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Patch Reef Tennis Center Named USTA Grassroots Program of the Year

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The Patch Reef Tennis Center (PRTC) recently received an award from the United States Tennis Association (USTA) for its wheelchair tennis program. The award, the 2017 Local Grassroots Wheelchair Tennis Program of the Year, is granted to programs that prom...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Boca Raton Municipal Golf Course Still Open for Business

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The City's 194 acre Municipal Golf Course is located at 8111 Golf Course Road, west of the City limits. While the contract for the sale of the Course has been executed, the course remains open for play featuring two courses that are affordable and provide...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

City of Boca Raton to Provide Land for New Elementary School

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City of Boca Raton officials and Palm Beach County School District representatives met this week to explore new solutions to increase school capacity. Superintendent Dr. Robert Avossa and District Board Member Frank Barbieri met with Boca Raton Mayor Susa...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Ocean Breeze Golf Course Acquisition

Boca Raton Golf Course Acquisition

*UPDATE* January 17, 2018

At the City Council Workshop on January 8, 2018, City staff gave a presentation of the draft Interlocal Agreement between the City and the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District (GBRBPD) for the financing, terms and conditions...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Sign Up for Holiday Sanitation Schedule Reminders

Sanitation Sign Up

Holiday sanitation schedule changes will affect pickups for Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day. In addition to the holiday schedule that is available online, customers serviced by the City of Boca Raton can now sign up for email & text alert...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: December 13, 2017

How can we help? Reach out and Report Your Concern

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How can we help?

  • Did you see a street light that’s out? 
  • Did we miss your house on the sanitation route today? 
  • Did you notice a damaged street sign, a pot hole, a traffic light that's out?
  • Maybe you just have a general question or...
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Posted on: August 23, 2017

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program

Palm Beach County PACE

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program

Property assessed clean energy, or PACE, financing allows property owners to fund energy efficiency, renewable energy, and wind mitigation projects with little or no up-front costs. With PACE, residential and c...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Biodegradable Bags Now Available at All Beach Access Points

Bio beach bags

Pack it in Pack it Out, Trash Your Trash and Leave No Trace. Hikers, campers and those who love the outdoors understand these basic principles and the City of Boca Raton is now helping residents and visitors do their part by providing new biodegradable ba...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

One Cent Sales Surtax

One Cent Sales Surtax

In November 2016, Palm Beach County voters approved raising the sales tax from 6 percent to 7 percent. This 1-cent sales tax increase took effect January 1, 2017 and will sunset on December 31, 2026 unless $2.7 billion is collected before then.

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

FDOT Improvement at Glades Rd/Turnpike Interchange Project

FDOT Glades Turnpike

Improvements to be constructed at the interchange of Glades Road and Florida’s Turnpike include widening the exit ramp from the northbound Turnpike to Glades Road to two lanes, adding an additional right turn lane from the Turnpike exit ramp to ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

YOUTH ORCHESTRA OF PALM BEACH COUNTY

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Hosted by the City of Boca RatonSunday, April 29th, 2018Doors: 5 PM, Show: 6:00 PMFree and Open to the PublicEnjoy a wonderful afternoon of classical favorites performed by the Youth Orchestra of Palm Beach County’s talented students. 3 different orchestr...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

EDDIE MONEY, BLUE OYSTER CULT, FOGHAT & THE LIVESAYS

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Presented by Gabriel Entertainmentin association with Rescued Puppy ProductionsSaturday, May 12th, 2018Doors: 5:00 PM, Show: 6:00 PMTicketed ConcertEddie Money headlines a night of feel good Rock n’ Roll! Sing along to favorites like “Take Me Home Tonight...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

LOTOS MUSIC FEST FT. CYPRESS HILL, BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY, + MORE

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Presented by Johnny QuestSunday, May 27th, 2018Doors: 3:00 PM, Show: 4:00 PMTicketed ConcertArtists include: Cypress Hill, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Everlast, Inner Circle, Slick Rick, The Pharcyde, 2 Live Crew & Rhymin' N Stealin' The Original Beastie Bo...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT

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Hosted  by the City of Boca RatonMonday, May 28thDoors: 5:30 PM, Show: 6:00 PMFree and Open to the Public

Join us for a free concert in the park with local indie musicians, the Helmsmen, and country artists, the Shane Duncan Band. Attendees may in...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

3 DOORS DOWN & COLLECTIVE SOUL WITH SPECIAL GUEST SOUL ASYLUM

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Presented by Live NationTuesday, July 10thDoors: 6:00 PM, Show: 7:00 PMTicketed Concert With special guest Soul AsylumFAQs:Outside food, beverage, chairs, and pets are not permittedFor venue FAQs : https://www.myboca.us/1035/FAQsTICKETS:This conc...

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