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Posted on: April 4, 2019

City Council Determines Policy Actions for 2019-2020

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Strategic Planning Workshop April 2019

Members of the City Council and the City’s Executive Leadership Team met on Thursday and Friday, April 11 and 12, to discuss the vision for the City and develop strategic goals for the 2019-2020 fiscal year....

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Boca's Own Book Club... Are You In?

BRPL One Book Boca. A Community Reading Experience.

The City of Boca Raton’s Public Library recently announced this year’s One Book Boca, a community reading initiative, connecting people through shared reading experience and discussion. Titled One Amazing Thing, by bestselling author Chitra Divakaruni, th...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: April 10, 2019

Boca Raton Recognizes Graduate of Library Services Career Online High School

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At the April 9th City Council meeting, Mayor Singer presented a proclamation declaring it (April 7 - 13) National Library Week in the City. In celebration of the presentation, Ba’Theicia Bennett was recognized as the very first recipient of the Boca Raton...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: April 1, 2019

City Connection Newsletter - The April Issue

City Connection April 2019

The April 2019 issue of the City Connection is HERE!

View the April 2019 City Connection.

Read about:✔️ Straws to stay, but Boca Raton encourages voluntary change✔️ Earth Day, Coastal Resilience Partnership, 4ocean clearing waterways &...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: February 19, 2019

New Program Awards Sustainability (Sea) Stars to Restaurants

Coastal Connection City of Boca Raton's Restaurant Program logo

The City of Boca Raton is launching a new initiative called The Coastal Connection Restaurant Program. The program, sponsored by the City's Office of Sustainability and Recreation Services Department, will be introduced at the Sea Turtle Day Festival at G...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Website Renovation Underway

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City Website ADA Renovation

The City of Boca Raton makes every effort to provide a robust and informative website that is accessible to everyone, including those who use assistive devices. We are currently reviewing and updating www.myboca.us to ensure tha...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Boca Raton in the Spotlight

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Lights, camera, action!

The City of Boca Raton was recently featured on Season 3 of "On the Town in the Palm Beaches," a show where host Frank Licari, focuses on cities and their history, what the locals enjoy, the outdoors/parks, beaches, dining...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Boca Raton Helps Fight the Effects of Climate Change

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The Coastal Resilience Partnership is comprised of 10 coastal municipalities, including the City of Boca Raton, that have partnered with Palm Beach County in hopes to combat the effects of climate change with a focus on sea level rise. Other municipalitie...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Youth Subcommittee Puts Words Into Action in Boca Raton

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The Boca Raton City Council created the Community Advisory Panel (CAP) to provide a public forum for residents to express their concerns and initiatives regarding quality of life issues in Boca Raton. Several of the Council-appointed panel members are hig...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: March 4, 2019

2018 Boca Raton Fire Rescue Firefighter of the Year

Sherry Griffith, 2018 Firefighter of the Year, posing in front of American Flag

Firefighter Sherry Griffith was named the 2018 Boca Raton Fire Rescue Firefighter of the Year at a recent ceremony on March 1.

On the evening of May 20, 2018, Boca Raton Fire Rescue was dispatched to a water rescue involving a female swimmer in distress, wi...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: February 21, 2019

New Waterfront Park to Open in 2019

Boca Raton, Florida Hillsboro El Rio Park Phase 2

Development of Hillsboro El Rio Park II has officially begun. Located on the south side of SW 18th Street between Dixie Highway and the El Rio Canal, this 14 acre site will become the newest City park with an estimated opening at the end of 2019. &nbs...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Sale, sale away- but get your permit first!

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Bargain hunters don’t despair, garage sales will still be happening in a neighborhood near you, but only between 8am-5 pm. The Boca Raton City Council recently passed Ordinance 5470: Garage Sale Permitting & RegulationsThis new la...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Learn CPR. Get the App. Save a Life.

PulsePoint app notification popping up around baseball field

On Saturday, February 2, the City of Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services launched a new app for Boca Raton called PulsePoint at the 2019 First Responder Expo. The smart-phone app links to the 911 dispatch system to notify registered CPR-trained citiz...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: November 27, 2018

Waterfront Park Designs and Renovations Underway

Wildflower and Silver Palm Park concept sketch

Plans to connect Silver Palm Park and the Wildflower property at the intracoastal and Palmetto Park Road are moving forward. At the November 26 City Council workshop, EDSA, the City's consultant, gave a presentation on the connectivity designs for the Wil...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: January 2, 2019

New City Ordinances in Effect January 2019

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New City Ordinances in Effect January 2019

Ordinances are laws passed by municipal government. Ordinances are passed at most City Council meetings, but many of them don’t impact the day to day quality of life or business of the residents. Some or...

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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: November 13, 2017

Sign Up for Sanitation Schedule Reminders

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Holiday sanitation schedule changes will affect pickups for Presidents' Day, February 18, 2019.  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 21, 2018

Update from Palm Beach County School District on O5C

New Boca Raton Elementary School Approved

Press Release from Palm Beach County School District

Friday, December 21, 2018

After months of conversations, number crunching and site visits, Florida Department of Education Commissioner Pam Stewart has approved a new elementary school for the City of Boc...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: December 12, 2018

Government Campus Master Plan Concepts Presented at City Council Workshop

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At the December 10, 2018 City Council Workshop, Song & Associates presented conceptual plans for the Government Campus Master Plan. Two options were presented, and City Council members had an opportunity to ask questions, make suggestions and provide ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Sustainable Tree Maintenance Brochure

City of Boca Raton Tree Brochure

Be a part of something bigger in Boca Raton, learn how to protect one of our community’s greatest natural resources…trees!

View our Sustainable Tree Brochure with Resource Links

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News Flash

Posted on: April 2, 2019

City of Boca Raton Hires First Innovation Strategist

Pedro Moras Innovation Strategist

Boca Raton, FL - April 2, 2019

The City of Boca Raton recently hired Pedro Moras as the new Innovation Strategist to further promote innovation and the use of technology within the community. Additionally, Moras will work to develop and implement SMART Cit...

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Media Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2019

City of Boca Raton Creates Innovative Program to Promote Coastal Sustainability

Coastal Connection City of Boca Raton's Restaurant Program

Boca Raton, FL - February 19, 2019

The City of Boca Raton is launching a new program called Coastal Connection on March 2, 2019 at the Sea Turtle Day Festival at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. With the City located in coastal southeast Florida with five miles ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services Empowers Residents to Save Lives with Innovative App

PulsePoint app notification popping up around baseball field

Boca Raton, FL - January 30, 2019

City of Boca Raton's Fire Rescue Services will be launching a lifesaving app called PulsePoint at the First Responder Expo on February 2 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Town Center at Boca Raton. The smartphone app links to the ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

PALM BEACH VEGFEST

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Vegan Event SeriesSaturday, April 27th10:00 AM - 6:00 PMFree and Open to the PublicPalm Beach Vegfest is a 501c3 and profits are donated to local and national vegan efforts. Our mission is to bring you delicious and local plant-based food and educate our ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

YOUTH ORCHESTRA OF PALM BEACH COUNTY

Youth Orchestra of Palm Beach County

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

FAQs:Bring your own chair or blanket, chairs will also be for rent ($5 cash only)Outside food, beverage, and pets are not permittedFor venue FAQs : http...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

BATTLE OF THE BANDS SUMMER SERIES KICK OFF

Battle of the Bands

Sponsored by The City of Boca RatonFriday, June 7thDoors: 6:00 PM, Battle: 7:00 PMFree and Open to the PublicKicking off the Summer Series, Mizner Park Amphitheater and The City of Boca Raton will host a Battle of the Bands!Applications are now open, appl...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

O.A.R. WITH AMERICAN AUTHORS AND HUNTERTONES

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Summer Tour 2019Presented by Live NationTuesday, June 18th, 2019Doors: 6:00 PM, Show: 7:00 PM Ticketed ConcertWith special guests American Authors and Huntertones

General Admission/Standing Room Only (no seats): https://www1.ticketmaster.com/siriu...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND W/ BLACKBERRY SMOKE AND SHOVELS & ROPE

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2019 Wheels of Soul TourPresented by Live NationSaturday, June 29th, 2019Doors: 6:00 PM, Concert: 7:00 PM Ticketed ConcertWith special guests Blackberry Smoke and Shovels & RopeFAQs:Mizner Park Amphitheater does NOT have a permanent box office. A temp...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

ROB THOMAS IN CONCERT WITH ABBY ANDERSON

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Summer Tour 2019Presented by Live NationTuesday, July 2nd, 2019Doors: 6:00 PM, Show: 7:00 PM Ticketed ConcertWith special guest Abby AndersonFAQs:Mizner Park Amphitheater does NOT have a permanent box office. A temporary box office will be set up by the p...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

WHY DON'T WE IN CONCERT

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8 Letters TourPresented by AEG PresentsThursday, August 1st, 2019Doors: 6:30 PM, Concert: 7:30 PM Ticketed ConcertWith special guests TBAFAQs:Mizner Park Amphitheater does NOT have a permanent box office. A temporary box office will be set up by the promo...

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