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Posted on: November 8, 2022

City Facilities, Beaches, and Parks to Close Wed., November 9 Due to Tropical Storm Nicole

STORM UPDATE

Boca Raton, FL - The City is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Nicole and any impacts it may have across our city. As of today's 4pm advisory from the National Hurricane Center, Palm Beach County is still under a Hurricane Warning and a Storm Surge Watch, with expected hurricane conditions beginning in our area on Wednesday evening. 

The following updates have been made to City services, facilities, and parks.

City Facilities, Beaches & Parks 

  • All city facilities, beaches and parks will be CLOSED Wednesday, November 9, 2022.*
  • *The City Clerk's Office (located within City Hall at 201 W. Palmetto Park Road) will remain OPEN on Wednesday, Nov. 9 through regular business hours (8am - 5pm) with limited staff. 

Sanitation Services 

  • The City of Boca Raton will NOT have holiday sanitation pick-up on Wednesday, Nov. 9. This pick was originally scheduled due to City facilities being closed on Friday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day. The Solid Waste Authority (SWA) of Palm Beach will be CLOSED TOMORROW, Wednesday, Nov. 9
  • The Solid Waste Authority (SWA) will be making an announcement on Wednesday at 3pm regarding operations for Thursday, Nov. 10 that may impact City sanitation services. Any updates will be sent to customers and can be viewed on our website at: www.myboca.us/StormUpdate
  • As a reminder to our residents and businesses, now is NOT the time to trim trees. The City has begun to make storm preparations, and we ask that residents do not inundate our Sanitation Services system. 

Stay Prepared and Informed  

During Tropical Storm Nicole – or any other storm or emergency – the community can stay prepared and informed by signing up for City and Boca Raton Police Services alerts through Alert Boca or text AlertBoca (no space) to 38276. For more hurricane preparedness resources, please visit Be Prepared Boca.

As always, stay safe.

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