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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Your Surtax Dollars At Work

Picture of City employees working on sidewalk pavement with Infrastructure Surtax Projects written i

The City of Boca Raton provides its residents with the highest level of service through the responsible use of public resources.

One of the financial resources available to the City is the Infrastructure Surtax (IST) Fund. This surtax is funded by the Palm...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Silver Palm Waterfront Park - Public Outreach Meeting

Waterfront Public Outreach NF - Silver Palm

The City’s consultant, EDSA, will give a presentation discussing the conceptual plans developed for enhancing Silver Palm Park and its connectivity to Wildflower Park.  Both parks are located along the Intracoastal Waterway and ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: September 17, 2018

2018/19 Permits NOW on Sale..AND NEW Hours for Mizner Bark Dog Park

Girl with dogs sitting on bench

2018/19 Permits for the Beach, Boat, Dog Beach and Dog Park are now on sale as of Monday, September 17.

For pricing and information please visit our Annual Permits webpage or one of the pages below.

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: September 14, 2018

New Podcast: Hear All About Library Card Sign Up Month

GIF library staff on boca chamber radio

Interested in receiving a library card but not sure what the benefits may be? Tune in to Episode 11 of "Boca Behind the Scenes" where Ellen Randolph, Acting Library Manager, and Oyuki Poletz, Program Services Librarian, chat about Libra...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: September 1, 2018

Boca Restaurant Month

Boca Restaurant logo

Celebrating its second year, Boca Restaurant Month is a month-long restaurant promotion of Boca Raton's incredible array of culinary experiences. Participating restaurants will have 3-course prix fixe dinner menus featuring signature dishes priced between...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Mayor Singer and Council Member Thomson Sworn in at Organizational Meeting

Announcement of swearing in ceremony with image of people clapping

With the recent certification of the Special Election by the Supervisor of Elections on September 7, Mayor Scott Singer and newly-elected Council Member, Andy Thomson, took the oath of office at the September 12 Organizational Meeting. Organizational proc...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Art in Public Places Board Selects Artists for First Mural Project

Boca Raton Art in Public Places Board posing with chosen artists

After receiving 47 applications for the City’s first Call to Artists, the Art in Public Places (AIPP) Board met on September 5, 2018 and selected six artists for the mural project at Red Reef Park West and six alternates. Artists will begin creating in Se...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: September 6, 2018

New Podcast: Where Does Your Water Come From?

Chamber Radio NF Ep 9

Ever wonder where your tap water comes from? On our latest podcast, Episode 9 of "Boca Behind the Scenes", we're joined by Utility Services Director, Chris Helfrich and Quality Control Manager, Ashton Wydock. Together, they discuss the process a...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 26, 2018

August 28 Special Election Results

Election Results graphic for Mayor and City Council Seat A

UPDATE:

After a recount was conducted by the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections (SOE) on Friday, August 31 at the Supervisor of Elections Service Center, Andy Thomson has won City Council Seat A. The unofficial counts will be updated on the Supervis...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 31, 2018

September Issue of the City's Newsletter is HERE

City Connection Sept

The September issue of the City Connection is NOW ONLINE.

Read about:

  • Special Election results (PLEASE NOTE: Election article was published prior to Friday afternoon's announcement of Andy Thomson winning City Council Seat A)
  • 2018-2019 Proposed and Final Bud...
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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: August 30, 2018

Catch a Ride Downtown

Picture of shared ride information with new pick up and drop off locations

Catching a FREE ride? As Shared Ride vehicles continue to operate in the downtown and surrounding areas, the City of Boca Raton has launched a pilot program that will provide additional safety and convenience for all. Passengers who request FREE rides can...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: August 27, 2018

2018-2019 Proposed Budget

image of proposed budget on a desk with graphics for website

The City of Boca Raton’s Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Proposed Budget is now available on our website. 

A public hearing on the Proposed Budget will be held Thursday, September 13 at 6pm in Council Chambers.

The Final Budget Hearing will be held ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Why Are We Still Hearing Train Horns? Here's why...

Brightline - No Train Horn

UPDATE 8/21/2018Although a Quiet Zone (also known as a "no train horn" area) is in effect for Boca Raton, you may have heard train horns this past weekend and may hear them periodically over the next few months. Over the weekend of August 18 the...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Dealing With Iguanas

Picture of iguana in a plant with text saying Help with Iguanas

Habitat Modification, Capture & Removal

As an invasive species, iguanas can be a nuisance to homeowners by damaging landscaping, burrowing and leaving droppings in yards and pools.

Iguanas are not a protected species in Florida, except by anti-cruelty l...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: August 6, 2018

2018 State of the City Presented at Chamber Breakfast

2018 Year In Review (aerial view of Boca Raton ocean coastline)

The annual State of the City was presented at the August 9, 2018 Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce Breakfast. Mayor Scott Singer and City Manager, Leif Ahnell, shared accomplishments from the 2017-2018 fiscal year, reviewed goals and initiatives for ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: August 6, 2018

Artificial Reef Deployment by PBC off Boca Raton Shores

reef deployment view of ocean and barge-GIF

While we're known for our beautiful beaches, life under the surface of the water is just as exciting! On the morning of August 1, Palm Beach County dropped 530 tons just off our shores to create a new artificial reef 35 feet below. The new reef's purpose ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 25, 2018

ICYMI: School Board Member, Frank Barbieri, Provides School Updates at Meeting

School Board representatives and Chief Alexander

In case you missed it...some new updates at this week's July 25 City Council Meeting for schools in Boca Raton.  

Palm Beach County School District (PBCSD) Board Member, Frank Barbieri, PBCSD Superintendent, Donald Fennoy and PBCSD Police Chief, F...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: February 8, 2018

C-15 Canal Maintenance to Begin October 1, 2018

LWDD Canal

Update 8/24/18:

As part of its flood control mission, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) will be removing all trees within its right-of-way along both the north and south sides of the C-15 Canal between South Dixie Highway and Interstate 9...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 9, 2018

Will You Get the City’s Emergency Message?

2018 CodeRED sign up NF

CodeRED is a free notification system available to City residents that sends pre-recorded emergency messages and alerts via phone calls, text messages and emails. City officials will send messages to residents regarding specific details and instructions o...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 30, 2018

City Council Determines Policy Actions for 2018-2019

Strategic Planning Policy Actions 2018

Strategic Planning Session May 2018

The City Council and members of the City’s Executive Leadership team met over four days in May to develop strategic goals for the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year.  With the guidance of moderator Lyle Sumek, elec...

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Current Affairs & Topics
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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Current Affairs & Topics
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

Report A Concern (Highlight 2)

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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