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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Boca Raton: I'm Part of It; I'm Proud of It!

Florida City Government Week October 21 to 27. Boca Raton. I'm Part of it. I'm Proud of it.

The City of Boca Raton will be joining cities throughout the state in celebrating Florida City Government Week from October 21 – 27. Florida City Government Week, sponsored by the Florida League of Cities, is a week-long celebration that raises ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl Tickets Now On Sale

Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl, Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 3pm EST, Live on ABC FAU

If you’re a college football fan, be sure to head out to the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Stadium on Saturday, December 21 at 3:30pm ET. Tickets are $32 for end zone seating, $57 for sideline seating, $375 for ...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Take a Swing at the Red Reef Jr. Golf Classic

Red Reed Junior Golf Classic

The City of Boca Raton and the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District are hosting the Red Reef Jr. Golf Classic on Sunday, November 10 at Red Reef Executive Golf Course. The course is an Executive style 9-hole par-3 with four par-3 holes ranging from ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Not Every Hero Wears a Cape

kids standing in front of boca raton fire truck

Did you know in a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds? In a fire, mere seconds can mean the difference between a safe escape and a tragedy.

From October 6 - October 12, Boca ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

City Connection Newsletter - The October Issue

City Connection October 2019

The October 2019 issue of the City Connection is HERE! 

View the October 2019 City Connection.

Read about:✔️ 2019-20 Final Budget approval✔️ Virgin Trains USA proposes station & garage in Downtown✔️ The City's involvement in a...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

City Council Approves 2019-2020 Final Budget with No Increase to Tax Rate

Property Tax Rate Comparison 2020. 3.68. Boca Raton has one of the lowest property tax rates for a f

The Boca Raton City Council approved the 2019-2020 budget at its final Budget Hearing on September 23, 2019. The total operating budget is $526.3 million, and the millage rate will stay the same as last year: 3.68. Boca Raton continues to have one of the ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 30, 2019

City & District to Hold Joint Meeting on November 12 @ 5:30pm

golf course and sand trap

Update: October 3, 2019

The Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District held its Final Budget hearing on October 1 and voted to keep the millage rate the same as last year: 0.9147. The District and the City Council will meet on Tuesday, November 12, to disc...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

New Sanitation Rates Approved at Final Budget Hearing

City of Boca Raton sanitation truck picking up garbage container in residential neighborhood

With over 50 employees, the City’s Sanitation Division is arguably one of the hardest working crews in town. They are awake and on their routes before most people’s alarms have even gone off, and whether running extra routes to pick up...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Virgin Trains USA Proposes Station & Garage in Downtown

Virgin Trains on a railraod track

Update: September 25, 2019

At the City Council meeting on Tuesday, September, 24, 2019, Virgin Trains USA (VTUSA) representatives gave a second presentation on the proposed train station and parking garage on the site of the current community garden and do...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Spanish River Boulevard Intracoastal Waterway Bridge Painting Underway

View of Spanish River Boulevard Intracoastal Waterway bridge

The Spanish River Intracoastal Waterway Bridge Painting Project, overseen by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), began on Monday, August 12, 2019. The scope of work for this project includes sandblasting the existing paint and repainting the ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: April 4, 2019

City Council Determines Policy Actions for 2019-2020

strategic planning workshop april 2019

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: August 19, 2019

#2020Census - What Residents Should Know

United States Census 2020

Every 10 years, the US Census Bureau undertakes a tremendous task: counting all the people residing in the United States. This count affects the allocation of funding for our community's public resources (e.g., roads, hospitals, schools), how we plan for ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Get the 411 on Projects in Boca Raton: Roads, Bridges, Bike Paths and More

Road Closed sign

September 4, 2019 Update: Our Municipal Services Department has been managing a multitude of projects around town that you have probably noticed on your walks, drives and commutes. Most noticeable may be the road resurfacing projects on some of o...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Building Department Streamlines Process by Adding New Over-the-Counter Permits

Person being handed a permit at the building department

For homeowners looking to replace windows, doors, garage doors and install hurricane shutters, Over-the-counter permits are now available at the City of Boca Raton. Provided there are no changes to exterior walls, same day permits can be issued at 200 NW ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Share Your Input to Help Boca #ReCreate

bocareacreates.com video with play button

The City of Boca Raton's Recreation Services Department launched a campaign at a recent public outreach meeting on June 13 to determine needs and priorities for the future of Boca Raton's parks, trails, beaches, libraries, recreation facilities, athletic ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Website renovation underway

Website  Renovation

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: 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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