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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Flood Maps Are Changing. Do You Know Your Risk?

House with flooded driveway

Did you know that flood risk changes over time? The City of Boca Raton is taking action along with government partners to develop more accurate flood maps to better inform residents about their flood risk. It’s important to understand what "...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Coming To An Intersection Near You

Yellow Flashing Arrow signals with cars

If you’ve ever waited in line at a left hand turn signal, missed the arrow and then had to wait for the next cycle, you’re not alone. Being stuck at a red left hand turn signal when there’s no oncoming traffic is especially frustrating. Starting this Janu...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Parkmobile App Now Available for Beach Patrons

ParkMobile sticker on parking meter

Metered parking for beach patrons just got a little easier! The City of Boca Raton is partnering with Parkmobile, a convenient, pay by phone parking application that allows patrons to set up an account and pay for metered spots by entering a zone number. ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: August 19, 2019

#2020Census - What Residents Should Know

United States Census 2020

Boca Raton Library Launches 2020 Signature Initiative, Civic Engagement

To mark the 2020 elections, the 2020 Census, and the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the Boca Raton Public Library has announced its Signature Initiative for 2020: Civic Engag...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

City Connection Newsletter - The January Issue

January 2020 City Connection. Man riding bike bike on beach at sunrise.

The January 2020 issue of the City Connection is HERE! 

View the January 2020 City Connection.

Read about:▶️ Take a look back at 2019 Accomplishments📈 Boca Raton Aaa Credit Rating Level⛳ Ocean Breeze Golf Course Redevelopment📆 M...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 30, 2019

City Council and Beach & Parks District to Meet on January 27

golf course and sand trap

Update: January 14, 2020

The City drafted amendments to an Interlocal Agreement regarding potential development and operation of the proposed golf course, and delivered it for review to the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District Commissioners (GBRBPD)....

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Wildflower/Silver Palm Parks Will Keep Their Names

Help us name a new park coming 2021

Residents recently weighed in on naming the new park site of two intracoastal properties known as Silver Palm Park (south side of Palmetto Park Road) and the Wildflower Property (north side of Palmetto Park Road). The parks will be connected under the Pal...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Brightline/Virgin Trains Station Coming to Boca Raton

Boca Raton Virgin Trains Station

Update: December 11, 2019

Boca Raton City Council approved a long-term lease with Brightline, soon to be Virgin Trains (VTUSA), with a unanimous 5-0 vote at the December 10 City Council Meeting. The lease agreement includes the construction of a train stat...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: December 30, 2019

Aaa Rated Boca Raton: Beautiful, Safe, Vibrant & Prosperous

Downtown Aerial

New Moody’s Report Indicates Exceptionally Healthy Economy & Tax Base

A recent report by Moody’s Investors Service indicated that the City’s credit position and the City’s Water & Sewer credit position remain...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: December 30, 2019

City of Boca Raton Leader Named Building Official of the Year

John Cosmo Building Official of the Year

Boca Raton Chief Building Official John Cosmo was recently named the 2019 Building Official of the Year by the Code Officials Educational Association. The Association, founded in 1977 as the Broward Building Officials, and based in Broward County, annuall...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Heading to a Boca Beach? Grab a Bucket!

Boca Raton beach with Community Coastal Clean Up sign and metal buckets for beachgoers to pick up tr

In October, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center rescued a baby turtle that had washed up along the coastline. Unfortunately, due to its injuries, it did not survive. The rehabilitation team discovered that the tiny turtle, which would fit in the palm of your hand, ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: December 30, 2019

Sanitation Services Expanded to New City Customers in 2020

City of Boca Raton's Annual Sanitation Guide Curbside Solid Waste Collection Services January 202

Beginning in January 2020, about 2,500 new customers will be added to the City’s sanitation collection routes. Residents whose neighborhoods were annexed into the city in the early 2000s continued to receive contracted services for many years.  A...

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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

Update 11/14:

The Recreation Needs Assessment Survey is now available for all to take. By taking this 25-question survey, you can help determine the needs and priorities for the future of Boca Raton's parks, trails, beaches, libraries, recreation facilitie...

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Current Affairs & Topics
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: 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: 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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