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Posted on: April 1, 2019

City Connection Newsletter - The September Issue

September 2019 City Connection. Sunset of Palmetto Park Bridge

The September 2019 issue of the City Connection is HERE! 

View the September 2019 City Connection.

Read about:✔️ 2019-20 Proposed Budget & Proposed Capital Improvements Program✔️ The latest updates on projects in Boca Raton✔️ ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Beach & Park District and City Schedule Joint Meeting for November 12

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Update: September 16, 2019

At a public meeting on September 12 to discuss the planning and development of the Boca National Golf Course, the agencies were unable to reach a consensus, but committed to quarterly meetings beginning Tuesday, November 12 at 5:...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Spanish River Boulevard Intracoastal Waterway Bridge Painting Underway

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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: September 4, 2019

In-House Sanitation Services to Provide Best Quality for Boca Residents

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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

New Brightline/Virgin Train Station May Be Coming to Downtown Boca

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After Boca Raton expressed an interest in the possibility of having a Brightline (soon to be Virgin Trains USA-VTUSA) station in its downtown, VTUSA representatives confirmed that they would like to deliver train service to Boca Raton in the near future.

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Current Affairs & Topics
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: 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

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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

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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

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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

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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: 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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Current Affairs & Topics
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

News Flash

Posted on: September 19, 2019

Boca Raton Youth to Host Mental Health Round Table Discussion

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BOCA RATON, FL – September 19, 2019 – The City of Boca Raton's Community Advisory Panel (CAP) Youth Subcommittee will host a Mental Health Discussion for the youth, by the youth. The discussion will be held on September 25 at 6pm at th...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2019

City Communications & Marketing Division Wins Top Honors at National Communications Conference

City of Boca Raton Communications team holding their awards

BOCA RATON, FL – September 13, 2019 – The City of Boca Raton’s Communication and Marketing Division’s Know Before You Go digital newsletter won a top honor this month at the international City-County Communications ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2019

City of Boca Raton Hires New Municipal Services Director

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BOCA RATON, FL – August 12, 2019 – The City of Boca Raton is pleased to announce that Zachary Bihr, P.E., has been promoted to Municipal Services Director for the City of Boca Raton. Zachary formerly served as the City's Assistant City...

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Media Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Boca Raton Looks to RECreate City Parks and Recreation

Yale Newman Park and playground in Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL – June 4, 2019 – The City of Boca Raton's Recreation Services Department is launching a community engagement campaign to determine needs and priorities for the future of Boca Raton and Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park D...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Boca Raton Offers Special Bulk Pickup Ahead of Hurricane Season

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BOCA RATON, FL – May 14, 2019 – In preparation for hurricane season, the City of Boca Raton’s Sanitation Department is once again offering a special bulk and vegetation pickup for all customers in City limits. This is the second year the City is offering ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Boca Raton's Community Advisory Panel Youth Subcommittee wins statewide competition

Youth Subcommittee posing with proclamation outside of City Hall

BOCA RATON, FL – April 30, 2019 – The City of Boca Raton’s Community Advisory Panel Youth Subcommittee was one of the five city youth councils to win the 2019 Municipal Youth Council Community Service Contest, sponsored by th...

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Media Releases
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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Media Releases

News Flash

Posted on: March 28, 2018

BOCA PUMPKIN PATCH FESTIVAL

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Fall FestivalSaturday, October 19th & Sunday, October 20th10:00 AM - 6:00 PM each dayTicketed Event The Boca Pumpkin Patch Festival is back and more wonderFALL than ever! Join us as we celebrate all things Fall on October 19 & 20 at Mizne...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

HOT WORKS BOCA RATON FINE ART SHOW

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Saturday, November  2nd & Sunday, November 3rd10:00 AM - 5:00 PM each dayFree EventThis quality, juried fine art and fine craft shows brings up to 100 professional artists with all forms of discipline for sale to the publicTo apply to become ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S BOCA RATON

Walk to End

Alzheimer's Association, Southeast Florida ChapterSunday, November 10th6:30 AM (Registration), 8:00 AM (Ceremony), 8:30 AM (Walk)Free to walk, donations are suggestedHeld annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk t...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

CITY OF BOCA RATON'S VETERANS DAY CONCERT

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Presented by Boca Raton Special EventsMonday, November 11thDoors: 6:00 PM, Concert: 7:00Free and Open to the PublicJoin the City of Boca Raton Recreation Services in honoring those who have served our country with a FREE concert under the stars. &ldqu...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

LOTOS MUSIC FESTIVAL *New Date and updated lineup*

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LOTOS Music FestivalPresented by Johnny QuestSaturday, November 16th 3 PM - 11 PM Ticketed ConcertPerforming Live:Method Man & Redman / DMXNaughty By Nature* / Coolio*Uncle Luke / Black SheepMore Info At:WWW.LOTOSMUSICFEST.COM

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Event Website Mizner Amphitheater
Posted on: March 28, 2018

FAU BAND-O-RAMA

FAU Band O Rama

Hosted by the City of Boca RatonSunday, November 17thDoors: 6:00 PM, Concert: 7:00 PMFree and Open to the PublicJoin us to hear the amazing sounds of the FAU Band. Guests are welcome to bring a chair or blanket.FAQs:Seating: Guests are welcome to...

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Event Website Mizner Amphitheater
Posted on: March 28, 2018

CITY OF BOCA RATON'S HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING

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Presented by Boca Raton Special EventsSaturday, November 23rd5:30 PM - 9:30 PMFree and Open to the PublicThe City of Boca Raton’s annual holiday kick-off event will include free carnival rides, live entertainment, letters to Santa, photos with Santa ($5 e...

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Event Website Mizner Amphitheater
Posted on: March 28, 2018

SUNDAY JAZZ BRUNCH

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Hosted by the City of Boca RatonSunday, November 24th11:00 AM - 3:00 PMFree and Open to the PublicSpend your Sunday with Brunch, Beats, and Brass at Mizner Park Amphitheater's Sunday Jazz Brunch, soak up some sunshine, Jazzy tunes. Come hungry, we will ha...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

JINGLE JAM

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Presented by VinsaneSaturday, December 7th5:00 PM -11:00 PMTicketed Event, 18+Details TBDFAQs:Ticket: No Ticket NeededOutside food, beverage, and pets are not permittedFor venue FAQs : https://www.myboca.us/1035/FAQs

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Mizner Amphitheater
Posted on: March 28, 2018

SUNDAY JAZZ BRUNCH

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Hosted by the City of Boca RatonSunday, December 8th11:00 AM - 3:00 PMFree and Open to the PublicSpend your Sunday with Brunch, Beats, and Brass at Mizner Park Amphitheater's Sunday Jazz Brunch, soak up some sunshine, Jazzy tunes. Come hungry, we will hav...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

FAU MERRY TUBA CHRISTMAS

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Hosted by the City of Boca RatonSunday, December 8thDoors: 4:30 PM, Concert: 5:00 PMFree and Open to the PublicEnjoy a tradition of holiday music performed by tubas and euphoniums, started by Indiana University Professor Harvey G. Phillips. FAU’...

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Event Website Mizner Amphitheater
Posted on: March 28, 2018

PALM BEACH VEGFEST

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The Ultimate Series of Vegan EventsSaturday, December 14th10 AM - 5 PMFree and Open to the PublicJoin us for Palm Beach VegFest. Always FREE admission, lawn games, vegan food vendors, shopping, and more! The Ultimate Series of Vegan Events.Palm Beach VegF...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

CHERIBUNDI BOCA RATON BOWL PEP RALLY

Teal football "boca raton bowl"

Sponsored by cheribundiFriday, December 20thEvent Details will be updated closer to the eventFAQs:Seating: Guests are welcome to bring a chair or blanket. Chairs will also be for rent inside the venue for $5 cash.Ticket Pricing: No ticket require...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

A NIGHT FT. THE MUSIC OF THE ROLLING STONES WITH THE US STONES

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Presented by Nostalgic AmericaThursday March 12thDoors: 5:00 PM, Concert: 7:00 PMTicketed ConcertCome enjoy a night featuring The Rolling Stones Music! The Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton is a fabulous venue to enjoy a concert - great acoustics - e...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

A NIGHT FT. THE MUSIC OF QUEEN BY ABSOLUTE QUEEN

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Presented by Nostalgic AmericaFriday, March 20Doors: 6:00 PM, Concert: 7:30 PM Ticketed ConcerCome enjoy a night featuring the music of Queen! The Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton is a fabulous venue to enjoy a concert - great acoustics - e...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

A NIGHT FT. THE MUSIC OF ABBA WITH ALMOST ABBA

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Presented by Nostalgic AmericaSaturday,March 28thDoors: 6:00 PM, Concert: 7:30 PMTicketed ConcertCome enjoy a night featuring The music of ABBA! The Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton is a fabulous venue to enjoy a concert - great acoustics - every se...

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News Flash

Posted on: June 24, 2019

Boca Raton Police Department Joins ‘Neighbors’ by Ring to Provide Users with Real-Time, Local Crime

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‘Neighbors’ aims to reduce crime in communities by connecting people, security cameras and law enforcement.Boca Raton, FL – The Boca Raton Police Service Department today announced that it is joining the free Neighbors app by...

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Police Latest News
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Boca Raton Police investigate fatal hit-and-run accident

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Boca Raton, FL – On May 19th, 2019, at 4:38 am, Boca Raton Police responded to a hit-and-run crash which occurred at 6401 W Glades Road.  

A light grey or white pickup truck was traveling eastbound along W Glades Road. The truck collided...

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Police Latest News
Posted on: April 29, 2019

NW 2nd Avenue road work

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Beginning April 29 you’ll start seeing pavement work on a multi-phased project on NW 2nd Ave.

Work will begin at Palmetto and move north in phases along 2nd Ave up to NW 11th Street. ONE lane in each direction will be closed. View timelines on ou...

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