Posted on: December 14, 2017

New Online Services Cater to Boca Businesses

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Due to recent customer service enhancements, Boca Raton businesses can now enjoy the convenience of submitting business tax related applications and payments online through the City’s website: www.myboca.us.

Last fiscal year, the City issued 13,7...

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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 concern a...
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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: December 12, 2017

Waterfront Master Plan Presentation

Waterfront Final Presentation

On December 11, 2017, EDSA, the City’s consultant working on the waterfront master plan, shared concepts and recommendations in a presentation at the City Council workshop. 

Properties included:Spanish River Park, South Beach Park, Red Reef Park, ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: December 7, 2017

City of Boca Raton Municipal Election - March 13, 2018

2018 Municipal Election

The City of Boca Raton Municipal Election for Council Seats C and D will be held on March 13, 2018. The official qualifying period for the election begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 and ends promptly at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Brightline Alert: Simulated Service to start Dec. 5

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MEDIA ALERT

Dec. 5, 2017

BRIGHTLINE TO START SIMULATED SERVICE THIS WEEK

What: The Brightline team is working toward operational readiness and will begin simulated service this week.

Simulated service includes the operation of 10 northbound and 10 southbound ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: November 27, 2017

The 41st Annual Holiday Boat Parade Set for December 16

Holiday Boat Parade 2017

The 41st Annual Holiday Boat Parade on Saturday, December 16 will begin at 6:30 p.m. and light up the waterways beginning at the C-15 Canal (Delray/Boca border), traveling south to the Hillsboro bridge. There are three designated viewing areas wi...

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Posted on: November 27, 2017

Wildflower Park Now Open to the Public

Wildflower Park

The Wildflower Park property located at 551 East Palmetto Park Road is now open to the public. The park site, which is situated along the intracoastal waterway, has a pedestrian entrance along Palmetto Park Road and a vehicular entrance on 5th Avenue. Fre...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Sign Up for Holiday Sanitation Schedule Reminders

Sanitation Sign Up

Tis the Season! 

Holiday sanitation schedule changes will affect pickups for Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day. In addition to the holiday schedule that is available online, customers serviced by the City of Boca Raton can now...

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

Building Department Offers Online Tutorials and Interactive Maps

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Boca Raton Building Department Offers OnlineTutorials and Interactive Maps

The Boca Raton Building Department has rolled out a host of new online tools to make doing business with the City even easier. Customers can apply online, submit plans, schedule ins...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

City Council Authorizes Sale of Municipal Golf Course to G.L Homes for $65 Million

Municipal Golf Course

On November 14, 2017, The Boca Raton City Council approved Ordinance No. 5410 authorizing the sale of its Municipal Golf Course to G.L. Homes for $65 million dollars. The City may now enter into a sales contract with G.L. Homes. 

A closing date is...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

2017-2018 Approved Budget

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The Boca Raton City Council approved the 2017-18 budget with amendments at the final budget hearing on October 2, 2017. Additions to the $443,173,500 operating budget included carry over amounts from 2016-17 projects still in progress, financial assistanc...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

View Recording of 3rd Joint Meeting on Ocean Breeze Golf Course

Joint Meeting News Flash

3rd Meeting

On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, the Boca Raton City Council and the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Parks District (GBRBPD) held a third joint public meeting to discuss the 27 hole Ocean Breeze Golf Course located at 5801 NW 2nd Ave. 

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: August 23, 2017

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program

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Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program

Property assessed clean energy, or PACE, financing allows property owners to fund energy efficiency, renewable energy, and wind mitigation projects with little or no up-front costs. With PACE, residential and c...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Biodegradable Bags Now Available at All Beach Access Points

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Pack it in Pack it Out, Trash Your Trash and Leave No Trace. Hikers, campers and those who love the outdoors understand these basic principles and the City of Boca Raton is now helping residents and visitors do their part by providing new biodegradable ba...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

From Free Putting Practice to Oceanfront Golf and Family Specials, Boca Raton Has It All

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Shoppers, diners and visitors to Downtown Boca’s Mizner Park now have the opportunity to brush up on their short game at the new Putt’n on the Plaza.

The 20x20, four hole putting green was installed this month and has accompanying putte...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

One Cent Sales Surtax

One Cent Sales Surtax

In November 2016, Palm Beach County voters approved raising the sales tax from 6 percent to 7 percent. This 1-cent sales tax increase took effect January 1, 2017 and will sunset on December 31, 2026 unless $2.7 billion is collected before then.

Palm Beach ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

I-95 Interchange at Spanish River Blvd

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This project will provide direct access to Spanish River Blvd from I-95 as well as Yamato Road, with 13 bridges being constructed as part of the interchange.

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

FDOT Improvement at Glades Rd/Turnpike Interchange Project

FDOT Glades Turnpike

Improvements to be constructed at the interchange of Glades Road and Florida’s Turnpike include widening the exit ramp from the northbound Turnpike to Glades Road to two lanes, adding an additional right turn lane from the Turnpike exit ramp to ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

LUNCH ON THE LAWN SERIES

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Hosted by the City of Boca RatonDecember SeriesFridays, December 1st, 8th, & 15thLunch: 11 AM - 2 PMFree and Open the the PublicSpend your Friday lunch break with us on December 1, 8, and 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.Lunch on the Lawn will open to those i...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

BOCA RATON BOWL PEP RALLY

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Hosted by The City of Boca Raton and ESPNMonday, December 18th 2017Starts: 6:00 PMFree and open to the publicThis year’s Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl will feature The University of Akron from The Mid-American Conference and Florida Atlantic Univ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

POLAR EXPRESS MOVIE AND FAMILY FUN

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Hosted by The City of Boca RatonFriday, December 22nd 2017Activities: 5:00 PM, Movie: 6:30 PMFree and open to the publicContinue the holiday festivities with The City of Boca Raton's Annual Polar Express Movie and Family Fun! Great outing for all ages, pr...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

SOMETHING BIG 2018

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Presented by Yoga JourneyMonday, January 1st, 2018Check in: 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM YogaPre-registration is highly recommendedYoga Journey is once again bringing the COMMUNITY together for a one of a kind New Years Day experience.For the 4th year a FREE outdoo...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK - HAMLET

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Hosted by The City of Boca RatonProduced by Shakespeare MiamiFriday, January 5th Doors 7:00 PM Show: 8:00 PMSaturday, January 6th Doors 7:00 PM Show: 8:00 PMSunday, January 7th Doors 5:00 PM Show: 6:00 PMFree and open to the publicShakespeare Miami brings...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

SUNSHINE MUSIC FESTIVAL 2018

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Presented by Live NationSunday, January 14th, 2017Doors: 12:00 PM, Show: 1:00 PMTicketed ConcertSunshine Music Festival returns with the 2018 line up boasting acts from the fan favorite Tedeschi Trucks Band, to Mike Gordon, Mediski Martin & Wood, Gala...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

BOCA RATON SEAFOOD & MUSIC FESTIVAL

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Presented by Courtney & Mike MitchellSaturday and Sunday, February 10-11, 201810:00 AM - 6:00 PMFree and Open to the Public with VIP Ticket OptionsMore information to come, check back later!FAQs:Outside food, beverage, and pets are not permittedFor ve...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

THE COWBOY BALL

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Hosted by The George Snow Scholarship FundSaturday, February 17th, 20186:00 PM - 11:00 PMTicketed Event"Best Reimagined Fundraiser of 2017" by Boca Mag...come join us for Cowboy Ball 2018 at Mizner Park Amphitheater. You will enjoy culinary deli...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS BOCA: KATHLEEN BATTLE

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Concert:  Kathleen Battle, sopranaLynn Philharmonia,  Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductorFestival of the Arts BOCAFriday, February 23rd , 2018 at 7:30 PMTicketed eventEstablished in 2007, Festival of the Arts BOCA was designed to promote ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS BOCA: ITZHAK PERLMAN - IN THE FIDDLER'S HOUSE

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Concert: Itzhak Perlman - In the Fiddler's HouseA Klezmer CelebrationFestival of the Arts BOCASaturday, February 24th, 2018 at 8:00 PMTicketed eventEstablished in 2007, Festival of the Arts BOCA was designed to promote the cultural arts and to enrich the ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS BOCA: GRUPO COMPAY SEGUNDO

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Concert: Grupo Compay Segundo, Iconic band from HavanaFestival of the Arts BOCASunday, February 25th, 2018 at 7:00 PMTicketed eventEstablished in 2007, Festival of the Arts BOCA was designed to promote the cultural arts and to enrich the quality of life o...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS BOCA: RICHARD HAAS

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Authors & Ideas: Richard HaasAuthor & President, Council on Foreign Relations - A World In Disarray: Causes, Consequences, ChoicesFestival of the Arts BOCAMonday, February 26th, 2018 at 7:00 PMTicketed eventEstablished in 2007, Festival of the Art...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS BOCA: PETER DIAMANDIS

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Authors & Ideas: Peter Diamandis, Bestselling author and Founder of the X Prize Foundation - Transforming Scarcity to AbundanceFestival of the Arts BOCAWednesday, February 28th, 2017 at 7:00 PMTicketed eventEstablished in 2007, Festival of the Arts BO...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS BOCA: T BONE BURNETT

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Authors & Ideas:  T Bone Burnett, Award-winning songwriter, producer & performer - On the Road with T Bone Burnett: Stories, Music & MoviesFestival of the Arts BOCAThursday, March 1st, 2017 at 7:00 PMTicketed eventEstablished in 2007,...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS BOCA: BILL MURRAY

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Concert: Bill Murray, Jan Vogler & Friends "New Worlds"An evening of music, poetry and proseFestival of the Arts BOCAFriday, March 2nd, 2018 at 7:30 PMTicketed eventEstablished in 2007, Festival of the Arts BOCA was designed to promote the c...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS BOCA: HOOPES, VIOLIN; NIKOLAY KHOZYAINOV, PIANO

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Concert: Hoopes, Violin; Nikolay Khozyainov, pianoThe Symphonia, Boca Raton & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductorFestival of the Arts BOCASaturday, March 3rd, 2018 at 8:00 PMTicketed eventEstablished in 2007, Festival of the Arts BOCA was designed to p...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS BOCA: E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL

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Film with Orchestra: E.T. the Extra-TerrestrialThe Symphonia, Boca Raton & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductorFestival of the Arts BOCASunday, March 4th, 2018 at 6:00 PMTicketed eventEstablished in 2007, Festival of the Arts BOCA was designed to promot...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

3rd ANNUAL MIXOLOGY CRAFT SPIRIT EVENT

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Hosted by Boca MagazineFriday, March 16th, 20185:30 PM - 8:30 PMTicket Event

Boca Magazine's annual event will showcase local craft spirits, mixologists, and South Florida’s growing craft cocktail culture scene. Widely recognized as one of Boca’s most pres...

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