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News Flash

Posted on: April 27, 2020

Beaches Closed 4th of July Weekend

Palm Beach County Florida. Covid-19 update.

UPDATE: June 30, 2020 (9:40am)  - Beaches Closed for 4th of July Weekend

Palm Beach County issued an Emergency Order closing all public, municipal and private beaches, including all beach parks in Palm Beach County. All beaches and beach parks, in...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: March 22, 2020

Palm Beach County Issues Emergency Order Requiring Facial Coverings

Palm Beach County Mask Order

June 26, 2020 (1:45pm)

Effective immediately, the Department of Business and Professional Regulation is suspending on premises consumption of alcohol at bars statewide. View the Emergency Order.

June 25, 2020 (10am)

On Tuesday, June 23, Palm Beach County Com...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Palm Beach County Offers Mortgage, Rent & Utilities Assistance Program

PBC Assistance Updates

Update: June 19, 2020 (11:50am)

CARES Mortgages Assistance Program

The Palm Beach County Department of Housing and Economic Sustainability announced the availability of $20,000,000 in CARES Act funding for temporary relief to homeowners for mortgage assista...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 1, 2020

City Connection Newsletter - The July Issue

July 2020 City Connection. City of Boca Raton.

The July 2020 issue of the City Connection is HERE! 

View the July 2020 City Connection.

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😷 Latest COVID-19 updates 🔹♦️🔹Virtual July 4th - Red, White & Blue Boca! 📄 New City Sign Code&...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: June 24, 2020

City to Celebrate 4th of July with Week-long Virtual Celebration

Red, White & Blue in Boca

In lieu of the City’s annual Fabulous Fourth of July Celebration, the City of Boca Raton Recreation Services Department will present "Red, White, & Blue in Boca," a week-long Virtual 4th of July Celebration from June 27 - ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 28, 2020

City's Small Business Recovery Relief Grant Program Accepting Applications

Small Business Recovery Relief Grant Program

On May 27, 2020, the Boca Raton City Council unanimously authorized a $500,000 Small Business Recovery Relief Grant Program for businesses within the City of Boca Raton. The online application is now live and applications are being accepted.

The grant prog...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Census 2020: Are You Up For The Challenge?

2020 Census Challenge NF

The City wants to be sure that everyone in Boca Raton gets counted in the 2020 Census. Your responses to this once-a-decade population count means more opportunities for you, your family, your friends and neighbors for the next 10 years.

When you respond t...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Official Hurricane Message from the City of Boca Raton

Be prepared Boca

Each year our community works together to prepare for the uncertainty of hurricane season. We review plans and stock up on supplies; we know the drill. This year, however, will require some additional preparation due to COVID-19.

We want you to know that w...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 25, 2020

Library Curbside Pick-Up Service Begins

COVID-19 Update. Boca Raton Library staff wearing a mask and putting a bag of books into the trunk o

Beginning Tuesday, May 26, the Downtown and Spanish River Libraries will be starting new curbside holds pick-up service for new books, DVDs and other library materials that library cardholders have placed a hold on.

How does curbside pick-up service work?

  1. &...
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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: April 16, 2020

City Council "Virtual" Meetings

CRA and City Council Virtual Meetings NF

City Council Meetings, CRA Meetings and City Council workshops are now being held virtually with GoToMeeting. Special workshop meetings will be held biweekly (in the off weeks from regular Council meetings) on Tuesdays at 6pm. To learn more about the virt...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Save a Trip to City Hall: Utilize Online City Services

Online Services. People doing online services on their phones.

Due to the recent health advisories, we’re encouraging customers to take advantage of our online services, email & phone resources. Visit www.myboca.us/9/How-Do-I for more info. 

  • Water Bill payments
  • Parking Tickets
  • Building Permits &am...
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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: March 12, 2020

All City Events, Programs, Meetings Canceled

City of Boca Raton, Florida Events, Programs, Meetings postponements and cancellations

*Palm Beach County issued an order easing some restrictions for recreation through a phased reopening of parks and other areas to recreate. Within the City of Boca Raton, some parks, municipal golf and boat ramps have reopened, with some limitations and r...

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Current Affairs & Topics
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: 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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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Palm Beach County Approves CARES Restart Business Grants Program

The Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) approved the CARES Restart Business Grants Program on May 15, 2020 to accelerate the reopening of businesses hardest hit by COVID-19.  

The $60 million Business Restart Program uses a porti...

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Current Affairs & Topics

News Flash

Posted on: May 28, 2020

City of Boca Raton Announces Small Business Relief Program

Small Business Recovery Relief Grant Program

BOCA RATON, FL – May 28, 2020 – On May 27, 2020, the Boca Raton City Council unanimously passed a $500,000 Small Business Recovery Relief Grant program for businesses within the city limits of Boca Raton. The grant program, which is de...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2020

City of Boca Raton Asks For Resident Participation In Virtual Memorial Day Ceremony

Memorial Day Virtual Ceremony May 25 at 9am

BOCA RATON, FL – May 19, 2020 – On Monday, May 25, the City of Boca Raton Recreation Services Department will host its Memorial Day Ceremony virtually to honor America’s fallen war heroes. Traditionally, the City hosts the ev...

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Media Releases
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Miuccio Named Boca Raton Chief of Police

Police Chief Miuccio

Interim Police Chief Michele Miuccio has been promoted to Police Chief.

Chief Miuccio, who has extensive law enforcement experience, has been with the department for over 30 years. During Chief Miuccio’s tenure with the Boca Raton Police Departme...

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Media Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2020

City's Newest Waterfront Park to Open with Community Celebration

Aerial of Downtown Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL – January 27, 2020 – The City of Boca Raton is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the soft opening of Hillsboro El Rio Park South on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The ribbon-cutting will be held from 9:30am to 10am. Th...

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Media Releases
Posted on: December 31, 2019

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

Aerial of Downtown Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL – December 31, 2019 – A recent report by Moody’s Investors Service indicated that the City’s credit position and the City’s Water & Sewer credit position remain rated Aaa, the highest possible rating out of 10 grade levels. Citing an “e...

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Media Releases
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, FL – December 30, 2019 – 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...

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Media Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2019

Boca Raton City Council Approves Brightline/Virgin Trains Station Agreement

Mayor Scott Singer and Boca Raton City Council members stand around a podium during a press conferen

BOCA RATON, FL – December 11, 2019 – The Boca Raton City Council has approved a long-term land lease with Brightline, soon to be Virgin Trains, for the construction of a train station and parking garage near the City’s Downto...

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2019

City of Boca Raton Utility Services Recognized for Sustainable, Reclaimed Water System

City of Boca Raton Utility Services Department head accepting top award at the 2019 Executive Manage

BOCA RATON, FL – October 28, 2019 – The City of Boca Raton’s Utility Services Department was recently honored with a top award at the 2019 Executive Management Conference by the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMW...

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2019

The Friends of the Boca Raton Public Library Donates $77,075 for Library Mobile Van

Large check from Friends of the Boca Raton Library being presented to Library Staff.

BOCA RATON, FL – October 21, 2019 – The Friends of the Boca Raton Public Library has generously donated $77,075 to the Boca Raton Public Library for the purchase of a new library mobile van. The check was presented to Michael Kalvort, ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 17, 2019

City of Boca Raton Recognizes Veterans With Events From Morning To Night On Monday, November 11

Honoring all who served. Veterans Day. November 11.

BOCA RATON, FL – October 17, 2019 – In commemoration of Veterans Day and in recognition of all military personnel who have served this country, the City of Boca Raton will host a Veterans Day Observance "Honoring All Who Served&qu...

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Light Up Downtown Boca Kicks Off With Annual Holiday Festival On Saturday, November 23

Christmas Tree. Boca Raton Happy Holidays flyer with information for Tree Lighting Festival, Street

BOCA RATON, FL – October 8, 2019Light Up Downtown Boca, a series of winter holiday festivities including parades, concerts and more, kicks off on Saturday, November 23 at the Mizner Park Amphitheater (MPA), 590 Plaza Real, from 4 p....

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Boca Raton Celebrates Arbor Day with Intergenerational Event

Group planting a tree

BOCA RATON, FL – October 15, 2019 – The City of Boca Raton is hosting its Annual Arbor Day Tree Planting Celebration at Patch Reef Park on Friday, October 18 at 9:30am. The park is located at 2000 Yamato Road and citizens are invited t...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Boca Raton Youth to Host Mental Health Round Table Discussion

Boca Raton youth discussing topics at a round table

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

Zachary Bihr Municipal Services Director headshot with MS building

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

Man in hat and sunglasses trimming palm tree

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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News Flash

Posted on: March 11, 2020

Monitoring COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

COVID Important Information graphic

For information regarding the COVID-19 virus for our area, please visit the City’s website.

City's Website Mizner Amphitheater
Posted on: March 9, 2020

*Postponed* KING CRIMSON

King-Crimson-summer-2020-poster-med-res

With Special Guest: The Zappa BandPresented by Live NationNew date TBATicketed Concert

“Due to the obvious uncertainty in the touring world this summer, King Crimson has decided to move the current tour to a similar time period and same cities in...

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Event Website Mizner Amphitheater
Posted on: February 26, 2020

*Postponed* MAREN MORRIS IN CONCERT

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RSVP: The TourPresented by Live NationRescheduled for Saturday, May 15th, 2021Ticketed Concert

From Maren:

"In tears writing this but given these unprecedented circumstances, I’ve decided to postpone RSVP THE TOUR to 2021.

Thankfully, all resc...

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Event Website Mizner Amphitheater