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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: August 6, 2019

Camino Real Intracoastal Bridge Now Open

City Council members and Palm Beach County officials at the ribbon cutting ceremony for Camino Real

After an extensive renovation, Palm Beach County held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, August 6, to officially open the Camino Real intracoastal bridge.

Attending the ceremony were County Commissioner Robert Weinroth, as well as City Council members A...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 23, 2019

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

Brightline train at station

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: July 30, 2019

City Seeking Information on Golf Course Design

golf course and sand trap

The City of Boca Raton is seeking information from professional Golf Course Design and Golf Course Design-Build firms for the proposed design and re-construction of an 18-hole golf course.  Some of the information being sought is direction and id...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: April 1, 2019

City Connection Newsletter - The August Issue

August 2019 City Connection. Kids smiling and posing for picture with tennis balls

The August 2019 issue of the City Connection is HERE! 

View the August 2019 City Connection.

Read about:✔️ New Brightline/Virgin Train Station may be coming to Boca Raton✔️ Back to School: Sales tax holiday, school safety, fun eve...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Get Your Walking Shoes and Step Trackers Ready; the Gumbo Limbo Boardwalk is Now Open

New boardwalk at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

The entire Gumbo Limbo Boardwalk is now open for your enjoyment! Replacement reconstruction of the boardwalk was completed in three phases, with the first section opened in December of 2016. Phases two and three included complete replacement of the loop a...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 23, 2019

City Looks Forward with Sustainability Action Plan

Sustainability Action Plan

At the July 22, 2019 City Council Workshop, the City's Sustainability Manager, Lindsey Nieratka, presented an overview of the Sustainability Action Plan (SAP). Both the City’s Strategic Plan and the Comprehensive plan include general goals and p...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 3, 2019

Sharing the Beaches During Sea Turtle Nesting Season

Turtle conservationist talking at beach

With sea turtle nesting season well underway, City of Boca Raton beaches are filled with nests that are blocked off in designated areas. With the busy holiday weekend approaching, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center's Sea Turtle Conservation team put together a vid...

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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 25, 2019

Muralists Bring a Splash of Color to Beach Tunnels

Family walking to beach through tunnel with art mural

The AIPP Advisory Board issued a “Call to Artists” at the beginning of the year looking for muralists to create colorful works of art for beachgoers to enjoy when walking to or from the City beaches. After receiving 20 qualified artist...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Boca Raton Ranked #5 as Best Beach Town to Live In

Family building sand castles on the beach

WalletHub recently released its 2019 Best Beach Towns to Live In list, putting Boca Raton at number 5 out of 146 beach (ocean) cities. To compile this list, WalletHub compared cities across 62 key indicators of livability with set ranges from housing cost...

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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: June 10, 2019

Heads Up Boca!

Heads Up Boca

With new residents and hotels in the Downtown, Boca Raton is becoming an even more vibrant and active city. That means pedestrians and motorists need to respect the rules of the road, especially in our Downtown area. When walking in urban areas, crossing ...

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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

Do you ever feel like you need a PhD in acronyms to understand who is doing what in the City of Boca Raton? PBC, LWDD, FDOT, FPL, PBCSD- we get it. With so many government agencies working on projects that may affect how you get around the City this summe...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Official Hurricane Message from the City of Boca Raton

Be prepared Boca

The Atlantic Hurricane Season starts June 1 until November 30. As residents of South Florida and Boca Raton, it is important to be informed and prepared for potential hurricanes. 

The City of Boca Raton strongly encourages all residents and busine...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Saturday’s are for the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl

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 catch the 2019 Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl on the ABC network this year. Or better yet, plan a trip to paradise and enjoy some great football and tailgating at Florida Atlantic University stadium.

All f...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 31, 2019

What's Going On With All This Seaweed?

seaweed_on_beach NF

If you’ve been to the beach lately, you’ve probably seen the tremendous amount of seaweed on our shoreline. Florida is currently experiencing massive amounts of seaweed washing on shore. Due to this immense influx, the City of Boca Rat...

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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. With the ...

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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: November 13, 2017

Sign up for sanitation schedule reminders

Sanitation Sign Up graphic

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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