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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Monitoring Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). CDC.

Feb. 26, 2020

As a large employer and a provider of public programs, services and facilities, the City of Boca Raton is monitoring the messaging and information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) from the CDC. CDC.gov.

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

North Boca Raton Beach Restoration Starting Soon

Tractors performing beach dredging and restoration.

Feb. 25, 2020

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin a beach restoration project for beaches in north Boca Raton, with mobilization beginning in late February / early March.

When does this project begin and end?

The Contractor plans to mobilize to the s...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

City Hosts Inaugural 2020 State of the City Address

2020 state of the city

The City of Boca Raton hosted its first ever 2020 State of the City Address on Tuesday, February 18. The event was held in the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center’s Black Box Theater with about 200 attendees.  

What was discussed?

Mayor Scot...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

City’s Newest Waterfront Park Now Open

Aerial footage form january 2020 showing construction progress on Hillsboro El Rio Park

Update: 2/25/20

The City of Boca Raton opened its first, new waterfront park, Hillsboro El Rio South Park, on Saturday, February 22 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Following speakers from Recreation Services, the Parks and Recreation Board, and the Mayor, ...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Celebrate African American History Month

African American History Month graphic featuring Afrique Ngozi Dance and Drum and Dr. Ray Christian

The Boca Raton Public Library is celebrating African American History Month with a series of programs during the month of February. 

The Downtown Library will have a Documentary Series every Wednesday night at 7pm. The lineup for the series includ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 30, 2019

City Council and Beach & Parks District to Meet on April 13

golf course and sand trap

Update: January 28, 2020

The Boca Raton City Council and the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Parks District (GBRBPD) Commissioners met to discuss next steps in the development of the former Ocean Breeze Golf Course. The GBRBPD asked the City to approve the th...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

City Connection Newsletter - The February Issue

City Connection February 2020. Kids standing in front of a MLK Jr mural

The February 2020 issue of the City Connection is HERE! 

View the February 2020 City Connection.

Read about:📆 Attend the State of the City 2020🗳️ Get Details on Early Voting🗣️ Share your thoughts at the Community Forum🎭 Festiv...

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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: 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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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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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Brightline/Virgin Trains Station Coming to Boca Raton

Boca Raton Virgin Trains Station

Update: February 25, 2020

A meeting was held in mid-February with City staff to review preliminary plans for the Boca Brightline station. Comments on the preliminary plans and direction on the application process was provided to representatives of Brightli...

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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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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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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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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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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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