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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Spanish River Dog Beach Opening Friday, June 5

COVID-19 Update. Woman sitting with her dog on the beach.

***NOTICE*** All services at the Downtown Library (curbside pick-up and book drop) will be suspended on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 9am - Sunday, June 7 at 9am.

UPDATE: June 3, 2020

As part of phased re-openings for City of Boca Raton parks and recreational f...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: June 1, 2020

City Connection Newsletter - The June Issue

City Connection June 2020. City staff pictures.

The June 2020 issue of the City Connection is HERE! 

View the June 2020 City Connection.

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🏢 Small Business Recovery Relief Grant Program☑️ 2020 Census🌳 City Parks and Facilities re-openings👷 Verde Trail improvements🌀...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 28, 2020

City's Small Business Recovery Relief Grant Program Now 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: 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: March 22, 2020

New COVID-19 Testing Site at FAU Now Open

COVID New Testing Site NF

May 20, 2020 (12pm)

In cooperation with American Medical Response (AMR), the Florida Division of Emergency Management and Florida Atlantic University, Palm Beach County opened a new community based testing site in Boca Raton

The drive th...

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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?

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Palm Beach County Approves CARES Restart Business Grants Program

PBC Business Restart Program NF

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
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: August 19, 2019

Census 2020: It Matters to Boca Raton

United States Census 2020

April 1, 2020 is Census Day. The United States Census Bureau is the federal government’s largest statistical agency. They are dedicated to providing current facts and figures about America’s people, places and economy.

One of their stat...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Mayor and City Council Members Swear In

Virtual swearing in

Re-elected Mayor, Scott Singer and City Council Members, Andrea Levine O’Rourke and Andy Thomson, "virtually" took the oath of office on March 31, 2020. Mayor Scott Singer won his seat in the March 17 Election. Both Levine O’...

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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, Beaches Closed

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: February 25, 2020

North Beach Restoration Complete

New sand on the beach after the North Beach Restoration

May 11, 2020

The North Boca Raton Beach Restoration Project is complete. The contractor (Weeks Marine) has removed all of their equipment off the beach. See pictures of the finished beach below.

April 7, 2020

The contractor has reported that they have approx...

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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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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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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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