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Posted on: April 24, 2019

City staff continues to provide world class services

Municpal Clerks Week Proclamation

Many of the City’s employees were recognized at the April 23 City Council Meeting with proclamations from Mayor Singer acknowledging their continuous hard work and achievements. Proclamations, which are official declarations issued by the City and present...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: April 24, 2019

City recognizes winners of the annual Drop Savers Poster Contest

Drop Savers Winner Division 4 posing with Mayor Scott Singer

In partnership with the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association, FSAWWA, the City of Boca Raton participated in the annual Drop Savers poster contest. The poster contest invited students from all Boca Raton schools, both public and private...

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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: April 12, 2019

Boca's own book club... are you in?

BRPL One Book Boca. A Community Reading Experience.

The City of Boca Raton’s Public Library recently announced this year’s One Book Boca, a community reading initiative, connecting people through shared reading experience and discussion. Titled One Amazing Thing, by bestselling author Chitra Divakaruni, th...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: April 10, 2019

Boca Raton recognizes graduate of Library Services career online high school

Woman receiving certificate from Mayor

At the April 9th City Council meeting, Mayor Singer presented a proclamation declaring it (April 7 - 13) National Library Week in the City. In celebration of the presentation, Ba’Theicia Bennett was recognized as the very first recipient of the Boca Raton...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: April 1, 2019

City Connection newsletter - the April issue

City Connection April 2019

The April 2019 issue of the City Connection is HERE!

View the April 2019 City Connection.

Read about:✔️ Straws to stay, but Boca Raton encourages voluntary change✔️ Earth Day, Coastal Resilience Partnership, 4ocean clearing waterways &...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: February 19, 2019

New program awards sustainability (sea) stars to restaurants

Coastal Connection City of Boca Raton's Restaurant Program logo

The City of Boca Raton is launching a new initiative called The Coastal Connection Restaurant Program. The program, sponsored by the City's Office of Sustainability and Recreation Services Department, will be introduced at the Sea Turtle Day Festival at G...

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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: April 2, 2019

Boca Raton in the spotlight

Behind the scenes of video shoot with video camera and two people by the beach

Lights, camera, action!

The City of Boca Raton was recently featured on Season 3 of "On the Town in the Palm Beaches," a show where host Frank Licari, focuses on cities and their history, what the locals enjoy, the outdoors/parks, beaches, dining...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Boca Raton helps fight the effects of climate change

Lifeguard hut on beach overlooking the ocean

The Coastal Resilience Partnership is comprised of 10 coastal municipalities, including the City of Boca Raton, that have partnered with Palm Beach County in hopes to combat the effects of climate change with a focus on sea level rise. Other municipalitie...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Youth Subcommittee puts words into action in Boca Raton

Youth Subcommittee posing with proclamation outside of City Hall

The Boca Raton City Council created the Community Advisory Panel (CAP) to provide a public forum for residents to express their concerns and initiatives regarding quality of life issues in Boca Raton. Several of the Council-appointed panel members are hig...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: March 4, 2019

2018 Boca Raton Fire Rescue Firefighter of the Year

Sherry Griffith, 2018 Firefighter of the Year, posing in front of American Flag

Firefighter Sherry Griffith was named the 2018 Boca Raton Fire Rescue Firefighter of the Year at a recent ceremony on March 1.

On the evening of May 20, 2018, Boca Raton Fire Rescue was dispatched to a water rescue involving a female swimmer in distress, wi...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: February 21, 2019

New waterfront park to open in 2019

Boca Raton, Florida Hillsboro El Rio Park Phase 2

Development of Hillsboro El Rio Park II has officially begun. Located on the south side of SW 18th Street between Dixie Highway and the El Rio Canal, this 14 acre site will become the newest City park with an estimated opening at the end of 2019. &nbs...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Sale, sale away- but get your permit first!

Garage sale sign on residential mailbox

Bargain hunters don’t despair, garage sales will still be happening in a neighborhood near you, but only between 8am-5 pm. The Boca Raton City Council recently passed Ordinance 5470: Garage Sale Permitting & RegulationsThis new la...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Learn CPR. Get the app. Save a life.

PulsePoint app notification popping up around baseball field

On Saturday, February 2, the City of Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services launched a new app for Boca Raton called PulsePoint at the 2019 First Responder Expo. The smart-phone app links to the 911 dispatch system to notify registered CPR-trained citiz...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: November 27, 2018

Waterfront park designs and renovations underway

Wildflower and Silver Palm Park concept sketch

Plans to connect Silver Palm Park and the Wildflower property at the intracoastal and Palmetto Park Road are moving forward. At the November 26 City Council workshop, EDSA, the City's consultant, gave a presentation on the connectivity designs for the Wil...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: January 2, 2019

New city ordinances in effect January 2019

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New City Ordinances in Effect January 2019

Ordinances are laws passed by municipal government. Ordinances are passed at most City Council meetings, but many of them don’t impact the day to day quality of life or business of the residents. Some ordinances a...

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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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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: December 21, 2018

Update from Palm Beach County School District on O5C

New Boca Raton Elementary School Approved

Press Release from Palm Beach County School District

Friday, December 21, 2018

After months of conversations, number crunching and site visits, Florida Department of Education Commissioner Pam Stewart has approved a new elementary school for the City of Boc...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: December 12, 2018

Government campus master plan concepts presented at City Council workshop

Government Campus Masterplan concept NF

At the December 10, 2018 City Council Workshop, Song & Associates presented conceptual plans for the Government Campus Master Plan. Two options were presented, and City Council members had an opportunity to ask questions, make suggestions and provide ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 25, 2018

Sustainable tree maintenance brochure

City of Boca Raton Tree Brochure

Be a part of something bigger in Boca Raton, learn how to protect one of our community’s greatest natural resources…trees!

View our Sustainable Tree Brochure with Resource Links

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