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Posted on: September 28, 2021

City Unveils New Communications Initiative

My Boca Launch - NF and Intranet 02

We're excited to introduce a new communications initiative that aims to build a stronger and more unified connection with our residents, visitors, and businesses with new communication platforms and a new website with modern and vibrant design el...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

The Racquet Center Wins USTA Award

USTA. Kids on tennis court at racquet center cheering

The Racquet Center in Boca Raton is one of only 25 facilities in the US to receive a 2021 Outstanding Facility Award from the United States Tennis Association.

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

City Council Approves 2021-22 Budget

City of Boca Raton Final Budget

City Council approved the 2021-2022 Budget and Capital Improvements Program at the Final Budget Public Hearing on Wednesday, September 22, 2021.

For FY 2021-22, the citywide combined uses of funds including operations, transfers and fund balances/reserves ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

City Earns Silver SolSmart Designation

SolSmart Silver

The City of Boca Raton is "open for solar business!" In 2021 the City earned a Silver designation in the SolSmart program.

SolSmart is a program funded by the US Department of Energy which recognizes Cities and communities that make going solar e...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: September 1, 2021

City Connection Newsletter - The September 2021 Issue

City Connection. Barge installing new snorkel reef

The September 2021 issue of the City Connection is HERE! Catch up, and learn what’s coming up in Boca Raton!READ this month’s issue of the City Connection...???? New snorkel reef installation?? Construction starting at Silver Palm Park...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Brightline to Break Ground on Station This Fall

Rendering for new Brightline station in Boca Raton

On Tuesday, August 24, City Council approved Ordinance No. 5588 authorizing the construction of the Brightline train station and adjacent parking structure, with modifications to the site plan.

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Construction in Progress at Silver Palm Park

Silver Palm Park boat ramp into water

As part of the Waterfront Master Plan, construction at Silver Palm Park began on Tuesday, September 7. The park will remain closed to all pedestrian, vehicular and boat traffic for approximately 6 months.

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

New Snorkel Reef Installed at Red Reef Park

Reef and beach at Red Reef Park

Construction of a new recreational snorkel reef at Red Reef Park has been completed, enhancing the park’s current reef into an extended snorkeling trail for beach goers.

Red Reef Park already features a snorkeling area that consists of six (6) ar...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Boca Raton Golf & Racquet Club - August 2021 Update

BRGR Clubhouse waterview with logo NF

Hear from Boca Raton Golf & Racquet Club Manager Jason Hayes on the transition of the City’s new golf course and club, and the City’s goals to continue to deliver world-class recreation at this new facility beginning on November 1, 2021.

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Major City Projects Completed

SW 12th Avenue newly paved street and new sidewalk

Work recently completed on two major projects within our City. The NE 5th Avenue Sidewalk Improvements project was completed by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) ahead of schedule, and the Innovative Sustainable Infrastructure Program (iSIP)...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 1, 2021

NEW Florida Bike Law In Effect

NEW Florida Bike Law. Man riding bike on bridge

Beginning July 1, 2021, new bicycle regulations went into effect in the state of Florida. These new regulations apply to all bicyclists and include how bicyclists ride on City streets. Visit https://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/950 to learn more abo...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

4ocean Update: 3,285 Pounds of Plastic Waste Removed from City Beaches

4ocean blue recycling bin at the beach

In an effort to keep Boca’s beaches clean and free of debris and plastics, the City is partnering with Boca Raton-based 4ocean on a 6-month pilot program to increase recycling efforts at City beaches.

4ocean is a Public Benefit Corporation with a...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Palm Beach County Mortgage & Rent Assistance Programs

PBC Assistance Updates

Mortgage Assistance

The Palm Beach County Department of Housing and Economic Development will begin Round 2 of its Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) Mortgage Assistance Program.  This program allows new applicants, impacted b...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Stay Connected with the City During Hurricane Season

Be Prepared Boca 2021. Palm Tree blowing in wind

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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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Recreation Updates

COVID-19 Update Hillsboro El Rio playground

Updated: April 1, 2021

  • The Friends of the Library Bookstore reopening changes, starting April 2nd:
    • Monday-Thursday, donations by appointment only 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, please contact Friends by email bookstore@BocaLibraryFriends.org
    • Friday and Saturday, open f...
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