Posted on: January 19, 2018

City of Boca Raton Renamed Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community

City of Boca Raton Bicycle Friendly Community

The City of Boca Raton has been redesignated as a Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) at the Bronze level by the League of American Bicyclists. Currently, there are 416 communities in all 50 states recognized with a BFC award. Florida presently has 26 bike f...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Volunteers Needed for Art In Public Places Board & Education Task Force

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Do you have an interest in Art or Education? Looking to get involved with your City?  

The City Council recently established two new volunteer committee opportunities: The Art in Public Places Advisory Board and the Education Task Force.

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

One Book Boca 2018

One Book Boca 2018

The Boca Raton Public Library is pleased to announce its 2018 One Book Boca title, The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein. The library staff chose this New York Times bestseller for its captivating look at the wonders and absurdities of human life—...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Learn More About Safety & Brightline Trains Running in Boca Raton

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The Brightline express passenger rail train is currently running on the Florida East Coast corridor which runs near Dixie Hwy. With 10 railroad crossings within the City of Boca Raton, it's always important to be mindful of Brightline's safety program.

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Boca Raton Championship 2018

Boca Raton Championship 2018

The City of Boca Raton is honored to be one of the platinum partners of the Boca Raton Championship. The golf tournament, now in it's 12th year, helps to raise money for the Boca Raton Regional Hospital. This event will feature PGA TOUR Champions and many...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Ocean Breeze Golf Course Acquisition

Ocean Breeze Golf Course

*UPDATE* January 17, 2018

At the City Council Workshop on January 8, 2018, City staff gave a presentation of the draft Interlocal Agreement between the City and the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District (GBRBPD) for the financing, terms and conditions...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

WATCH "2017: A Year in Review" Video

City of Boca Raton 2017 A Year in Review video

Happy New Year Boca Raton!

As we jump into the new year, here’s a quick look back at a few accomplishments from 2017 and the guiding principles that keep the City of Boca Raton striving for excellence. 

We are looking forward to serving you in 2018...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

Give Your Tree a "Second Chance" - Recycle!

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The City of Boca Raton will be conducting a holiday tree recycling program from December 26 through January 21

Residents can drop off their “clean” holiday trees at 751 Banyan Trail located adjacent to Mizner Bark Dog Park. The City’s Recreation...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

New Online Services Cater to Boca Businesses

Business Tax Online

Due to recent customer service enhancements, Boca Raton businesses can now enjoy the convenience of submitting business tax related applications and payments online through the City’s website: www.myboca.us.

Last fiscal year, the City issued 13,788 Busines...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

How can we help? Reach out and Report Your Concern

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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 concern a...
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Posted on: December 12, 2017

Waterfront Master Plan Presentation

Waterfront Final Presentation

On December 11, 2017, EDSA, the City’s consultant working on the waterfront master plan, shared concepts and recommendations in a presentation at the City Council workshop. 

Properties included:Spanish River Park, South Beach Park, Red Reef Park, ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

City of Boca Raton Municipal Election - March 13, 2018

2018 Municipal Election

The City of Boca Raton Municipal Election for Council Seats C and D will be held on March 13, 2018. The official qualifying period for the election begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 and ends promptly at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. ...

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Posted on: November 27, 2017

Wildflower Park Now Open to the Public

Wildflower Park

The Wildflower Park property located at 551 East Palmetto Park Road is now open to the public. The park site, which is situated along the intracoastal waterway, has a pedestrian entrance along Palmetto Park Road and a vehicular entrance on 5th Avenue. Fre...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Sign Up for Holiday Sanitation Schedule Reminders

Sanitation Sign Up

Tis the Season! 

Holiday sanitation schedule changes will affect pickups for Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day. In addition to the holiday schedule that is available online, customers serviced by the City of Boca Raton can now...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

2017-2018 Approved Budget

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The Boca Raton City Council approved the 2017-18 budget with amendments at the final budget hearing on October 2, 2017. Additions to the $443,173,500 operating budget included carry over amounts from 2016-17 projects still in progress, financial assistanc...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program

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Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program

Property assessed clean energy, or PACE, financing allows property owners to fund energy efficiency, renewable energy, and wind mitigation projects with little or no up-front costs. With PACE, residential and c...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Biodegradable Bags Now Available at All Beach Access Points

Bio beach bags

Pack it in Pack it Out, Trash Your Trash and Leave No Trace. Hikers, campers and those who love the outdoors understand these basic principles and the City of Boca Raton is now helping residents and visitors do their part by providing new biodegradable ba...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

From Free Putting Practice to Oceanfront Golf and Family Specials, Boca Raton Has It All

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Shoppers, diners and visitors to Downtown Boca’s Mizner Park now have the opportunity to brush up on their short game at the new Putt’n on the Plaza.

The 20x20, four hole putting green was installed this month and has accompanying putte...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

One Cent Sales Surtax

One Cent Sales Surtax

In November 2016, Palm Beach County voters approved raising the sales tax from 6 percent to 7 percent. This 1-cent sales tax increase took effect January 1, 2017 and will sunset on December 31, 2026 unless $2.7 billion is collected before then.

Palm Beach ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

I-95 Interchange at Spanish River Blvd

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This project will provide direct access to Spanish River Blvd from I-95 as well as Yamato Road, with 13 bridges being constructed as part of the interchange.

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

FDOT Improvement at Glades Rd/Turnpike Interchange Project

FDOT Glades Turnpike

Improvements to be constructed at the interchange of Glades Road and Florida’s Turnpike include widening the exit ramp from the northbound Turnpike to Glades Road to two lanes, adding an additional right turn lane from the Turnpike exit ramp to ...

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