News Flash

Posted on: October 19, 2018

City of Boca Raton Sends Crews to Assist in Panhandle Recovery Efforts

Hurricane Michael Fire and Utilities NF

This past Sunday, Oct. 14 at 2:00 am, Boca Raton Fire Rescue, along with other local rescue teams from Delray Beach, Town of Palm Beach, Palm Beach County and West Palm Beach, were deployed to the Panhandle to assist in recovery efforts from Hurricane Mic...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: October 18, 2018

City Celebrates Arbor Day with Intergenerational Event

Arbor Day 2018 NF

The City of Boca Raton hosted its Annual Arbor Day Tree Planting Celebration at Spanish River Park on Friday, October 19 at 10am. The event was held to celebrate the City qualifying as a Tree City USA for the 38th consecutive year. The National Arbor Day ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: October 15, 2018

Silver Palm Park Concept Public Input Survey

Silver Palm Park - Take the Survey

A Public Outreach Meeting for the Silver Palm Waterfront Park was held on September 26 at the Downtown Library. The consultant of the project, EDSA, is seeking additional public input through a survey to incorporate along with feedback from the recent mee...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: October 9, 2018

Meet the Artists of the Red Reef Mural Project

Peter Agardy art in public places

Starting this week, the City of Boca Raton will feature the six artists selected for the very first Art in Public Places (AIPP) project: the Red Reef Park West Wall Mural. After receiving 47 applications for the project, the City's AIPP Advisory Board sel...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Attend the LWDD Public Information Workshop on Oct. 25

LWDD Canal

Update 10/18/18:

LWDD Public Information Workshop

The City of Boca Raton will host a public workshop to discuss the Lake Worth Drainage District L-50 canal rehabilitation program on Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Boca Raton Communit...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: October 1, 2018

City of Boca Raton Update on Beach Conditions

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October 15 | 9:32AM -

Recent samplings in Boca Raton for Red Tide show improved conditions ranging from "low” to “not present” ranges. We will continue to monitor and update. Check the FWC maps for updates and sample results. http://myfwc.maps.arcgis....

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

City of Boca Raton Recreation Services Director Elected to American Academy for Park & Recreation

Michael Kalvort Elected to American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration - NF

The City’s Recreation Services Director, Michael Kalvort, has been elected to the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration, one of the most prestigious designations in the Parks and Recreation field. For the past 25 years, Kalvort...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: October 4, 2018

New Podcast: Knowing Your Flood Hazard - Protecting & Insuring Your Property

Three men sitting in Boca Chamber Radio studio speaking about flood insurance during podcast segment

Tune in to Episode 13 of "Boca the Behind the Scenes" as Keith Carney, Senior Zoning Officer and Floodplain Manager, and Zachary Bihr, Assistant City Engineer, explain the importance of flood insurance for property owners in the City. 

A...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: October 9, 2018

City Fleet Maintenance Division Ranked Nationally for Innovation & Leadership

Fleet Maintenance proclamtion posing with awards

The City of Boca Raton’s Fleet Maintenance Section was recently ranked in the top 20 fleets in the nation as a Leading Government Fleet by the Government Fleet Magazine and the American Public Works Association for 2018. The award recognizes the...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: October 1, 2018

City Connection Newsletter - The October Issue

City Connection Oct Newsflash, dogs running on beach

🍂 The October issue of the City Connection is HERE!

View the October City Connection.

Read about:✔️ Top Things to Do & Know...like Boca Boo Days!✔️ City Working to REDUCE Flood Insurance Rates✔️ Columbus Day holiday✔️ Resolution urging US Con...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Deutch Applauds Boca Raton Resolution on Climate Change

Picture of City Council with City of Boca Raton Sustainablity in right corner in white

On September 12, the Boca Raton City Council unanimously passed a resolution urging the United States Congress to take prompt actions to address climate change.The language in the resolution requests that Congress recognize the significant effects that cl...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Your Surtax Dollars At Work

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The City of Boca Raton provides its residents with the highest level of service through the responsible use of public resources.

One of the financial resources available to the City is the Infrastructure Surtax (IST) Fund. This surtax is funded by the Palm...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: September 17, 2018

2018/19 Permits NOW on Sale..AND NEW Hours for Mizner Bark Dog Park

Girl with dogs sitting on bench

2018/19 Permits for the Beach, Boat, Dog Beach and Dog Park are now on sale as of Monday, September 17.

For pricing and information please visit our Annual Permits webpage or one of the pages below.

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Art in Public Places Board Selects Artists for First Mural Project

Boca Raton Art in Public Places Board posing with chosen artists

After receiving 47 applications for the City’s first Call to Artists, the Art in Public Places (AIPP) Board met on September 5, 2018 and selected six artists for the mural project at Red Reef Park West and six alternates. Artists will begin creating in Se...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: August 27, 2018

2018-2019 Proposed Budget

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The City of Boca Raton’s Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Proposed Budget is now available on our website. 

A public hearing on the Proposed Budget was held Thursday, September 13. View video.

The Final Budget Hearing was held Monday, September 24. ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Why Are We Still Hearing Train Horns? Here's why...

Brightline - No Train Horn

UPDATE 8/21/2018Although a Quiet Zone (also known as a "no train horn" area) is in effect for Boca Raton, you may have heard train horns this past weekend and may hear them periodically over the next few months. Over the weekend of August 18 the...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: August 6, 2018

2018 State of the City Presented at Chamber Breakfast

2018 Year In Review (aerial view of Boca Raton ocean coastline)

The annual State of the City was presented at the August 9, 2018 Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce Breakfast. Mayor Scott Singer and City Manager, Leif Ahnell, shared accomplishments from the 2017-2018 fiscal year, reviewed goals and initiatives for ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: August 6, 2018

Artificial Reef Deployment by PBC off Boca Raton Shores

reef deployment view of ocean and barge-GIF

While we're known for our beautiful beaches, life under the surface of the water is just as exciting! On the morning of August 1, Palm Beach County dropped 530 tons just off our shores to create a new artificial reef 35 feet below. The new reef's purpose ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 9, 2018

Will You Get the City’s Emergency Message?

2018 CodeRED sign up NF

CodeRED is a free notification system available to City residents that sends pre-recorded emergency messages and alerts via phone calls, text messages and emails. City officials will send messages to residents regarding specific details and instructions o...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 30, 2018

City Council Determines Policy Actions for 2018-2019

Strategic Planning Policy Actions 2018

Strategic Planning Session May 2018

The City Council and members of the City’s Executive Leadership team met over four days in May to develop strategic goals for the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year.  With the guidance of moderator Lyle Sumek, elec...

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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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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Sign Up for Holiday Sanitation Schedule Reminders

Sanitation Sign Up

Holiday sanitation schedule changes will affect pickups for Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day. 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 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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