Opponents were so incensed when the city approved the Archstone Palmetto Park rental apartment project proposed for downtown that they organized a petition drive to put the issue before voters.
When it comes to future beach renourishment here, people living on the beach may be asked to pay a large portion of the cost of replenishing lost sand.
The City Council waded into two waterfront issues Tuesday, rezoning a beach property for recreational use and backing a $3 million multi-agency project to restore canoe trails, plant sea grass and expand the boardwalk at Rutherford Park along the Intracoastal Waterway.
Samantha Kerker of Boca Raton knows how to help.
A city board charged with reviewing pedestrian and bicyclist issues is facing the reality that bicycle-safety programs will continue to be one of the city’s budget belt-tightening casualties.
Property tax increase, higher fire assessment fee also under consideration
Going to the beach here could be quite a different experience next year, with visitors able to rent umbrellas, chairs and other beach amenities. They would also feed parking meters instead of paying admission at the city’s beach parks.
Having fewer garbage collections, adding parking meters at beach parks and cutting back on the maintenance of street medians were some possibilities discussed Wednesday by city leaders facing an anticipated shortfall of up to $5 million in next year’s city budget.
The City Council is holding two daylong sessions this week to review the city’s financial situation and discuss its goals for the upcoming year.
A Boca Raton attorney has received the Daniel R. Ginsberg Leadership Award from the Anti-Defamation League, a tribute that recognizes leadership in the fight against anti-Semitsim, racism and all forms of prejudice.
Residents of Boca Raton ‘s public housing are getting a little extra storm security.