Boynton Beach

Youth Volunteer Bank Awards presented

Youth Volunteer Bank Awards presented

The City of Boynton Beach Education & Youth Advisory Board presented the annual Youth Volunteer Bank awards at the May 16 City Commission Meeting. This year, 9 volunteers, in grades 5-10, recorded 596 hours serving their community.  Service included beach and environmental clean-ups, volunteering at churches, schools, and the YMCA and various activities sponsored by […]

Nicole Brodi named “Bob Borovy Student Citizen of the Year”

Nicole Brodi named “Bob Borovy Student Citizen of the Year”

The City of Boynton Beach Education & Youth Advisory Board proudly announces Nicole Brodi as the winner of the 18th annual “Bob Borovy Student Citizen of the Year” Award.  Ms. Brodi was presented with a $1,000 check and recognized at the May 16 City Commission Meeting, and will have her name placed on the permanent […]

BCC Briefs for May 16, 2017

BCC Briefs for May 16, 2017

At the May 16, 2017, Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board took the following action:   Convention Center hotel – approved a series of lease amendments with the Convention Center hotel property to include 11,800 square feet of site space for an enclosed loading dock area and an enclosed walkway connecting the hotel with […]

Palm Beach County and Partners Hold 2017 Lake Worth Lagoon Fishing Challenge

Palm Beach County and Partners Hold 2017 Lake Worth Lagoon Fishing Challenge

To collect fisheries information about the county’s largest estuary, Palm Beach County and its partners in the Lake Worth Lagoon Initiative will hold the second annual Lake Worth Lagoon Fishing Challenge from May 26 through July 9, 2017. The initiative is collaborating with the Snook & Gamefish Foundation and the West Palm Beach Fishing Club […]

Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department to Flush Lines with Chlorine Starting June 5

Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department to Flush Lines with Chlorine Starting June 5

To maintain high water quality in the county’s water distribution system, the Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department will temporarily modify the disinfection process used to treat our drinking water. From June 5 to July 3, the county will use a somewhat stronger disinfection process to produce chlorine residual instead of a chloramine residual. Hydrant […]

City of Boynton Beach offers free door alarms to improve pool safety

City of Boynton Beach offers free door alarms to improve pool safety

It’s a sad statistic, but 76% of drowning deaths in the United States each year involve children younger than 5 years old, and  75% percent of drowning deaths of children younger than 15 occur at a swimming pool located at a private residence (home pool, neighbor’s pool).  The City of Boynton Beach Recreation & Parks […]