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Boynton Beach UTILITIES to Flush WATER Lines with Chlorine
BOYNTON BEACH, FL (July 7, 2015) --- Boynton Beach Utilities will temporarily modify the disinfection process utilized to treat its drinking water from July 20 through August 9. Customers may notice a slight chlorine taste, or odor, in their tap water. These temporary conditions will not cause adverse health effects. Those sensitive to the taste, or odor, of chlorine, can place an open container of drinking water in the refrigerator for a few hours to allow the chlorine to dissipate. Users of home dialysis machines, owners of tropical fish and managers of stores, and restaurants with fish and shellfish holding tanks are advised to seek professional advice as the method for removing chlorine residuals differs from removing chloramine residuals from tap water. This is an annual preventative maintenance process in order to maintain the City’s high standard of clean water distribution. Please call 561.742.6964 for further information.
The City of Lake Worth Bryant Park Boat Ramp Closure for the Annual Reggae Festival 2015:
The Annual Lake Worth Reggae Festival will be held from Friday March 6, 2015 through Sunday March 8, 2015. The City will be closing down the Bryant Park boat ramps during the festival on Thursday March 5, 2015 at midnight and will reopen on Monday March 9, 2015 at 6:00 a.m. For any further information on the festival or boat ramp closure please contact the Public Services Department at 561-586-1720.
Boynton Beach to Flush WATER Lines with Chlorine
BOYNTON BEACH, FL --- The City of Boynton Beach will temporarily modify the disinfection process utilized to treat its drinking water from March 6 through March 20. Customers may notice a slight chlorine taste, or odor, in their tap water. These temporary conditions will not cause adverse health effects. Those sensitive to the taste, or odor, of chlorine, can place an open container of drinking water in the refrigerator for a few hours to allow the chlorine to dissipate. Users of home dialysis machines, owners of tropical fish and managers of stores, and restaurants with fish and shellfish holding tanks are advised to seek professional advice as the method for removing chlorine residuals differs from removing chloramine residuals from tap water. This is an annual preventative maintenance process in order to maintain the City’s high standard of clean water distribution. Please call 561.742.6964 for further information.
˜TIS THE SEASON FOR THE BOYNTON BEACH FIRE RESCUE DEPARTMENT TO COLLECT TOYS
BOYNTON BEACH, FL --- The Boynton Beach Fire Rescue Department is now accepting new, unwrapped toys for children that will be spending their holidays in Bethesda Memorial Hospital East and the Lord's Place. Toys will be delivered on Christmas Eve by fire personnel in a big red fire truck! The Fire Rescue Department have been collecting and delivering hundreds of toys for over 20 years to children in the community.
The public is encouraged to donate new, unwrapped toys. Toys will be accepted at each of the Cityâ€™s fire stations through December 12, 2014. The fire stations are located at 100 E. Boynton Beach Blvd., 2615 W. Woolbright Rd., 3501 N. Congress Ave., 1919 S. Federal Hwy. and 2080 High Ridge Rd.
For more information, please contact Michael Landress, EMS Coordinator, by calling 561.742.6337 or emailing LandressM@bbfl.us.
BEWARE OF CALLS OFFERING FREE WATER TESTING FROM CITY OF BOYNTON BEACH
BOYNTON BEACH, FL --- Boynton Beach Utilities customers have received phone calls, and mail solicitations, from individuals giving the impression that they are City of Boynton Beach employees. They are offering free water testing with the hope to sell the homeowner a water purification system. Callers are not City employees, nor were they hired on behalf of the City of Boynton Beach. In addition, the City did not mail out any information concerning free water testing.
The City does not endorse, or recommend, any type of water purification system for home or business use. Boynton Beach Utilities continues to provide the highest quality of water for its customers. If you have any questions, please call Boynton Beach Utilities Water Quality Division at 561.742.6964.
2013 Annual Holiday Boat Parade Bridge Closures
The Annual Holiday Boat Parade will take place on Friday, December 13, 2013. Beginning at 6:30 pm, decorated vessels will proceed from the Boynton Beach Inlet to the C15 canal, just south of Delray Beach.
Between approximately 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm, the George Bush Boulevard, Atlantic Avenue and Linton Boulevard bridges will be in the open position at various times while the parade travels south. Vehicular and pedestrian traffic will be restricted over the bridges during this time. Motorists are advised to follow posted detour signage.
Please anticipate delays in Downtown Roundabout trolley service due to bridge openings. The Downtown Roundabout is sponsored by the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency.
For event information, please call the Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency at (561) 742-6246.
THE CITY OF BOYNTON BEACH ANNOUNCES ROAD CLOSURES FOR ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARADE
Boynton Beach, FL --- The City of Boynton Beach announces that several roads will be closed before, during and after the 43rd Annual Holiday Parade, scheduled Saturday, December 7, 2013.
The following streets and avenues to be closed to ALL vehicular traffic:
· Ocean Avenue (Seacrest Boulevard to SE 1st Street) from 5 a.m. – 10 p.m.
· Federal Highway (Boynton Beach Blvd. to Woolbright Rd.), 2:30 – 6:30 p.m.
· SE 3rd Street from SE 5th Avenue to SE 12th Avenue, 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. Parade line up will occur on SE 3rd Street.
· All avenues between Ocean and SE 12th Avenues from SE 1st Street east to Federal Highway, 2:30 – 6:30 p.m.
· SE 5th Avenue and SE 12th Avenue at SE 1st Street from 2:30 – 6:30 p.m.
The Parade will begin at 5:00 p.m. on the corner of 12th Avenue and Federal Highway and proceed north to Ocean Avenue. Following the Holiday Parade, beginning at 6:30 p.m., the Holliday Extravaganza Tree Lighting will occur at 129 East Ocean Avenue. Roads will re-open after the events conclude.
For more information about the parade, please call 561-742-6641 or 742-6640.
The BOYNTON BEACH CITY LIBRARY THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY CLOSING DATES
BOYNTON BEACH, FL --- The Boynton Beach City Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from Thurs., Nov. 28 through Sun., Dec. 1. The Library will reopen on Mon., Dec. 2 at 9:00 a.m.
Boynton Beach City Library materials can be returned in the drop box located near the main entrance of the building. Free Ebooks, and music, can be downloaded from the Library’s website, www.boyntonlibrary.org, 24 hours a day.
A complete list of programs is available at www.boyntonlibrary.org. If you have any questions regarding the holiday schedule, please call 561.742.6390.
The CITY OF Boynton Beach THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY CLOSING DATES AND TRASH PICK-UP
BOYNTON BEACH, FL --- City of Boynton Beach facilities will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29, with the following exceptions:
TRASH PICK-UP SCHEDULE
If your trash is normally picked up on Thursday, November 28, your pick-up will be Friday, November 29
If your trash is normally picked up on Friday, November 29, your pick-up will be Saturday, November 30
If your trash is normally picked up on Thursday, November 28, your pick-up will be Wednesday, November 27
There will be no commercial or roll-off service on Thursday, November 28
If you have a garbage, trash or recycling issue on Friday, November 30, please leave a message and a Solid Waste Supervisor will return your call as soon as possible.
If you have any questions regarding the holiday pickup schedule, please call the Public Works Department at 561-742-6200.
To facilitate the Veterans Day Parade to be held on Saturday, November 9, 2013, In the City of Lake Worth at 11:00 am, parking will be temporary prohibited on the following streets:
· Lake Ave from South Dixie Hwy to Federal Hwy.
· Lucerne Ave from South Dixie Hwy to Federal Hwy.
· North Federal Hwy from Lucerne Ave to 10th Ave North.
· South Federal Hwy from Lake Ave to 1st Ave South.
· 2nd Ave North from North Dixie Hwy to North Federal Hwy.
· 1st Ave South between South Dixie Hwy and South Federal Hwy.
Parking at the above listed locations will be temporarily prohibited from 8:30 AM Saturday, November 9, 2013 until the conclusion of the parade which should be approximately 12:30 PM (approximate).
The Lake Worth (Robert Harris) Bridge will remain open during the parade.
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