EMERGENCY DECLARATION

March 18, 2020 On Monday, March 16, 2020, the Town of Highland Beach declared a Local State of Emergency due to the threat of COVID-19 thereby giving the Town Manager authority as enumerated in the Town Charter. The Town is implementing the following safety measures in order to slow the spread of the virus. It is important to note that …

IMMEDIATE ATTENTION – COVID-19 Update

March 17, 2020 Effective immediately, Post Office services will be available via a walk-up window.  Service hours remain the same:  8:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.  US Postal Service will remain available to residents but will be restricted to a walk-up window; thereby, restricting customer gatherings.  If this proves unmanageable, the Post Office will be closed. Effective March …

COVID-19 UPDATE — Re: Election Day

As a friendly reminder, tomorrow, March 17, 2020, is Election Day. In the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, if you are planning on voting tomorrow at a polling location, we strongly suggest you take the following precautions, as outlined by Palm Beach County Supervisor of Election, Wendy Sartory Link. Voters are encouraged to consider bringing their own stylus and …

IMMEDIATE ATTENTION – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

March 14, 2020 IMMEDIATE ATTENTION: In the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, 2020 Spring Fling Community Event is hereby canceled. Shredding services will still be available to residents on March 21, 2020 at Town Hall from 11:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. Effective March 14, 2020, Highland Beach All Library events and community meetings are canceled through May 1st, which …

TOWN OF HIGHLAND BEACH — EMERGENCY COMMISSION SPECIAL MEETING

PUBLIC NOTICE YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the Town of Highland TownCommission will have an Emergency Town Commission Special Meeting as follows: WHEN:               Monday, March 16, 2020 at 1:30 PM WHERE:           Town Hall – Commission Chambers                           3614 South Ocean Boulevard Highland Beach, Florida 33487 PURPOSE:        Consider a Declaration of Emergency To access the Agenda for the Emergency Town Commission …

IMMEDIATE ATTENTION – CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE

March 11, 2020 IMMEDIATE ATTENTION: In the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, 2020 Spring Fling Community Event is hereby canceled. Shredding services will still be available to residents on March 21, 2020 at Town Hall from 11:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. Effective March 14, 2020, Highland Beach Library Thursday concert series and the Friday movies are canceled through May …

CORONAVIRUS – COVID-19

The Town is currently following the guidelines and recommendations from the Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and is receiving updates from the Palm Beach County Emergency Operations Center. Residents are encouraged to review information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the Florida Department of Health …

Sea Turtle Nesting Season

Please be reminded that March 1st through October 31st is sea turtle nesting season. The State of Florida and the Town of Highland Beach, have implemented laws and ordinances to protect the sea turtles and help regrow their population.  One prevention step is to limit the amount and type of artificial light exposed to the beach shore at night.  All …

Census 2020 — Be Counted, Highland Beach!

April 1, 2020, is Census Day. The 2020 Census counts the population in all 50 states and U.S. territories and your response counts! Beginning in mid-March, the public can begin responding to the 2020 Census online, using a smartphone, computer or tablet. For more information visit https://highlandbeach.us/census-2020/ or https://2020census.gov/.

Public Health Advisory – COVID 19

On March 2, 2020, Governor DeSantis issued Executive Order Number 20-51 which establishes COVID-19 Response Protocol and Directs Public Health Emergency. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a severe acute respiratory illnessthat can spread among humans through respiratory transmission and presents with symptoms similar to those of influenza. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) currently recommends community preparedness and …