Executive Order 20-91 — Frequently Asked Questions

April 4, 2020 FAQs for EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-91 Essential Services and Activities during COVID-19 To download a PDF copy of the FAQ’s click here. GENERAL QUESTIONS When did the Governor’s Executive Order take effect? How long does it last? The Governor’s Executive Order took effect Friday, April 3, 2020, at 12:01 a.m. It lasts until Thursday, April 30, 2020, unless …

Message from the Town Manager

April 2, 2020 Governor DeSantis has issued the Stay-at-Home Order (Executive Order No. 20-91), which will go into effect at 12:01 am on Friday, April 3, 2020.  This order mirrors the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Order already in place in Highland Beach and Palm Beach County.  These orders limit your movements and personal interactions outside of your home to essential …

Message from Chief Hartmann — Re: Beaches (Update)

April 1, 2020 We know there has been some confusion on whether the Executive Order applies to private and public beaches. Last week, the Governor issued Executive Order 20-70 that closed all beaches in Palm Beach and Broward Counties. It does not differentiate between private or public beaches. This means this Executive Order applies to our beaches.  Since the order …

Message from the Mayor

March 31, 2020 Condominium Association/Homeowner Association:  Suggested Building Guidelines During the past several weeks, I’ve noticed significant variations in the way buildings have adjusted to the COVID -19 situation. We are all fully aware of the danger we face, the transferability of the virus and our need to protect our residents. With this in mind, below is a list of …

Palm Beach County Executive Order 3(a) Re: Community Pools

On March 29, 2020, Palm Beach County amended its Executive Order No. 3 a.  One of the provisions, shown below, closes all community pools. Effective as of March 30, 2020 at 12:01a.m., all community pools in Palm Beach County are closed, including community pools in both incorporated and unincorporated Palm Beach County. According to County Administration, a community pool is …

Town Manager Issues “Stay Home, Stay Safe”Order

March 29, 2020 Today, the Town of Highland Beach issued a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Order in its continuing efforts to protect the health, welfare and safety of the residents of Highland Beach.  Our neighbors to the north and south, City of Delray Beach and City of Boca Raton, have also issued similar orders over the last few days.  It …

IMMEDIATE ATTENTION – Additional Closures

March 20, 2020 To remain consistent with Governor’s Executive Orders 20-70 and 20-71, the following operational changes will be implemented. Effective Monday, March 23, 2020: •  The Highland Beach Post Office will be closed until further notice.  The mail box in the front of the building will continue to be serviced by the U.S. Postal Service. • The Library will …

SHREDDING SERVICES – CANCELED

March 20, 2020 In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, due to the close contact, the nature of the event, and that social distancing measures cannot be maintained, the shredding services event which was scheduled for tomorrow, March 21, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. is hereby canceled. The event will be rescheduled to a date in the near …