Hurricane Matthew: Boca shuts down city offices, cancels garbage services



BOCA RATON — In anticipation of Hurricane Matthew, the city of Boca Raton will close all city facilities and offices this afternoon, according to the city’s Facebook page.

Garbage services are also suspended today through Monday, Oct. 10.

City facilities will close today at 3 p.m. and re-open Tuesday, Oct. 11, the day after the Columbus Day holiday.

The City’s Emergency Operations Center and Citizens Information Center, which residents can call for tips and advice before, during and after the storm, are currently scheduled to open Thursday morning.

On Tuesday night, Mayor Susan Haynie signed an emergency declaration for city, enacting Boca’s emergency plan. For details on who to contact within the city, and how to get up-to-date information specific to Boca Raton during the storm, see The Palm Beach Post’s Quick Guide to Hurricane Matthew.

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