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Gulf Stream: Estimate error delays repaving of streets

Posted on November 29, 2017 at 3:38pm 0 Comments

By Steve Plunkett



    Gulf Stream will wait at least 18 months to repave six streets in its core area after the paving contractor realized there was almost twice as much work to do.

    In February, paving firm Anzco Inc. of Boca Raton estimated the needed repairs — on Banyan and Old School roads; Polo and Lakeview drives; and Wright and Oleander ways — would cost $170,550. But company representatives returned in October to remeasure the job site and discovered…

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Boynton Beach: Police Chief Katz leaving for job in Virginia

Posted on November 29, 2017 at 3:36pm 0 Comments

By Jane Smith

    

    The Boynton Beach police chief used a modern method to announce his new position.

    Tuesday before Thanksgiving, Chief Jeffrey Katz turned to social media to say he will retire from Boynton Beach at the end of December to lead the police department in Chesterfield County, Virginia.…

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Delray Beach: Marina design work to include public input

Posted on November 29, 2017 at 3:34pm 0 Comments

By Jane Smith



    The city will begin design work at its marina for a new sea wall, drainage system, docks and wheelchair-accessible sidewalks.

    In early November, the Delray Beach City Commission awarded a $99,494 design- and construction-administration contract to the Wantman Group of West Palm Beach.

    “It’s absolutely necessary,” said Commissioner Shelly Petrolia. Marine Way, between Southeast First and Second streets, floods during high tide…

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Delray Beach: Beach project near finish line

Posted on November 29, 2017 at 3:32pm 0 Comments

By Jane Smith



    The beach master plan work is almost finished, according to Delray Beach staff. The project should be completed before Christmas, said Missie Barletto, deputy director of program and project management.

    The $3.1 million upgrade is taking place at the 1.25-mile municipal beach promenade.

    The enhancements are nearly 10 years in the making.

    The work, west of the dunes, will feature wider sidewalks and coordinated shower poles,…

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