Notice of Hearing to Impose and Provide for Collection of Canal Maintenance Services Special Assessments


Notice is hereby given that the City Commission of the City of Boynton Beach will conduct a public hearing to consider imposing Canal Maintenance Services Special Assessments upon properties that receive Canal Maintenance Services along the Lake Shore Haven Canal and the Lake Eden Four Canals, for the provision by the City of Canal Maintenance Services to such properties within the City of Boynton Beach.

The hearing will be held at 6:00 p.m., on September 8, 2022, in City of Boynton Beach Commission Chambers, 100 East Ocean Avenue, City of Boynton Beach, Florida, 33435 for the purpose of receiving public comment on the proposed assessments.  All affected property owners have a right to appear at the hearing and to file written objections with the City Commission within 20 days of this notice.  If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Commission with respect to any matter considered at the hearing, such person will need a record of the proceedings and may need to ensure that a verbatim record is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be made.  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the City at (561) 742-6060, at least seven days prior to the date of the hearing. The assessment for each parcel that receives Canal Maintenance Services from the City will be based upon the total lineal foot along a canal receiving Canal Maintenance Services from the City, plus administrative costs associated with the assessment on a per Property basis.    

The annual assessment for the Lake Shore Haven Canal is $0.50 per lineal foot for canal maintenance costs, plus $20.66 per Property for administrative costs.  The annual assessment for the Lake Eden Four Canals is $0.50 per lineal foot, plus $20.66 per Property for administrative costs. 

Copies of the Assessment Ordinance, the Initial Assessment Resolution and the Canal Maintenance Services Special Assessment Roll are available for inspection at the City Clerk's Office, Boynton Beach City Hall, 100 East Ocean Avenue, Boynton Beach, Florida, 33435.

The assessments will be collected by the City.  Failure to pay the assessments may cause a lien to be recorded against the property, which may result in a loss of title.

If you have any questions, please contact the Utility Department at (561) 742-6400, Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Maylee De Jesus, City Clerk