Singer Island Civic Association

Singer Island Voice | Update #19 | August 8, 2014 

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 In The News This Week: 


Chikungunya Infected Mosquitoes Confirmed - - a special from the Palm Beach Civic Association. The recent confirmation of local transmission of chikungunya in Palm Beach County has important implications for residents. Chikungunya is an unpleasant viral disease spread by mosquitoes. It...


Riviera Beach Marina Hires Former Breakers Manager - Palm Beach Live Work Play - Furthering its mission to transform the Riviera Beach Marina District into a compelling destination for residents and visitors, the Riviera Beach ... 


Coyotes becoming commonplace in northern Palm Beach County - Palm Beach Post- Hitzig put on a lifejacket and swam to rescue a coyote in danger of drowning under a dock in the Intracoastal Waterway off Singer Island in ...


All Not Aboard - - Florida East Coast Industries' plan to bring private passenger rail service from Miami to Orlando is hitting resistance.


1000-gallon fuel spill in Riviera Beach | Video - Palm Beach Post- Riviera Beach Fire Rescue is being assisted by Palm Beach County Fire ... Heron Boulevard in Riviera Beach for hours Wednesday afternoon.


Police technology in Palm Beach County helping cut down crime - MyPalmBeachPost - Surrounded by monitors and high-tech gadgets, Riviera Beach police department workers relay vital crime information to officers in the field at a moment's notice.

Recently installed license-plate reader cameras at strategic points alert officers to suspicious vehicles entering the city


U.S. Coast Guard conducted 'spill drill' in Riviera Beach - Palm Beach Post- The U.S. Coast Guard conducted a "spill drill" near the Riviera Beach Energy Center today, according to a Florida Power & Light spokesman...


'Elder abuse' often involves finances - wflx - As the large Baby Boomer generation moves into retirement, identifying and understanding these differences can help couples and singles of both ...


Abandoned boats in area waterways targeted for removal - Sun-Sentinel- Sunken fishing boats and dilapidated sailboats serve as monuments to seafaring dreams left shipwrecked in the Lake Worth Lagoon. Dozens ...


CommUNITY Voice: 

Please send in your comments, ideas and input to be shared here next week! 

From: Peter M @ the DolceVita Condo's
Subj: The Park at the Mall
As a new part time resident, is there any way that funding can be obtained for outdoor fitness equipment that could be installed at the Riviera Beach Park.  this would promote fitness and a healthy lifestyle for the residents visitors and the entire community? 

 [ Editor's note: Great idea Peter!  ...and Welcome to Singer Island! I know that this was shared with Parks & Recreations, please keep us posted on any response! ...Let's all keep sharing more positive ideas for our community! ]

Please keep sending in your input to be shared here next week with over 1559 of your neighbors, and your Singer Island Civic Association WILL stay on these issues.

...Here are a few links, PLEASE send in your concerns and ideas for our city: Ms Ruth Jones - Our City Manager, Dawn Pardo - and - Riviera Beach City Directory - Riviera Beach CRA.

...and Together We Will Make a Positive Difference!

Upcoming Island, City and Area Events:
Please send us your upcoming event notices and press releases, so we can get the word out!  

Saturday, August 9 
2014 Singer Island Spiny Lobsterfest
Come join Sailfish Marina Resort In Celebrating The Lobster Lovers Party Of The Season.

Events Include: Live Music from 1 P.M. - 8 P.M., Local Lobster Dishes, Cold Drinks, Live Art Exhibits, Raffles, Kids Bounce House, Water Slides, Dunk Tanks, Clowns, Face Painting, Snow Cones, Muck Monster, Educational Park Service Exhibits, Spiny Lobster Animal Costume Contest, and so much more!

A percentage of Proceeds profits the
Palm Beach Lagoon Keepers!


Where: Sailfish Marina : 98 LAKE DRIVE, PALM BEACH SHORES , FL 33404
When: 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Who: Everyone!
How: Just show up! (But we always recommend calling ahead to confirm times/dates have not changed)
Cost: FREE
Call 561.844.1724 for more information.

August 9th: Beach Clean-up at John D. MacArthur Park - @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

August 30th: Marriott Resort at Singer Island Beach clean-up will be August 30th at 8:00-9:00am, everyone is invited AND please don't forget to bring your kids, it is a great event for them! 


View City Council Meetings: 

Name ▼ Date ItemsDurationVideo
Regular MeetingAug 06, 20144702h40mPlay 
Regular MeetingJul 16, 20143102h37mPlay 
Regular MeetingJul 02, 20143403h00mPlay 
Special MeetingJun 25, 20141519m55sPlay 
Regular MeetingJun 18, 20143702h00mPlay 
Regular MeetingJun 04, 20143503h00mPlay 

 (view archived city meetings - click here)  


Upcoming Riviera Beach City Meetings: 



City News & Events:

Palm Beach Shores Event Calendar 


There are lot's of events going on at the park, just click the link above to visit their August calendar!  


Cool Link(s) of The Week: 


Kayaks help save eight passengers after boat capsized 12 miles offshore in Hawaii - wflx

Riviera Beach City Park Sunrise Over Singer Island Captain Kimo - HDR photo from City Beach on Singer Island during sunrise over Palm Beach County Florida.

We Love Singer Island:  Check out the current beach/ocean conditions on the Live Beach Cam ...and GET OUT THERE for some FUN!


Of Interest / Stay Tuned:

More news as we get it on: 

Ocean Mall | CRA District & Marina Development | Lake Worth inlet widening project | Digital License Plate Readers | Proposed development projects: Lozman's Cove, Amrit, PGA waterfront | Pending sober house legislation |  ...and more as we get it. 


Let's all work together to stay informed and aware of events taking place on and around Singer Island!


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