Boynton Beach 2019 Election Results

Steven Grant

Mayor Steven Grant was reelected.

Christina Romelus

Vice Mayor Christina Romelus was reelected to represent District 3.

Tyrone Penserga

Newcomer, Tyrone Penserga, won the open commission District 4 seat. Their term of office will run to March 2022.

Justin Katz

Commissioner Justin Katz was reelected to represent District 1.

Albert On The Avenue Sculptures

BOYNTON BEACH, FL — (Sept. 27, 2017) The City of Boynton Beach’s Art in Public Places program has six large iconic Albert Paley stainless and cortex steel sculptures scheduled for installation on Mon., Oct. 2nd and Tues., Oct. 3rd for the “Albert on the Avenue,” yearlong outdoor exhibit. In addition, on Oct. 4th, the […]

Congratulations to Boynton Beach's newly elected Mayor and Commissioners!

A Warm Welcome to Boynton Beach’s newly elected Mayor Steven Grant, and Commissioners Christina Romelus and Justin Katz who will join present commissioners Mack McCray and Joe Casello.

This 2016 election happened during a time when Boynton Beach’s downtown is changing rapidly. During a huge gathering at Sterling Village, they heard first hand the concerns […]

Our Vision for Boynton Beach's Renewal City Renewal Proposal – Mission Statement

We are a group of individuals who want to see Boynton Beach, Florida flourish.

We want the world to see what we see in Boynton Beach’s potential, a community that is a gateway to the Gulfstream, with a near perfect climate and warm oceans that is open […]

Grand Slam off Boynton Beach - Fishing Like It's 1960 Again

Fish story of a lifetime. Catching and releasing a grand slam of a white marlin, three sailfish and a blue marlin trolling just 300 feet off Boynton Beach. Those of you that have lived in Boynton for many years will remember Lyman’s Dock and heading out the Boynton inlet to some of the world’s best fishing. Well, […]

The Joys of Living Here!

Phillip and Shirley Killion, formerly of Ridgefield, Connecticut, give us their thoughts in their own words, about one of our area’s unique attractions;  Wakodahatchee Wetlands which are located on Jog Road, south of Woolbright Road, just before Lake Ida/ Sims Road. Admission is free for everyone.
Thoughts on the current wood storks nesting in Wakodahatchee, May, […]


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Can Boynton Beach go viral?

Going viral means different things so let’s just focus on the one area which has changed the way we get and transmit information, the Internet

May lose a lot of you from reading this because the Internet is something to which you have not felt connected.   Except for emails from friends and family you don’t have […]

WXEL-FM 90.7....I Miss You.

Despite the efforts of many local listeners WXEL was sold to Classical South Florida (CSF) and was renamed WPBI after the station’s purchase in May 2011.

Until last Wed. (9/14) the format which we had grown to enjoy; a mix of classical music, local and national news, locally produced programs about the arts, culture, financial matters […]


We need the vision which artists can bring for the betterment of Boynton Beach. Our City did a branding survey. “Struggling” and “family friendly” topped the list.  The full news story is found here:

Most cities of our size are struggling. “Family friendly” is a great complement when you consider the generations and diversity which […]


Those who vote in District 2 and 4 have A BIG DECISION to make.

Maybe the District 4 voters think that the Downtown is not their concern. It most certainly is. A vibrant downtown will eventually lower your taxes. Yes, it is a CRA district for now and the CRA did not do its true function […]

Mayor Stifles Resident's SPIRIT but SOUL wins Out

I believe that this is an accurate description of what Mayor Rodriquez did at last night’s (2/17) Commission/CRA workshop meeting and how it worked out.  Don’t know whether this meeting was taped.  It should have been.  My District 3 Commissioner Steven Holtzman was present during the City staff and CRA presentations as they appeared on the agenda:

1. […]

Boynton Beach: Citizens' Alert: Tonight is THE NIGHT!

Become more aware of what will happen in the development process to establish downtown Boynton Beach as the focal point of Palm Beach County.  How many of you know of it strategic location?  Why hasn’t Boynton Beach’s downtown flourished.  My thoughts are that former leaders and decision makers thought of Congress Ave as our “downtown”.  […]

Powerful Town Meeting in Boynton Beach

On Monday night (1/31) in Boynton Beach the people came to our downtown.   They did not see the blighted North Federal area.   I believe they saw HOPE because a House of Reprsentative elected official had come to hear them.

St Mark’s Parish Hall was jammed with people who came to see and hear newly elected Rep […]

Boynton Beach Adopts Historic Preservation Program

For over one year the members of the AdHoc Historic Preservation Commission has worked on this.  Their recommendation of having a full time preservation planner to guide Boynton Beach’s future efforts in this area was heeded.  The benefits are many.  Listen to the audio of tonights meeting and you will hear Harvey Oyer speak to us through his […]

WXEL Community Members Fight To Keep WXEL Local

WXEL community members put up a first rate effort to keep WXEL local at the Board of Education meeting in Miami December 17. About a dozen people from the WXEL community spoke at the meeting, urging the Board to deny the transfer because Classical South Florida is local in name only.

All arguments fell on deaf ears. […]

Vice-Mayor Ross and Commissioner Hay announce they will seek reelection

Announcement was made at this evening’s City Commission meeting. Marlene Ross seeks reelection to represent District 4; Woodrow Hay seeks reelection to represent District 2. Both currently serve as members of the Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency. They have served during Boynton Beach’s best of financial times.

Hate to sound like Charles Dickens here, but these […]

Harvey Oyer, Jr. Tribute

Tonight January 4th at City Hall 6:30pm
We, the grateful citizens of Boynton Beach, shall honor him by our presence.
Boynton Beach is fortunate to have many citizens who take an active role in their community and who are committed to improving the quality of life for everyone who lives, works and plays here. These people offer […]

Florida’s Delicate Ecosystem

Boynton residents who care about it should view videos

This short documentary was filmed at a meeting between Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Director Jack Long and twelve members of the Palm Beach County Environmental Coalition (PBCEC). 

Meeting took place Nov. 30, 2009 and focuses on the “pass the buck” mentality between the various state and […]

District 4 residents....

At the Financial Advisory Committee meeting on Monday, November 15th its chairman, Don Scantlan, announced that he will be running for commissioner of District 4 in the next election.   That position is presently held by vice-mayor Marlene Ross. 

Don explains, “I am running my campaign as if I am being hired by the residents/citizens of District four for the job of representing […]