Posted on: March 6, 2018

Golf Cart Safety

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Recently we’ve been getting complaints of Golf Carts being driven on roadways and we wanted to make a post to clear up some of the confusion. Some laws apply to state of Florida, and some laws/rules apply to Village of Tequesta.

We’ve created a small FAQ to help address the questions we’ve been getting regarding use of golf carts and low speed vehicles. If you aren’t sure of a rule, call the police station at (561) 768-0500 and ask to speak with an o...

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Posted on: March 6, 2018

Tequesta Chooses New Police Chief

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After recently completing an extensive nationwide search for a new police chief, the Village of Tequesta plans to appoint Mr. Gus Medina from East Brunswick, New Jersey.

Mr. Medina will replace Chief Christopher Elg who retired after a 33-year career in law enforcement to accept an active duty assignment with the U.S. Coast Guard in Washington, DC.

Tequesta’s comprehensive, layered recruitment process involved a ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

US 1 “Complete Streets” Project Update - February 2018


Grr! What is with the orange barrels on US 1 and why now when “season” is in full swing?!
Those are questions I am asked a lot! I’ve prepared this update and FAQs with answers. Please share with friends and neighbors.

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

8th Annual Chili Cook-off and Beer Tasting Event

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Now Accepting Sponsors

Proceeds to benefit Honor Flight (25%) an organization that sends WWII veterans to Washington to see their WWII memorial; F.O.P.S., Inc. (25%) established to support Tequesta Public Safety Departments; Operation 300 (25%) an organization that hosts advent...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

7th Safest City in Florida

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The Village of Tequesta is pleased to be ranked the 7th Safest City in Florida as a result of our commitment to the safety and security of our residents.  

SafeWise released its “20 Safest Cities in Florida” report on October 2...

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

2017/2018 Budget

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Boat Permits are Required

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Notice to Watercraft Owners

Permit Application

On April 4, 2016, Village of Tequesta Council passed Ordinance 6-16, creating an amendment to Article III, Division II. Sections 46-73 and 46-74; requiring the creation of a no-fee permit for the parking and/or storage of all watercraft ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

One-Penny Sales Surtax Guide


The majority of voters in Palm Beach County approved the One-Penny Sales Surtax Referendum on November 8, 2016.

Surtax funds will be used by the County, Municipalities, and the School Board to finance, plan, construct, reconstruct, renovate and improve needed infrastructure such as buildings, equipment, roads, bridges, sidewalks, streetlights, signalization, parks,...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Receive Emergency Alerts from the Village


Extending Emergency Notifications to an All-in-One Approach - Communications from the Village – “Your Way”

Click here to sign up for Alerts from the Village. 

The Village of Tequesta uses the communications service - Nixle to communicate important information to our residents.

Nixle allows us to send important, valuable community infor...

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Posted on: July 18, 2016

Florida Heat can be Deadly to People and Pets Left in Cars

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In 2016, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill making it legal to break into locked vehicles to rescue pets or vulnerable people believed to be in mortal danger from overheating. The bill provides immunity from civil liability for the damage caused by...

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