UPDATE: HURRICANE DORIAN – FINAL UPDATE
As of 6:00 AM today, all checkpoints have been removed and access to the island is unimpeded.
BEACHES, FACILITY, AND OFFICE CLOSURES
Town offices will be open today for regular business and Public Works services have resumed. The Par 3 Golf Course will be open at 7:00 AM and Tennis Centers at Noon, but all public beaches remain closed until further notice.
The Mayor, Town Council and Town Staff would like to thank residents and businesses for their extraordinary efforts and support this past week, as we prepared for and responded to the threat of Hurricane Dorian. We are thankful that the storm in steering away from the continental US and thankful to our community for coming together during this challenging time.
An evacuation order has been issued for residents of The Town of Palm Beach effective Sunday September 1, at 1 PM. The order comes as Palm Beach County , including the Town of Palm Beach, has been put under a Hurricane Warning.
By law , residents are allowed to stay on the Island, but the Palm Beach Police urge residents to inform them if they plan to stay.
Residents should be advised that once they leave the island, they cannot return until the island is considered safe.
Residents who signed up for resident tags for their cars will have priority but only once the safety all clear is given.
The island is expected to experience wind, rain and high surf beginning late Sunday and into Monday.