Lake Worth Beach, Florida.

 

 

Lake Worth Beach

Lake Worth is a coastal city of 37,000 residents and 7 square miles, located in Palm Beach County, Florida. The Atlantic Ocean and the broad waters of the Lake Worth Lagoon form the city's east boundary and the beautiful fresh waters of  Lake Osborne its west.  Next door to Palm Beach, it is situated along the latitude making the northern most point of the subtropics.  Lake Worth is truly the place “where the tropics begin” and the fun never ends.

Lake Worth is a dynamic, multi-cultural city with a strong social and environmental consciousness. People are drawn to the city by its independent character, acceptance of different cultures and lifestyles, many historic structures, hip downtown, and distinctive residential neighborhoods. The city has a rich history and is protective of its historic architectural fabric. Over 1,000 historic buildings contribute to the human scale and charm of the downtown and residential areas.

The City is the geographic and artistic center of Palm Beach County. The downtown is considered the artistic soul of Lake Worth with a historic theater and a museum, live music clubs, coffee houses, art galleries, antique malls, retail stores, and many restaurants.

 

 

Lake Worth Solar Field

The City of Lake Worth owns and operates a 5 acre 2MW solar field on an unused landfill which provides green energy to all customers of Lake Worth Electric Utilities. To see an up-to-date report of the energy being produced please click the picture below.

 

 

 

 

 

Live Broadcast Channel

Unfortunately due to ADA requirements for live streaming being cost prohibitive, at this time the City of Lake Worth has suspended all live streaming of City meetings and events. City staff are working to determine an adequate solution to make live streaming a feasable option in future. Video and audio recordings of meetings will still be uploaded and made available following a City meeting, this change only effects the live streaming aspect. The City of Lake Worth apologizes for any inconvenience caused.

Accessibility Notice

Website Accessibility

We are committed to ensuring that all persons who may have one or more disabilities has complete access to all the resources, communications, and services available to all citizens.

Conformance

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA.

The City is currently designing a new ADA compliant website with the goal of deploying it on June 1, 2019.  The new website’s goal is conformance with WCAG 2.1 level AA.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of this website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers.  Please contact Ben Kerr, City of Lake Worth Public Information Officer at:

Phone: 561.586.1631
E-mail: bkerr@lakeworth.org
Address: 7 North Dixie Hwy, Lake Worth, Florida 33460

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Our legacy website is designed to be compatible with the assistive technologies and browsers, including the latest version of Microsoft Internet Explorer.

If you use assistive technology (such as a Braille reader, a screen reader, or TTY) and the format of any material on this website interferes with your ability to access information, please contact us at any of the addresses listed above.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of this website relies on the following technologies to work with the combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)
  • Web Accessibility Initiative – Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA)
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of this website, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of possible limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

  1. Documents: We make efforts to ensure documents on this website are accessible.  Some documents might not work with current assistive technologies if they used outdated technologies that do not support accessibility.  We convert documents to new formats upon request.  Please contact us if you encounter an issue or require assistance.
  2. Images: Please contact us if you discover an image that has incorrect or inadequate descriptive text.  We will take corrective action promptly.
  3. Audio/Video:  for all users who as a result of a disability may need a reasonable accommodation to be able to access the audio or video recordings on this site, videos and audio files can be captioned or transcribed, upon request.
  4. HTML: Should you run into an issue with the HTML that you believe prevents you from adequately being able to access website content, please let us know.  We will work to take incorporate the feedback into our new website.

Formal complaints

We aim to respond to accessibility feedback within five business days, and to propose a solution within ten business days.

 

§ 668.6076. Public records status of e-mail addresses; agency website notice.

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

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