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Alliance of Delray Residential Associations
Alliance Distributes Masks to Its Membership
The Alliance of Delray being
the quintessential community activist organization has distributed masks to its Membership
(see photo) Inthetrue sense of of being
the the source of of information improving the community lifestyle and protecting the public this effort
began at at the the the onset of the the the COVID-19 pandemic Alliance meetings are held monthly at at the the the the the South County Civic Center (SCCC) however since the the the the pandemic began the the the the SCCC SCCC has been closed tolargegroupmeetings SincetheAllianceattractsupwardsof150-200 attendees monthly the the the group group was forced to to hold meetings meetings via the the the Zoom
application on on the the the the internet Although many of of the the the the Alliance members are are septa- and and octa-genarians they have become adept at at using the the the the the Zoom
software and and aremeetingon-linemonthly ThiswillcontinueuntiltheSCCCre-openstocivic groups Throughout the the the spring and and and summer the the the Alliance held Town Hall Meetings for for for development issues candidate forums for for for for the the the primary elections and and and and general informational meetings with COVID-19 updates and and and and reports from our Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw and and Fire Rescue TheAllianceisencouragingmemberstowearthemasks keepthesocial distance and and avoid large gatherings at at this time The Alliance Board is is is meeting meeting via Zoom
and and and even attending Planning and and and ZoningmeetingsasnecessarywithPalmBeachCounty Onerecentissue an an an an an an application for for for a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a drive-through restaurant with with 24 hour operation was a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a huge issueforthecommunity TheAllianceprovidedin-persontestimonytoaskfor denial of of the the the application which which would bring a a a a a a a a a a a a a a tremendous amount of of traffic and dangertolocalresidentmotoristswhoshopattheplazawhichisproposedfor the the site of the the fast-food establishment The Alliance will take all precautions when it it is is able to convene again at the the the SCCC Meetingsmightresumeinearly2021ifvaccinetrialsaresuccessful How to Reason with This Hurricane/COVID Season
This year during a a a a a a a a a a a a a Hurricane threat mass care shelters in in in Palm Beach County (PBC) will will be be accommodating families families with the same amount of space space as during previous storms however spaces between families families will will will be be be larger Facial coverings will will be be be required by anyone ages 2 2 2 2 and and above pursuant to PBC Emergency Order 2020-012 which mandates that facial coverings are required in in in in in businesses and and and and establishments in in in in in public places onPalmTran andinCountyandMunicipalGovernmentFacilities Social distancing will also be required in in in in in in mass care shelters as as as as they are are in in in in in in stores andrestaurantsevenwhilewearingfacialcoverings PBChasreleaseda
new “Combat COVID” App App which can be downloaded free at at at the App App Store Store orGooglePlayStore FormoreinformationvisitPBCGov com/Coronavirus or or or or Call 561-355-2754 For those who are expecting to to to evacuate during a a a a a a a a a a storm FL511 is a a a a a a a a a a serviceoftheFloridaDepartmentofTransportation(FDOT) “Connect Know Go ”ThatisthesloganfortheFDOT’sofficialsourceforreal-time trafficinformation Informationcanbeobtainedbydialing511 There There isalsoamobileappfor511 ThewebsiteisFL511 com Thereisan interactivemaponthehomepagewithalegend Byzoomingintothe area of interest and choosing an an an item in in in in in in in the the the legend legend information such as traffic speeds along roadways roadways detour routes for for road road road closures planned or or or emergency construction on on on on on on roadways roadways and congestion will be displayed There is also a a a a a a a a a a a a weather radar overlay Customizationandpersonalizationisavailable Forexample withthe “my routes” tab a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a route route route can be planned which will display driving directions traveltimes andincidentsalongthatroute Locationsofhighwaydynamic message message signs and and and and the current messages can also be obtained Information and and and preparation is is paramount to keeping safe and and and healthy during this unprecedented hurricane/COVID season www AllianceofDelray com 

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