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The town of Jupiter Inlet Colony is full of wildlife and beautiful gardens.  The beach is accessible from all the homes by taking a short stroll across one of two brick walkways lined by many rare and beautiful flowering plants and trees.  Jupiter Inlet Colony has a community park and a private Beach Club located on the inlet.

The Town government consists of an elected Mayor and four elected Town Commissioners.  The town hall is located at the entrance to the community and is housed in the same building as the town's Police Department.













Jupiter Inlet Colony, Florida, in Palm Beach county, is 17 miles N of West Palm Beach, Florida (center to center) and 82 miles N of Miami, Florida. The town is included in the West Palm Beach - Boca Raton metropolitan area.  As of 2010, Jupiter Inlet Colony's population is 400 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 30.98 percent.

Jupiter Inlet Colony is located at 26°56′51″N 80°4′29″W / 26.9475°N 80.07472°W / 26.9475; -80.07472 (26.947393, -80.074616). It is located in the southernmost tip of Jupiter Island.









 

SEASON'S GREETINGS!

After Serving Jupiter Inlet Colony for 12 Years, Commissioner Douglas Pierson is Retiring

December 8, 2014 - After serving as a Town Commissioner for 12 Years, Douglas Pierson is retiring effective January 12, 2015.  We thank Commissioner Pierson for his service to our Town and congratulate him on his retirement! 

The Town Commission is soliciting letters of interest and short biographies from residents who would like to serve as a Town Commissioner.  Residents of Jupiter Inlet Colony who are U.S. Citizens at least 21 years of age and a registered voter in JIC are eligible.  Letters of interest should be submitted to the Mayor at the Town Administration Building no later than January 7, 2015.

See Commissioner Pierson's letter by clicking HERE.

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The Colony Garden Club won "Most Creative Entry" at this year's Festival of Trees display.  The tree was decorated with hand painted gourds.  Way to go Garden Club!!



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Mayor Comerford Gave "State of the Colony" Address at POA Meeting - Senator Joe Negron Also Spoke To Membership

Senator Joe Negron spoke at the JIC Property Owner's Association Meeting on October 13th and Mayor Dan Comerford gave his "State of the Colony" Address at the Beach Club.  Click the link below for highlights of the meeting.

POA Meeting Highlights

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Mayor Dan Meets With DEP Deputy Secretary Drew Bartlett

September 25, 2014 -  Mayor Dan met with Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection Deputy Secretary Drew Bartlett to explain all facets of the Infra-structure Project which is scheduled to begin in the Spring of 2015.  The meeting and tour of JIC was requested by Secretary Bartlett in advance of the Town's submission of a DEP Grant Application which will be submitted in March of 2015.  The Infra-structure Project which includes elimination of all septic systems in favor of a gravity sewer system, road and drainage improvements, and new potable water pipes fit the criteria for DEP funding.  Mr. Bartlett was favorably impressed with the Mayor's plan and indicated that he was awaiting our Grant Application.

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Mayor Dan Comerford Appointed to Statewide Energy, Environmental and Natural Resources Legislative Policy Committee

Click here to read the announcement.

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Who's Sitting on a
Gold Mine?


August 25, 2014 -  Although property values have risen an average of more than 12% countywide, only The Town of Jupiter Inlet Colony is proposing to lower property taxes this year.  All other municipalities in Palm Beach County are keeping millage rates the same or raising their millage rate.  See the entire Palm Beach Post article by clicking HERE.

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