Entries by Town of Palm Beach

Town Manager Updates Residents On Undergrounding Project (From the Palm Beach Civic Association)

By Michele Dargan, Special to the Civic Association.- Palm Beach Town Manager Tom Bradford updated residents Monday on the status of the undergrounding project that is scheduled to begin in May, but may be delayed due to two pending lawsuits. In addition to the lawsuits, Mr. Bradford discussed two additional major issues impacting the project: […]

Broadband Infrastructure Assessment Study Results

In November 2016, Magellan Advisors completed their Broadband Assessment Study. Thank you to the over 430 property owners and businesses who participated. The study has provided the Town of Palm Beach with valuable information about the broadband needs of the Town, ways to improve service and opportunities for revenue generation to offset undergrounding project costs. […]

Underground Utilities Task Force Update

The Undergrounding Project Team indicated they needed more time before presenting a master plan to the Task Force. The Project Team indicated the following: Two pending lawsuits filed by Town residents are stalling the financing of the undergrounding project. Until the lawsuits are settled, the Town cannot access General Obligation Bond funds. Interest rates have […]

Curbing Costs & Installation Time

Saves: Delineating the edge of travel lane on extra-wide local streets allows for more efficient use of the right of way for equipment placement thereby avoiding easement acquisition costs and/or curbing that typically costs $25/LF. Raves: AT&T – They worked with us to minimize conduit needs for a portion of their conversion in Phase 1 […]