Underground Utilities Project Newsletter

task-force

The Underground Utilities Task Force is made up of local Palm Beach residents who have years of experience in architectural design, engineering, financing, public works and legal matters.  

Underground Utilities Task Force Meeting Cancelled

The Town has made the decision to cancel the September 7th Underground…

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Palm Beach breaks ground on first phase of island-wide utility burial

Friday was a day of celebration, 14 years in the making. That’s…

Undergrounding of Utilities Groundbreaking Ceremonies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Town of Palm Beach Hosts Official…

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$54,000 in additional savings

Working with FPL the Town has been able to adjust the design…

North End Easement Reduction

Saves: Reduction of easements on the North End Raves: UUTF…

community-outreach

Community Outreach

notices

  • The Master Plan for the Undergrounding of Utilities Project will be presented at the January meeting of the UUTF. 

facts

  • THE TOWN OF PALM BEACH HAS 380 PAD MOUNTED TRANSFORMERS ALREADY IN SERVICE ON THE ISLAND.
  • THE TOWN CURRENTLY IS SERVED WITH ELECTRIC SERVICE FROM THE MAINLAND BY ELECTRIC AND COMMUNICATIONS LINES BELOW THE INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY.
  • CURRENTLY, THERE ARE MORE THAN 30 MILES OF UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL WIRES SERVICING HOMES AND BUSINESSES IN THE TOWN.
  • THE TOWN COUNCIL VOTED TO UNDERGROUND OVERHEAD UTILITIES AND IN THE MARCH 2016 ELECTION, TOWN VOTERS APPROVED THE FUNDING FOR THE PROJECT.
  • FPL STATES IN THEIR REPORTS THAT UNDERGROUNDING WILL IMPROVE UTILITY RELIABILITY DURING STRONG WINDS AND STORMS.