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 Agenda & Back-Up - July 6, 2017

The next Underground Utilities Task Force meeting is Thursday,…

Notice: Annual assessment for undergrounding improvements

In the 2016 Town-Wide referendum, voters approved the use of…

project-status

Phase 1 Undergrounding Community Meetings

Community Information Meetings Being Held for Undergrounding…

Pre-Construction Video – Phase 1 North Undergrounding

Phase 1 North of the Undergrounding of Utilities Project will…

team-member

schanen

saves-and-raves

$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.