Current Projects


Scott Street Ballfield

ADA Playground Equipment

The City of Beatrice received a grant from the Thomas Foundation, along with Exmark Manufacturing, for the installation of ADA playground equipment to be installed at the Scott Street Ballfields. The Public Properties Department has been busy prepping the area for the equipment installation. Check back for more updates!


City Auditorium Painting

The City Auditorium gym was recently painted.  The funding for this project was from a grant that Keep Beatrice Beautiful received.  Thank you to the volunteers who offered their time to complete the project.  Photo Gallery


Welcome Signs


Spearheaded by a wide variety of community leaders and citizens, the City of Beatrice has undertaken efforts to update the City's welcome signs.  Schuster Design Studio, Inc. has been hired to complete the first design for the welcome signs.


Downtown Alley Electrical Lines


The Electric Department is currently upgrading the electric distribution system located in the alleys between Court Street and Market Street, from 5th Street to 7th Street, from 4.16 Kv feeders to 12.5 Kv feeders.  While upgrading the distribution system, the Electric Department is also changing from the two (2) pole structures to a single pole.


 Library Renovation


Thanks to the generous donation by the Beatrice Library Foundation, the Beatrice Public Library is being renovated.  The renovation plans largly consist of developing the basement level of the Library which will feature the Heritage Room.  The project is underway. 


Automatic Metering Infrastructure (AMI)


The Electric Department has been busy installing the AMI meters throughout the City.  There are approximately 500 electric meters installed to date, with the hopes of having 2/3 of the City electric meters installed by the end of 2015.  The City hopes to have the AMI system fully operational by the end of 2016. 



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