Current Projects

 

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.  The anticipated completion date is December 1, 2014.

 

Automatic Metering Infrastructure (AMI)

 

The Beatrice Board of Public Works received five (5) responses to our Request for Qualifications.  The base bid for the AMI system ranged from $1,738,596.80 to $4,238,570.85.  The City has chosen to go with the system from Landis+Gyr and the recommendation will be taken to the City Council November 17, 2014. 

 

 



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