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These projects are currently in progress (Listed Alphabetically)

 
49th Terrace
 
Sufficient easements have been obtained from property owners to proceed with the installation of low pressure sewers to this area.
 
A Notice of Intent to Assess was filed in May, 2014.  A Notice of Intent to Assess places in the Public Records of Palm Beach County the District’s intent to install sewers and that there will be an Assessment associated with the project.
 
Construction has been completed and residents were notified on January 6, 2015 of the availability of sewer service.  In accordance with Florida Statutes, homeowners will have one year after notification to pay the connection fee and make connection to the sewer line.
 
 
  
Fox Run/Creekside Trail
  
A Notice of Intent to Assess was filed in December, 2013 for this project.  An Engineering services contract has been executed with Mathews Consulting, Inc. for the survey, design, permitting and bidding of the subject project.
 
District staff will be meeting with the Project Engineer to review final plans and prepare permit applications.
 
This contract is currently going through the bidding process.  Bids will be opened on Thursday, November 6, 2014 with award to be made at the November 20th Governing Board Meeting.
 
An Open House for residents is scheduled for January 7, 2015.
 
Expected start of Construction  is January, 2015.
  
Jupiter Inlet Colony
 
The District has received a completed hydraulic study.  Recommended upgrades are in process. A meeting was held with Dr. Arrington and residents on November 27, 2012.
 
Notice of Intent to Assess was approved by the Governing Board at the February, 2013 regular meeting.
 
A Preliminary Engineering Report with options and cost estimates was completed in November, 2013. 
 
A gravity sewer system has been selected by the Colony as the preferred system for the community.  The gravity sewer system will include upgrades to the potable water system and stormwater system improvements.
 
An Interlocal Agreement has been executed between the District and Jupiter Inlet Colony and the Village of Tequesta has been approved.
 
The District is in the process of reviewing Engineering Consultants to provide services for this project.  It is anticipated that a negotiated contract with the best qualified firm will be presented for award by the District Board at the September regular meeting.
 
Dunkelburger Engineering and Testing will be conducting tests in six (6) areas around the Jupiter Inlet Colony to determine soil permeability.  This information will be used in sizing proposed exfiltration trenches in conjunction with the neighborhood sewering program.
 
Residents have been mailed Locate / Green forms to choose their desired location for their sanitary sewer service.  These forms were due back to our Engineering Department by October 17, 2014.  If you haven't received your form, or have any questions, please contact our Engineering Department at 561-747-5700, extension 110.
 
Storm Drainage System Pipe Condition Assessment will be performed On Friday, October 31st.  Click here for a map showing the worksite locations.
 
Little Oaks/River Oaks
  
A Notice of Intent to Assess was approved by the District Governing Board at the April, 2014 Regular Meeting, to provide a gravity sewer system.  District staff will be working with engineering firms in the next couple of months to develop a required scope of services to be performed, and obtain a proposal.
 
At the June Governing Board meeting, a contract was awarded to Mathews Consulting, Inc. to provide engineering services (including design, survey, permitting, bidding and construction services) for the River Oaks/Little Oaks gravity sewer project. 
 
Survey has been completed and initial plans have been laid out by the engineers.  Locations of all utilities and permit submittals are being prepared.
 
Bidding is anticipated to occur in early 2015, with construction to start in summer, 2015.
 
Geotechnical engineers will be in the Little Oaks/River Oaks area on Friday, January 16, 2015 to perform borings to establish the soil conditions.  This work will assist the engineers with design, and the information will be provided to contractors during the bidding process.
 
Peninsular Road, Jupiter

This neighborhood consists of five houses on a peninsula into the Loxahatchee river south of Riverside Drive.

Residents have been notified of the proposed sewering program to provide low-pressure sewers in this area, along with estimated costs.

The District Governing Board has approved a Notice of Intent to Assess which has been filed in the public records.

Property owners have also been provided easement documents. This will reduce project costs if executed in a timely manner. This has been referred to District Legal Counsel to obtain easements.
 
The District will be providing notification to property owners that have not provided easements to date, that a grant is available for a limited time for the provision of easements.
 
A service line has been constructed to some properties and accepted by the District.
 
Quail Run
  
A Notice of Intent to Assess was filed in February, 2011.  Property owners have met with District staff and determined that Low Pressure Sewer is the preferred system for their neighborhood.
 
The District engineering division will be designing the low pressure system for Quail Run.  Design has begun and is expected to be complete and permitted by the end of July, 2014.
 
Easement packages have been issued to each property owner with a request to return by September 6, 2014.
   
 
SE Rivers Edge St.
  
A Notice of Intent to Assess was filed in March, 2014.  The road is privately owned and maintained.
 
Property owners have received a request for easements to the private road for installation of the sewer system.
 
The District solicited easements from property owners in order to proceed with this project.  The request for easements under the current program is offered for a limited time only.
 
 
Set-N-Sun
 
A Notice of Intent to Assess was filed in December, 2013 for proceeding with a Low Pressure sewer system for this neighborhood.
 
A contract for engineering survey, design, permitting, and bidding was executed with Mathews Consulting, Inc. in April, design and permitting is expected to be complete by August, 2014.
 
Informational meetings have been held with homeowners and design is proceeding with the preferred low pressure system.
 
Plans are completed and the engineer has applied for necessary permits.
 
Bidding is anticipated to occur in November with the contract award in December.  Construction is expected to start in January, 2015.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

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