Lake Worth Beach Electric Utility

Notice of Application - FDEO Rebuild Florida Infrastructure Repair – Hurricane Irma Round 2 Funding Program

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (FDEO) has announced the availability of $100,000,000 to fund disaster recovery and mitigation projects in impacted communities. The City of Lake Worth Beach is interested in applying for ten (10) Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (FDEO) Project Grants totaling approximately $75,000,000 in funding requests for the following City projects:

138kV Tie-Line Hardening and Replacement
6th AVE South Substation Upgrade and Replacement
6th AVE South & Beach Tie-Line Circuit Hardening (7)
1W13 Phase 2 & 3 Circuit Hardening
1W05 Phase 1 & 2 Circuit Hardening
Power Plant S3 and S5 Cooling Tower Replacement
Power Plant Turbine Hall Roof Replacement
Power Plant Turbine Hall & S5 Motor Control Center Replacement
Power Plant 4kV House Breakers Replacement
Power Plant Step-Down Transformer Replacement

The City is seeking 100% FDEO grant funding for these projects, as these are unfunded needs the City has that are a necessary element of the City’s storm mitigation strategy. The public is invited to provide comments on the above projects and grant opportunity until July 14, 2020.  Please provide your comments or submit a request for a copy of the grant applications to Paul Nicholas at PNicholas@lakeworthbeachfl.gov

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