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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Town Council to Appoint a Member to the Underground Utilities Task Force (UUTF)

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The Town of Palm Beach is seeking applicants to fill one regular voting member position on the Underground Utilities Task Force.  

The Underground Utilities Task Force consists of eight (8) members appointed by the Town Council.  The term of office is three (3) years.  Appointees are required to be registered electors and residents of the Town, however, one of the members may be a non-resident of the Town provided said member has a special skill related to undergrounding. Appointees shall not be a member of another Town board or commission. 

All citizens interested in pursuing appointment to the Undergrounding Utilities Task Force must complete the appropriate application for service and submit the same to the Town Clerk’s Office via electronic transmission to townclerk@townofpalmbeach.com, Friday, January 1, 2021 by 5:00 p.m. The deadline falls on a Town recognized holiday, therefore pursuant to the Administrative Procedure No. 1-17-6, hard copy applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 30, 2020. The appointments to the Undergrounding Utilities Task Force will be on the agenda for consideration and potential action at the Town Council meeting on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.

The Underground Utilities Task Force functions in a citizen oversight and advisory capacity to the Town Council for the Underground Utilities Project. The UTTF makes recommendations to the Town Council on all matters relating to the undergrounding of utilities in the Town of Palm Beach. The UUTF meets on an irregular schedule, whenever such meetings shall be called either at the discretion of the Chairman and Town Manager or at the direction of the Town Council. The Underground Utilities Task Force shall cease upon a date to be determined by the Town Council, once it is determined that the purpose of such Underground Utilities Task Force has been accomplished. 

The Underground Utilities Task Force application can be downloaded from the Town’s website (www.townofpalmbeach.com).  Please note that the Town’s website reflects specific applications for each board or commission.  Applications may also be obtained by contacting the Town Clerk at (561) 838-5416.

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