Current Projects


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.  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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