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Traffic Summit Seeks Answers to West Palm Gridlock & Safety

WEST PALM BEACH -- Just how to make Okeechobee, between Australian Avenue and the Intracoastal Waterway, less scary was the point of a meeting Monday at the convention center, where about 200 city, county and state officials gathered. Palm Beach's Mayor Gail Coniglio was a host at the meeting. The Civic Association helped underwrite the summit.

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Undergrounding Utilities Task Force Chairman Updates Civic Association Directors

By Michele Dargan, Special for the Civic Association -- The projected construction costs of burying the town’s utility lines have gone up close to 10 percent from the $90 million project approved in a town referendum last year, said Jeffrey Smith, chairman of the town’s Undergrounding Utility Task Force.

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