Ocean Walk and More

Upcoming Events

Final Design Public Workshop

Date: March 6, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Highland Beach Library, 3618 South Ocean Boulevard, Highland Beach
 

Overview and Background

On November 1, 2018, the Town Commission approved an agreement with the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council (TCRPC) to study and develop a Complete Streets Plan along with other directed State Road A1A corridor improvements referred to as the Ocean Walk and More Project.

Under section 2.01(3) of the Town’s charter, any single project or cumulation of projects, or extension of services requiring an allocation of more than $350,000 in any given fiscal year shall not be funded until the purposes and amounts of such allocations shall first have been approved by the majority of votes cast in an election of qualified electors residing within the Town.

On December 18, 2018, the Town Commission approved Resolution 18-018 R which included the below bond referendum language with linkage and will appear on the March 12, 2019 General Municipal Election ballot.

Official Ballot Language 

TOWN OF HIGHLAND BEACH, FLORIDA

GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS

STORMWATER IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

            Shall the Town be authorized to issue bonds, in one or more series, in an aggregate principal amount not exceeding $16,550,000, bearing interest rates not exceeding the maximum legal rate, maturing within 30 years from their respective issuance, payable from unlimited ad valorem taxes and/or other revenues to finance stormwater improvements, including drainage, removal/conversion of ditches, pipes, water quality treatment, a multiuse path, roadway improvements, and landscaped infiltration areas.

__________                 Yes - For Bonds

__________                 No - Against Bonds

 

TOWN OF HIGHLAND BEACH, FLORIDA

GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS

OCEAN WALK MULTIUSE CORRIDOR PROJECT

            Shall the Town be authorized to issue bonds, in one or more series, in an aggregate principal amount not exceeding $11,250,000, bearing interest rates not exceeding the maximum legal rate, maturing within 30 years from their respective issuance, payable from unlimited ad valorem taxes and/or other revenues to finance roadway improvements, complete streets elements, park and recreational improvements, and gateway monuments; such bonds shall be issued only if the stormwater improvements are voter approved.

__________                 Yes - For Bonds

__________                 No - Against Bonds

 

TOWN OF HIGHLAND BEACH, FLORIDA

GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS

UNDERGROUNDING UTILITIES PROJECT

            Shall the Town be authorized to issue bonds, in one or more series, in an aggregate principal amount not exceeding $17,200,000, bearing interest rates not exceeding the maximum legal rate, maturing within 30 years from their respective issuance, payable from unlimited ad valorem taxes and/or other revenues to finance undergrounding of electrical, cable, and communications utilities, and street lighting improvements along all public streets in the Town.

__________                 Yes - For Bonds

__________                 No - Against Bonds