Thecell tower concrete sleeve was poured 12-16-17. It has to "cure" for at least a month, and then the pole can be attached. We expect that to arrive by the end of January. The permit to proceed with construction was obtained 11-6-17 by Datapath Communications, who has has been actively involved since early 2015 in siting and construction of the 115' tower. It will be located in the area just northeast of the Town's Maintenance/Garage building, and the tower will be on the southeast quarter of that plot. It will be built to the highest safety standards and will be as esthetically pleasing as possible. Please see the page on this website devoted solely to this matter.
There will be a fully actuated (weight-tripped or pedestrian button) traffic light at Fred Tuerk Dr./Beachcomber Lane as recommended for safe crossing by the Florida Dept. of Transportation. It is expected to be functional by the end of 2018.
We are pleased to report that the Town successfully competed for and was awarded two grants that will cover roughly 75% of the $1.4 million project to correct flooding and drainage issues along Old Winter Beach Road.
Watering restrictions using City water (non-reuse) limits lawn sprinklers based on Daylight Savings Time changes. Please find detailed information on the Utility Information page of our website.
Indian River Shores is a SAFE city in Florida! This article in the TC Palm on May 4, 2016 shows the results by Alarm System Reviews, a Virginia-based security industry website. Safewise, another company that calculates safety using FBI Uniform Crime Reports, rated it as #2 in October 2017, as does Niche as #2 safest place to live in Florida. Our residents are safe, well cared for and well protected thanks to the Town's Public Safety Department's triple-certified police, fire and paramedic/EMT staff.
Turtle nesting season runs from March 1 and continues through October 31. Please see this page with details.
Remember to check for information about the electric utility rate relief issue with the City of Vero Beach on this page. Our residents north of Old Winter Beach Road are served by FPL, and the other two thirds are served by the City of Vero Beach Electric.
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