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Effective March 30, 2020, the Okeechobee Utility Authority’s lobby will be closed until further notice. Customers will be able make payments through the Drive-Thru, the Drop Box, located in front of the OUA office, OUA’s website (, or by calling the office and paying over the phone with a credit/debit card. Residents needing to establish new service will need to call the OUA office to schedule a time to do so. Should you have any questions, please contact the OUA at 863-763-9460.

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The Okeechobee Utility Authority (OUA) will receive proposals for the purpose of securing Engineering Services for the following:

Pine Ridge Park Utility System Improvements

Detailed RFP documents are available upon request from the office of the Executive Director, located at 100 SW 5th Avenue, (Tel.) 863-763-9460, (Fax) 863-763-3746.  The OUA intends to review the submitted RFP’s and reserves the right to reject any or all submittals.  The OUA selection committee may elect for presentations or select a qualified firm from the submittals received. 

The RFP’s must be delivered to the Executive Director’s office, located at Okeechobee Utility Authority Administrative Office, 100 SW 5th Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34974, on or before 3:00 PM on February 24, 2020.  The submittal must be contained in a sealed package clearly marked on the outside with the submitter’s name and the project name for which the submittal is made.

John F. Hayford
Executive Director