Needles, CA: Summary and voting results from the Needles Board of Public Utilities Meeting.

Needles, CA: Summary and voting results from the Needles Board of Public Utilities Meeting.

A Needles Board of Public Utilities Meeting was held on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 inside the Needles City Council Chambers in Needles, California.

The Needles Board of Public Utilities Meeting was broadcast live at ZachNews on Facebook.

** Here is a summary and the voting results that occurred during the meeting: **

**** Consent Calendar: ****

All matters listed on the Consent Calendar are Considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion in the form listed. The Mayor or any member of the Needles Board of Public Utilities may pull an item from the Consent Calendar for discussion. Prior to Needles Board of Public Utilities action, a member of the public may address the Needles Board of Public Utilities on matters Scheduled on the Consent Calendar. A 3 minute time limit per person applies. Recommended Action: Approve items #1 through #5 on the Consent Calendar by affirmative roll call vote.

  • Agenda Item #1:

Minutes of regular meeting held November 7, 2017

  • Agenda Item #2:

Cancel the December 19, 2017 regular meeting to avoid conflict with the adjourned regular city council meeting to be held at 5:00 p.m.

  • Agenda Item #3:

Authorize the city manager to execute Revision No. 2 to the Network Operating Agreement between Western Area Power Administration and the City of Needles and Exhibit A, Revision No. 2 to Contract No. 07-DSR-11785 to provide an increase to the Network Customer’s load of sixty megawatts and determination of loads and loss.

  • Agenda Item #4:

Authorize the city manager to proceed with equipment purchase for the Lily Hill water booster electric panel replacement project and construct using in-house labor and specialized technicians, Such outside specialized technician assistance not to exceed $14,999, with total project cost not to exceed $139,206.

  • Agenda Item #5:

Accept the annual report to the California Energy Commission Power Source Disclosure Program for the year ending December 31, 2017 as attested by Rainie Torrance on May 31, 2017.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities unanimously voted to approve agenda items #1 through #5 on the Consent Calendar.

 

**** Regular Items: ****

  • Agenda Item #6:

Approval of utility will-serve commitments for new development.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities unanimously voted to approved the utility will-serve commitments for new development.

 

  • Agenda Item #7:

Meeting with Bowen Collins & Associates on water and wastewater System improvements in north Needles and continued review of the 2001 water system evaluation by Boyle Engineering Corp. and list of improvements with priorities and funding.

Agenda Item #7 was information only and no votes was taken by members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities.

 

**** Reports: ****

  • Agenda Item #8:

Update on hurricanes effects on electric line construction and availability of materials.

  • Agenda Item #9:

State Water Resources Control Board funding application through the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

  • Agenda Item #10:

EUSI, LLC operational support services relating to the wastewater treatment facility and collection system October 2017.

  • Agenda Item #11:

Needles present perfected rights (PPR) report – October 2017.

  • Agenda Item #12:

Rio Buena Vista water and wastewater improvement plan status.

  • Agenda Item #13:

Elected and appointed officials ethics policy.

Agenda Items #8-13 were information only and no votes was taken by members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities.

 

**** Pending Matters: ****

  • Agenda Item A:

 

**** City Manager Report: ****

  • Needles City Manager Rick Daniels:

**** Board Requests: ****

  • Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities:

 

**** You can view other City of Needles meetings agendas at the following City of Needles website address: ****

http://cityofneedles.com/Pages/Departments-Services/Boards/

For more information regarding the Needles Board of Public Utilities Meetings, please contact Cheryl K. Sallis at the City of Needles at: 1 (760) 326-2113 Ext. 315.

 

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