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, January 16th, 2018 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: **

**** Administer Oath of Office: ****

Cheryl K. Sallis with the City of Needles administer the oath of office to Needles Board of Public Utilities Member Joe Payson.

 

**** 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 #4 on the Consent Calendar by affirmative roll call vote.

  • Agenda Item #1:

Approval of minutes of the adjourned regular meeting held December 5, 2017.

 

  • Agenda Item #2:

Approval of minutes of the adjourned regular meeting held January 3, 2018.

 

  • Agenda Item #3:

Accept the bid from Outsource Utility Contractors Corp. in the amount of $800 per hour for time and equipment labor crew assembling the North Needles substation then commencing into a three year contract for electrical general service contractor and authorize staff to issue a notice of award and notice to proceed.

 

  • Agenda Item #4:

Accept the bid from Outsource Utility Contractors Corp. in the amount of $120 per hour for time and equipment to perform the city’s electric meter testing program.

 

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities voted 6-1 to approve agenda items #1 through #4 on the Consent Calendar. Joe Payson voted to “Abstain” himself.

 

**** Regular Items: ****

  • Agenda Item #5:

Selection of a Chair and Vice Chair for the ensuing year of 2018.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities voted 5-1 to appoint Terry Campbell as Chairperson. Terry Campbell voted to “Abstain” himself. 

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities voted 5-1 to appoint Steve Moffitt as Vice Chairperson. Steve Moffitt voted to “Abstain” himself. 

 

  • Agenda Item #6:

Presentation by Vasquez & Company of the audit report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017.

Agenda Item #6 was information only and no votes was taken by members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities.

 

  • Agenda Item #7:

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:

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

 

  • Agenda Item #9:

Needles present perfected rights (PPR) report for November 2017 10. Monthly activity report and delinquencies for November 2017.

 

Agenda Items #8-9 were information only and no votes was taken by members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities.

 

**** Pending Matters (Not For Discussion At This Time): ****

  • Agenda Item A:

Formalized plan for set-aside of power for residential and commercial developments other than medical marijuana.

 

  • Agenda Item B:

Audit suggestions relating to inventory control and security procedures at the city/utility offices.

 

**** 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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