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, February 20th, 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: **

**** Regular Items: ****

  • Agenda Item #1:

Resolution No. 2-20-18 BPU recommending renaming the Firehouse (aka North Needles) Substation to the Murl L. Shaver Substation.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities voted unanimously to approve Resolution No. 2-20-18 BPU.

 

  • Agenda Item #2:

Pending water legislation of interest.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities voted unanimously to oppose the bill. 

 

  • Agenda Item #3:

Continued review of the 2001 water system evaluation by Boyle Engineering Corp. and list of improvements with priorities and funding.

Agenda Item #3 was information only and no votes was taken by members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities.

 

 

**** Reports: ****

  • Agenda Item #4:

Needles present perfected rights (PPR) report for January 2018.

Agenda Item #4 was information only and no votes was taken by members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities.

 

  • Agenda Item #5:

EUSI, LLC operational support services relating to the wastewater treatment facility and collection system January 2018.

Agenda Item #5 was 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:

Audit suggestions relating to inventory control and security procedures at the city/utility offices (12/5/17 Meeting).

  • Agenda Item B:

City/NPUA “due to/due from” conducted as part of the NPUA audit (2/6/18 Meeting).

  • Agenda Item C:

Proactive stance on electric rate calculations (2/6/18 Meeting).

  • Agenda Item D:

Restricted fund for use as operating cash to curtail spikes in power purchases (2/6/18 Meeting).

 

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

  • Needles City Manager Rick Daniels:

Needles City Manager Rick Daniels spoke to members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities about what’s happening in the City of Needles, talking about community growth and funding that’s coming from the medical marijuana cultivation and distribution facilities. 

**** 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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