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, March 6th, 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: **

**** 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 Chairman or any Member of the Board may pull an item from the Consent Calendar for discussion. Prior to Board action, a member of the public may address the Board on matters scheduled on the Consent Calendar. A three-minute time limit per person applies. Recommended Action: Approve Items 1 thru 3 on the Consent Calendar by affirmative vote.

  • Agenda Item #1:

Approval of minutes of regular meeting held February 20, 2018.

  • Agenda Item #2:

Authorize funding of the 2018 Needles Unified School District Solar Camp at a cost not to exceed $16,098.65 from the electric fiscal year 2018 public education/outreach program.

  • Agenda Item #3:

AB 32 greenhouse gas (GHG) third party verification services 2018 award to Lincus Inc. to complete the 2017 GHG verification services not to exceed the proposed quote of $4,409.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities voted unanimously to approve Agenda Items #1 through #3 on the Consent Calendar.

 

**** Regular Items: ****

  • Agenda Item #4:

Review of electric system reliability project.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities voted unanimously to approve Agenda Item #4.

 

  • Agenda Item #5:

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

Agenda Item #5 was information only and no votes was taken by members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities.

 

**** Reports: ****

  • Agenda Item #6:

Monthly activity report for January 2018 and delinquencies for December 2017.

 

**** 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.

 

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

  • Needles City Manager Rick Daniels:
  • Agenda Item A: Incident Report(s):

Needles City Manager Rick Daniels will be reporting on incidents that have occurred overtime regarding utilities.

Needles City Manager Rick Daniels discussed a fire on a utility pole that occurred on Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 in the alleyway next to the United States Postal Service in Downtown Needles, California and what caused the fire on the utility pole.

Needles City Manager Rick Daniels also discussed the City of Needles contract regarding Outsource Utility Contractor to Western Construction Specialist, Inc.

 

**** 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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