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, May 15th, 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 through #4 on the Consent Calendar by affirmative vote.

  • Agenda Item #1:

Minutes of regular meeting held April 17, 2018.

  • Agenda Item #2:

Retain Vasquez & Company for the audit of Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2018 and for upcoming Fiscal Year 2018-19.

  • Agenda Item #3:

Power Cost Adjustment (PCA) for the quarter ending March 31, 2018 – balance of negative ($34,425) to be carried into the next quarter.

  • Agenda Item #4:

Cancel the second regular Board meeting in the months of June, July and August 2018.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities voted unanimously to approve Agenda Items #1 through #4 on the Consent Calendar.

 

**** Regular Items: ****

  • Agenda Item #5:

Approve the proposed budget for Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2019.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities voted unanimously to approve the proposed budget for Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2019, and to bring back to the next meeting the rate process for possible amendment. 

 

  • Agenda Item #6:

Resolution Number 5-15-18 BPU recommending approval of a waiver for connection to the municipal sewer system and allow the installation of a septic system at 806 Market Street (APN 0185-266-15).

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities voted unanimously to table this agenda item. 

 

**** Reports: ****

  • Agenda Item #7:

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

  • Agenda Item #8:

Monthly activity report for March 2018.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities was asked to continued Agenda Items #7 through #8 due to the person who knows more about these items and provides more information on these agenda items was in a vehicle accident.

According to Needles City Manager Rick Daniels, Rainie Torrance was in a car accident along Lilyhill Drive in Needles, California on the morning on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018. The only injury she had was from the airbags going off. She expected to be at work either on Wednesday or Thursday. 

 

**** 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):

 

**** 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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