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, June 5th, 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 #3 on the Consent Calendar by affirmative vote.

  • Agenda Item #1:

Minutes of regular meeting held May 15, 2018.

  • Agenda Item #2:

Approve abandonment of an unused public utility easement (P.U.E.) crossing Parcel 3 of Parcel Map 19526 located east of Riverview Terrace Road and north of Terrance Drive.

  • Agenda Item #3:

Accept the annual report to the California Energy Commission Power Source Disclosure Program for the year ending December 31, 2017.

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:

Request by Jim Boring to waive the mandated sewer connection for 806 Market Street (APN 0185-266-15) and allow installation of a septic system.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities voted unanimously to approve the board’s recommendation of 3 options; 1. to request the property owner to seek an easement across the adjustment property, 2. investigate a feasibility septic system, 3. hock up to the City’s sewer system.

  • Agenda Item #5:

Review of Statement of Policies (electric) last amended October 2016.

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

  • Agenda Item #6:

Infrastructure Development Financing: Development Impact Fee Report.

Agenda Item #6 was discussion item and no votes was taken by members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities. This agenda item was not listed as a discussion item when release to the public.

  • 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 April 2018.

Agenda Item #8 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 (meeting of January 16, 2018).

  • Agenda Item B:

Review rate policy relating to customer generators and mandate that all new construction have rooftop solar (meeting of May 15, 2018).

**** 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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