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 will be held on Tuesday, December 4th, 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 #2 on the Consent Calendar by affirmative vote.

  • Agenda Item #1:

Minutes of regular meeting held November 6, 2018.

  • Agenda Item #2:

Power Cost Adjustment (PCA) for month ending September 30, 2018 and continuation of over-hydro rate of $0.0917 as established October 1, 2018.

  • Agenda Item #3:

Approve the execution of Colorado River Agreements and exhibits including Lower Basin Drought Contingency Plan Agreement; Amendment No. 2 to the California Agreement for the Creation and Delivery of Extraordinary Conservation Intentionally Created Surplus; and New ICS Exhibits from Arizona, California and Nevada contractors party to the 2007 Forbearance Agreement.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities voted unanimously to approve Agenda Items #1 through #3 on the Consent Calendar. Needles Board of Public Utilities Members McNeil and Bret both abstain on agenda item #1 only. 

 

** Regular Items: **

  • Agenda Item #4:

Accept the bid of Southwest Groundwater, Phoenix, Arizona, for general hydrology services Task 1, “Selection of Potential Well Sites (well sitings)”, at a cost not to exceed $25,000.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities voted unanimously to accept the bid of Southwest Groundwater, Phoenix, Arizona, for general hydrology services Task 1, “Selection of Potential Well Sites (well sitings)”, at a cost not to exceed $25,000.

  • Agenda Item #5:

Review of rate policy relating to customer generators and solar mandate established by the California Energy Commission.

Agenda Item #5 was Information Only and no voted was done from members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities.

  • Agenda Item #6:

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

Agenda Item #6 was Information Only and no voted was done from members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities.

 

**** Reports: ****

  • Agenda Item #7:

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

  • Agenda Item #8:

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

  • Agenda Item #9:

Monthly activity report for September 2018 and delinquencies report(s).

Agenda Items #7 through #9 were Information Only and no voted was done from 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 (meeting of January 16, 2018)

No voted was done from members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities on Agenda Item A.

 

** Needles City Manager’s Report: **

– Agenda Item #A: Incident Report(s):

** Needles Board of Public Utilities Requests: **

 

**** You can view the full Needles Board of Public Utilities Meeting agenda packet at the following City of Needles website address: ****

 

**** You can view other City of Needles meetings agendas at the following City of Needles website address: ****

http://www.cityofneedles.com/Pages/Departments-Services/Boards/2018_CITY_MEETING.html

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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