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, February 19th, 2019 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:

Approval of the minutes of the regular meeting held February 5, 2019.

  • Agenda Item #2:

Power Cost Adjustment (PCA) for month ending December 31, 2018 and continuation of over-hydro rate of $0.0917 as established October 1, 2018.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities voted unanimously to approve Agenda Items #1 through #2 on the Consent Calendar.

** Regular Items: **

  • Agenda Item #3:

Presentation by Vasquez & Company of the audit report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities voted unanimously approve audit report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018. 

  • Agenda Item #4:

Review of proposed Ordinance No. 612-AC establishing a Local Agency Management Program (LAMP) and recommendation that the City Council adopt such Ordinance No. 612-AC.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities voted 5-1 to approve Ordinance No. 612-AC establishing a Local Agency Management Program (LAMP) and recommendation that the City Council adopt such Ordinance No. 612-AC. Needles Board of Public Utilities Member Mike voted “No” on this agenda item. 

  • Agenda Item #5:

Resolution No. 2-19-19 BPU consenting to the inclusion of properties within the territory of the City of Needles in the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) Open Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs; authorizing CSCDA authority to accept applications from property owners, conduct contractual assessment proceedings and levy contractual assessments within the territory of the City of Needles and authorizing related actions.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities voted unanimously approve Resolution No. 2-19-19 BPU consenting to the inclusion of properties within the territory of the City of Needles in the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) Open Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs; authorizing CSCDA authority to accept applications from property owners, conduct contractual assessment proceedings and levy contractual assessments within the territory of the City of Needles and authorizing related actions. 

** Reports: ****

  • Agenda Item #6:

Needles present perfected rights (PPR) report for January 2019.

Agenda Item #6 was an Information Only and no votes were conducted from members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities.

  • Agenda Item #7:

Monthly activity report for December 2018 and delinquencies for January 2019.

Agenda Item #7 was an Information Only and no votes were conducted 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).

  • Agenda Item B:

Review rate policy relating to customer generators and solar mandate established by the California Energy Commission (meeting of February 5, 2019).

No votes were conducted from members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities on Agenda Items A and B.

** Needles City Manager’s Report: **

– Agenda Item #A: Incident Report(s):

** Needles Board of Public Utilities Requests: **

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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