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, August 13th, 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 #5 on the Consent Calendar by affirmative vote.

– Agenda Item #1:

Minutes of adjourned regular meeting held July 9, 2019

– Agenda Item #2:

Accept the Lincus Inc. AB32 Emissions Verification Report 2018

– Agenda Item #3:

Power Cost Adjustment (PCA) for months ending April and May, 2019 and continuation of over-hydro rate of $0.0917 as established October 1, 2018

– Agenda Item #4:

Approve the Annual Depository Statement for fiscal year 2019-2020 for debt service, contract services, purchase payments, and reimbursement of non-utility sanitation revenues deposited with the Authority

– Agenda Item #5:

Authorize an increase in the annual power pole purchase cost by $27,620 with McFarland Cascade Supplier for Douglas Fir power poles for fiscal years 2020, 2021 and 2022 (total estimated cost of $54,746)

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities unanimously voted to approve Agenda Items #1 through #5 on the Consent Calendar, with abstain vote on Agenda Item #1 by Member John.

** Regular Items: **

– Agenda Item #6:

Review of fiscal year 2019 preliminary due to/due from (unaudited) and authorize pay down of the fiscal year 2018 due to/due from in the amount of $931,313.82 by the end of August 2019.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities unanimously voted to approve Agenda Item #6.

– Agenda Item #7:

Review and recommendation to adopt the Culinary Water & Sanitary Sewer Capital Facilities Master Plan.

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities unanimously voted to approve Agenda Item #7.

** Reports: **

– Agenda Item #8:

EUSI, LLC operational support services relating to the wastewater treatment facility and collection system June 2019.

– Agenda Item #9:

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

– Agenda Item #10:

Monthly activity report for May 2019.

– Agenda Item #11:

Western Area Power Administration group power purchase Q2 FY20 (January – March 2020).

Agenda Items #8 through #11 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:

Status of electric meter calibration program (meeting of April 2, 2019)

** 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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