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 3rd, 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 #4 on the Consent Calendar by affirmative vote.

– Agenda Item #1:

Minutes of regular meeting held November 5, 2019.

– Agenda Item #2:

Ratify the city manager’s authorization to utilize wastewater capital funds to complete theBroadway and Wastewater Treatment Plant Manhole Rehabilitation project for rehabilitation of two additional manholes at an additional cost not to exceed $14,950 (total project cost not to exceed $24,950 – $10,000 approved at the November 5, 2019 meeting).

– Agenda Item #3:

Power Cost Adjustment (PCA) for months ending July, August and September, 2019 and continuation of over-hydro rate of $0.1079 as established October 1, 2019.

– Agenda Item #5:

Resolution No. 12-3-19 BPU adopting Epic Engineering’s Culinary Water and Sanitary Sewer Capital Facilities Master Plan for the City of Needles.

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 recommended repairs to Well #12 tobe completed by Layne Christensen to be funded by the golf course per the Irrigation Well Lease (estimatedcost of $64,000).

Members of the Needles Board of Public Utilities voted unanimously to approve repairs to Well #12 to be completed by Layne Christensen to be funded by the golf course per the Irrigation Well Lease (estimated cost of $64,000).

** Reports: **

– Agenda Item #6:

Rate Study Ad-Hoc Committee status report.

– Agenda Item #7:

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

– Agenda Item #8:

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

– Agenda Item #9:

Monthly activity report for July 2019.

Agenda Items #6 through #9 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).

No votes were conducted 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: **

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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