Needles, CA: Summary and voting results from the regular meeting of the Needles Board of the Public Utilities.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):

Source: Board Secretary Cheryl Sallis (Information and Agenda Packet):

Needles, California: A regular meeting of the Needles Board of the Public Utilities was held on Tuesday, February 1st, 2022 inside the Needles City Council Chambers.

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The following listed below is what was decided and voted on during the regular meeting of the Needles Board of the Public Utilities.

******* Needles Board of the Public Utilities Meeting: *******

***** Approval of the Agenda: *****

  • Agenda Packet (PDF File Download): ub_020122 – agenda
  • Motion: Approval of the Agenda.
  • Voting Results: Approved: Unanimously


***** Consent Calendar: *****


  • Agenda Item 2: Approve Exhibit B, Revision 1 to Contract No, 05-XX-30-W0445 Present Perfected Rights (PPR) and Exhibit C, Revision 1 to Contract No. 2-07-30-W0280 Lower Colorado Water Supply Project (LCWSP) adding new well no. 16 as a diversion point under the PPR and LCWSP.
  • Agenda Packet (PDF File Download): ub_020122-2 add well no 16 as diversion point


  • Agenda Item 3: Acceptance of the State Water Resource Control Board’s interim budget approval for the Lilly Hill Booster Station Replacement/Relocation Project and Well No. 16 Project; approve an increase in NPUA water revenue and expenses by adding an additional $1,187,584 for fiscal year 2022; and authorize Layne Christensen to conduct the well drilling at a cost not to exceed $1,271,654 (total project of $3,161,259).
  • Agenda Packet (PDF File Download): ub_020122-3 interim budget Lilly Hill booster & well no 16


  • Motion (Consent Calendar): Approve the Consent Calendar; Agenda Items 1 through 3.
  • Voting Results (Consent Calendar): Approved: Unanimously


***** Regular Items: *****

  • Agenda Item 4: Review and approval of the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Midyear Budget Revisions (Needles Public Utility Authority, Water, Wastewater, Electric and All American Canal).
  • Agenda Packet (PDF File Download): ub_020122-4 midyear budget revisions
  • Motion: Approve the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Midyear Budget Revisions.
  • Voting Results: Approved: Unanimously


***** Reports: *****


***** Pending Matters: *****

(Not for discussion at this time)

  • Agenda Item: Information Only: N/A
  • Agenda Packet (PDF File Download): N/A


***** More Information: *****

Please contact Cheryl Sallis, Secretary to the Board, either by phone at: 1 (760) 326-2113 Ext. 115 or by email at:


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