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Meeting Name: Board of Public Utilities Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/6/2017 1:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: City Council Chamber 100 Santa Rosa Avenue
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17-029BPU 15.1Grit Screening DisposalBPU-Agenda ItemRESOLUTION - CONTRACT AWARD FOR GRIT AND SCREENING DISPOSAL SERVICES RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Finance and Water Departments that the Board of Public Utilities, by resolution, approve a five (5) year contract for grit and screening disposal services to Total Waste Systems, Inc., Santa Rosa, CA in the amount not to exceed $247,910. Funding for this expense is included in the Water Department fiscal year 2016-17 adopted budget. As a regular operating expenditure, these services will be included in subsequent years' budget proposals when presented to the City Council.   Not available Not available
17-030BPU 16.1Water WasteWater Budget RecommendationBPU-Agenda ItemREPORT - FY 2017/18 WATER AND LOCAL WASTEWATER FUNDS OPERATION, MAINTENANCE AND CAPITAL EXPENDITURE REQUESTS - RECOMMENDATION TO CITY COUNCIL BACKGROUND: Santa Rosa Water manages the City of Santa Rosa’s water and wastewater enterprise funds under the general policy authority and direction of the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) per the City Charter. The BPU annually recommends a proposed fiscal year water and wastewater budget to the City Council to be included in the annual City budget appropriation. The water and wastewater funds are primarily financed by Santa Rosa ratepayer user fees and charges. Water rates approved by the Santa Rosa City Council, including a fixed charge increase of 5% and a wholesale water rate pass-through increase of approximately 2.2% (for a combined water rate increase of approximately 2.7% for most customers), this increase, combined with the use of current fund balances are considered sufficient to fund the prudent operation of the water system in Fiscal Year 2017/18. The authorized 3% wastewater rate increase combined with the use of current fun   Not available Not available
17-031BPU 16.2Regional Water Reuse System Budget RecommendationBPU-Agenda ItemREPORT - APPROVAL OF THE PRELIMINARY FY 2017/18 REGIONAL WATER REUSE SYSTEM OPERATING AND MAINTENANCE, CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT, AND DEBT SERVICE BUDGET AND ALLOCATION OF COSTS BACKGROUND: The Regional Water Reuse System, managed by the City of Santa Rosa per agreement, is a state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility serving five member agencies (Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park, Sebastopol, Cotati, and the Sonoma County South Park Sanitation District, each hereinafter referred to as “User Agency” or collectively as “User Agencies”). The Laguna Treatment Plant is a tertiary-level treatment facility permitted for 21.34 million gallons per day (MGD) average dry weather flow. The Regional Water Reuse Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Fund budget request is $34,717,521, up $2.8 million or 8.7%, the Regional Water Reuse cash-funded Capital Improvement Program (CIP) continues to increase at $1 million per year, as per agreement of the User Agencies, making this year’s budget request $4,080,000, and the Regional Water Reuse debt service is $22,643,932. The operating Agreement requires that    Not available Not available
17-032BPU 16.3 BPU-Agenda ItemREPORT - WATER SUPPLY UPDATE BACKGROUND: Staff will update the Board on water supply issues. The Board may discuss this item and give direction to staff.   Not available Not available