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Meeting Name: Board of Public Utilities Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/20/2017 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Council Chamber 100 Santa Rosa Avenue
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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17-037BPU 13.1Meter Upgrade ProjectBPU-Agenda ItemMETER UPGRADE PROJECT - ADVANCED METERING INFRASTRUCTURE (AMI) UPDATE On July 21, 2016 the Board adopted a Mitigated Negative Declaration and a Mitigation Monitoring Program for the Meter Upgrade Project - Advanced Metering Infrastructure and, by motion, approved contracts with Sensus USA Inc., Utility Partners of America, LLC, N. Harris Computer Corporation, UtiliWorks Consulting, LLC. Planning and integration of the Water Meter Upgrade Project began in August of 2016. The project is in the final stages of software implementation and integration and full deployment of the system is planned for 2017. Staff will be updating the Board on the progress to date, including an overview of the systems that are now integrated, the process of integrations and testing, and the work that will be done to assure the meters are changed out or modified in the current asset management and billing systems, including additional resources needed. Staff will also update the Board on the next steps of physical installation of the antennas and the meter upgrades.   Action details Not available
17-035BPU 15.1Earth Day OnStageBPU-Agenda ItemEARTH DAY ONSTAGE AT COURTHOUSE SQUARE Water Department staff will provide information on Santa Rosa’s annual Earth Day OnStage event, which will take place Saturday, April 22, from 12-4pm, on First Street in front of City hall. Staff will provide an overview of the event and information on the activities that will take place.   Action details Not available
17-033BPU 16.1Polydyne 2nd AmendmentBPU-Agenda ItemCONTRACT EXTENSION FOR SUPPLY OF DEWATERING POLYMER SERVICES FOR LAGUNA WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Finance and Water Departments that the Board of Public Utilities, by resolution, approve the Second Amendment to Contract F000929 for a three year contract extension with no rate increase for the supply of dewatering polymer to the Laguna Wastewater Treatment Plant to SNF Polydyne, Inc., Riceboro, Georgia, in an amount not to exceed $630,000, for a total not to exceed amount of $1,050,000. Funding for this expense is included in the Water Department fiscal year 2016-17 adopted budget. As a regular operating expenditure, the services as described are expected to be included in subsequent years' budget proposals when presented to the City Council.adoptedPass Action details Not available
17-036BPU 17.1GSA-JPABPU-Agenda ItemREPORT - RECOMMENDATION OF APPROVAL OF THE JOINT EXERCISE OF POWERS AGREEMENT CREATING THE SANTA ROSA PLAIN GROUNDWATER SUSTAINABILITY AGENCY BACKGROUND: The Santa Rosa Plain groundwater sub-basin covers an area of approximately 80,000 acres and the majority of the City of Santa Rosa overlies this sub-basin. The 2014 Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) provides a framework for sustainable management of groundwater supplies by local agencies and requires local agencies with land use, water supply or water management authorities to form one or more Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSA) by mid-2017. In Sonoma County three groundwater basins, the Santa Rosa Plain, Petaluma Valley, and Sonoma Valley basins, are required to comply with SGMA. In the Santa Rosa Plain sub-basin, staff of Santa Rosa Water along with staff from the other GSA-eligible entities within the sub-basin have been meeting since 2015 to to discuss the development of a GSA for the sub-basin through a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement. These GSA eligible entities include local municipalities, the SonomaadoptedPass Action details Not available