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Please note: this meeting's minutes have not been finalized yet. Actions taken on legislation and their results are not available.
Meeting Name: Board of Public Utilities Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/7/2019 1:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: City Council Chamber 100 Santa Rosa Avenue
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19-202BPU 14.1January 17, 2019 - Regular Meeting Minutes.BPU- MinutesJanuary 17, 2019 - Regular Meeting Minutes.   Not available Not available
19-408BPU 15.1Groundwater Sustainability Agency UpdateBPU-Agenda ItemSANTA ROSA PLAIN GROUNDWATER SUSTAINABILITY AGENCY UPDATE The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) required some groundwater basins, including the Santa Rosa Plain basin, to form Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) to sustainably manage the groundwater basin and develop a groundwater management plan. In the Santa Rosa Plain basin, the cities of Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park, and Cotati, the Town of Windsor, Sonoma County, the Sonoma County Water Agency, the Goldridge and the Sonoma Resource Conservation Districts formed the Santa Rosa Plain GSA to comply with SGMA. The Santa Rosa Plain GSA is a self-funded agency, with the initial funding for the first two years coming from each of the member agencies of the GSA. The GSA Board has been working with a rate consultant to explore options for rates and fees to provide funding for the GSA after the first two years. Staff will provide the Board an update on the current fee option that is being considered by the GSA. The Board may discuss this item and give direction to staff.   Not available Video Video
19-409BPU 15.2High Strength Waste Receiving UpdateBPU-Agenda ItemHIGH STRENGTH WASTE RECEIVING UPDATE The City’s Laguna Treatment Plant High Strength Waste Receiving Station has been in operation since 2016. Staff will present recent information regarding the efficacy of the High Strength Waste project. Total revenues and avoided costs resulting from the project will be compared with the project's capital and O&M costs. The Board may discuss this item and give direction to staff.   Not available Video Video
19-103BPU 16.1Cooperative Agreement for Implementation of Sonoma-Mendocino Immediate Drought Relief Funding AgreementBPU- ConsentMOTION - COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF SONOMA-MENDOCINO IMMEDIATE DROUGHT RELIEF FUNDING AGREEMENT RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Water Department that the Board, by motion, approve the Cooperative Agreement for Implementation of the Sonoma-Mendocino Immediate Drought Relief Project between the Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water) and the City of Santa Rosa and authorize the Chair to sign the agreement.   Not available Video Video
19-104BPU 16.2Approval of Acquisition of an Emergency Groundwater Well Easement at 4224 Highway 12BPU- ConsentRESOLUTION - APPROVAL OF THE ACQUISITION OF AN EMERGENCY GROUNDWATER WELL EASEMENT AT 4224 HIGHWAY 12, SANTA ROSA (APN 032-010-005) PURSUANT TO THE SANTA ROSA GROUNDWATER MASTER PLAN, MAKING FINDINGS UNDER CEQA AND ADOPTION OF A MITIGATED MONITORING PROGRAM RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Water Department that the Board of Public Utilities, by resolution, approve the acquisition of a permanent easement at 4224 Highway 12, Santa Rosa for the purpose of an emergency groundwater well in order to implement the City of Santa Rosa Groundwater Master Plan, make findings under CEQA, adopt a Mitigation Monitoring Program for the purpose of an emergency groundwater well, authorize the Interim Director of the Water Department to execute all documents necessary to complete this transaction, and authorize the Right of Way Agent to execute all closing documents to complete the transaction.   Not available Video Video
19-301BPU 17.1Request for Additional Contingency - Replacement of Water Services from Tubbs FireBPU- ReportREPORT - REQUEST FOR ADDITIONAL CONTRACT CONTINGENCY - REPLACEMENT OF WATER SERVICES AFFECTED BY THE TUBBS FIRE BACKGROUND: On May 17, 2018, the Board of Public Utilities approved a construction contract with Northern Pacific Corporation in the amount of $604,290.00 for the replacement of contaminated water services outside the water quality advisory area. There were approximately 115 services identified for replacement when the contract was awarded. The Department of Transportation and Public Works and the Water Department anticipated that additional services may be added during construction. Therefore, the contract included provisions to allow additional services to be installed on a force account basis. During the course of construction, an additional 38 water service lines were added to the contract for a total of 153 water services. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Transportation and Public Works Department and the Water Department that the Board of Public Utilities, by motion, (1) approve a change order to the Phase 2 Replacement of Water Services contract with North   Not available Video Video