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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: 12/19/2019 1:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: City Council Chamber 100 Santa Rosa Avenue
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20-504BPU 15.1Geysers UpdateBPU-Agenda ItemGEYSERS UPDATE Staff will provide an update on the Kincade fire damage to CalPine, the effect on our Geysers system, and what we are doing in response. The Board may discuss this item and give direction to staff.   Not available Video Video
20-503BPU 15.2Winter Water Conservation CampaignBPU-Agenda ItemWINTER WATER CONSERVATION CAMPAIGN The Kincade fire damaged eight of CalPine’s power poles which provide electricity for our Geysers pipeline, causing the Geysers system to be off-line for roughly six weeks and resulting in recycled water storage being approximately 400 million gallons higher than normal for this time of year. The Water Use Efficiency team is launching an indoor water conservation campaign to encourage customers to reduce the amount of sewage going to the Laguna Treatment Plant this winter. Staff will update the Board on the winter water conservation campaign. The Board may discuss this item and give direction to staff.   Not available Video Video
20-100BPU 16.1Request for Approval Additional Contract Contingency - Donahue, Decker, Boyse & Petaluma Hill Sewer and Water Main ImprovementsBPU- ConsentRESOLUTION - REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL CONTRACT CONTINGENCY - DONAHUE, DECKER, BOYCE & PETALUMA HILL SEWER AND WATER MAIN IMPROVEMENTS RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Transportation and Public Works Department and the Water Department that the Board of Public Utilities, by motion, approve a 10% increase in contingency from 15% to 25% for the additional contaminated soil disposal, extra costs to resolve utility conflicts, and additional roadway resurfacing for a total contingency of $316,169.49, and contract amount of $1,580,847.46.   Not available Video Video
20-300BPU 17.1PSA Approval for 2020 Urban Water Management Plan Water Demand Analysis & Water Conservation Measures UpdateBPU- ReportREPORT - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH EKI ENVIRONMENT & WATER, INC. FOR PREPARATION OF THE 2020 URBAN WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN WATER DEMAND ANALYSIS AND WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES UPDATE BACKGROUND: The California Urban Water Management Planning Act requires Urban Water Management Plans to be updated every five years. Each water supplier providing water to more than 3,000 customers or supplying more than 3,000 acre-feet per year must prepare, adopt and submit an Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP) to the California Department of Water Resources. The UWMP describes the adequacy and reliability of all water supplies for existing and future customers and is required to be considered for grant funding and to receive drought assistance from the State. Nine water utility retail agencies of the Sonoma Marin Saving Water Partnership desire to begin preparation of their 2020 UWMPs by using the services of EKI Environment & Water, Inc. (EKI) for preparation of the 2020 UWMP Demand Analysis and Water Conservation Measures Update. The City of Santa Rosa will be the contracting agent and    Not available Video Video
20-301BPU 17.2Proprietary Specification for Electrical and Mechanical Equipment at Various Water Dept FacilitiesBPU- ReportREPORT - PROPRIETARY SPECIFICATION FOR ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT AT VARIOUS WATER DEPARTMENT FACILITIES BACKGROUND: There is a need to replace various electrical and mechanical equipment at Water Department facilities located throughout the City of Santa Rosa. Improvements to replace this equipment will be executed under three public works contracts: C01994 - Pump Station 15 Upgrades, C02201 - Skyfarm ‘A’ and Hansford Court Lift Station Reconstruction, and C02208 - Fire-related Repairs of Utility Stations. To match the existing equipment at Water Department facilities, it is necessary to specify proprietary equipment. Approving such a proprietary specification will maintain reliability and uniform compatibility with existing equipment and minimize operational impacts. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Transportation and Public Works Department and the Water Department that the Board of Public Utilities, by resolution, approve a proprietary specification for electrical and mechanical equipment at various Water Department facilities for three CIP projects: C01994   Not available Not available
20-500BPU 110.1Monthly Rate Revenue, Water Usage and CIP Bid Award Report - October 2019BPU-Agenda ItemMONTHLY RATE REVENUE, WATER USAGE AND CIP BID AWARD REPORT - OCTOBER 2019 - Provided for information.   Not available Not available