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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: 10/15/2020 1:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: City Council Chamber 100 Santa Rosa Avenue
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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20-223BPU 14.1September 17, 2020 - Regular Meeting MinutesBPU- MinutesSeptember 17, 2020 - Regular Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
20-224BPU 14.2October 6, 2020 - Special Meeting MinutesBPU- MinutesOctober 6, 2020 - Special Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
20-585BPU 15.12020-2021 CIP UpdateBPU-Agenda Item2020-2021 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE Staff will present a brief update on completed water, wastewater and regional construction projects in 2020, highlighting key projects in each sector. Staff will also provide a preview of construction projects to be initiated in 2021. The Board may discuss this item and give direction to staff.   Not available Video Video
20-140BPU 16.1Sole Source Award - UV System PartsBPU- ConsentRESOLUTION - WAIVER OF COMPETITIVE PROCESS AND SOLE SOURCE AWARD FOR ULTRAVIOLET DISINFECTION SYSTEM PARTS RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Water and Finance Departments that the Board of Public Utilities, by resolution, authorize and award a sole source Blanket Purchase Order (BPO) for ultraviolet disinfection system parts to D. C. Frost Associates, Inc., Walnut Creek, California, in an amount not to exceed $1,050,000.   Not available Video Video
20-141BPU 16.2Poncia Fertilizer, Inc. Third AmendmentBPU- ConsentRESOLUTION - THIRD AMENDMENT - GENERAL SERVICES AGREEMENT F001601 PONCIA FERTILIZER, INC. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Water and Finance Departments that the Board of Public Utilities, by resolution, approve the Third Amendment to General Service Agreement F001601 in the amount of $1,225,679.60 for biosolids hauling services with Poncia Fertilizer, Inc., Cotati, California.   Not available Video Video
20-321BPU 17.1Cobblestone Drive Water Main Connection MNDBPU- ReportREPORT - ADOPTION OF MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION, ADDENDUM, AND A MITIGATION MONITORING AND REPORTING PROGRAM, AND PROJECT APPROVAL FOR THE COBBLESTONE DRIVE ZONE R2-R4 WATER MAIN CONNECTION BACKGROUND: This proposed resolution will adopt the Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) and associated Addendum, adopt the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (MMRP), and approve the Project. The proposed resolution will direct City staff to file a Notice of Determination for the Project pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Transportation and Public Works Department and the Water Department that the Board of Public Utilities, by resolution: 1) adopt the Mitigated Negative Declaration and associated Addendum for the Cobblestone Drive Zone R2-R4 Water Main Connection Project (Project); 2) approve the Project; 3) adopt the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program for the Project; and, 4) direct staff to file a Notice of Determination.   Not available Video Video
20-322BPU 17.2Wastewater Bond SaleBPU- ReportREPORT - RECOMMENDATION TO AUTHORIZE ISSUANCE OF WASTEWATER REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2020A AND WASTEWATER REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2020B (FEDERALLY TAXABLE) BACKGROUND: The Water Department proposes to upgrade its ultraviolet (UV) disinfection system at the Laguna Wastewater Treatment Plant along with other capital improvements (UV Disinfection and Diversion Project) and recommends the issuance of wastewater revenue bonds to raise funds for the UV Disinfection and Diversion Project. Additionally, the City previously issued its City of Santa Rosa Wastewater Revenue Bonds, Series 2012A (the “2012A Bonds”) for the purpose of financing certain improvements to the City’s wastewater system. Staff has determined that the remaining outstanding 2012 Bonds can be refunded and generate savings for the benefit of the ratepayers and therefore staff is also recommending that the 2012A Bonds be refinanced at this time. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Finance Department and the Water Department that the Board of Public Utilities, by resolution, recommend that the City Council aut   Not available Video Video
20-586BPU 1 Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated LitigationBPU-Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9: One case, related to claims filed by TerraCon in connection with Contract C02081 - Post Ct and Simpson Pl Sewer Replacements   Not available Not available