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Meeting Name: Board of Public Utilities Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/18/2021 1:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Hybrid - See Agenda for Participation Information City Council Chamber 100 Santa Rosa Avenue
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available Spanish Agenda: Not available  
Agenda packet: Not available
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21-219BPU 14.1November 4, 2021 - Regular Meeting MinutesBPU- MinutesNovember 4, 2021 - Regular Meeting Minutes.   Not available Video Video
21-558BPU 15.1Water and Recycled Water Supply UpdateBPU-Agenda ItemWATER SUPPLY UPDATE Staff will update the Board on water supply issues. The Board may discuss this item and give direction to staff.   Not available Video Video
21-135BPU 16.1ATL First AmendmentBPU- ConsentMOTION - FIRST AMENDMENT TO PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT NUMBER F001315 WITH ACCELERATED TECHNOLOGIES LABORATORIES, INC. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Water Department that the Board of Public Utilities, by motion, approve the First Amendment to Professional Services Agreement number F001315 for Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) service with Accelerated Technology Laboratories Inc.   Not available Video Video
21-318BPU 17.1Water Shortage Contingency Plan AmendmentBPU- ReportREPORT - AMENDED 2020 WATER SHORTAGE CONTINGENCY PLAN (continued from November 4, 2021) BACKGROUND: In conformance with the Urban Water Management Planning Act (Act), the City of Santa Rosa prepared its 2020 Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP) and its 2020 Water Shortage Contingency Plan (Shortage Plan). Both documents were adopted by City Council on June 8, 2021 and submitted to the State Department of Water Resources on June 30, 2021. State law allows each water supplier to amend its Shortage Plan independent of the UWMP. The City wishes to amend the 2020 Shortage Plan to revise the Excess Use Penalty structure that applies in severe stages of shortage and change the water demand offset requirements that apply to new construction when water is being allocated for existing customers. The Board will be considering a recommendation to Council to adopt the Amended 2020 Water Shortage Contingency Plan. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by Santa Rosa Water that the Board of Public Utilities, by resolution, recommend that the City Council adopt the Amended 2020 Water Shortage Conti   Not available Video Video
21-319BPU 17.2Water Demand Offset Policy and FeesBPU- ReportREPORT - WATER DEMAND OFFSET POLICY, FEE STUDY, AND FEES (continued from November 4, 2021) BACKGROUND: The City of Santa Rosa is required by California State Law to prepare an Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP) and Water Shortage Contingency Plan (Shortage Plan) every five years to assess the adequacy and reliability of water supplies for current and future needs as well as plan for and detail how the City will respond to various levels of water supply shortage. Staff will present the Water Demand Offset (WDO) Policy, 2021 WDO Fee Study, and WDO Fees which have been developed to implement the City’s Shortage Plan requirement that new construction must offset water demand during water shortage emergencies that require very restrictive water allocations (water rationing) by the City’s existing customers. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by Santa Rosa Water that the Board of Public Utilities, by resolution, recommend that the City Council adopt the Water Demand Offset (WDO) Policy, the 2021 WDO Fee Study, and the WDO Fees and authorize the WDO Fees to be adjusted on an annual bas   Not available Video Video
21-316BPU 17.3Montrose Air Quality PSABPU- ReportREPORT - CONTRACT AWARD - MONTROSE AIR QUALITY, LLC PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BACKGROUND: The City of Santa Rosa Regional Water Reuse Facility - Laguna Treatment Plant holds an Air District Title V Major Facility Review Permit #A1403. The facility has four Combined Heat and Power Engines which are currently abated by a digester gas conditioning system. The Title V permit contains conditions for routine emissions testing from these processes. The City seeks to obtain professional services for the routine and non-routine emission monitoring for compliance with Air District permit requirements. The Professional Services Agreement with Montrose Air Quality, LLC is to provide air quality emission testing at the Laguna Treatment Plant for monthly, annual, and as-needed monitoring. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Contract Review Subcommittee and the Water Department that the Board of Public Utilities, by motion, approve the Professional Services Agreement with Montrose Air Quality, LLC in the amount of $200,000 over three years.   Not available Video Video
21-317BPU 17.4GSP Recommendation to CouncilBPU- ReportREPORT - DIRECTION TO SANTA ROSA PLAIN GROUNDWATER SUSTAINABILITY AGENCY BOARDMEMBER REGARDING ADOPTION OF THE GROUNDWATER SUSTAINABILITY PLAN FOR THE SANTA ROSA PLAIN SUBBASIN BACKGROUND: The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act requires that the Santa Rosa Plain Groundwater Sustainability Agency (SRP GSA), comprised of the Cities of Cotati, Rohnert Park, Santa Rosa, and Sebastopol, the Town of Windsor, the County of Sonoma, Sonoma Water, the Gold Ridge and Sonoma Resource Conservation Districts, and a group of independently owned water systems, adopt and submit a Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) by January 31, 2022. The GSP, released for a 30-day public review on October 1, 2021 is now finalized and proposed for adoption at a public hearing of the SRP GSA scheduled for December 9, 2021. Santa Rosa Water staff is requesting the Board of Public Utilities provide direction to the City Council and the City’s SRP GSA Boardmember regarding adoption of the GSP at that public hearing. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by Santa Rosa Water that the Board of Public Utilities, by    Not available Video Video