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Meeting Name: Board of Public Utilities Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/13/2023 6:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall - Art Pick Council Chamber 3900 Main Street, Riverside, CA Live Webcast at or
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Accessible Agenda Accessible Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes Meeting Extra1: Not available  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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23-3339 1To comment on any matters within the jurisdiction of the Board of Public Utilities, you are invited to participate via telephone at (669) 900-6833 and enter Meeting ID: 926 9699 1265. Press *9 to be placed in the queue to speak. Individuals in the queue will be prompted to unmute by pressing *6 when you are ready to speak. To participate via ZOOM, use the following link:, select the "raise hand" function to request to speak. An on-screen message will prompt you to "unmute" and speak. Video Video
23-3404 2Minutes of October 23, 2023 Not available
23-3344 3Recommend excusing absence of Board Member Crohn from September 25, 2023, meeting Not available
23-3356 4Recommend excusing absence of Board Member Gujral from September 25, 2023, meeting Not available
23-3350 5Recommend City Council approve City’s Membership Agreement with University of California Riverside Southern California Research Initiative for two-year term with Solar Energy (SC-RISE)/Solar Valley Consortium in annual amount of $5,000 from Management Services Dues Account through FY 2024/25 - Designate Public Utilities General Manager or their designee to represent City of Riverside at SC-Rise/Solar Valley Consortium meetings Not available
23-3359 6Find G. Hurtado Construction, Inc. in default of Contract for Construction due to abandonment of Brockton Avenue Water Main Replacement Project Bid RPU-7816, as required by Contract documents - Terminate G. Hurtado Construction, Inc’s. right to perform under Contract by issuing a written notice of termination for default to Contractor and its Surety, United States Fire Insurance Company Not available
23-3361 7Capital expenditure for Work Order 2224356 in amount of $649,000 from Electric City-Wide Communications Network Account for Orangecrest Substation to Springs Substation Fiber Optic Cable Upgrade Project Video Video
23-3345 8Recommend City Council approve amended Professional Consultant Services Agreement with Staples & Associates, Inc., Bakersfield, for additional $500,000, for revised contract amount of $750,000 from Public Benefit Account to increase program funding, for vendor administered energy efficiency programs for Refrigerated Load Program - Approve amended Professional Consultant Services Agreement with Richard Heath and Associates Fresno, for additional $2,500,000, revised contract amount of $3,750,000 for Small Business Program Video Video
23-3360 9Recommend City Council authorize purchase of licensed training content and training supplies led and facilitated by in-house staff in Human Resources Department for Foreman Academy for Energy Delivery and Water Superintendents and Supervisors in amount of $99,568.58 from Public Utilities Workforce Development Internal Training Account Video Video
23-3362 10Recommend City Council approve Professional Consultant Services Agreement from Request for Proposal 2282 with Z&K Consultants, Inc. of Corona, for term until December 31, 2026, not-to-exceed amount of $655,000 with option to extend for two additional years for Construction Inspection Services for Water Utility Capital Improvement Projects Video Video
23-3351 11Systematic reporting on meetings, conferences, and seminars by Board members and/or staff Video Video
23-3353 12Items for future Board of Public Utilities consideration as requested by members of the Board. Only items that fall within the powers and duties of the Board of Public Utilities as set forth in the City Charter and/or the Riverside Municipal Code will be agendized for future discussion. Video Video
23-3352 13WA-12 Agricultural Service Water Rate report as of September 30, 2023 Not available
23-3358 14Water Supply Report for September 2023 Video Video
23-3341 15Customer Engagement Report updates through September 2023 Not available
23-3349 16Electric and Water Open Work Orders over $200,000 and Closed Work Orders Summary Reports for September 2023 Not available
23-3333 17Southern California Public Power Authority agenda and minutes Not available
23-3338 18Upcoming City Council and Board meetings Not available
23-3346 19Electric/Water Utility Acronyms Not available