Meeting Name: Board of Public Utilities Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/10/2024 6:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall - Art Pick Council Chamber 3900 Main Street, Riverside, CA Live Webcast at
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24-1570 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
24-1345 2Office of Communications Update Not available
24-1832 3Fiscal Year 2024/25 User Fees and Charges for Riverside Public Utilities Electric and Water - A Resolution of the Board of Public Utilities of the City of Riverside, California (1) Adopting revised Electric Fees and Charges Schedule (Appendix A), Electric Rule 4, Electric Rule 7, Electric Rule 11, Electric Rule 22, Water Fees and Charges Schedule (Appendix A), Water Rule 4, Water Rule 7, Water Rule 8, Water Rule 10, Water Rule 11, Water Rule 14, Water Rule 16, Water Schedule Wa-5; (2) Making Findings of Fact; and (3) recommending City Council approval thereof - Waive further reading Video Video
24-1589 4Minutes of May 13, 2024 Not available
24-1568 5Excuse absence of Board Vice Chair Goldware from Board of Public Utilities April 22, 2024, meeting Not available
24-1571 6Approve expenditure for 14 Fiscal Year 2024-25 Annual Purchase Orders for Electric and Water operations with estimated amount of $3,301,639 - Approve expenditure for 21 Fiscal Year 2024-25 Annual Purchase Orders for Central Stores for orders benefiting Electric and Water operations with estimated amount of $21,703,682 - Approve not to exceed 20 percent allowance for Producer Price Index (PPI) increases for 21 Fiscal Year 2024-25 Annual Purchase Orders for Central Stores for orders benefiting Electric and Water operations - Approve expenditure for 66 Fiscal Year 2024-25 Existing Contract Purchase Orders with estimated total amount of $18,474,175 - Approve expenditure for 18 Fiscal Year 2024-25 Annually Recurring Expenditures for SHARE, memberships and subscription expenses are either greater than $50,000 per year or could over a number of years, cumulatively exceed $50,000 for multi-year expenses, with estimated total amount of $4,402,094 - Approve expenditure for 77 Fiscal Year 2024-25 Purchase Orders with cumulative multiple year costs equal to or greater than $50,000 with an estima Not available
24-1577 7Recommend City Council approve Lease Agreement with Riverside Gateway to College Early College High School, Riverside, for $291,248 in revenue deposited into Mission Square Building Property Management Trust Account for 63-month term from July 1, 2024 through September 30, 2029 - Mission Square Office Building - 3750 University Avenue, Suite 560 Not available
24-1578 8Recommend City Council approve Termination Lease Agreement with David L. Horton, Esq. and Associates and City of Riverside effective April 1, 2024 - Mission Square Office Building - 3750 University Avenue, Suite 560 Not available
24-1579 9Award Request for Bids (RFB) 8090 to Univar Solutions USA LLC., Kent, Washington for procurement of 12.5 percent liquid sodium hypochlorite, annual amount of $571,200 from Public Utilities Water Operations Chemical Supplies Account for three year Not available
24-1582 10Approve Services Agreement from Request for Proposal 2352 with Paradigm Mechanical Corp of Santee, California in amount of $98,992 from Public Utilities Maintenance Account for Air Handler & Condenser Replacement - Approve Work Order 2423425 in amount of $98,992 - John W. North Water Treatment Plant Not available
24-1583 11Recommend City Council approve increase to annual legal budget for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 for law firm of Thompson Coburn in amount not-to-exceed $205,000, for revised total budget of $763,000 from Power Supply Outside Legal Services Account and New 230 KV Station-Reimbursement Account for provision of legal services Not available
24-1833 12Approve expenditure for Professional Services Agreement with Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce in amount not-to-exceed $69,245 from Public Utilities Community Support Outreach Education Account for services and sponsorship events for Riverside Public Utilities for Fiscal Years 2024-2025 and 2025-2026 including an optional two-year term extension subject to availability of funds Video Video
24-1567 13Recommend City Council approve Riverside Public Utilities 2024 Wildfire Mitigation Plan for submittal to Wildfire Safety Advisory Board in accordance with California Public Utilities Code Section 8387 Video Video
24-1576 14Recommend City Council approve program enhancement to current residential Air Conditioning/Heat Pump Rebate Program by creating dedicated rebate program for heat pumps and increasing heat pump incentive to $750 per ton, with total annual heat pump rebate program limit of $375,000 from Public Utilities Unprogrammed Funds Account Video Video
24-1580 15Recommend City Council approve Resource Adequacy Purchase and Sale Agreement with Vesi 15 LLC., for estimated average annual cost of $7,600,000 from Public Utilities’ Power Resources Capacity Account for 80 megawatts of capacity from Shirk Energy Storage Facility for term of fifteen years Video Video
24-1581 16Approve expenditure in amount not-to-exceed $1,500,000 each fiscal year for As-Needed Asphalt and Concrete Repair Services for Water System Maintenance - Recommend City Council approve Master Agreement with Hardy & Harper, Inc. Lake Forest, from RFP 2289 for As-Needed Asphalt and Concrete Repair Services in not-to-exceed amount of $1,500,000 from Public Utilities’ Water Field Operations Maintenance/Repair Account, System Expansion and Distribution System Facilities Replacement Accounts for Water System Maintenance, per fiscal year for term through June 30, 2027, with option to extend for one additional two-year term - With at least five affirmative votes, City Council adopt a resolution exempting individual assignments under this As-Needed Asphalt and Concrete Repair Services Agreement from competitive bidding requirements of City Charter Section 1109 Video Video
24-1569 17Systematic reporting on meetings, conferences, and seminars by Board members and/or staff Video Video
24-1586 18Items 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
24-1585 19Accounts Receivable and Delinquencies as of February 29, 2024 Not available
24-1573 20Electric Contractor and Consultant Panel updates as of March 31, 2024 Not available
24-1574 21Power Supply Report for March 31, 2024 Not available
24-1575 22WA-12 Agricultural Service Water Rate Report as of April 30, 2024 Not available
24-1584 23Water Supply Report for April 30, 2024 Not available
24-1572 24Customer Engagement Report updates through April 2024 Not available
24-1626 25Southern California Public Power Authority Agenda and Minutes Not available
24-1625 26Upcoming City Council and Board meetings Not available
24-1588 27Electric/Water Utility Acronyms Not available