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Meeting Name: Board of Public Utilities Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/24/2020 6:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
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19-2154 11PUB - Public Comment - 07-22-2019Board/CommissionYou are invited to participate by phone at 951-826-8600 to comment on agenda items and matters within the jurisdiction of the Board of Public Utilities. Individual audience participation is limited to 3 minutes. Not available
20-2090 12PUB - Walcker absent 07/13/20 08-24-20Board/CommissionExcuse the absence of Board Member Andrew Walcker from the Board of Public Utilities regular meeting on July 13, 2020 due to an unexpected family emergency. Not available
20-1952 13PUB - Water Company Proxies 08-24-20Board/CommissionThat the Board of Public Utilities approve and recommend that the City Council confirm the voting representatives and alternates outlined in the report and delegate authority to any designated representative or alternate to vote the City’s shares as the City’s proxy at all meetings of the respective mutual water companies from the date of this action until amended. Not available
20-2117 16PUB - Northside Plan and EIR 08-24-20Board/CommissionReceive an update on the status of the Northside Specific Plan and related Program Environmental Impact Report. (Presented by David Murray) Video Video
20-1920 14PUB - Trane Chillers at RERC 08/24/20Board/CommissionApprove the issuance of a purchase order with Trane U.S. Inc. for maintenance and as needed repairs of the air inlet chillers at the Riverside Energy Resource Center from September 1, 2020 through September 30, 2022 for a two-year total of $148,359. Not available
20-2204 18PUB - Eide Bailey return to RPU Board 8-24-2020Board/CommissionDiscuss the City Council’s request for the Board to approve the full cost associated with the Professional Consultant Services Agreement for RFP 1963 for a forensic review of the City of Riverside’s participation in the Southern California Public Power Authority with Eide Bailly, LLP, in an amount not to exceed $115,500 and a term ending December 31, 2020. (Presented by Brandi Becker) Video Video
20-2142 17PUB - WO 642975 Authorization Add'l Appropriation RTRP 08-24-20Board/CommissionSupplemental appropriation of $125,000,000; and the increase of Work Order No. 642975 by $144,910,000 for the Riverside Transmission Reliability Project, a critical second connection to the state electric transmission grid, including the construction of the new 230/69kV Wilderness Substation, construction of six new 69kV line terminations at Wilderness Substation, electric system bifurcation improvements to existing Riverside Public Utilities substations, and related environmental matters, including the Wilderness Substation, line work and associated components, for a total work order amount of $216,515,521. (Presented by Ami Bhanvadia) Video Video
20-2036 15PUB -ERAP RESTART increase 08-24-20Board/CommissionRecommend that the City Council approve an increase the Emergency Response Assistance Program customer credit from $250 to $400 and approve the Restart Utility Bill Repayment Program and associated agreements to provide bill repayment deferral for customers who were unable to pay their Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) bills due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. (Presented by Tracy Sato) Video Video
20-1816 19PUB - Systematic reporting of mtgs - 07-27-20Board/CommissionSystematic reporting on meetings, conferences, and seminars by Board members and/or staff Not available
20-1817 110PUB - Items for future Board mtgs - 07-27-20Board/CommissionItems for future Board of Public Utilities consideration as requested by a member of the Board of Public Utilities Not available
20-2132 112PUB - Contracts Not Requiring Board approval July 2020 - 08-24-20Board/CommissionContracts Executed Not Requiring Board Approval – July 2020 Not available
20-2148 111PUB - COVID Updates 08-24-20Board/CommissionUpdate on Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic and Emergency Orders Not available
20-2040 113PUB - Elec/ Water Consult Panel July 31,2020 -08-24-20Board/CommissionElectric/ Water Consultant Contract Panel Update as of July 31, 2020 Not available
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20-2150 115PUB-Upcoming Mtgs 08-24-20Board/CommissionUpcoming Meetings Not available
20-1818 116PUB- Electric/Water Acronyms 07-27-20Board/CommissionElectric / Water Utility Acronyms Not available