Board Of Public Utilities Meets Wednesday

COUNTY News:
 
The Los Alamos County Board of Public Utilities will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, in Room 110 in the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The meeting is open to the public.
 
Agenda:
 
REGULAR SESSION
 
Complete Board of Public Utilities agenda packets, past agendas, videos, legislation and minutes can be found online at http://losalamos.legistar.com/Calenar.aspx. Learn more about the Board of Public Utilities at http://www.losalamosnm.us/gov/bcc/utilitiesboard.
PUBLIC COMMENTS:
Please submit written comments to the Board at bpu@lacnm.us. Oral public comment is accepted during the two periods identified on the agenda and after initial board discussion on a business item, prior to accepting a main motion on an item. Oral comments should be limited to four minutes per person. Requests to make comments exceeding four minutes should be submitted to the Board in writing prior to the meeting. 
 
Individuals representing or making a combined statement for a large group may be allowed additional time at the discretion of the Board. Those making comments are encouraged to submit them in writing either during or after the meeting to be included in the minutes as attachments. Otherwise, oral public comments will be summarized in the minutes to give a brief succinct account of the overall substance of the person’s comments.
 
1. CALL TO ORDER
 
2. PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on Consent Agenda items or items that are not otherwise included in this agenda.
 
3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
4. BOARD BUSINESS
4.A. Chair’s Report
4.B. Board Member Reports
4.C. Utilities Manager’s Report
4.D. County Manager’s Report
4.E. Council Liaison’s Report
4.F. Environmental Sustainability Board Liaison’s Report
4.G. General Board Business
4.H. Approval of Board Expenses
4.I. Preview of Upcoming Agenda Items 10809-18 Tickler File for the Next 3 Months  Presenters: Board of Public Utilities PG. 1-3
 
5. PUBLIC HEARING(S)
5.A  Public Hearing for Modification of Department of Public Utilities Rules & Regulations – Modifications to Rule GR-15: Deposits; and Deletion of Rule GR-16: Credit Rating Presenters: Bob Westervelt, Deputy Utilities Manager – Finance/Admin 
5.B  Public Hearing for Modification of Department of Public Utilities Rules & Regulations – Fee Schedule & Preface Presenters: James Alarid, Deputy Utilities Manager – Engineering
 
6. CONSENT AGENDA The following items are presented for Board approval under a single motion unless any item is withdrawn by a member for further Board consideration in the “Business” section of the agenda.
6.A Approval of Board of Public Utilities Meeting Minutes Presenters: Board of Public Utilities 
6.B Approval of Incorporated County of Los Alamos Resolution No. 18-10: A Resolution Removing Uncollectible Utility Accounts from the Incorporated County of Los Alamos’ Accounts Receivable List for Fiscal Year 1999 Through Fiscal Year 2013 Presenters: Bob Westervelt, Deputy Utilities Manager – Finance/Admin
6.C Approval of Contract No. 18-WC-40-694 with the United States Bureau of Reclamation for Lease of the 2018 Allocation of San Juan/Chama Project Water Presenters: Jack Richardson, Deputy Utilities Manager – GWS Services 
6.D 10741-18 Award of IFB 18-21 for the Purpose of A Replacement Uninterruptable Power Supply for SCADA Systems with Nationwide Power Solutions in the Amount of $62,289.00, plus Applicable Gross Receipts Tax. Presenters: James Alarid, Deputy Utilities Manager – Engineering
7. BUSINESS 7.A 10693-18 Recommendations and Possible Action Regarding Los Alamos County’s Participation in the San Juan Generating Station Post 2022 Presenters: Steve Cummins, Deputy Utilities Manager – Electric Production
7.B 10740-18 Wastewater Loan Discussion Presenters: James Alarid, Deputy Utilities Manager – Engineering
7.C 10742-18 Approval of Budget Revision No. 2018-14 for the Purpose of Otowi Well No. 2 Presenters: James Alarid, Deputy Utilities Manager – Engineering
 
8. STATUS REPORTS 8.A 10806-18 Status Reports Presenters: Board of Public Utilities
 
9. PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on any items.
 
10. ADJOURNMENT
 
Individuals with a disability who are in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing or meeting, should contact the County Human Resources Division at 505.662.8040 at least one week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes can be provided in various accessible formats. Contact the personnel in the Department of Public Utilities 505.662-8132, if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed.
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