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Board of Commissioners for the City of Las Cruces Utilities

The following Agenda will be considered at a Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the City of Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) to be held Thursday, November 12, 2020, at 3:00 p.m.

The health, safety, and well-being of our residents and businesses are a top priority for the City Council, LCU Board of Commissioners, and the leadership in Las Cruces. As such, and consistent with and in support of the direction from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and the New Department of Health public health order this LCU Board Meeting will be held via video conference.

Individuals may view/participate in this meeting via Zoom Webinar Video Transmission. The public is required to register in advance for this webinar by using this Zoom link:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BV8OUuaOS3yFvQNc3krfjw

After registering, participants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. If the public is unable to participate in the Zoom Webinar, and in an effort to seek public input, we ask that you please send an email to: UtilitiesCustomerComments@las-cruces.org if have any comments, concerns, and/or questions prior to the start of the meeting.




*Consent Agenda: Items on the Consent Agenda are considered routine items and will be voted on with one motion unless a Commissioner requests that a specific item be removed. There will be no discussion.



AGENDA

*Consent Agenda: Items marked with an asterisk* are considered routine items and will be voted on with one motion unless a Commissioner requests that a specific item be removed. There will be no discussion.
*Consent Agenda: Items marked with an asterisk* are considered routine items and will be voted on with one motion unless a Commissioner requests that a specific item be removed. There will be no discussion.
*Consent Agenda: Items marked with an asterisk* are considered routine items and will be voted on with one motion unless a Commissioner requests that a specific item be removed. There will be no discussion.

*Consent Agenda: Items marked with an asterisk* are considered routine items and will be voted on with one motion unless a Commissioner requests that a specific item be removed. There will be no discussion.


*Consent Agenda: Items marked with an asterisk* are considered routine items and will be voted on with one motion unless a Commissioner requests that a specific item be removed. There will be no discussion.


1.

Conflict of Interest

At the opening of each meeting, the Chairperson shall ask if any member on the Board or any member of the City staff has any known conflict of interest with any item on the agenda.
2.

Acceptance of Agenda

3.

Approval of Minutes

3.1. (*)Regular Meeting from October 8, 2020.

4.

Public Participation

4.1 Will only be accepted via Zoom Webinar Video Transmission and/or email communication as stated above.
5.

Administrative Report


6.

Resolution(s) for Consent Agenda

6.1 (*)Resolution 20-21-LCU013: A Resolution Authorizing Las Cruces Utilities Staff to Make Administrative Revisions to the Las Cruces Utilities Billing and Service Regulations, to Meet Americans with Disabilities Act Requirements.

6.2 (*)Resolution 20-21-LCU015: A Resolution Authorizing Las Cruces Utilities Staff to Make Administrative Revisions to the Las Cruces Utilities Water Tariffs, to Meet Americans with Disabilities Act Requirements.

6.3 (*)Resolution 20-21-LCU016: A Resolution Authorizing Las Cruces Utilities Staff to Make Revisions to the Administration of Water and Wastewater Development Impact Fees Schedule and to Update Document Formatting to Meet Americans with Disabilities Act Requirements.



7.

Resolution(s) for Discussion

7.1   Resolution 19-20-061A:  A Resolution Approving Amendment No. 1 Requesting Additional Funds for the Gas Meter Conversion Project Under Invitation to Bid 19-20-061, for a New Project Amount of $1,358,244.06, Including New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax.

7.2   Resolution 20-21-043: A Resolution Awarding a Construction Contract for the FLUTe Well Replacement, Project No. 20-21-043, to Yellow Jacket Drilling Services of Phoenix, Arizona, for a Total Contract Award of $1,378,406.22.

7.3   Resolution 20-21-046: A Resolution Awarding a Construction Contract for the Parrigin Way and Mission Bell Gas Main Extension, Project No. 20-21-046, to J29 Enterprises, LLC., of Las Cruces, New Mexico, for a Total Contract Amount of $1,474,500.71.

7.4  Resolution 20-21-059: A Resolution Requesting Funds for a Sole Source Contract to Flip Screen, LLC, of Dallas, Texas, for Equipment Support of the Pre-1965 Foothills Landfill Waste Excavation, Project No. 20-21-059, for a Total Requested Amount of $93,000.00.

7.5  Resolution 20-21-LCU017: A Resolution Recommending to the City of Las Cruces City Council to Authorize and Approve the Submission of a Completed Application for Financial Assistance to the New Mexico Finance Authority for Solid Waste Recycling Containers.

7.6  Resolution 20-21-LCU018: A Resolution Approving a Sole Source Agreement with McCarter & English, LLP., Law Firm Specializing in the Energy and Natural Gas Industry for Fiscal Year 2020/2021, Effective October 1, 2020, for One (1) Year with Four (4) One-Year (1) Renewals Subject to Approved Budget Appropriations and Annual Renewals.

7.7   Resolution 20-21-LCU019: A Resolution Awarding a Construction Administration Contract for the FLUTe Well Replacement, Project No. 20-21-043, to Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc. of Albuquerque, New Mexico, for a Total Contract Award of $238,047.46.


8.

Old Business

9.

New Business

10.

Board's General Discussion

11.

Next Meeting Date

11.1. December 10, 2020.
12.

Adjournment

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Posted: November 2, 2020.