Public Works Commission

AGENDA

PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION
CITY OF HUNTINGTON BEACH

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 – 5:00 PM

City Council Chambers

2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA  92648

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL      Harlow, Kirkorn, McGovern, Rivera, Shaw, Siersema, Spencer

           

PRESENTATIONS-COMMENDATIONS

C-1.   Minutes of Februaryr 18, 2008

D.      ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

Public Comments – the Public Works Commission welcomes public comments on all items on this agenda or of community interest.  Three minutes per person, time may not be donated to others.  Commission on this date can take no action on any item not on the agenda.  This is the time to address Commission regarding items of interest or agenda items other than public hearings.  Communications on agenda items will be scheduled such that public comments may be received as close to 5:00 p.m. as possible.

E. DIRECTOR’S ITEMS

Water Conservation Materials – At the request of the Public Works Commission, Travis Hopkins is providing information on water conservation and drought tolerant planting materials available to the public..

F. INFORMATION ITEMS

F-1.    Active Capital Project Report – An update on active capital projects is presented for the Commission’s information.  Project information, including description, location maps and funding sources can be found in the FY 2008/09 Capital Improvement Program notebook, or on the city’s website under Current Budget information--What’s New.    

F-2.    Upcoming City Council Study Sessions - The City Council conducts public Study Sessions on the evenings of City Council meetings, normally beginning at 4:00 p.m., in Room B-8.  A tentative listing of upcoming sessions is submitted for the Commission’s information.   

G. ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS

G-1. Chlorination Upgrades for Water Well No. 13 (CC-1284) - Plans and specifications are in final preparation for the construction of chlorination upgrades for Water Well No. 13.  Staff is seeking support for the project and the initiation of the competitive bid process. 

G-2.   Traffic Signal Installation (CC-1213) Newland Street and Hamilton Avenue -
Plans and specifications are in final preparation for the installation of a traffic signal at the intersection of Newland Street and Hamilton Avenue.  Staff is seeking support for the project and the initiation of the competitive bid process. 

Funding Source:  Funds in the amount of $400,000 are budgeted in the Traffic Impact Fee account 20690007.82700. 

Recommended ActionMotion to support the initiation of the competitive bid process and to recommend to the City Council the proposed traffic signal installation at the intersection of Newland Street and Hamilton Avenue.

 

G-3.   Fair Share Traffic Impact Fee Program Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2007/08 - In accordance with Section 17.65.130 of the Huntington Beach Municipal Code (HBMC), the Public Works Department is required to prepare an annual report of the status of the Fair Share Traffic Impact Fee Program for the City Council.  The process also provides an opportunity for the Public Works Commission to review revenues and expenditures under the program.

Funding Source:  No funding is required for the recommended action.

Recommended Action:  Recommend approval of the 2007/08 Traffic Impact Fee Annual Report to the City Council.

G-4.   Sanitary Sewer Fund Annual Report Fiscal Year 2007/08 - In accordance with Section 14.36 of the Huntington Beach Municipal Code (HBMC), the Public Works Department is required to prepare an annual report of the status of the Sanitary Sewer Fund for the City Council.  The process also provides an opportunity for the Public Works Commission to review planned projects, revenues and expenditures under the program.  

Funding Source:  No funding is required for this action.

Recommended Action:  Motion to recommend to the City Council the approval of the Annual Sanitary Sewer Facilities Fund Compliance Report.

G-5.   Drainage Fund Annual Compliance Report Fiscal Year 2007/08 - In accordance with Section 14.48 of the Huntington Beach Municipal Code (HBMC), the Public Works Department is required to prepare an annual report of the status of the Drainage Fund for the City Council.  The process also provides an opportunity for the Public Works Commission to review planned projects, revenues and expenditures under the program.  

Funding Source:  No funds are required for this action.

Recommended Action:  Motion to recommend to the City Council the approval of the Drainage Fund Compliance Report.

Funding Source:  Funds for this project are available in Water Master Plan, Chlorine Modifications, Account No. 50791010.82100.  The engineer’s estimate of construction cost is $150,000, which excludes City purchased equipment.

Recommended ActionMotion to support the initiation of the bid process and to recommend to the City Council the Chlorination Upgrades for Water Well No 13.

WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS

COMMISSION AND STAFF COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

NEXT PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION MEETING

April 15, 2009, 5:00 p.m. City Council Chambers