After determining that a quorum is present, the Public Utilities Board of the City of Denton, Texas will convene in a meeting on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. in the Council Work Session Room at City Hall, 215 E. McKinney Street, Denton, Texas at which the following items will be considered:
The Public Utilities Board (PUB) will convene in a Closed Meeting to consider specific items when these items are listed below under the Closed Meeting section of this agenda. When items for consideration are not listed under the Closed Meeting section of the agenda, the PUB will not conduct a Closed Meeting and will immediately convene its open meeting. The PUB reserves the right to adjourn into a Closed Meeting on any item on its open meeting agenda consistent with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, as amended, or as otherwise allowed by law.
A. PUB18-101 Consider recommending that the City Council adopt an ordinance providing for, authorizing, and approving the execution by the City Manager, or his designee, of a Base Contract for Sale and Purchase of Natural Gas, between the City of Denton and Tenaska Marketing Ventures ("Tenaska"), a partnership affiliate of Tenaska Energy, Inc. and Tenaska Energy Holdings, LLC., with offices in Arlington, Texas; approving the execution of such other and further related documents deemed necessary to effectuate the transactions allowed under this contract by the City Manager or his designee; determining that specific information contained in said contract pertain to a "Competitive Electric Matter" as set forth under the provisions of §§551.086 and 552.133 of the Texas Government Code, as amended; allowing the public to inspect, but not reproduce, the Contract as redacted; and, providing an effective date.
B. PUB18-121 Consider recommending adoption of an ordinance accepting competitive bids and awarding a public works contract for the construction of the Eagle Drive Drainage Improvements Phase II Project for the City of Denton; providing for the expenditure of funds therefor; and providing an effective date (IFB 6792- awarded to the lowest responsible bidder meeting specification, Jagoe-Public Company, in the amount of $2,057,289.20).
C. PUB18-131 Consider recommending adoption of an ordinance approving a pipeline crossing contract by and between the City of Denton and the Kansas City Southern Railway Company relating to the location of a city water pipeline within the railroad right-of-way, located near the railroad's intersection with West Oak Street at Mile Post D104.78, Alliance Subdivision, within the City and County of Denton, Texas; authorizing the City Manager to execute the Agreement; authorizing the expenditure of funds therefore; and providing and effective date. (Westpark Phase 2, 12-inch water project.)
D. PUB18-132 Consider recommending adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, Texas, a Texas home-rule municipal corporation, ratifying and approving Change Order No. 2 to the contract between the City of Denton and Legacy Contracting, L.P. dba Control Specialist Services L.P. for the Emergency Replacement of Four (4) Pumps at Pecan Creek Water Reclamation Plant Raw Sewage Pump Station No. 2; providing for the expenditure of funds therefor; and providing an effective date (File 6470 - Change Order No. 2 in the amount of $137,016.17 for a total contract award aggregating to $622,771.17).
E. PUB18-134 Consider recommending adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, Texas, a Texas home-rule municipal corporation, authorizing the City Manager to award a contract with NewGen Strategies and Solutions, LLC, for a Utility Management Study for Electric, Water, and Wastewater; providing for the expenditure of funds therefor; and providing an effective date (RFP 6708- awarded to NewGen Strategies and Solutions, LLC, in the not-to-exceed amount of $310,610).
A. Under Section 551.042 of the Texas Open Meetings Act, respond to inquiries from the Public Utilities Board or the public with specific factual information or recitation of policy, or accept a proposal to place the matter on the agenda for an upcoming meeting AND Under Section 551.0415 of the Texas Open Meetings Act, provide reports about items of community interest regarding which no action will be taken, to include: expressions of thanks, congratulations, or condolence; information regarding holiday schedules; an honorary or salutary recognition of a public official, public employee, or other citizen; a reminder about an upcoming event organized or sponsored by the governing body; information regarding a social, ceremonial, or community event organized or sponsored by an entity other than the governing body that was attended or is scheduled to be attended by a member of the governing body or an official or employee of the municipality; or an announcement involving an imminent threat to the public health and safety of people in the municipality that has arisen after the posting of the agenda.
I certify that the above notice of meeting was posted on the bulletin board at the City Hall of the City of Denton, Texas, on the ________day of ___________________, 2018 at ________o'clock (a.m.) (p.m.)
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Jul 09, 2018 Public Utilities Board on 2018-07-09 9:00 AM