Public Works Commission

AGENDA

PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION
CITY OF HUNTINGTON BEACH

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 – 5:00 PM

City Council Chambers

2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA  92648

A. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

B. ROLL CALL   Kirorn, McGovern, O'Connell, Rivera, Siersema, Spencer

C. PRESENTATIONS-COMMENDATIONS

D. OATH OF OFFICE

The City Clerk will administer the Oath of Office to newly appointed Commissioner William O’Connell.

E. MINUTES

Minutes of July 15, 2009

F.  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

H. INFORMATION ITEMS

H-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.

H-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.

H-3. New Water Quality Responsibilities - A presentation will be given to provide an overview of the Public Works Commission’s new responsibilities regarding water quality.

H-4. 15% Infrastructure Calculation History - In accordance with City Charter Section 617 Infrastructure Fund, the City budget is required to maintain expenditures for infrastructure not less than 15% of general fund revenues. A history of the calculation is presented for review.

I. ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS

I-1.Curb Access Ramps at Various Locations; MSC 470 - Plans and specifications are in final preparation for MSC 470, Construct Curb Access Ramps at Various Locations. Staff is seeking support for the project and the initiation of the competitive bid process.

Funding Source: Funds in the amount of $56,837 are budgeted in Community Development Block Grant Funds, ADA Streets, Account 85982010.82300. The engineer’s cost estimate for this project is $56,350 which includes standard contingency expenses.

Recommended Action: Motion to recommend to the City Council MSC 470, Construct Curb Access Ramps at Various Locations.

1-2 .Approve amended FY 2009/10 Capital Improvement Program - The proposed FY 2009/10 Capital Improvement Program has been amended to include Gas Tax projects and three grant projects. These projects were not included in the July 15, 2009 approved CIP.

Funding Source: As indicated on the projects.

Recommended Action: Motion to recommend to the City Council the Fiscal Year 2009/10 Capital Improvement Program as amended.

I-3. Approve Infrastructure Fund Annual Report - The City Charter requires an annual review and performance audit of the Infrastructure Fund, and a report of the findings to the City Council. Funding Source: Infrastructure Fund No. 314 Recommended Action: Motion to recommend to the City Council the Infrastructure Fund Annual Report.

Recommended Action:   Motion to recommend to the City Council, the Utility Yard Facility Improvements, CC-1261.

J. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS

K. COMMISSION AND STAFF COMMENTS

L. ADJOURNMENT

 

 

NEXT PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION MEETING

Septmeber 16, 2009, 5:00 p.m. City Council Chambers