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LCU Board Aug 19_Administrative Report ym Ci1v of Las Cruces' MOUNTAINS OF OPPORTUNITY Las Cruces Utilities Board of Commissioners Administrative Report GRQ UTILITIES Topics 1 ) Introduction of new Assistant Utilities Director 2) Customer Service, Billing & Receivables 3) FY19 4t" Quarter Budget Reports 4) Water Litigation 5) Projects 6) Board Resolutions 0 Billing and Receivables ■ Utility Assistance Programs - July Report: Payment Plan Agreements: ■ 6 new agreements Preferred Payment Date: ■ 8 new requests Budget Payment Plan: ■ 14 new agreements Promise to Pay: ■ 1 ,748 customers requesting extended due date LIHEAP: ■ 25 customers receiving $7,440 in assistance Billing and Receivables . . . (cont. ) ■ Utility Assistance Programs - July Report: Charitable Fund Sources: ■ 22 referrals Casa de Pereg ri nos: ■ 39 new customers Casa de Peregrinos FY20 YTD Summary: ■ Utility Bill Assistance Budgeted $1 W000 ■ Utility Bill Assistance Expensed $18,519 ■ FY20 Available Assistance $81 Al 0 Billing and Receivables (cont. ) ■ Casa de Peregrinos FY20 YTD Report Utility Bill Assistance Expensed $18,519 19% Utility Bill Assistance Available $81,481 81% Utility Bill Assistance Expensed Utility Bill Assistance Available Billing and Receivables (cont. ) Non-connected wastewater services at septic system remediation projects Project Actual Potential Clifford Ave 1 10 Homestead & Hacienda Acres 7 36 Jefferson Ln. & Davis Rd 4 55 Lantana Phase II 16 26 Oleta Dr & Dove Crossing 10 16 Salopek/Sunrise Subdivision Phase 1 17 39 Salopek/Sunrise Subdivision Phase II 45 112 Willow Glen 13 41 Total 113 335 Unrealized connections (Potential less Actual Connections): 222 actual connection to potential connections ratio 33.7% FY19 4thQuarter Budget Reports ■ Link to FY19 4th Quarter Budget Reports 0 Water Litigation ■ TX v. NM & CO: No new developments this month ■ Griggs Walnut Federal Litigation : City Council and Dona Ana County Commission provided guidance for August 15t" Settlement Conference 0 August 2019 Projects Update ■ Water Service and Road Rehabilitation Project, Vista De La Montana, Vista De La Luna, Pines, and Sonora Springs, Project No. 17-18-070 ■ Talavera 8-Inch Steel HP Gas Extension , Project No. 18-19- 061 ■ JHWWTF Primary Feeder No. 1 Replacement, Project No. 18-19-068 0 Water Service and Road Rehabilitation , Project No . 17- 18-070 ■ Contractor — Smith and Aguirre Construction ■ Contract Cost — $118531472.75 e: ■ Contract Time — 200 work days -- 3600 eg ■ Start Date — November 5, 2018 Subgrade compaction in preparation ■ Estimated Completion — August 23, 2019 for base coarse. Organ Peak Drive ■ Percent Complete — 90% (Construction) ■ Percent Complete — 68% (Payment) ■ Summaryof Project based on approved a ' J ( p p pay applications): - _ 11 ,537 of 14,260 feet of 3/4-inch water pipeline have been installed _ TM MEM MOT ❑ 427 of 483 water service lines have been replaced 1 19,640 of 28,500 SY-In. of asphalt pavement Base coarse compaction in preparation for asphalt placement M Talavera 8- Inch HP Gas Extension , Project No . 17- 18-061 r. ■ Contractor — DuCross Construction -. - � j ■ Contract Cost — $11 517,990.98 _ ■ Contract Time — 136 work days ■ Start Date — March 4 2019 L "` ■ Estimated Completion — September 12, 2019 Holiday Detection of pipe coating on Steel HP pipeline ■ Percent Complete — 66% (Construction) ■ Percent Complete — 43% (Payment) ■ Summary of Project (based on approved pay applications): ❑ 230 feet of 8-inch steel casing; installed & complete _. ❑ 4,820 feet of 4-inch poly pipe; installed and pressure tested. 97% ' complete ❑ 4,519 feet of 8-in steel HP pipeline installed. 32% complete Steel HP Pipeline lowered into trench M JHWWTF Primary Feeder No . 1 Replacement Project No . 18- 19-0684 ■ Contractor — Carver Electric Company - ■ Contract Cost — $5931931 .59 Z" ., ■ Contract Time — 210 Working days 4 ■ Start Date — May ,13 2019x ■ Estimated Completion — March 13, 2020 Conduit Install between Generators and ■ Percent Complete — 27% (Construction) Storage Building ■ Percent Complete — 22% (Payment) , A ■ Summary of Project: _ s Contractor trenching, installing electrical conduits, concrete encapsulate, backfill and compact Concrete placement around conduits for protection Board Resolutions End of presentation . . . GJGRVj CRY of ias cruces m