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File #: 21-0937    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Time Certain Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/16/2021 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 9/28/2021 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing on the Engineer's Report and CEQA Exemption Determination for the Santa Teresa Water Treatment Plant Filter Media Replacement Project, Project No. 93284013, (Santa Clara County, District 7).
Attachments: 1. Attachment 1: Notice of Exemption, 2. Attachment 2: Engineer's Report, 3. Attachment 3: Public Hearing Notice, 4. Attachment 4: Resolution, 5. Attachment 5: Project Delivery Process Chart, 6. Attachment 6: PowerPoint
BOARD AGENDA MEMORANDUM


SUBJECT:
Title
Public Hearing on the Engineer's Report and CEQA Exemption Determination for the Santa Teresa Water Treatment Plant Filter Media Replacement Project, Project No. 93284013, (Santa Clara County, District 7).


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RECOMMENDATION:
Recommendation
A. Conduct a Public Hearing on the Engineer's Report and the CEQA Exemption Determination for the Santa Teresa Water Treatment Plant Filter Media Replacement Project (Project);
B. Close the Public Hearing;
C. Approve the CEQA Exemption Determination for the Project;
D. Adopt Resolution APPROVING THE ENGINEER'S REPORT FOR THE SANTA TERESA WATER TREATMENT PLANT FILTER MEDIA REPLACEMENT PROJECT; and
E. Approve the Project.


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SUMMARY:
On September 14, 2021, the Board adopted a resolution setting the time and place for the public hearing on the Engineer's Report to take place on September 28, 2021. Staff is recommending the Board hold this public hearing and consider adoption of the Resolution (Attachment 4) to approve the Engineer's Report, approve the CEQA exemption determination, and approve the Project.

Project Background

The Santa Teresa Water Treatment Plant (STWTP) was commissioned in 1989 and produces safe drinking water for most of South San Jose. As the largest of the three water treatment plants, STWTP can treat and deliver up to 100 million gallons of water per day.

The objective of the Santa Teresa Water Treatment Plant Filter Media Replacement Project is to extend the useful life of the treatment plant's existing filters. The Project will replace media, inlet valves, backwash valves, and other appurtenances within the filters which are beyond their useful life cycle. The estimated total cost to plan, design, and construct this Project is $10.1 million.

Engineer's Report

Section 12 of the District Act requires the Board to conduct a public hearing to consider all written and oral objections to a proposed project when: 1) the project is new construction; and 2) t...

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