CONSIDER expenditure of BUDGETED Funds for Sleepy Hollow Steelhead Rearing Facility Stand-by Generator Maintenance SERVICE with Quinn POWER Systems


Meeting Date:

June 18, 2007





David A. Berger


2-3-1 E


General Manager

Line Item No.:




Prepared By:

Kevan Urquhart/

Cost Estimate:



Beverly Chaney



General Counsel Approval:N/A

Committee Recommendation:The Administrative Committee reviewed this item on June 7, 2007 and recommended approval.

CEQA Compliance:N/A


SUMMARY: There are two, emergency, stand-by generators at the Districtís Sleepy Hollow Steelhead Rearing Facility (Facility) that require periodic, and pre-season preventive maintenance services each year.This maintenance occurs once before each operating season begins and every six months during the operating season.These units provide the power necessary to run the water and air pumps, cooling tower fans, blowers, and the computer system at the Facility in case of a Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) power outage.For the past eight years, the District has employed Quinn Power Systems (Quinn) of Salinas to provide the required periodic and preventive maintenance for a 75 kilowatt (kW) Generac generator, and a 250 kW Caterpillar generator, to keep the generators in proper working condition.


RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the General Manager to expend budgeted funds to pay Quinn for the periodic and preventive maintenance services performed at the Facility during FY 2006 Ė 2007 (Exhibit 3-A), up to $5,100.†††


IMPACT TO STAFF/RESOURCES:The District has contracted with Quinn to service the two, emergency, standby generators at the Districtís Sleepy Hollow Steelhead Rearing Facility for the past eight years.For FY 2006-2007, $5,000 was budgeted for generator maintenance service (Project Expenditures, Program 2-3-1 E).The remaining $100 needed to cover this service will be taken from the General Operations and Maintenance account for the Facility (Program 2-3-1 A).



3-A††††† Summary of Services Performed by Quinn Power Systems

3-B††††† Invoice for Payment from Quinn Power Systems