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WAPA Governing Board Holds Monthly Meeting Thursday

Apr 27, 2020

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The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority
Corporate Communications

NEWS RELEASE

Contact: Jean P. Greaux, Jr., Director of Corporate Communications
340-774-3552 extension 2147 or 340-244-7330

communications@viwapa.vi / www.viwapa.vi

April 27, 2020

WAPA GOVERNING BOARD HOLDS MONTHLY MEETING THURSDAY

      The governing board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority will hold its regular monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 30, 2020.  

      The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held via teleconference. To access the meeting, dial 1-669-224-3412, access code 461649917#.

AGENDA

 

  1. CALL TO ORDER AND QUORUM
  1. APPROVAL AND ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA
  1. PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE ACTION ITEMS
  1.  Approval of Water Systems Master Plan
  2.  Water Systems Crane Truck
  3.  Christiansted Waterline Rehabilitation Phase Two
  4.  Container Port Underground Construction and Installation Project
  5.  PR-17-20 – Midland Underground Project
  6.   PR-18-20 – Golden Grove Underground Project
  7.  Amendment to MOA between WAPA and viNGN for the Broadband Project
  8.  Final approval of the award of a contract to Wartsila for PR-04-20 for the Harley Power Plant Expansion General Construction, St. Thomas, USVI.
  1. FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE ACTION ITEMS
  1.  Unit #17 Gas Turbine Emergency Repairs Change order #1
  2.  Finance Division's Policy and Procedures Manuals
  3.  Extension of Contract for Sustainable Capital Advisors, LLC
  4.  Request to Ratify Willis of Florida Inc. ("Willis Towers Watson")
  5.  Microsoft Enterprise Agreement
  6.  The Authority's Comprehensive Fiscal Recovery Plan
  7.  Approval of Arbitration Decision in Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority Employees Association (WEA/UWUA Local 602) Union v. VIWAPA, PERB IMP-19 02
  1. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT
  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION
  1. Legal Matter
  1. ADJOURNMENT

 

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About WAPA: The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority is an autonomous agency of the Virgin Islands Government which produces and distributes electricity and drinking water to residential and commercial customers in the territory. WAPA was created by the Fifth Legislature of the Virgin Islands in 1964 through Act No. 1248. Today, WAPA generates electrical power at production plants on St. Thomas and St. Croix and distributes electrical service through smart grids to customers on St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John, Hassel Island, and Water Island. Potable water is distributed to almost 13,000 customers through water lines and standpipes. WAPA also has the responsibility of installing and maintaining streetlights.