Posted: June 21, 2019
Rapid City
Agenda Item Summary

Agenda Item Ref. #: LF062619 10

Agenda Item Title:

Authorize the Mayor and Finance Office to Sign an Agreement for Utility Relocation Between the City of Rapid City and Black Hills Power, Inc. for Reimbursement of Power Transmission/Distribution Line Relocation Costs for the Civic Center Expansion Project No. 18-2452.

Origination Group:
Legal & Finance Committee
Origination Meeting Date:
City Council Hearing Date:
Black Hills Energy
Staff Contact:
Joel Landeen, City Attorney
Agenda Item Summary:
In order to construct the Civic Center expansion, a decision has been made to relocate the Black Hills Energy transmission line on the north side of the RPCC. The City is paying a portion of the costs to relocate the line in order to accommodate the project. This cost is part of the overall project budget. BHE is ready to commence the project and it needs to be completed this summer to keep the project on track. The agreement is a standard agreement the City and BHE have previously negotiated for line relocation costs.

Funding Source & Fiscal Impact (if applicable):

Funding Cost Center
The funding source is the Vision Account. The relocation is included in the budget for the Civic Center expansion project.


Origination Recommendation Action:
Origination Recommendation Notes:
BHE is prepared to move forward with this project this summer. If the agreement is delayed it could impact the project timeline.
City Council Options:
Approve as presented or deny.

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