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File #: 21-4657    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Utility Agreement Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/3/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action:
Title: Request for approval to execute a service outlet location statement and authorize the County Auditor to pay monthly bills for the installation of an electric meter at 22113 1/2 Hufsmith Kohrville Road Tomball, TX 77375 (intersection of Hufsmith Kohrville Road and Medical Complex Boulevard) for electrical power serving a traffic signal, Precinct 4.
Attachments: 1. 21-4657 SOLS - 22113.5 Hufsmith Kohrville Rd.pdf
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Department: County Engineer

Department Head/Elected Official: John R. Blount, P.E., County Engineer


Regular or Supplemental RCA:
? Regular RCA
? Supplemental RCA


Type of Request: Utility Agreement

Project ID (if applicable): N/A
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): CenterPoint Energy, LLC
MWDBE Participation (if applicable): N/A

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval to execute a service outlet location statement and authorize the County Auditor to pay monthly bills for the installation of an electric meter at 22113 1/2 Hufsmith Kohrville Road Tomball, TX 77375 (intersection of Hufsmith Kohrville Road and Medical Complex Boulevard) for electrical power serving a traffic signal, Precinct 4.
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Background and Discussion:
The City of Tomball is developing the Tomball Medical Complex and as part of the development, a new roadway, Medical Complex, will tie into Hufsmith Kohrville Road. The intersection warranted a traffic signal and will be constructed by the City of Tomball. The traffic signal will be maintained and operated by the County and a service outlet location statement is needed to obtain electrical service from CenterPoint Energy to power the traffic signal.

Expected Impact:
Approval of the service outlet location statement will allow CenterPoint Energy to provide electrical service to the traffic signal, which is needed to enhance the public safety and operation of the intersection of Hufsmith Kohrville Road and Medical Complex Boulevard.

Alternative Options:
All Traffic Signals require a power source, which is typically obtained through CenterPoint Energy. Alternative options are to place a generator, which is not reliable, or not install/remove the traffic signal from the intersection. Both options pose a public safety concern and will impact the operation and increase delay of the intersection.


Alignment with Goal(s):
? Justice and Safety
? Economic Opportunity
? Housing
? Public Health
? Transportation
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