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File #: 21-5302    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Utility Agreement Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/1/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action:
Title: Request for approval to execute a service outlet location statement with CenterPoint Energy, LLC and authorize the County Auditor to pay monthly bills for the installation of an electric meter at 20604 1/2 Ella Blvd, Spring, TX 77388 (intersection Spring Cypress Road at Ella Boulevard) for electrical power serving a traffic signal, UPIN 20104MF1BW01, Precinct 4.
Attachments: 1. 21-5302 SOLS - 20604.5 Ella Blvd P4.pdf
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Department: County Engineer
Department Head/Elected Official: Loyd Smith, P.E., Interim County Engineer

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Utility Agreement

Project ID (if applicable): UPIN 20104MF1BW01
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 with CenterPoint Energy, LLC and authorize the County Auditor to pay monthly bills for the installation of an electric meter at 20604 1/2 Ella Blvd, Spring, TX 77388 (intersection Spring Cypress Road at Ella Boulevard) for electrical power serving a traffic signal, UPIN 20104MF1BW01, Precinct 4.
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Background and Discussion:
Intersection Improvement - Spring Cypress Rd at Ella Blvd. - 2019 is a Capital Improvement Project to increase pedestrian safety and enhance traffic movements at the existing signalized intersection. The service outlet location statement is needed re-establish electrical service from CenterPoint Energy to power the traffic signal.

Expected Impact:
Approval of the service outlet location statement will allow CenterPoint Energy to re-establish electrical service to the traffic signal, which is needed to enhance the safety and operation of the intersection of Spring Cypress Road at Ella 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
X Transportation
_ Flooding
_ Environment
_ Governance and Customer Service

Prior Court Action (if any): N/A
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