RPU is governed by a five-member Utility Board. Four board members are appointed by the mayor to four-year terms and one board member, serving a two-year term, is a city council member and acts as liaison to the council.

Utility Board

President:
Melissa Graner Johnson- Term expires January 2026

Members:
Brett Gorden - Term expires January 2027
Brian Morgan- Term expires January 2025
Malachi McNeilus- (Vice President) Term expires January 2028
Patrick Keane (Council Liaison)- Term expires January 2025

 

 

 

Utility Board meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. at the RPU Service Center, 4000 East River Road NE. The agenda for the meeting is posted in the City Clerk's Office at City Hall on Monday prior to the meeting. One copy of the board packet will be available during the meeting for public use.

Interested in RPU Utility Board Service?

The RPU Utility Board is a Mayor appointed volunteer board position. Each member is appointed to a four-year term, while the City Council Liaison member is appointed to a two-year term by the City Council President. If you are interested in applying for an RPU Utility Board position, visit the City of Rochester employment web page for updated board position openings.

RPU Utility Board Contact Information

If you are interested in contacting the RPU Utility Board via email, please click here. The email address is rpuboard@rpu.org and forwards the email sent to all five members of the RPU Utility Board.  For all other inquiries, please use the Contact Us page.

Community members are also invited to speak before the RPU Utility Board during the open comment period of each scheduled Utility Board meeting. All board meetings are open to the public.

RPU General Manager Salary Disclosure

Per Minnesota State Statute MN Statute 471.701, the City of Rochester is required to disclose the top three salaries of the highest paid city positions. The disclosure can be found on the City of Rochester website.

RPU Resource Plan Video

 

Agenda, Minutes, and Packets

Click for a list of archived minutes.

Click on the appropriate meeting date to access agenda packets.

Notes: Meeting dates are tentative. Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month. Call 507.280.1540 to confirm.

 

2024 

2023   2022                          2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
JAN Jan.  30, 2024   

Jan. 10, 2023

PURPA Public Hearing

Public Comment to PURPA Hearing

Jan. 24, 2023

Jan. 25, 2022

Jan. 26, 2021

Payment in Lieu of Taxes 2021

Downtown Buildings Heating and Cooling / District Energy System Proposal

Jan. 28, 2020 Jan. 29, 2019 Jan. 30, 2018 Jan. 31, 2017
FEB Feb. 20, 2024 Feb. 21, 2023

Feb. 4, 2022   Special Meeting   

Feb.22, 2022                 

Feb. 23, 2021

2021 Customer Response to COVID-19 Impacts

Feb. 18, 2020

Feb. 19, 2019

Jan 2019 Polar Vortex Generation

Feb. 20, 2018 Feb. 28, 2017
MAR Mar. 27, 2024 Mar. 28, 2023 Mar. 22, 2022              

 

 

March 30, 2021

Cost of Service Study Considerations

Mar. 24, 2020 Apr 2, 2019 Mar. 27, 2018 Mar. 28, 2017
APR Apr. 30, 2024 Apr. 25, 2023 Apr. 26, 2022 Apr. 27, 2021 Apr. 28, 2020

April 23, 2019 Study Session Docs

RPU Demand Side Management Study

RPU Energy Storage Market and Technical Assessment

RPU Electrification Market and Technical Assessment

Apr. 30, 2019

RPU Residential Rate Structure Survey

Apr. 24, 2018 Apr. 25, 2017
MAY May 21, 2024

May 16, 2023    Special Board Meeting

May 30, 2023

May 31, 2022

May 25, 2021

May. 19, 2020 May 21, 2019 May 22, 2018 May 23, 2017
JUN June 25, 2024 June 27, 2023 June 28, 2022

June 29, 2021

Jun. 23, 2020 June 25, 2019

June 26, 2018

Customer Charge Presentation

 

June 27, 2017

JUL July 30, 2024 July 25, 2023 July 26, 2022

July 27, 2021

Jul. 28, 2020

July 17, 2019 Special Meeting

July 23, 2019

RPU 2019 Resource Plan Update

July 24, 2018

Residential Rate Structures Educational Forum

July 25, 2017

Electric Cost of Service Study

AUG

Aug. 6, 2024
Special Board Meeting
Recommended Budget Presentation

Aug. 27, 2024

Aug. 8, 2023    Special Budget Meeting    2024-2025 Recommended Budget Presentation

Aug. 10, 2023  Board Study Session Presentation

Aug. 29, 2023

Aug. 10, 2022    Special Meeting
2023 Recommended Budget Presentation

Aug. 30, 2022

Aug. 31, 2021

Aug. 25, 2020 Aug. 27, 2019

Aug. 28, 2018

Water Main Replacement Analysis Results

Aug. 29, 2017
Electric Cost of Service Study
SEP Sep. 24, 2024

Sep. 26, 2023

Proposed Rate Increase Notification

Sep. 27, 2022

Proposed Rate Increase Notification

Sep. 28, 2021

Sep. 29, 2020

2020 Electric Cost of Service Study

Sep 3, 2019  Special Meeting

Sep. 24, 2019

2019 Water Cost of Service Study

Sep. 25, 2018 Sept. 26, 2017
OCT Oct. 29, 2024 Oct. 24, 2023 Oct. 25, 2022

Oct. 26, 2021

RPU Recommended 2022 Annual Operating Plan

Oct. 27, 2020 Oct. 29, 2019

Oct. 30, 2018

2019 Budget Presentation

Board Study Session Rate Structure Presentation

Oct. 24, 2017
NOV Nov. 26, 2024 Nov. 28, 2023 Nov. 29, 2022

Nov. 3, 2021 Board Study Session

2030 Resource Plan Update

Nov. 30, 2021

Nov. 24, 2020

Nov. 12, 2019

Nov. 26, 2019

Nov. 20, 2018

Nov. 27, 2018

Nov. 14, 2017
Nov. 28, 2017
DEC Dec. 17, 2024 Dec. 19, 2023

Dec. 20, 2022

RPU-IBM Customer Journey Mapping

Dec. 21, 2021

 

Dec. 15, 2020

Dec. 17, 2019

Medium to Large Commercial Customer Satisfaction Focus Group Results
Small Commercial Customer Satisfaction Phone Survey Results
Dec. 18, 2018 Dec. 19, 2017