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

Brian Morgan- Term expires January 2021

Tim Haskin- Term expires January 2024
Melissa Graner Johnson- (Vice President) Term expires January 2022
Michael Wojcik (Council Liaison)- Term expires January 2021
Brett Gorden- Term expires January 2023

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 read approved minutes.

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

  2020 2019 2018 2017
JAN Jan. 28, 2020 Jan. 29, 2019 Jan. 30, 2018 Jan. 31, 2017
FEB Feb. 18, 2020

Feb. 19, 2019

Jan 2019 Polar Vortex Generation

Feb. 20, 2018 Feb. 28, 2017
MAR Mar. 24, 2020 Apr 2, 2019 Mar. 27, 2018 Mar. 28, 2017
APR 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. 19, 2020 May 21, 2019 May 22, 2018 May 23, 2017
JUN Jun. 23, 2020 June 25, 2019

June 26, 2018

Customer Charge Presentation


June 27, 2017


Jul. 28, 2020

New meeting link- https://youtu.be/HAF1AI2V66Q

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. 25, 2020 Aug. 27, 2019

Aug. 28, 2018

Water Main Replacement Analysis Results

Aug. 29, 2017
Electric Cost of Service Study

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. 27, 2020 Oct. 29, 2019

Oct. 30, 2018

2019 Budget Presentation

Board Study Session Rate Structure Presentation

Oct. 24, 2017
NOV Nov. 24, 2020

Nov. 12, 2019

Nov. 26, 2019

Nov. 20, 2018

Nov. 27, 2018

Nov. 14, 2017
Nov. 28, 2017
DEC 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