March 29, 2005 Meeting Agenda
4:00 p.m. RPU Service Center

1. Approval of Minutes of February 22, 2005 APPROVED

2. Approval of Accounts Payable APPROVED


3. Open Comment Period
(This agenda section is for the purpose of allowing citizens to address the Utility Board. Comments are limited to 4 minutes, total comment period limited to 15 minutes. Any speakers not having the opportunity to be heard will be the first to present at the next Board meeting .)

4. Approval to Advertise Request for Proposals: BPL Communications APPROVED

5. Consideration of Bids: Water Storage Tank Repair / Painting Apache & Baihly Towers APPROVED

6. Purchase Order Agreement – Water Utility Backhoe (State Contract) APPROVED

7. Contract Agreements
a. MMPA Confirmation Agreements APPROVED
b. Highway 63 Project MnDOT Reimbursement Contract No. 87894 APPROVED

8. Discussion of Gas Utility Interest

9. General Manager’s Report

10. Management/Financial Reports

11. Other Business

12. Adjourn

A quorum of the Utility Board may be present at a public meeting on March 29, 2005 being hosted by RPU staff at 7:00 p.m. in the RPU Community Room to present "Phase II & III Report on Long Range Infrastructure & Core Business Plan, RPU Fuel Switching Screening Level Study, RPU Emission Control Feasibility Study, & Results of SLP Emission Testing." The Board will not act on any of the items discussed.