December 17, 2009 Meeting Agenda
4 :00 PM
RPU Service Center
4000 East River Road NE 55906

1. Approval of Minutes of November 24, 2009 Meeting APPROVED


2. 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.)

3. Insurance Quotations for 2010 APPROVED

4. Water Conservation Rates

5. Approval of Bids: Hybrid Diesel Bucket Truck APPROVED

6. Change Order #1 Westside Substation Grading Foundation and Fence Contract APPROVED

7. Approval to Initiate Eminent Domain Proceedings for Transmission Line Easement APPROVED

8. Authorized Depositories APPROVED

9. General Manager’s Report

10. Management/Financial Reports/Approval of Accounts Payable PAYABLES APPROVED

11. Other Business

12. Adjourn to Closed Session

Following adjournment, a closed meeting of the Rochester Public Utility Board will be held to receive a communication from, and to have a discussion with, the City Attorney regarding the status of the pending litigation identified as City of Rochester, Minnesota v. Southern Minnesota Municipal Agency, Olmsted County District Court, Case No. 55-C3-05-002712. The closed meeting will occur pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 13D.05, subd. 3(b).