On the afternoon of Monday, January 26, 2009, or on Tuesday, January 27, 2009, or both, it is possible that a quorum of the Rochester Public Utility Board may be in attendance during the closing arguments in the trial of the case entitled City of Rochester v. Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency that is being held in Courtroom #7 on the sixth floor of the Olmsted County Government Center, 151 Fourth Street S.E., Rochester, Minnesota. No city or utility business will be discussed by those Utility Board members present.

January 27, 2009 Meeting Agenda
4 :00 PM
RPU Service Center
4000 East River Road NE

1. Approval of Minutes of December 11, 2008 Meeting 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. Consideration of Bids and Quotations:
a. Underground Cable Puller APPROVED
b. Contract for Uniform and Towel Cleaning Services APPROVED
c. Unit 3-4 High Pressure Feedwater Heater Re-tube BID REJECTED

5. Lake Zumbro Restoration – Funding Agreement with Olmsted County APPROVED

6. Confidentiality and Non Disclosure Agreement – Water Research Foundation APPROVED

7. Motion to Change December Board Meeting Date to December 17, 2009 APPROVED

8. General Manager’s Report

9. Management/Financial Reports

10. Other Business

11. Adjourn

NOTE: Following the meeting, there will be an informal planning session. The Board will not act on any of the items discussed.