August 30, 2011 Meeting Agenda
4 :00 PM
RPU Service Center
4000 East River Road NE 55906

1. Approval of Minutes of July 26, 2011 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. Electric Service Rules & Regulations Update

5. Amendment 4 to SMMPA Power Sales Agreement APPROVED

6. Approval of Revisions to the IBM Electric Service Agreement APPROVED

7. Approval of Agreement Between Rochester Public Utilities and the Mayo Clinic for Service to the Mayo Support Center Campus APPROVED

8. Consideration of Bids: IBM Substation Switchgear APPROVED

9. Large Generator Interconnection Agreement APPROVED

10. General Manager’s Report

11. Management/Financial Reports

12. Other Business

13. Adjourn

A closed meeting of the City of Rochester Public Utility Board to receive a communication from, and to have a discussion with, the City Attorney regarding the status of and to discuss potential litigation strategies for the threatened or anticipated litigation involving the City and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. This case involves the EPA’s request for information from the City regarding the four units at the Silver Lake Power Plant, and the EPA’s allegation of Clean Air Act violations. The closed meeting will occur pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 13D.05, subd. 3(b).

Following the meeting, the Board will adjourn to the Community Room for an informal planning session.