February 28, 2012 Meeting Agenda
4 :00 PM
RPU Service Center
4000 East River Road NE 55906

1. Approval of Minutes of January 31, 2012 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: RPU Service Center Lobby Remodeling Project APPROVED

5. Consideration of Engineering Services Agreement – Northern Hills Substation APPROVED

6. Approval of CapX2020 Project Development Agreement Amendment APPROVED

7. Approval of MISO Non-Disclosure Agreements APPROVED

8. Approval of Revised Board Policies (#3, #6, #11) #3 and #6 APPROVED, #11 CONTINUED TO March 27, 2012

9. Review of Board Policies #1, #2, #4, #5 (Discussion Item)

10. General Manager’s Report

11. Management Reports

12. Other Business

13. Adjourn

A closed meeting of the Rochester Public Utility Board 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).