Nebraska Revised Statutes 84-1407 through 84-1414



PLEASE NOTE:  The meeting scheduled for August 19, 2022 has been CANCELLED.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.





Friday, September 16, 2022 beginning at 9:00 a.m.

First Floor Hearing Room

Nebraska State Office Building

301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska




Although the meeting will be held in-person, any member of the public can join the meeting “virtually” via Webex by clicking on the following link:, or by copying it or typing it into the address line of their web browser.  The event number (access code) is 2488 011 1532.  The event password is NPRB9-16-22.


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1.         Roll Call of Board members.


2.         Review and approval of the minutes from the July 15, 2022 meeting.*   Minutes - July 15, 2022.docx


3.         Review and acceptance of the expense reports for July and August 2022.*


4.         Presentation of the 2022 statewide Load and Capability Report by the Nebraska Power Association's Joint Planning Subcommittee pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. sections 70-1024 and 70-1025(3).  Following the presentation the Board will vote on whether to accept the report.*


5.         Consider approval of Guidance Document 15.  The document would set out the Board’s interpretation of the language in Neb. Rev. Stat. section 70-1021 to mean that Protests from regulated telecommunications carriers are due 10 days from receipt of the Notice of Filing of a microwave application, not 10 days from the date of mailing.  The document would be in conformity with the Board’s ruling in application PRB-3970-M.*    Guidance Document 15 (Microwave Protest Filing Deadline) DRAFT (8-19-22).docx


6.         Executive Director’s report.


  1. Update on Southwest Power Pool activities.


7.         Board’s preparation of the executive director and general counsel’s annual performance evaluation.*


8.         Adjourn.*


*  Action item.  A vote is scheduled for or possible on this agenda item.

Note:  This agenda is subject to revision.  It will be continually updated until it is made final approximately one week prior to the meeting.  Pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 84-1411, the Board reserves the right to amend the agenda up to 24 hours prior to the meeting.