Nebraska Revised Statutes 84-1407 through 84-1414







Monday, June 14, 2021 beginning at 9:00 a.m.

First Floor Hearing Room

Nebraska State Office Building

301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska



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1.         Roll Call of Board members.


2.         Review and approval of the minutes from the May 10, 2021 meeting.*   Minutes - May 10, 2021.docx


3.         Consider requested correction to the April 12, 2021 minutes.*   Minutes - April 12, 2021 (showing corrections requested by MRO).docx


4.          Review and acceptance of expense report for May 2021.*  Budget Status May 2021.pdf


5.         Consider SAA 329-21-A.  This is a joint application filed by the City of Hastings Utilities Department and the Southern Public Power District to amend retail Service Area Agreement 329.  The amendment would transfer territory annexed by the Village of Juniata southwest of the intersection of Brass Avenue and 8th Street known as the JELC Addition. *    SAA 329-21-A (Hastings & Southern PPD) Juniata Annexation.pdf


6.         Consider approval of Guidance Document 14.  The document would set out the Board’s interpretation of its jurisdiction over electric energy storage resources, and how the Board will handle procedural issues when dealing with applications for approval of such facilities.*   Guidance Document 14 (6-14-21) (Energy Storage Resources) DRAFT with all amendments.docx


7.         Executive Director’s report.


  1. Update on Southwest Power Pool activities.


  1. Review of bills passed by the Nebraska Legislature during the 2021 session that may affect the Board or the electric industry.


  1. Discussion of the North American Electric Corp.’s (NERC) 2021 Summer Reliability Assessment.   NERC 2021 Summer Reliability Assessment Summary.docx


8.         Consider authorization of expenses for the executive director and board members to attend the 2021 Nebraska Wind & Solar Conference in Lincoln on November 8-9, 2021.*  Wind & Solar Conference Info (2021).pdf


9.         Consider whether the Board will give the executive director and general counsel a pay raise in conjunction with the two percent pay raise that will be given to bargaining unit and qualified rules employees on July 1, 2021.*


10.       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.