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Called Special Meeting of the City Council 
City of Lubbock, Texas
Meeting Agenda

February 22, 2021 at 11:00 A.M.
Daniel M. Pope, Mayor
Steve Massengale, Mayor Pro Tem, District 4
Juan A. Chadis, Council Member, District 1
Shelia Patterson Harris, Council Member, District 2
Jeff Griffith, Council Member District 3

Randy Christian, Council Member, District 5
Latrelle Joy, Council Member, District 6
W. Jarrett Atkinson, City Manager
Chad Weaver, City Attorney
Rebecca Garza, City Secretary
http://www.ci.lubbock.tx.us

Via Video Conference and Teleconference
The Public may listen to the meeting by calling any of the following numbers:
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or
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City of Lubbock City Council Meetings are available to all persons regardless of disability. If you require special assistance, please contact the City Secretary's Office at 775-2061 or write to Post Office Box 2000, Lubbock, Texas 79457 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

 
11:00 a.m. - City Council convenes in open session via video conference and teleconference.

Pursuant to Executive Order of Governor Abbott, the City Council and the Electric Utility Board will
convene via video and/or teleconference.


Participation in the Electric Utility Board Meeting: City Council will attend and participate in discussions, and take action, as necessary, during the meeting of the Electric Utility Board, in which the Board will consider the following matters:
 
             
1.   PUBLIC COMMENT
 
1. 1.   Public Comment. Public comment is an opportunity for the public to make comments and express a position on agenda items. Any member of the public wishing to address the Electric Utility Board, regarding any matter posted on the Electric Utility Board Agenda, may submit a public comment by email at lplcitizencomments@mylubbock.us beginning at the time this agenda is publicly posted and no later than 9:00 a.m. on February 22, 2021. Each comment will be read aloud for a period of time not to exceed three minutes, in accordance with the practices and procedures of the Electric Utility Board.
 
2.   EXECUTIVE SESSION
 
2. 1.   Hold an executive session in accordance with V.T.C.A. Government Code § 551.086 on the following competitive matters of Lubbock Power & Light:
 
2. 1. 1.  
Discuss and deliberate generation unit specific and portfolio fixed and variable costs, including forecasts of those costs, capital improvement plans for generation units, and generation unit operating characteristics and outage scheduling.
 
2. 1. 1. 1.  
Discuss and the Board will take possible action related to a contract concerning generation and related purchase orders.
 
2. 1. 2.  
Discuss and deliberate proposals and strategies related to plans, studies, and analyses for system improvements, generation additions, or sales (other than transmission and distribution system improvements inside the service area for which LP&L is the sole
certificated retail provider).
 
2. 1. 3.  
Discuss and deliberate bidding and pricing information for purchased power, generation and fuel, purchased power agreements, and related services and strategies.
 
2. 1. 4.  
Discuss and deliberate customer billing, contract, and usage information, electric power pricing information, system load characteristics, and electric power marketing analyses and strategies.
 
2. 1. 5.  
Discuss and deliberate risk management information, contracts, and strategies, including fuel hedging and storage.
 
2. 2.   Hold an executive session in accordance with V.T.C.A. Government Code § 551.071, seeking the advice of its legal counsel about pending or contemplated litigation or settlement offers and hold a consultation with the attorney on matters in which the duty of the attorney to the Electric Utility Board under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of
Texas conflicts with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code: (i) legal advice and counsel regarding the Application of the City of Lubbock, acting by and through Lubbock Power & Light for authority to establish initial wholesale transmission rates and tariffs before the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the State Office of Administrative Hearings, PUC Docket No. 51100, SOAH Docket 473-21-0043; (ii) Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Public Service Company of Colorado and Southwestern Public Service Company, Docket Nos. ER19-675-000 and EL19-83-000, and related PUC filings in PUC Docket 51162; (iii) Southwestern Public Service Company tariff filing, Docket No. ER20-277-000, and protest regarding same; (iv) legal issues regarding contract(s) herein listed on the agenda; (v) real property processes and acquisitions; (vi) power purchase agreements; (vii) legal issues regarding customer choice and Texas Utilities Code, Chapter 40; (viii) Federal Energy
Regulatory Commission, Docket Nos. ER16-1341, EL17-2, and EL18-9, related to SPP attachment Z2; (ix) Terrisa Drake v. Collectech Diversified Inc., Lubbock Power & Light, Cause # JSC3-1902 proceeding in the Justice of the Peace Court, Precinct 3, Guadalupe County.
 
2. 3.   Hold an executive session in accordance with V.T.C.A. Government Code § 551.072, to deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease, and value of real property, regarding Lubbock Power & Light transmission and distribution easements (Electric Utility Easements).
 
11:30 a.m. – Approximately - Following completion of the Executive Session, the Electric Utility Board will reconvene in open session to discuss the items listed below. It is anticipated that the open session will begin at 11:30 a.m. However, this is an approximation and the Board may begin the open session earlier or later depending on when the Executive Session is complete.
 
3.   REGULAR SESSION
 
3. 1.   The Board will approve the minutes from the regular Electric Utility Board Meeting of January 19, 2021; and the Special Electric Utility Board Meeting of February 16, 2021. 
 
3. 2.   Presentation and discussion of the update/report by the Director of Electric Utilities, or his designee, regarding customer service, business center practices, procedures and policies, customer concerns and complaints, billing forms and procedures, status of transmission and distribution projects, mutual aid, weather events, outage, and restoration efforts, staffing levels, regulatory matters, and operational performance metrics, and update on the transition to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (“ERCOT”).
 
3. 3.   The Board will consider a resolution accepting the Lubbock Power & Light Financial Report for fiscal year ended September 30, 2020.
 
3. 4.   Presentation and discussion of financial and capital statements, financing options, audits, and financial policies of Lubbock Power & Light relating to debt issuance issues, reserve account funding, cost allocation, revenue and expense projections, power cost recovery factor, customer metering, tariff and billing, service issues, and administrative, operational, and financial
impacts caused by or related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including but not limited to disconnects, efforts to work with customers, payment plans, and community resources available for assistance.
 
3. 5.   The Board will consider a resolution authorizing the City’s attorneys to execute that certain Stipulation and Settlement Agreement, providing for compromise and settlement, by the City of Lubbock, Staff of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, Office of Public Utility Counsel, and Texas Industrial Energy Consumers (collectively, “Intervenors”), in the contested case styled Application of City of Lubbock, acting by and through Lubbock Power & Light, to Establish Initial Wholesale Transmission Rates and Tariffs, SOAH Docket No. 473-21-0043, and PUC Docket No. 51100, proceeding before the Public Utility Commission of Texas and State Office of Administrative Hearings.
 
4.   CONSENT AGENDA
 
4. 1.   The Board will consider a resolution authorizing the Director of Electric Utilities, or his designee, to execute that certain Agreement for Goods and Services for LP&L Sale of Used Oil Filled Non-PCB Electrical Equipment by and between the City of Lubbock, acting by and through Lubbock Power & Light and A-line TDS, Inc., regarding RFP# 7108-21-ELD, for LP&L Sale of Used Oil Filled Non-PCB Electrical Equipment - Annual Pricing.
 
4. 2.   The Board will consider a resolution rejecting all bids for ITB# 7109-21-ELD, for LP&L Replace East Broadway Avenue Street Light Conversion Services.
 
4. 3.   The Board will consider a resolution authorizing the Purchasing Manager, or his designee, to execute a Purchase Order by and between the City of Lubbock, acting by and through Lubbock Power & Light and Versalift Southwest, L.L.C., regarding RFP# 7113-21-EUA, for LP&L Fleet Aerial Device.
 
4. 4.   The Board will consider a resolution authorizing the Director of Electric Utilities, or his designee, to execute that certain Public Works Contract by and between the City of Lubbock, acting by and through Lubbock Power & Light and Primoris T&D Services, LLC, regarding RFP# 7117-21-ELD, for LP&L Replacement of Compromised Conductor and Structures on 15kv Distribution Circuit.
 

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