04-19-22 Board Agenda

UPRIVER PRESENTATION AGENDA
EUGENE WATER & ELECTRIC BOARD
MCKENZIE FIRE & RESCUE TRAINING CENTER
42870 MCKENZIE HIGHWAY

April 19, 2022

The upriver presentation will be held in-person and offer a live stream of the event in real time.  Customers and the general public are welcome and encouraged to attend or view the live stream at https://tinyurl.com/EWEB-Upriver-Meeting-04-19-22.

Members of the public wishing to provide input are invited to do so virtually or in-person.

Public Input

In-Person - No sign-up necessary. 
By Telephone - Complete the Sign up to Speak web form.  Requests must be received before April 19 at 12:00 p.m. Speakers will be contacted with instructions for calling in to the meeting.
Written Testimony - Submit Written Testimony via web form. Comments received by 12:00 p.m. on April 19 will be provided to the Board in advance of the meeting; comments received after 12:00 p.m. may not be received by Commissioners until after the meeting has occurred. Written comments will not be read during the meeting.

Please note that spoken testimonies will be included in the meeting's audio/video recording and all testimonies will be summarized in the meeting minutes.  Both are made available on eweb.org  following the meeting.

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The live stream will also be available on YouTube the day following the board meeting, by end of day.  Visit eweb.org to access the link.


SPECIAL MEETING
Call to Order: 6:00 p.m.

Topic

Objective
Start
Time

Length
1.

Welcome and Meeting Overview
John Brown, Board President
Frank Lawson, General Manager

6:00 5
2.

Utility Overview – McKenzie Valley Topical Trailers
Watershed Recovery Status and Investments - 5 minutes
Karl Morgenstern, Watershed Restoration Program Manager
EWEB and Pure Water Partners Programs for McKenzie Valley Customers - 5 minutes
Nancy Toth, Environmental Specialist
Wildfire Mitigation - 5 minutes
Tyler Nice, Electric Operations Manager
Jeannine Parisi, Strategic Program Manager
Leaburg Canal Updates - 5 minutes
Lisa Krentz, Generation Manager
Billing Estimations - 5 minutes
Julie McGaughey, Chief Customer Officer
Mark Duvall, Customer Service Team Lead

Information 6:05 25
3.

Listening Session and General Question & Answer
Moderated by President Brown
If you are unable to attend in person, you are still welcome to participate:
By Telephone: Sign up to speak: Requests must be received before April 19 at 12:00 p.m. Speakers will be contacted with instructions for calling in to the meeting.
Written Testimony: Submit Written Testimony: Comments received by 12:00 p.m. will be provided to the Board in advance of the meeting; comments received after 12:00 p.m. may not be received by Commissioners until after the meeting has occurred. Written comments will not be read during the meeting.

Information 6:30 30
4.

Conclusion
John Brown, Board President

7:00 --

Pre and Post Meeting Tabletop Presentations
 
  • Customer Service & Solutions - Programs and Service Offerings
  • Customer Service & Solutions - Holiday Farm Fire Resources and Programs for McKenzie Valley Customers
  • Carmen-Smith
  • EWEB McKenzie River Hydroelectric Projects & Emergency Preparedness/Dam Safety
  • Leaburg Hydroelectric Project
  • Tree Management Program
  • Watershed Protection and Restoration
  • Wildfire Mitigation and Fuels Management Initiatives
  • This meeting location is wheelchair-accessible. An interpreter can be provided with 48 hours' notice prior to the meeting. To arrange for this service, call 541-685-7000.