KyMEA
September 24, 2020 10:00 AM
Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency
A. Meeting Opening
Ron Herd
Attachments
A.1. Attendance
Michelle Hixon
Rationale

Michelle will take attendance.

A.2. Guest Introductions
Ron Herd
Rationale

The Chairman will ask if any guests that were in attendance would like to introduce themselves.



Discussion




A.3. Call to Order
Ron Herd
Rationale

The meeting was called to order by the Chairman of the Board, Ron Herd.

B. Meeting Minutes of the KYMEA Board of Directors
Ron Herd
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Approval of August 27, 2020, Meeting Minutes of the KYMEA Board of Directors passed with a motion by Chris Melton and a second by Kevin Frizzell.

C. Financial Reports
Heather Overby
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Approval of the August 2020 Financial Reports. passed with a motion by Josh Callihan and a second by Chris Melton.

D. Committee Reports
Doug Buresh
Discussion




D.1. Executive Committee Report
Ron Herd
Rationale


Ron Herd will give a brief update on the Executive Committee meeting from September 16, 2020.

D.2. BROC Report
Gary Zheng
Rationale


Gary Zheng will give a brief update on the BROC meeting from September 24, 2020.

E. Administration Reports
E.1. CEO
Doug Buresh
Rationale

Doug Buresh will present the CEO report regarding the agency's past and upcoming activities.

Attachments
E.2. Member Communications
Michelle Hixon
Rationale

Michelle Hixon will present to the board any upcoming events and member activities.

Attachments
E.3. Market Report
Rob Leesman
Rationale

Rob will review last months market details.


Attachments
F. Discussion Topics
F.1. IRP Schedule
Doug Buresh
Rationale

Doug will review the IRP schedule and report on recent progress. 



Attachments
F.2. Audit Report
Heather Overby & Chris Lindner
Rationale

Chris Lindner from BKD will present the FY 2020 Audited Financials. The Board will be asked to take action to accept the Audited Financials at the October meeting.




Attachments
F.3. Open Records Requests
Charlie Musson
Rationale

Charlie Musson will give an update on Open Records requests.


Attachments
G. Action Items
Ron Herd
Rationale


None Expected

G.1. Transmission Service Requests
Doug Buresh
Rationale

Staff is requesting approval to submit Transmission Service requests for Network services in LG&E and Point-to-Point in MISO.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to authorize staff to submit a Transmission Service Requests for a System Impact Study in LG&E and Point-to-Point in MISO passed with a motion by Gary Zheng and a second by Josh Callihan.

H. Public Comments
Ron Herd
Rationale

This is an opportunity for members of the public to provide input to the KYMEA Board and is limited to 5 minutes per speaker.



Discussion




I. Upcoming Meetings and Other Business
Ron Herd
Rationale

The next meeting is Thursday, October 22th at 10 AM

The KYMEA Board of Directors shall hold its regular meetings on the fourth Thursday of each month, except for the months of November and December when the regular meeting shall be held on the third Wednesday. The regular meetings shall convene and commence at 10:00 AM Eastern time on said dates. The regular meetings shall be held at the KYMEA Board Room, 1700 Eastpoint Pkwy, Suite 220, Louisville, Kentucky.

 

2020 Board Meetings 

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 10:00 AM Eastern Time, KYMEA Board Room
Thursday, February 27, 2020, 10:00 AM Eastern Time, KYMEA Board Room
Thursday, March 26, 2020, CANCELLED
Thursday, April 23, 2020, 10:00 AM Eastern Time, WEBEX VIDEO CALL
Thursday, May 28, 2020, 10:00 AM Eastern Time, WEBEX VIDEO CALL
Thursday, June 25, 2020, 10:00 AM Eastern Time, WEBEX VIDEO CALL
Thursday, July 23, 2020, 10:00 AM Eastern Time, WEBEX VIDEO CALL
Thursday, August 27, 2020, 10:00 AM Eastern Time, WEBEX VIDEO CALL
Thursday, September 24, 2020, 10:00 AM Eastern Time, WEBEX VIDEO CALL
Wednesday, October 22, 2020, 10:00 AM Eastern Time, KYMEA Board Room
Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 10:00 AM Eastern Time, KYMEA Board Room
Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 10:00 AM Eastern Time, KYMEA Board Room










J. Closed Session
Charlie Musson
Rationale

Closed Session Authorization for the September 24, 2020 Board Meeting

 

Approval to enter into Closed Session pursuant to KRS 61.810(1)(c) for the purpose of discussing proposed, potential or pending litigation relating to KYMEA and its members relating to transmission issues and cost adjustments..

KRS 61.810(1)(c) allows for closed session for the purpose of discussing proposed, potential and pending litigation relating to the agency.




Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to enter into closed session passed with a motion by Gary Zheng and a second by Philip King.

J.1. Litigation/Depancaking
Charlie Musson
Rationale

Closed Session Authorization for the September 24, 2020 Board Meeting

 

Approval to enter into Closed Session pursuant to KRS 61.810(1)(c) for the purpose of discussing proposed, potential or pending litigation relating to KYMEA and its members relating to transmission issues and cost adjustments..

KRS 61.810(1)(c) allows for closed session for the purpose of discussing proposed, potential and pending litigation relating to the agency.




Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to leave closed session passed with a motion by Philip King and a second by Chris Melton.

Discussion

Motion to return to Open Session

K. Actions Related to Matters Discussed in Closed Session
Charlie Musson
Rationale


No action expected

L. Adjournment
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to adjourn passed with a motion by Philip King and a second by Susan Bishop (Proxy for Ramona Williams).