NOTICE OF EXECUTIVE SESSION OF SUB’S BOARD AND REGULAR SESSION BOARD MEETING WITH
PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED ELECTRIC RATE INCREASE

The Springfield Utility Board will meet in executive session pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(i) to further review and evaluate the performance of SUB General Manager. If time allows, the Board will also discuss pending and/or potential litigation, and deliberate with persons designated to negotiate real property transactions, pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(e), ORS 192.660(2)(h), and attorney-client privilege pursuant to ORS 40.225. This executive session will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. and is closed to the public.

The Springfield Utility Board will also hold its second public hearing regarding a proposal to increase SUB’s electric rate schedules. The first public hearing was held during the regular session board meeting on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. The Board will, again, consider all comments made by the public during the second public hearing to be held during the regular session board meeting on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at approximately 6:00 p.m., immediately following the 5:00 p.m. executive session. The Board may take action to adopt rates. The public is invited to attend this meeting.

The proposed electric rate increase, expected to be 5%, if approved at the March 13 board meeting, will be effective April 1, 2019, for billing statements rendered on or after May 1, 2019, for schedules R-1, GS-1, GS-2, GS-3, L-1, L-2, L-3, L-4 and for the rates to be charged for electric supply and service upon the system of the Springfield Utility Board.

Copies of the proposed electric rate increase and supporting methodology will be available here for public review prior to the public hearing. They may be reviewed at SUB’s Main Office, 250 A Street, Springfield, Oregon. To receive copies of the proposed resolution or rate structure by mail, or to obtain answers to questions about this notice, please call Meredith Clark at 541-744-3794.

The Springfield Utility Board will also meet in executive session pursuant to ORS 40.225, ORS 192.660(2)(e), and ORS 192.660(2)(h), attorney-client privilege, to discuss pending and/or potential litigation, and to deliberate with persons designated to negotiate real property transactions on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at approximately 7:30 p.m., immediately following the regular session board meeting. The executive session is closed to the public.

The meetings and public hearing will take place in SUB’s Board Meeting Room at 223 A Street, Suite F, Springfield, Oregon.