Springfield Utility Board Executive Session and Board Meeting and Regular Session Board Meeting with Public Hearing on Proposed Electric Rate Increase and Addition of a new Environmental Attribute Rate Schedule

The Springfield Utility Board will meet in an Executive Session pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(n)(C)(vi) to meet with legal counsel to discuss impacts of SUB’s water rights and planned projects for surface water development, as well as potential joint source development on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Board Meeting Room at 223 A Street, Suite F, Springfield, Oregon.  This Executive Session is not open to the public.

The Springfield Utility Board is holding its second public hearing regarding a proposal to increase SUB’s electric rate schedules and to introduce a new rate schedule for environmental attributes.  The first public hearing was held during the Regular Session Board meeting on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.  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, April 12, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. The Board may take action to adopt rates.

The proposed rate increase, expected to be 2.9 percent, if approved at the April 12 Regular Session Board meeting, will be effective on billing statements rendered on or after May 1, 2017, for schedules R-1, GP-1, GS-1, GS-2, GS-3, L-1, L-2, L-3, L-4 and new schedule E-1 as and for the rates to be charged for electric supply and service upon the system of the Springfield Utility Board. The proposed rate increase if the Board does not adopt a new E-1 rate schedule would be 3.0% for remaining rate schedules.

Copies of the proposed electric rate increase and the supporting methodology will be available for public review prior to the public hearing. They may be reviewed at SUB’s Main Office, 250 A Street, Springfield, Oregon, or by visiting SUB’s website at http://www.subutil.com/notice-of-a-public-hearing-5/. To receive copies of the proposed resolution by mail, or to obtain answers to questions about this notice, please call Jeff Nelson at 541-744-3600.  The public hearing will take place in SUB’s Board Meeting Room at 223 A Street, Suite F, Springfield, Oregon.  The public is invited to attend this meeting.