Board

The LES Administrative Board consists of nine members who are appointed by the mayor of Lincoln and confirmed by the Lincoln City Council. Board members are responsible for the control and management of the property, personnel, facilities, equipment and finances of LES. They do not receive compensation and may serve a maximum of three, three-year terms.

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Board meeting agenda

April 16, 2021
9:30 a.m.
LES' Walter A. Canney Service Center training room
2620 Fairfield St. in Lincoln

Important information: 
Due to the current public health emergency circumstances, LES is implementing special measures intended to balance compliance with the Nebraska Open Meetings Act with the public health directives designed to mitigate spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. We appreciate the public’s cooperation and understanding in this regard. 

Public comments will be taken both on site and virtually. Comments can also be emailed to the Board at board@les.com.

Public access to the meeting if attending in person: If you plan to attend in person, you will be required to comply with any and all designated social distancing measures. Please access the LES facility off of Fairfield St., park in the front parking lot, and enter through the east doors.

Virtual access: The meeting may be accessed virtually at the Microsoft Teams link or by phone via the number listed below. 

Join Microsoft Teams meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Phone number: +1 402-979-7656
Conference ID: 191 615 112#

 

9:30 a.m.

  1. Call to Order & Safety Briefing
  2. Approval of Minutes of the March 19, 2021, Regular Meeting of the LES Administrative Board*
  3. Comments from Customers
  4. Committee Reports
    1. Operations & Power Supply
    2. Budget & Rates
    3. Finance & Audit
      1. Accept 2020 Annual External Audit*
  5. CEO Reports
    1. State Legislative Report
    2. First Quarter 2021 Power Supply Report
    3. First Quarter 2021 Financial Review
    4. 2021 Payments in Lieu of Taxes and City Dividend for Utility Ownership
    5. 2020 LES Employees’ Retirement & Deferred Compensation Investment Committee Report
    6. First Quarter 2021 Key Performance Indicators
    7. First Quarter 2021 Sustainable Energy Program (SEP) Update
    8. 2020 Annual Report
  6. Other Business
    1. Monthly Financial and Power Supply Reports
    2. Miscellaneous Information
  7. Adjournment

*Denotes action items

Meeting dates & minutes

The LES Administrative Board meets the third Friday of every month at 9:30 a.m.

Public access to the April 16 meeting if attending in person: If you plan to attend in person, you will be required to comply with any and all designated social distancing measures. Please access LES' Walter A Canney Service Center (2620 Fairfield St.) off of Fairfield St., park in the front parking lot, and enter through the east doors.

Virtual access: The meeting may be accessed virtually at the Microsoft Teams link or by phone via the number listed below. 

Join Microsoft Teams meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Phone number: +1 402-979-7656
Conference ID: 191 615 112#

 

Meeting dates / Agenda Meeting minutes (2021) Meeting minutes (2020)
Jan. 15 Jan. 15 Jan. 17
Feb. 19 Feb. 19 Feb. 21
March 19 March 19 March 20
April 16   April 3
May 21   May 15
June 18   June 19
July 16   July 17
Aug. 20   Aug. 21
Sept. 17   Sept. 18
Oct. 15   Oct. 16
Nov. 19   Nov. 20
Dec. 17   Dec. 18

 

Board member DaNay Kalkowski
DaNay Kalkowski
Board Chair
Attorney, Seacrest & Kalkowski
Board member Andrew Hunzeker
Andrew Hunzeker
Board Vice Chair
CFO, Vice President Finance & IT, Lincoln Industries
David Spinar photo
David Spinar
Board Secretary
Sr. Vice President and Financial Advisor, RBC Wealth Management
Board member Carl Eskridge
Carl Eskridge
Retired attorney
Board member Karen Griffin
Karen Griffin
Vice President, Olsson
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Chelsea Johnson
Deputy Director, Conservation Nebraska
Board member Rebecca Lai
Rebecca Lai
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Board member Lucas Sabalka
Lucas Sabalka
Computer Vision Specialist, Ocuvera
Board member Layne Sup
Layne Sup
CEO, Binary Net and Infinite Systems