ERCOT Board of Directors Meeting


    October 20, 2009
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    ERCOT Austin Room 206
    7620 Metro Center Dr.
    Austin, TX 78744

    Agenda

    Item

    Topic

    Presenter

    Time

    1.       

    Call Open Session to Order and Announce Proxies

    J. Newton

    10:00 a.m.

    2.       

    Consent Agenda: Item 3; Item 12a - Protocol Revision Requests (PRRs) 811, 817, 823, 829 and 831; Item 12b - Nodal Protocol Revision Requests (NPRRs) 189, 191 and 193*

    J. Newton

    10:05 a.m.

    3.       

    Approval of September 15, 2009 Minutes* (Vote)

    J. Newton

    10:10 a.m.

    4.       

    CEO Report

    B. Kahn

    10:15 a.m.

    5.       

    Financial Summary Report*

    Staff

    10:30 a.m.

    6.       

    Market Operations Report*

    B. Day

    --

    7.       

    IT Service Availability Metrics Report*

    R. Morgan

    --

    8.       

    Grid Operations and Planning Report (including Notification regarding Reliability Must Run (RMR) Agreement for Permian Basin Unit 6)*

    K. Saathoff

    --

     

    a. Increase in Local Congestion/Out of Merit Energy (OOME)*

    K. Saathoff

    --

     

    b. Non-Spinning Reserve (NSRS) Cost Analysis - PRR776 Implementation*

    J. Dumas

    --

    9.       

    Special Nodal Program Committee Report

    B. Helton

    10:45 a.m.

    10.   

    Nodal Program Update including Nodal Strategic Plan Timeline*

    M. Cleary

    11:15 a.m.

    11.   

    Lunch

    --

    12:00 p.m.

    12.   

    TAC Report*

    M. Bruce

    1:00 p.m.

     

    a. PRR822; see also Consent Agenda* (Vote)

    --

    --

     

    b. NPRRs 174 and 195; see also Consent Agenda* (Vote)

    --

    --

     

    c.  2010 Closely Related Element (CRE) Recommendation* (Vote) 

    --

    --

     

    d. Seasonal Analysis of PRR763*

    M. Bruce/

    J. Dumas

    --

    13.   

    Finance & Audit Committee Report

    C. Karnei

    2:30 p.m.

     

    a. Approval of Finance & Audit Committee Charter and Structure* (Vote)

    C. Karnei

    --

    14.   

    H. R. & Governance Committee Report

    M. Armentrout

    3:15 p.m.

     

    a. Discussion regarding Possible Recommendations on Proposed Amendments to Bylaws*

    M. Armentrout

    --

     

    b. Ratification regarding Benefits Committee* (Vote)

    N. Capezzuti

    --

    15.   

    Other Business

    J. Newton

    3:45 p.m.

    16.   

    Future Agenda Items*

    J. Newton

    3:50 p.m.

     

    Convene to Executive Session

    --

    --

    17.   

    Review of the Draft 2008 Form 990 Return*

    Staff

    4:00 p.m.

    18.   

    Approval of September 15, 2009 Executive Session Minutes* (Vote)

    J. Newton

    --

    19.   

    Personnel

    N. Capezzuti

    --

     

    a. Ratification of Interim Chief Financial Officer* (Vote)

    B. Kahn

    --

    20.   

    Litigation*

    Staff

    --

    21.   

    Contracts*

    Staff

    --

    22.   

    Data Center Capacity Update*

    D. Forfia

    --

    23.   

    Compliance Update

    C. Manning

    --

    24.   

    Security

    J. Brenton

    --

     

    Reconvene to Open Session

    --

    --

    25.   

    Vote on Matters from Executive Session (Vote)

    J. Newton

    4:50 p.m.

    26.   

    Adjourn

    J. Newton

    5:00 p.m.


    Additional Information

    *Background material enclosed or will be distributed prior to meeting.
    http://www.texasadmin.com/cgi-bin/ercot.cgi