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


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