Board of Directors Meeting


    November 19, 2013
    9:00 AM
    ERCOT Austin Room 206
    7620 Metro Center Dr.
    Austin, TX 78744

    Agenda

    Item

    Topic

    Topic Type

    Presenter

    Time

    Allocation in Minutes

    1.

    Call General Session to Order, Announce Proxies and Segment Alternates

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    Chair

    10

    2.

    Consent Agenda

    Vote

    Chair

    10

    2.1

    Unopposed Nodal Protocol Revision Requests (NPRRs) and Planning Guide Revision Request (PGRR) Recommended by Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for Approval

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    2.1.1

    NPRR527, Required Combined Cycle Telemetry for Operational Awareness and PDCWG Analysis

    Vote

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    2.1.2

    NPRR536, ERS Time Obligation Certainty

    Vote

    --

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    2.1.3

    NPRR543, Message for Confirmed E-Tags

    Vote

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    2.1.4

    NPRR545, Removal of Reference to Wave Traps

    Vote

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    2.1.5

    NPRR546, Removal of References to RUC Notifications

    Vote

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    2.1.6

    NPRR547, Governor Test Data

    Vote

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    2.1.7

    NPRR548, Remove NPRR153 Grey Boxes and Clarify Fixed Quantity Block Treatment in the DAM

    Vote

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    2.1.8

    NPRR549, Clarification for Posting Transmission Loss Factors

    Vote

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    2.1.9

    NPRR550, Modifications to Planning Reserve Margin Inputs Urgent

    Vote

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    2.1.10

    NPRR553, Monthly BLT Payment and Charge for Presidio Exception

    Vote

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    2.1.11

    NPRR559, Revisions to MCE Calculation

    Vote

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    2.1.12

    NPRR568, Real-Time Reserve Price Adder Based on Operating Reserve Demand Curve Urgent, and related Other Binding Document, Methodology for Implementing Operating Reserve Demand Curve

    Vote

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    2.1.13

    NPRR570, Reduce RTM Settlement Timeline to Operating Day Plus Five Urgent

    Vote

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    2.1.14

    PGRR029, Deadline for Regional Transmission Plan

    Vote

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    2.2

    Notrees Windpower, L.P. Permanent Exemption Request Pursuant to Protocol Section 10.14.1, Authority to Grant Exemptions

    Vote

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    3.

    General Session Minutes

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    Chair

    5

    3.1

    September 16, 2013 Strategic Planning Event Minutes

    Vote

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    3.2

    September 17, 2013 Meeting Minutes

    Vote

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    4.

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Presentation

    Discussion

    Trip Doggett

    45

    4.1

    CEO Update

    Discussion

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    4.2

    Financial Summary

    Discussion

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    4.3

    Operations Reports

    Discussion

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    5.

    Independent Market Monitor Report

    Discussion

    Dan Jones

    15

     

    Break

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    10

    6.

    Final Report 30-Minute Emergency Response Service (ERS) Pilot Project

    Discussion

    John Dumas

    10

    7.

    TAC Report

    Discussion

    TAC Chair

    30

    7.1

    Non-Unanimous NPRR Recommended by TAC for Approval

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    7.1.1

    NPRR564, Thirty-Minute Emergency Response Service (ERS) and Other ERS Revisions Urgent, and related Other Binding Document, Emergency Response Service Procurement Methodology

    Vote

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    8.

    Finance and Audit (F&A) Committee Report

    Discussion

    F&A Chair

    10

    8.1

    Acceptance of 2013 Service Organization Control (SSAE 16) Audit Report

    Vote

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    8.2

    Letter of Credit Concentration Limits

    Vote

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    8.3

    DAM Credit Parameters: Point to Point Obligation Discount Factor

    Vote

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    9.

    Human Resources and Governance (HR&G) Committee Report

    Discussion

    HR&G Chair

    10

    9.1

    Modifications to Board Policies and Procedures

    Vote

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    9.2

    2014 ERCOT Strategic Plan

    Discussion

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    9.3

    2014 Key Performance Indicators

    Vote

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    10.

    Other Business

    Discussion

    Chair

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    Lunch

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    Convene Executive Session

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    140

     

    September 17, 2013 Executive Session Minutes

    Vote

    Chair

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    Personnel

    Discussion

    HR&G Chair

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    Security Update

    Discussion

    Chuck Manning

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    Compliance Update

    Discussion

    Chuck Manning

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    Risk Management Matters

    Discussion

    Staff

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    Litigation and Regulatory Matters

    Discussion

    Bill Magness

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    Contract Matters

    Discussion

    Staff

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    Selection of Independent Service Organization Control (SSAE 16) Auditor

    Discussion

    F&A Chair

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    Reconvene General Session

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    11.

    Vote on Matters from Executive Session

    Vote

    Chair

    5

    12.

    Adjourn

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    Chair

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