The Board consists of 5 members appointed by the Mayor serving staggering 5-year terms.
The Board of Public Utilities meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each Month at 5:00pm in the City Council Chamber.
The following are some of the duties and powers of the Board of Public Utilities (from Section 30.52 of City Code):
- Manage and control the operation of the municipal electric, waterworks, and sewerage system.
- Administer and carry out the provisions of all agreements, contracts, trust indentures, and other legal obligations pertaining to the municipal utility systems.
- Fix all rates and charges to be made to the consumers of the waterworks, electric, and sewerage system.
- Make recommendations to the City Council on matters pertaining to the Public Utilities.