March 2017 Public Meeting

Iowa Utilities Board conducting public meeting in hearing room

The Board's next public meeting to discuss agency issues and help inform the public and utility industry stakeholders about various dockets and functions of the Board will begin at 9 a.m., on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. See agenda. The meeting will be live video streamed.


9:00 a.m. , March 21, 2017
Hearing Room, 1375 E. Court Avenue, Des Moines, IA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Consent Items
    1. Board Meeting Minutes
    2. Notification of Administrative Actions
    3. Notification of Board Orders
  3. Legislative Session
    1. Legislative Update
  4. Action Items
    1. EPB-2016-0150: Interstate Power and Light Company and EPB-2016-0156: MidAmerican Energy Company
    2. TF-2016-0330: Black Hills/Iowa Gas Utility Company, LLC d/b/a Black Hills Energy
    3. WRU-2017-0004-0150: Interstate power and Light Company
    4. DRU-2016-0002:  Interstate Power and Light Company 
    5. EEP-2012-0001: Interstate Power and Light Company EEP-2012-0002: MidAmerican Energy Company and EEP-2013-0001: BlackHills/Iowa Gas Utility Company, LLC d/b/a Black Hills Energy
    6. E-22165: ITC Midwest LLC
    7. E-22322:  MidAmerican Energy Company 
    8. E-22328: ITC Midwest LLC
    9. E-22331: ITC Midwest LLC
    10. E-22335:  ITC Midwest LLC
    11. E-22343:  Corn Belt Power Cooperative
    12. IAC-2016-3305:  Cost Allocation Manual 
    13. P-0781: Interstate Power and Light Company
    14. P-0799: Black Hills/Iowa Gas Utility Company, LLC d/b/a Black Hills Energy
    15. P-0800: Black Hills/Iowa Gas Utility Company, LLC d/b/a Black Hills Energy
    16. COI-2017-0001:  Dual Party Relay Council Appointments (Iowa Code § 477C.5) 
    17. FCU-2007-0002:  Qwest Communications Corporation v. Superior Telephone Cooperative; Farmers Telephone Company of Riceville, Iowa; Farmers & Merchants Mutual Telephone Company of Wayland, Iowa; Interstate 35 T 
  5. Informational Items
    1. Monthly Financial Report
    2. Rules Review
    3. Litigation Update 
  6. Other Business
  7. Public Comments (two minutes per person)
  8. Deliberations
    1. RPU-2016-0003 Liberty Utilities (Midstates Natural Gas) Corp. d/b/a Liberty Utilities
      Closed session pursuant to Iowa Code 
      §§ 21.5(1)(f)(2016)
  9. Adjournment, Next meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 9 a.m.

The Board welcomes public comment as a part of the Board’s open meetings.  Comments should be limited to two (2) minutes and cannot address contested matters pending before the Board.  

Persons with disabilities requiring assistive services or devices to observe or participate should contact the Iowa Utilities Board at (515) 725-7334 at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting to request that appropriate arrangements are made.

The Board Meeting will be live video streamed.  For information, contact (515) 725-7334 or