FMPA Weekly | May 13, 2024 | Member Edition

May 13, 2024


Tabletop Exercise in Ocala
Members from FMPA’s Member Services team supported Ocala Electric Utility last Thursday during the organization’s annual emergency response plan tabletop exercise. Jan Bagnall served as the event’s scribe, and Angel Rivera-Lopez facilitated the exercise. For assistance with similar exercises in your city, contact Mike McCleary.

ARP Rate Workshop
The ARP rate workshop to discuss April’s rate calculation is tomorrow at 2 p.m. The agenda package will be available via the Portal. Contact: Denise Fuentes

FMEA Communicators Roundtable
FMEA will hold the spring public power communicators roundtable at FMPA on Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. The roundtable is an opportunity for communications, marketing, and interested public power personnel to discuss communications and marketing functions for municipal electric utilities.

Finance Committee Meeting
The Finance Committee will meet Wednesday at 2 p.m. at FMPA. View the agenda package on the Portal. Contact: Rich Popp

Board of Directors Meeting
The Board of Directors will meet Thursday at 9 a.m. at FMPA. View the agenda package on the Portal. Contact: Jacob Williams

Executive Committee Meeting
The Executive Committee will meet Thursday at 9:15 a.m. at FMPA. View the agenda package on the Portal. Contact: Jacob Williams

Transportation Fleet Roundtable
Registration will close Wednesday for the transportation fleet roundtable May 22 at 10 a.m. at FMPA. The discussion is intended for parties responsible for the various trucks and other specialty motorized equipment common to electric utility fleets. Contact: Lindsay Jack

SERC Webinar
SERC will host a webinar titled Grid Reliability for States: Policy and Regulatory Considerations for Structuring a Secure and Reliable Grid for the Future on May 23 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. This webinar seeks to deliver an outline of reliability and security challenges posed by increasing load growth and the changing resource mix and to identify and educate on the multiple regulatory and policy inputs that may be considered when crafting an approach to mitigate reliability and security risks in your footprint. The targeted audience for this webinar includes state lawmakers, commissioners and staff, policy makers engaged in state energy regulation, utility regulatory and government affairs personnel, and stakeholders associated with the planning, modeling, or operations of the Bulk Electric Grid. Visit the event page to register and learn more. Contact: LaKenya VanNorman

MSAC Workshop
FMPA’s Member Services Advisory Committee held a workshop last Wednesday. The committee reviewed the Sunshine Laws, clarified the role of MSAC, discussed the Board of Directors’ decision for single-read action for MSAC recommendations and reviewed budget items. Review the complete meeting agenda via the Portal. Contact: Sharon Adams



Konrad Lisiewicz | May 15 | 18 years


Foreman Academy Certification – Track 1
May 28-31 | 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. | FMPA

Lineman Apprenticeship Lab 5: Troubleshooting
June 4-7 | KUA Training Facility

AMI Roundtable
June 5 | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | FMPA

Finance Committee Meeting
June 6 | 2 p.m. | FMPA

OSHA 30 Hour Card – Part 2
June 10-12 | 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. | FMPA

ARP Rate Workshop
June 12 | 2 p.m. | FMPA

Finance Committee Meeting
June 19 | 2 p.m. | FMPA

Board of Directors Meeting
June 20 | 9 a.m. | FMPA

Executive Committee Meeting
June 20 | 9:15 a.m. | FMPA

Meter Tech Roundtable
June 20 | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | City of Leesburg – Canal Room


Florida PSC reduces fuel cost recovery charges for DEF and TECO


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