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>>> GOOD AFTERNOON I'D LIKE TO CALL THE MEETING TO ORDER OF THE FIGURE 18 2020 MEETING. IF WE COULD PLEASE, STAN, FOR THE OPENING PRAYER AND THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

>> LORD, THANK YOU FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE OUR COMMUNITY. I PRAY THAT YOU LET THE SPIRIT OF UNITY REST INSIDE THIS ROOM THAT YOU GIVE US ALL WISDOM WELL BEYOND OUR NATURAL

CAPABILITY IN JESUS NAME AMEN. >> AMEN PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

>>MS. CAVALCANTI, BOARD CHAIR: I BELIEVE BEFORE WE CALL THE ROLE WE NEED A MOTION TO EXCUSE

-- >> CALL THE ROLL FIRST.

>> MR. BANK? MR. B -- (CALL OF THE ROLE)

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(ROLL CALL). >>MS. CAVALCANTI, BOARD CHAIR: IS EVERY MOTION TO SET THE AGENDA? I SOME OF (ROLL CALL).

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>>MS. CAVALCANTI, BOARD CHAIR: ON THE MINUTES, MR. JOHN PECK HAS SOMETHING TO SAY.

>> THERE IS ONE QUICK CHANGE FROM THE PACKET YOU RECEIVED THE OTHER DAY THAT IDENTIFIED AS MR. MIMBS BEING AT THE LAST MEETING.

>> AND SHAUNA WAS AT THE -- AT THE MEETING INSTEAD. THE MINUTES THAT WE HAD TO SIGN

HAVE THE CORRECT PERSON THERE. >> OKAY. THANK YOU. SO WE CAN

CALL THE ROLL ON MATCH. >> AN APPROVAL WITH THAT

CORRECTION. >> I SECOND.

>>MS. CAVALCANTI, BOARD CHAIR: PLEASE CALL THE ROLL.

>> (ROLL CALL)

>>MS. CAVALCANTI, BOARD CHAIR: OKAY. NEXT ITEM, COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC. ANYONE? OKAY.

[Consent Agenda]

THE CONSENT AGENDA, IS THERE A MOTION TO APPROVE?

>> AFTER CONSIDERATION WHAT WAS SAID TO ME TODAY, I MAKE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONSENT

AGENDA. >> SECOND.

>>MS. CAVALCANTI, BOARD CHAIR: PLEASE CALL THE ROLL.

(ROLL CALL)

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>>MS. CAVALCANTI, BOARD CHAIR: LETTERS OF APPRECIATION.

>> AN EMAIL WAS RECEIVED OF WENDY: PRESIDENT OF? ONLY BOARD THANKING -- IN THE ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT FOR MAKE -- WORKING MANY MONTHS TO CORRECT THE ISSUES THEY WERE HAVING

WITH THEIR LIGHTS NOT WORKING. >>MS. CAVALCANTI, BOARD CHAIR:

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NEW BUSINESS, MR. TOM PECK? >> THANK YOU, MADAM CHAIR. THE QUARTERLY UPDATE ON ELECTRIC RELIABILITY. PAUL WILL MAKE THE PRESENTATION

>> THANK YOU. I'M HAPPY TO PRESENT IT TO YOU THE NEXT QUARTERLY UPDATE FOR. THIS IS THE CALENDAR YEAR OF FY 19. OUR SAFETY NUMBERS WHICH IS THE TOTAL OUT A SERIES -- OUTAGES IS.72. IT IS BELOW THE THRESHOLD THAT WE SET FOR -- IS A PERIOD OF ONE. AS YOU CAN SEE IN THE NEXT CHART, WE ARE FIFTH FROM THE TOP. WE ARE ALWAYS IMPROVING TO GET TO THE TOP SLOT HOWEVER SOMETIMES IT'S NOT POSSIBLE BASED ON HOW OTHERS PERCEIVE RELIABILITY STATISTICS AND THE IMPORTATION OF DATA.

THE NEXT NUMBER WE WILL LOOK AT IS OUR KATIE NUMBERS. THEY ARE THOSE THAT EXPERIENCE AND OUTAGE HOW QUICKLY WE GOT TO RESTORE THEM. THERE ARE 53.04 MINUTES WE SET A GOAL OF 60 MINUTES AND WE'VE EXCEEDED THAT SO FAR. WE WILL CONTINUE TO IMPROVE AS WE DO. AS YOU CAN SEE HERE WE ARE EIGHT FROM THE TOP ON THIS CHART. WE ARE GETTING CLOSER TO MOVING OUT.

IT IS A VARIABLE SCALE AND IT CONTINUES TO MOVE UP AND DOWN EVERY MONTH AS WE SUBMIT DATA

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AND STORMS ROLLED TO FLORIDA. OUR NEXT ITEM THAT WE LOOK AT IS HOURS NUMBERS. HE TAKES THE SAME NUMBER OF CUSTOMER OUTAGE NUMBERS AND DIVIDED BY THE TOTAL NUMBER OF MINUTES AS BIO SEE THIS BEING LESS THAN THE PREVIOUS ONE. THIS TAKES ALL CUSTOMERS EVEN THOSE THAT WERE NOT AFFECTED BY OUTAGES INTO CONSIDERATION. AS YOU CAN SEE WE ARE FIFTH FROM THE TOP. WE ARE CONTINUALLY MOVING FORWARD FOR THAT.

THIS NEXT SLIDE IS A 2018 YEAR-END COMPARISON. WE ARE DONE WITH THE CALENDAR YEAR 2019. HOWEVER, THE IOUS AND THE COOPERATIVES DO NOT HAVE TO REPORT ALL THEIR DATA TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION AND WE WON'T SEE THE NUMBERS CHANGE UNTIL PROBABLY THE NEXT QUARTERLY UPDATE WHICH WILL BE AROUND THE APRIL/MAY TIMEFRAME.

THIS IS WHAT I WAS REFERENCING WHEN WE DID OUR STRATEGIC PLANNING WE HAD SET GOALS OF WHERE WE WANTED TO BE WITH OUR RELIABILITY STATISTICS. THIS SHOWS THAT WERE MEETING OUR GOALS. A COUPLE THINGS THAT WE ARE DOING TO IMPROVE AND/OR MAINTAIN THIS WE ARE CONTINUING WITH OUR TREE TRIMMING. WHERE IN THE PROCESS OF DOING AND FINISHING A POWERPOINT INSPECTIONS AND DOING HER POLE REPLACEMENTS WHICH WILL HELP WITH OUR RELIABILITY, TOO.

WE ARE INSTALLING OUR SECOND BREAKER WHICH AFTER THIS ONE, WILL BE PUTTING PRESENTATION TOGETHER TO SHOW YOU WHAT WE DID.

IN NOVEMBER THIS YEAR WE'RE LOOKING AND INSTALLING THE LARGE TRANSFORMER THAT YOU GUYS APPROVED A FEW MONTHS AGO. THESE ARE SOME OF THE PROJECTS THAT YOU HAVE APPROVED, WHICH ARE PART OF OUR STORM PARDONING PROGRAM TO IMPROVE OUR LIABILITY STATISTICS.

THE OTHER THING THAT WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO IS OUR AMI SYSTEM. ONCE WE GET OUR AMI SYSTEM IN THERE WE'RE GOING TO BETTER SERVE OUR CUSTOMERS AND FIND OUT WHERE THE OUTAGES ARE SO WE CAN SEND PEOPLE TO THE LOCATIONS PRIOR TO THE CUSTOMERS CALLING AS WELL AS FORECASTING WHERE WE CAN SEE ISSUES. WE CAN DO TREE TRIMMING AND ENGINEERING WORK TO SATISFY ELEMENTARY OUTAGES AS WE SEE FIT. AND WITH THAT, I'LL BE HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS THAT YOU MAY HAVE THIS ITEMS.

>> I HAVE JUST ONE. BEFORE, YOU TOLD US THAT STORMS LIKE HURRICANES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN

THESE STATISTICS, CORRECT. >> THAT'S CORRECT. THERE IS A CERTAIN THRESHOLD WHEN IT COMES TO OUTAGES THAT ARE NOT INCLUDED. THIS WILL BE THE

AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS. >> AND WHAT IS THAT THRESHOLD, JUST OUT OF CURIOSITY? IS IT A TROPICAL STORM? OR IS IT A.

>> WE HAD A MEETING ABOUT THAT AND IT'S A NAME STORM. EVEN IF IT DOESN'T HIT, LET'S JUST SAY THEY NAMED TROPICAL STORM BARRY THE MAIN WINTER STORM NOW THEY'RE NAMING EVERYTHING THAT'S GOING ACROSS. SO IF IT IS A NAMED STORM TAKE IT OUT OF THERE. A LOT OF IT HAS TO DO WITH THE THRESHOLD AND DECLARATIONS FOR THE AMOUNT OF OUTAGE TIME. AND ALL UTILITIES ACROSS THE BOARD, I SHOULD SAY MOST UTILITIES ACROSS THE BOARD HAVE THOSE THRESHOLDS WHERE THE POLOS NOW. SOME LEAVE THEM AND SOME DON'T. AND OF COURSE, SOME HAVE WENDY ACCOUNTING OUTAGE? IS IT FIVE-MINUTE ONE MINUTE AS SOON AS THE CUSTOMER CALLS? THERE'S A VARIETY FOR THAT BUT FOR THE MOST PART WHEN I LOOK AT IS IF WE'VE GOT TO ROLL THE TRUCK, IT'S AN OUTAGE.

>> OKAY. >> I HAVE A QUESTION. THE 2018 YEAR COMPARISON, IT WAS GIVEN TO US THAT IS 2018 NOT 19.

>> THERE'S 2000 -- >> WHEN WE HAVE A 19

COMPARISON. >> NORMALLY THE PSC PRINTS OUT THE REPORTS IN APRIL. SO HOPEFULLY THE NEXT TIME INTO THE QUARTERLY UPDATE ON BE ABLE

TO UPDATE THIS CHARGE. >> OKAY. THANK YOU.

>> BUT THE NUMBERS AS YOU SAW FROM US IS THE NUMBERS THAT YOU WILL SEE FOR THAT NUMBER. THAT .72 FOR THE SAFETY IS WHERE WE ENDED THE 2019 CALENDAR YEAR.

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>> ALL RIGHT. NEXT ITEM? >> NEXT ITEM IS AN ITEM ON THE CNG STATION GAS OPERATIONS WILL MAKE A PRESENTATION. WHILE HIS COMING UP ONE OF THE OTHER THINGS PAUL MENTIONED WAS TRIP SAVERS, WHICH WE ARE PUTTING IN WHICH WILL HOPEFULLY ALLEVIATE SOME OF THESE VERY SHORT SMALL OUTAGES.

>>MALE SPEAKER: THANK YOU, MR. TOMPECK, MADAM CHAIR, DISTANT WHICH BOARD MEMBER.

MY NAME IS FRED AND I'M THE GAS OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR. I'VE BEEN WORKING FOR FPUA FOR 18 YEARS NOW. I'M GOING TO GIVE YOU AN UPDATE ON OUR COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS STATION. YOU WILL HEAR ME REFER TO IT AS CNG AND YOU WILL HEAR ME REFER TO CNG.

RIGHT NOW I'M GOING TO PLAY A SHORT, LITTLE VIDEO USING NATURAL GAS AS TRANSPORTATION.

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>>FEMALE SPEAKER: NATURAL GAS, "THE WATCH", THE WHERE, THE WHITE.

WHAT IS NATURAL GAS? IS THE SUSTAINABLE, NATURALLY OCCURRING, PLUGGABLE AND ORDERLY SUBSTANCE COMPOSED MAINLY OF METHANE. MOST IMPORTANTLY, IT'S A SMART ULTRALOW OMISSION AFFORDABLE ALTERNATIVE TO TRANSPORTATION FUELS LIKE GASOLINE, DIESEL.

BECAUSE IT'S HIGH-OCTANE, IT ALLOWS WORK INCREASED ENGINE COMPRESSION AND EFFICIENCY VEHICLES. WHERE? ON ROAD OFF-ROAD AND EVERYWHERE IN BETWEEN. IT MOST EVERYTHING WE USE, EAT AND WHERE BY TRUCK, RAIL AND SHIP. IT MOST MALE AND PAUL SCHOLES -- PARCELS.

MOST PERSONAL MOBILITY. PROVIDES GROUP TRANSIT, MAKES THE TRIP TO AND FROM SCHOOL.

IT MOVES SKILLED TRADES, UTILITY FLEETS, MUNICIPAL SERVICES, REFUSE COLLECTION AND THE UNITED STATES IS THE NUMBER ONE PRODUCER IN NATURAL GAS POSTING IN A HOME -- SUPPLY.

WHEN? THE ANSWER IS EASY. NOW.

NATURAL GAS IS A PROVEN TECHNOLOGY THAT IS ALREADY COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE AS IS AN PESTABLISHED REFUELING INFRASTRUCTURE FOR OVER 2000 STATIONS WITH A NETWORK OF SERVICERS AND SUPPLIERS COAST TO COAST.

HOW? THERE ARE TWO TYPES OF NATURAL GAS, GEOLOGIC OR RECOVERABLE NATURAL GAS RESERVES. THEY COME FROM LARGE QUANTITIES OF DECAYING ORGANIC MATERIALS THAT HAVE ACCUMULATED OVER MILLIONS OF YEARS BENEATH THE EARTH'S SURFACE.

RENEWABLE NATURAL GASES BIOGAS OR BIO METHANE. IT'S CAPTURED AS ORGANIC WASTE BREAKS DOWN.

IT'S AN ULTRACLEAN AND LOW CARBON ALTERNATIVE HORNETS DIRECTLY FROM DECAYING FOOD WASTE, WASTEWATER AND AGRICULTURAL WASTE IN LANDFILLS.

BOTH COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS OR CNG OR LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS OR LNG ARE USED AS TRANSPORTATION FUELS IN BOTH CAN BE DERIVED FROM RECOVERABLE AND RENEWABLE SERVICES. THE ONLY DIFFERENCE IS HOW WE JUST STORED AND TRANSPORTED. WHY? BECAUSE NATURAL GAS IS AN AMERICAN SOLUTION. A LOW-COST, DOMESTIC FUEL OPTION EMPLOYING OVER 4 MILLION AMERICAN WORKERS.

BECAUSE IF WE WANT HEALTHIER AIR, IF WE WANT CLEANER AIR, WE NEED CLEANER CARS, TRUCKS, BUSES AND SHIPS. NATURAL GAS DELIVERS THE LARGEST AND MOST COST-EFFECTIVE REDUCTIONS IN TRANSPORTATION RELATED POLLUTANTS THAN ANY OTHER POWERTRAIN OPTION COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE TODAY.

WHEN RENEWABLE NATURAL GAS IS USED, EVEN GREATER CO2 AND GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSION REDUCTIONS ARE ACHIEVED. UP TO 125 PERCENT LOWER THAN THE CLEANEST DIESEL BECAUSE NATURAL GAS DELIVERS ONE OF VEHICLES IN FAR GREATER EMISSIONS BENEFITS WITH AN INVESTMENT IN ANY OTHER ALTERNATIVE. NO OTHER TRANSPORTATION FUEL HAS SUSTAINABLE, ADAPTABLE, COMPETITIVE ACROSS ALL VEHICLE CLASSES.

WHO CAN BRING THIS TO LIFE? YOU. LEND YOUR VOICE IN AN INCREASED USE OF NATURAL GAS AND TRANSPORTATION. VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT NGV AMERICA.ORG AND FIND OUT MORE ABOUT HOW NATURAL GAS IS NOW.

>>MALE SPEAKER: IN 2018 IMPROVE THE STRUCTURE OF THE STATION. I BELIEVE DIVISION WAS TO SAVE MONEY AND BETTER OUR COMMUNITY. THAT'S BECAUSE NATURAL GAS, CNG, BURNS CLEANER THAN DIESEL AND LEAVES LESS OF A FOOTPRINT ON THE ENVIRONMENT.

NATURAL GAS TENDS TO EXTEND THE USEFUL LIFE OF ENGINE LUBRICATION OIL BECAUSE IT PRODUCES LESS CARBON WHEN IT'S BURNED, WHICH SAVES US MONEY ON MAINTENANCE ON THE VEHICLES.

AN AVERAGE CAR CAN GO 3 TO 5000 MILES BEFORE YOU GET AN OIL CHANGE. NATURAL GAS YOU CAN GO 7 TO 10,000 MILES. WE CAN DO BOTH OF THESE THINGS WITH CNG. TO DO IT IT TAKES COMMITMENT FROM ALL OF US. FROM PURCHASING CNG VEHICLES USING CNG INSTEAD OF GASOLINE OR DIESEL WHEN IT COMES TO FILLING YOUR TANK.

THE FIRST YEAR WE HAD NINE VEHICLES AT THE STATION. THEY USED 22,897 GASOLINE GALLON EQUIVALENTS OF NATURAL GAS AT A COST OF A DOLLAR 24 A GALLON. ONE GALLON IS EQUAL TO 1.4 CCF'S, WHICH IS ABOUT $0.60 FOR US TO PURCHASE.

ONLY FIGURE OUT THE CAUSE, WE ADDED IN THE MAINTENANCE OF THE FACILITY AND ELECTRICITY TO USE. THAT'S HOW WE CAME UP WITH THE DOLLAR 24.

RIGHT NOW IT WOULD BE LESS BECAUSE WE ARE PAYING ALMOST A DOLLAR TO A DOLLAR 50 LESS TO

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MCF THAN WE WERE LAST YEAR AT THIS TIME.

WITH JUST HAVING NINE VEHICLES, OR FUEL SAVINGS COST WAS $20,000 IN $20,070.

THE MORE WE USE, THE MORE WE CAN SAY.

IN 2019, WE ADDED 36,942 STANDARD CUBIC FEET OF STORAGE TO OUR FACILITY. WE DID THIS BECAUSE TO FILL TIME FOR THE VEHICLE ON JUST THE COMPRESSOR WAS ABOUT A HALF-HOUR. NOW, WITH THIS EXTRA STORAGE BECAUSE THE TIME DOWN TO ABOUT 15 MINUTES.

WE ARE IN THE PROCESS OF ADDING A FAST FILLED DISPENSARY. IT ALSO HAS A CARD READER. SO IF THE CITY GETS A CALL OR THE COUNTY BUYS A VEHICLE WE CAN -- THEY CAN FILL ABOUT OUR STATION WE BE ABLE TO CHARGE A FORM AND KEEP TRACK OF IT. WHEN COMPLETE, THE TIME THAT IT TAKES TO FILL AT THE FAST FILLED, WOULD BE ABOUT THE AMOUNT THAT IT TAKES YOU TO FILL YOUR CAR AT A GAS STATION ABOUT 2 TO 3 MINUTES.

WE ARE ALSO GOING DEAD SEVEN MORE VEHICLES TO OUR FLEET THIS YEAR AND WILL BE ARRIVING JUNE TO JULY. WE BUILT THE STATION, WE BUILT ITS WE COULD HAVE ANOTHER COMPRESSOR DOWN THE ROAD IF WE HAD TO. FOR EXPANSION. WITH EXPANSION WOULD BE FOR THE SLOW FILL FOR THE VEHICLES THAT SET OVERNIGHT. WE WOULD NOT HAVE TO ANYTHING FOR THE FAST

FILLED. ANY QUESTIONS? >> I HAVE ONE.

>> YES, SIR. IN MY LITTLE MATHEMATICS 50,000 AND A MIRACLE WHEN USING NATURAL GAS WHEN USING THE OTHER GAS WHICH VEHICLE WOULD BE LASTING LONGER SAIDI THE CNG VEHICLE BECAUSE

IT DOES NOT BURN IS HOT. >>MALE SPEAKER: THE CNG VEHICLE WHEN IT BURNS DOES NOT PUT ALL THE CARBON INTO THE ENGINE, WHICH CLOGS UP THE ENGINE AND CLOUDS -- CLOGS UP ALL THE PORTS. THE CNG VEHICLE BURNS CLEAN.

>>FEMALE SPEAKER: TO HAVE A PREFERENCE OF THE COMPETENT MILES, FORD, GMC THEY WOULD

RATHER HAVE? >>MALE SPEAKER: RIGHT NOW WE PURCHASE ALL FORD'S BECAUSE THAT'S WHO DOES THE BEST JOBS WITH THE ENGINES.

>> OKAY THANKS. ANY OTHER QUESTIONS? THANK YOU.

>>MALE SPEAKER: THE MAIN TRANSPORTATION USES FOR THE CNG ARE CURRENTLY GARBAGE TRUCKS AND SCHOOL BUSES. AND YOU ARE ALL AWARE THAT WASTE PRO -- ALL THEIR TRUCKS ARE CNG AND WE BEEN TALKING TO THE SCHOOL BOARD ON AND OFF ABOUT CHANGE IT, BUT HAVE NOT HAD MUCH --

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HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO GET MUCH TRACTION THERE.

THE NEXT ITEM, IS THE BUILD COMPARISONS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER AND BARBARA MICHAEL WILL MAKE THE PRESENTATION. -- BARBARA MIKA.

>>FEMALE SPEAKER: GOOD AFTERNOON. THANK YOU SIR TOMPECK, BOARD MEMBERS AND MADAM CHAIR. I AM PRESENTING TO YOU TODAY THE MONTHLY UPDATE ON THE COMPARISONS OF THE MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC LIGHTS IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA AND THE TREASURE COAST UTILITY BILLS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 2019.

IN THIS FIRST GRAPH, THE COMPARISON OF THE ELECTRIC -- RESIDENTIAL RATES FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER FOR THE 13 MUNICIPAL -- THAT ARE MEMBERS OF THE PROJECT ARE DISPLAYED AND RANKED BASED UPON THEIR BASE BILL FOR 1000 KILOWATT HOURS OF CONSUMPTION. IN THIS GRAPH, WE CAN SEE FPUA WE RANK AMONG THE 13 PARTICIPANTS. IN DECEMBER OUR RATES WERE 10 684.

AND WE -- HE GIVES US THE FIFTH LOWEST RATE OF THIS GROUP.

ALSO SHOWN IN THE BLUE BAR IS THE FEBRUARY RATE WHICH IS PUTTING THE INCREASE EFFECTIVE EVERY FIRST. YOU CAN SEE THAT 10584.

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THIS GRAPH, FOR DECEMBER AS WELL IS THE FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL ELECTRIC RATE THAT INCLUDES -- WITH THE SAME LEVEL OF CONSUMPTION BUT IT INCLUDES ALL OF THE MUNICIPAL UTILITIES IN THE STATE. THE DATA FOR ALL OF THESE GRAPHS HAVE BEEN COMPILED BY THE FLORIDA -- FPUA. THE BILL HAS IMPROVED ITS STANDING BY ONE. POSITION SENSE DECEMBER AMONGST THE OTHER 31 MUNICIPALITIES.

WE HAVE THE 11TH LOWEST RATES IN THE STATE WITH THIS GROUP.

DECEMBER BROUGHT RATE CHANGES 49 OF THE PARTICIPANTS. THE OVERALL IMPACT OF THESE RATE FLUCTUATIONS ON THE AVERAGE WAS A DECREASE ON THE ARP OF $2.04, WHICH EQUATES EVENLY TO OUR TWO DOLLAR INCREASE. THE MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AVERAGE RATE ALSO DECREASED FROM THESE MUNICIPALITIES BY $0.80. FOR THE 1000 KILOWATT ERA CONSUMPTION. IT'S BELOW ALL THREE OF THOSE AVERAGES. THIS GRAPH REPRESENTS A SIMILAR COMPARISON WITHIN THE STATE OF FLORIDA FOR THE CONSUMPTION OF 2500 KILOWATT HOURS. IN THIS COMPARE AND SEND FPUA BILL AT ONE 6980 REFLECTS THE DECEMBER PCA D INCREASE AND HAS MAINTAIN OUR RANKS THE PREVIOUS MONTH.

SAME POSITION. THE AVERAGES FOR THE LEVEL OF CONSUMPTION FOR ALL THREE OF THESE GROUPS WERE IMPACTED SAME AND SIMILARLY AS THEY WERE AS THE KILOWATT HOUR BILL. IN THE AVERAGE FELL BY 5000 -- $5.71. IN THE MUNICIPAL AVERAGE FELL BY A DOLLAR 72. AS YOU CAN SEE WE ARE BELOW ALL OF THOSE AVERAGES. THIS TABLE DISPLAYED IS THE DECEMBER COMPARISON OF THE AVERAGE RESIDENTIAL BILLS ON THE TREASURE COAST AND THEY INCLUDE THE BILLS WERE ELECTRIC, WATER AND WASTEWATER SERVICES THAT ARE RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER -- THE FIGURES ALSO INCLUDE ALL THE APPLICABLE TAXES AND FEES THAT HAVE BEEN VERIFIED BY STAFF TO ACTUAL BILLS. IN THIS COMPARISON, THE UTILITIES BILL FOR SERVICES PROVIDE INSIGHT CITY LIMITS WHICH ARE SHOWN IN THE FIRST COLUMN.

ALL OF THE GOALS OF THE ELECTRIC RATES BY F P&L IN THE LOCALITIES PROVIDER.

THE AVERAGE ELECTRIC BILL FOR FORT PIERCE INSIGHT CITY RESIDENTS DECREASED BY $2.05 ON OUR ELECTRIC SERVICES. IN ALL THE F P&L CUSTOMERS AND ALL THE OTHER BILLS SHOWN HERE, THERE BILLS RETURNED TO THE OCTOBER BILLING BECAUSE OF THE ONE-TIME CREDIT THAT THEY RECEIVED LAST MONTH. THAT, BY THE WAY WAS ONE TIME. ON THE LATER -- WATER AND WASTEWATER BUILDING, THE CITY OF PORT ST. LUCIE HAS A 1.5 PERCENT INCREASE IN THEIR CUSTOMER AND BILLING CHARGES AND THAT REPRESENT ABOUT A DOLLAR 60 INCREASE IN WATER IN PORT ST. LUCIE.

THOSE ARE ALL THE CHANGES THAT HAVE OCCURRED AND BESIDE THEM WAS FOR INFORMATION ONLY REQUIRES NO ACTION. HOWEVER, IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, I'D BE HAPPY TO ADDRESS THEM.

>> I HAVE A QUESTION. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME COME IN MY MEMORY, THAT THE ELECTRIC WAS HIGHER IN PORT ST. LUCIE THAT IMPORT PEERS? AM I REMEMBERING THAT CORRECT? OR IS THAT --

>> HIGHER THAN IN THE SECOND HOLE THAT DOES MAKE THOSE RATES -- THOSE ARE THE TOTAL BILLS INCLUDING ALL THE FEES THAT ARE APPLICABLE IN THE LOCALITY WHERE THEY ARE.

>> RIGHT QUITE SO -- IT'S -- I DO NOT KNOW THAT IT'S -- I WOULD HAVE TO CHECK BACK.

>> $150.15, RIGHT? IN PORT ST. LUCIE IN $114.43 IN FORT PIERCE; IS THAT RIGHT?

>>FEMALE SPEAKER: THAT'S CORRECT.

>>FEMALE SPEAKER: THANK YOU. >>FEMALE SPEAKER: I WOULD LIKE TO MAKE ONE COMMENT. I AM VERY PLEASED BECAUSE FIRST OF ALL, WE ARE WITHIN SIX DOLLARS OF A PERSON LIVING IN FORT PIERCE WHO'S GOT APPEAL. WE ARE GETTING VERY CLOSE. BUT ALSO, IT USED TO BE THERE WAS A $30 DIFFERENCE EVERY MONTH BETWEEN FORT PIERCE AND MARTIN COUNTY.

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AND THAT IS DROPPING AS WELL. THE $20.

>> UH-UH (AFFIRMATIVE). >> $21. I THINK WE ARE DOING REALLY GREAT JOB. I WILL COMMEND ALL OF YOU.

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>>MALE SPEAKER: THE NEXT ITEM IS A STATUS REPORT AND BARBARA MICAH WILL MAKE THAT STATUS RECORD -- BARBARA MIKA WILL MAKE THAT STATUS REPORT AS WELL.

>>FEMALE SPEAKER: HAVE FOR YOU TODAY THE INFORMATION ABOUT JANUARY'S POWER CONSTANTLY UPDATED PROJECTIONS THROUGH JANUARY 2021. THE POWER COST ADJUSTMENT OR PCA IS THE RECOMMEND SOME BY FPU RECOVERS THE POWER COSTS THAT ARE IN EXCESS OF THE $79.52 THAT IS INCLUDED IN THE BASE POWER COSTS. IN OUR BASE RATE. THE COST OF POWER PURCHASE FROM FDMA FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY WAS BUILT AT A RATE $74.95 FOR 1000 KILOWATT HOURS. THIS WAS AN INCREASE OF $5.84 WHEN COMPARED TO THE BILLING FOR DECEMBER.

IN JANUARY, FPUA EXPERIENCED IN ON -- OF 408,001 71. CUMULATIVELY, RECOVERY AS OF JANUARY 21, 2020, WAS 4.8 MILLION.

THIS GRAPH REPRESENTS THREE OPTIONS OF CHANGES PROJECTED THROUGH JANUARY 2021. THE GRAY LINE INDICATES THE CURRENT RECOMMENDATION FOR NO CHANGE IN THE PCA. ALSO SHOWN IS THE GREENLINE WHICH REDIRECTS REJECTS THE TRACK OF A ONE DOLLAR DECREASED TO THE PCA AND THE REDLINE, WHICH SHOWS A TWO DOLLAR DECREASE. WHAT A TWO DOLLAR DECREASE WOULD LOOK LIKE. THE ACCEPTABLE RANGE FOR THE OVER -- ALL THREE ARE SIMILAR TO LAST MONTHS AND POINT TOWARD THE PCA MOVING BACK INTO THE ACCEPTABLE RANGE IN APRIL 2020. THESE PROJECTIONS HAVE BEEN PREPARED BY FINANCIAL CONSULTANTS, WHICH, IN TURN, BASED UPON PROJECTIONS BY FLORIDA MUNICIPAL POWER AGENCY.

IT'S THE ESTIMATE OF THE COST OF PURCHASE POWER FOR THE UPCOMING 12 MONTHS HAS INCREASED BY ONE PERCENT. IN LIGHT OF THE CURRENT MONTHS UNDER RECOVERY FROM FPUA CUSTOMERS AND THE TREND FOR THE PCA TO MOVE IN THE ACCEPTABLE RANGE, IN EARLY SPRING, IT IS THE RECOMMENDATION OF STAFF THAT THE PCA REMAIN UNCHANGED AND WE WILL CONTINUE TO EVALUATE UPDATED PROJECTIONS AND REPORT THEM TO THE BOARD.

THIS ITEM IS FOR INFORMATION IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR BE HAPPY TO ANSWER THEM.

>> WHAT IS THE -- WHAT WE THINK IS THE ACCEPTABLE RANGE?

>> ACCEPTABLE RANGES BETWEEN THE 1 MILLION AND $4 MILLION OVER COLLECTION. AND SO, IT'S -- IT DOESN'T REACH 1 MILLION UNTIL JANUARY 2021, RIGHT?

>> WELL MOVING INTO THAT RANGE IS SOMEWHERE IN HERE. MOVING DOWN, -- ON THE TOP BAND.

>> RIGHT. >> AS WE PROGRESS IS MOVING BACK DOWN INTO THAT RANGE. BUT IT WON'T BE THERE -- UNACCEPTABLE UNTIL 2021, RIGHT.

>> CORRECT, BASED ON THE TWO DOLLAR DECREASE.

>> RIGHT. AND THAT'S FAR OUT. THIS IS JUST THE PROJECTION IF WE UPDATE.

>> HE PROJECTIONS LAST MONTH WERE FAIRLY CLOSE TO WHAT WE ARE SEEING NOW.

>> BUT LAST MONTH WE TALKED ABOUT LOWERING IT ANOTHER DOLLAR, DIDN'T WE? AM I

REMEMBERING THE RIGHT. >> YES, WE DID. AND I THINK THERE'S AN OPTION TO DO THAT. WE ARE TIME TAKING A CONSERVATIVE VIEW AND DON'T WANT TO DROP IT TOO MUCH, BUT ONE DOLLAR WOULD NOT BE -- THAT WOULD BE OKAY.

>> TOO MUCH IS IT WON'T EVEN HAPPEN UNTIL MARCH (LAUGHING) MAYBE. I MEAN.

>> WELL I THINK THE -- AS BARBARA MENTIONED, IT COSTS A LOT MORE THAN WE EXPECTED A PART OF IT HAS TO DO WITH HOW THEY RUN THE UNITS. UNEVEN NOTE THE PRICE OF GAS HAS GONE DOWN AND THAT IS THE CRITICAL DRIVER, HOW MUCH THEY RUN THE COAL UNITS HAS SOMETHING TO DO WITH THAT NURSE REGULATIONS ON WHY THEY MUST FUND THE COLD UNITS OF ONE -- THE OTHER THING

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THAT THE UNIT SALES WERE DOWN A LITTLE BIT LAST MONTH BECAUSE IT WASN'T VERY HOT AND WAS A

VERY COLD. >> RIGHT.

>> SO THE UNIT SALES ARE DOWN AND I THINK THOSE ARE ALL IMPACTING NOW. IF FEBRUARY CONTINUES TO BE THIS WARM THE REST OF THE MONTH, YOU WILL SEE UNIT SALES COME UP AND YOU MAY FEEL -- OR I WOULD FEEL A LITTLE MORE COMFORTABLE IN LOWERING IT NEXT MONTH.

>> RIGHT. >> SO IT'S -11 NOW, RIGHT OR IT

WILL BE. >> YES.

>> IT'S -11? YES. OKAY. >> ALL RIGHT. ANYONE ELSE?

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NO? >> ALL RIGHT. MR. TOMPECK.

>>MALE SPEAKER: JUST A COUPLE OF QUICK ITEMS ASSOCIATED WITH THE RATE DISCUSSION WE WERE JUST TALKING ABOUT. I'LL BE MEETING WITH FM PA AND ORLANDO UTILITIES TO DISCUSS OPERATION.

THAT'S A COLD UNIT JUST OUTSIDE OF ORLANDO THAT'S PART OF THE GENERATION PORTFOLIO.

WE WILL BE DISCUSSING WAYS OF REDUCING COSTS OF OPERATION THAT UNIT. THE COST OF SIN IS ABOUT $20 MILLION A YEAR TO THE ARP, AND REPRESENTS OUR MOST EXPENSIVE POWER. THIS IS ONE OF THE RESET FMPA IS CONCENTRATING ON TO REDUCE RATES.

DURING THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING LAST WEEK, JACOB WILLIAMS SAID THEY WERE GOING TO TRY -- I THINK HE'S BEING OPTIMISTIC, BUT HE'S GOING TO TRY TO/ANOTHER EIGHT TO $10 OFF THE OIL REQUIREMENTS RATE. I THINK HE'S GOT SOME WORK TO DO THERE, BUT IT IS A TARGET AND HOPEFULLY HE WILL GET THERE. THIS IS REDUCING THE RATES -- OR REDUCING -- REDUCING THE EXPENSES IS ONE WAY TO GET US CLOSER.

THE SECOND ITEMS I FORGOT TO MENTION AT THE LAST BOARD MEETING THAT THE FME A ALIGNMENTS RODEO WILL BE COMING TO FORT PIERCE IN 2021. IT'LL BE HELD IN LATE FEBRUARY AT THE FAN CENTER. USUALLY ABOUT 300 COMPETITORS FROM UTILITIES AND CO-OPS ACROSS THE STATE. WE SHOULD HAVE A PRETTY DECENT CROWN.

I WANTED TO THANK PAUL AND BILL FOR THEIR WORKING SECURING THIS EVENT FOR FORT PIERCE. PAUL, WAS THERE ANYBODY ELSE? I DID NOT NOT WANT TO MENTION SOMEBODY ELSE BUCKS THERE'S A

WHOLE LONG LIST. >> OKAY. SO WE ARE LOOKING -- LOOKING FORWARD TO THAT. IT'S IN TALLAHASSEE THIS YEAR. IS IT NEXT WEEKEND?

>> 14 MARCH. >> SO THE LINESMAN RODEO IS IN TALLAHASSEE THIS YEAR AND IT'LL BE IN FORT PIERCE NEXT YEAR. AND THE ONLY OTHER THE ONLY OTHER ITEM I HAVE IS SELBY BE MEETING WITH MR. MIMBS AND THE MAYOR TO DISCUSS ANNEXATION ISSUES. THAT'S ALL I HAVE THIS AFTERNOON.

>>MALE SPEAKER: NOTHING. NOTHING TO REPORT ON AT THIS TIME. I'LL BE GLAD TO ANSWER

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QUESTION. >>MS. CAVALCANTI, BOARD CHAIR: ANY COMMENTS FROM BOARD MEMBERS?

>> SO THERE'S THE -- ARE YOU AWARE OF LEGISLATION ABOUT CITY UTILITIES NOT BEING ABLE TO SELL TO OTHER CITY UTILITIES AND SO, -- AT A DIFFERENT RATE -- AT A DIFFERENT RATE. YOU HAVE TO PROVIDE -- BUT I CLARIFIED IT AND IT ISN'T TOO UNINCORPORATED PARTS OF THE COUNTY, BUT IT IS TO OTHER CITIES. AND DO WE SUPPLY TO ST. LUCIE VILLAGE?

>> I BELIEVE WE DO. >> WE DO.

>> I AM TRYING TO -- I'M NOT SURE AND FAMILIAR WITH THAT PIECE OF LEGISLATURE. I HAVE

TO GO BACK. >> OKAY.

>> I DON'T KNOW IF THAT MEANS SOMETHING DIFFERENT FOR FM PA BECAUSE WE SELL -- FPM A WILL SELL ELECTRICITY TO OTHER UTILITIES.

>> RIGHT. >> WILL I'M SURE THEY'RE FOLLOWING IT BECAUSE THE FLORIDA LEAGUE OF CITIES AS FOLLOWING IT AND RIGHT NOW -- THE ONLY THING THAT THEY ARE CLEAR ON IS THAT YOU CAN PROVIDE IT TO UNINCORPORATED PARTS OF THE COUNTY AT A DIFFERENT RATE, BUT YOU CAN'T PROVIDE SERVICES TO ANOTHER CITY AT A DIFFERENT RATE. AND I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT THE SPONSOR IS TRYING TO GET OR WHAT

THEY'RE TRYING TO DO. >> I DON'T EITHER AREA WE DON'T

DO THAT. >> OKAY. ANYONE ELSE? ALL RIGHT. WITH THA

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