JOINT FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING

 

May 21, 2019 at 9:00AM

 

1. Adoption of the May 21, 2019 Proposed Meeting Agenda

2. Motion to Conduct an Executive Session

 

3. Motion to Resume Meeting in Open Session

 

4. CONSENT AGENDA:

a. Approval of the Joint Regular Meeting Minutes held on January 24, 2019.

 

5. DISCUSSION AGENDA:

 

a. Infrastructure Investment (Joseph Kessler and Lee Garza)

 

b. Release of Funds in Support of the New York State Canal Corporation (Lee Garza)

 

6. Next Meeting

 

Joint Authority and Canal Governance Committee

Special Meeting

May 21, 2019 – 9:45 a.m.

 

 

1. Adoption of the May 21, 2019 Proposed Special Meeting Agenda

 

2. Motion to Conduct an Executive Session

 

3. Motion to Resume in Open Session

 

4. DISCUSSION AGENDA:

a. Appointment of New York Power Authority and Canal Corporation Controller

 

5. Next Meeting

 

Joint regular meeting of The New York Power Authority Board of Trustees

and New York State Canal Corporation Board of Directors

 

PROPOSED AGENDA

 

May 21, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. (approximately)

 

Clarence D. Rappleyea Building, White Plains, New York

 

1. Adoption of the May 21, 2019 Proposed Meeting Agenda

 

2. Motion to Conduct an Executive Session

 

3. Motion to Resume Meeting in Open Session

 

4. CONSENT AGENDA:

 

a. Governance Matters

i. Minutes of the Annual Joint Meeting of the New York Power Authority’s

Trustees and Canal Corporation’s Board of Directors held on March 26,

2019

b. Power Allocations

i. Transfer of Recharge New York Power, Expansion Power and

Replacement Power Allocations -- Resolution (Keith Hayes)

ii. Replacement Power Allocation -- Resolution (Keith Hayes)

iii. Recharge New York Power - Allocation Extensions -- Resolution (Keith

Hayes)

iv. Award of Fund Benefits from the Western New York Economic

Development Fund Recommended by the Northern New York Power

Proceeds Allocation Board -- Resolution (Keith Hayes)

 

c. Procurement (Services) Contracts

i. Procurement (Services) and Other Contracts – Business Units and

Facilities – Awards, Extensions and/or Additional Funding -- Resolution

(John Canale)

ii. St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project – Facilities for Office of Parks – Capital

Expenditure Authorization Request and Contract Award -- Resolution

(Joseph Kessler)

iii. Extension of the Gas Transportation and Balancing Service Agreement with

Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc. -- Resolution (Enrico

Montesa)

iv. Seaway Private Equity Corporation – Grant Agreement Amendment --

Resolution (Debra Hopke)

d. Finance

i. New York Power Authority Other Post-Employment Benefits Trust:

Selection of Investment Managers -- Resolution (Benjamin Miga)

e. Real Estate

i. Lease of Communications Tower Spaces – South East New York Region -

- Resolution (Ruth Colón)

ii. Disposal of Surplus Land – Town of Gilboa and Town of Blenheim, County

of Schoharie -- Resolution (Ruth Colón)

iii. Naming of the Utica Visitors Center in Honor of John S. Dyson --

Resolution (Anthony Picente, Jr.)

f. Canal Corporation

i. Procurement (Services) Contract – Rehabilitation/Construction of

Canalway Trail Lock E18 to Route 167 – Contract Award -- Resolution

(John Canale)

ii. Procurement (Services) Contract – Construction of Canalway Trail from

Fort Edward to Kingsbury (New Swamp Road) – Contract Award --

Resolution (John Canale)

 

 

5. DISCUSSION AGENDA:

a. Strategic Initiatives

i. President and Chief Executive Officer’s Report -- (Gil Quiniones)

b. Financial Operations

i. Chief Financial Officer’s Report -- (Lee Garza)

c. Utility Operations

i. Chief Operations Officer’s Report -- (Joseph Kessler)

 

1. NYISO Public Policy – AC Transmission Proceeding Phase 1 –

Capital Expenditure Authorization Request -- Resolution (Joseph

Kessler)

 

2. Procurement (Services) Contract – On-Call Engineering and

Construction Management Services – Contract Award --

Resolution (Joseph Kessler)

d. Commercial Operations

i. Chief Commercial Officer’s Report – (Sarah Salati)

e. Information Technology

i. Compute and Storage Platform – Capital Expenditure Authorization

Request and Contract Award -- Resolution (Robert Piascik)

f. Licensing

i. Authorization of Acceptance of the Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage

Power Project New Operating License, Capital Expenditure Authorization

Request for Compliance with New License and Implementation of

Settlement Agreements -- Resolution (Mark Slade / Robert Daly)

 

6. Board Committee Reports

a. Finance Committee Report (Chair Tracy McKibben)

i. Release of Funds in Support of the New York State Canal Corporation --

Resolution

b. Governance Committee Report (Chair Anne Kress)

i. Appointment of Authority and Canal Corporation Controller – Resolution

 

7. Informational Item: Reimagine the Canals (Kimberly Harriman)

 

8. Next Meeting