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June 15, 2022

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ELECTRIC BOARD REGULAR CALLED MEETING Wednesday June 15, 2022 @ 10:00 AM- IN PERSON PERMITTING DEVELOPMENT CENTER/ 4TH FLOOR, CONF RM 4001 6310 WILHELMINA DELCO DR AUSTIN, TEXAS Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register, contact rick.arzola@austintexas.gov CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Gabriel Flores-Chair (Garza); Delwin Goss (Renteria); Randy Pomikahl (Tovo), David Johnson- V Chair (Madison) Michael King (Paige), Rogelio Wallace (Adler), Victoria Shope (Kitchen), Ben Brenneman (Alter), Deschaine, David (Pool); Christian Spies(Kelly) AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMUNICATION: GENERAL The first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES- Minutes from Regular Called Meeting from March 16, 2022. 2. DISCUSSION a. Discussion- Update on Austin Energy Criteria Manual-Point of Service. b. Discussion- Austin Energy New Contractor Program for permitting. c. Discussion- Residential and Commercial Inspections Update d. Discussion- Update on Development Service Dept. Permit Center on permitting issuance and backlogs. e. Discussion- Update on Development Services Dept. Plan Review on any new or existing DSD process. 3. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Rick Arzola at Development Services Department, Building Inspections, at (512) 974-2417, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711.

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ELECTRIC BOARD REGULAR CALLED MEETING Wednesday June 15, 2022 @ 10:00 AM- IN PERSON PERMITTING DEVELOPMENT CENTER/ 4TH FLOOR, CONF RM 4001 6310 WILHELMINA DELCO DR AUSTIN, TEXAS Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register, contact rick.arzola@austintexas.gov CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Gabriel Flores-Chair (Garza); Delwin Goss (Renteria); Randy Pomikahl (Tovo), David Johnson- V Chair (Madison) Michael King (Paige), Rogelio Wallace (Adler), Victoria Shope (Kitchen), Ben Brenneman (Alter), Deschaine, David (Pool); Christian Spies(Kelly) AGENDA ADDENDUM CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMUNICATION: GENERAL The first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. f. Review of City of Austin Electrical Permits in the Extra Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) 2. DISCUSSION ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Rick Arzola at Development Services Department, Building Inspections, at (512) 974-2417, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711.

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City of Austin Electric Utility Austin Energy Design Criteria Effective November 15th, 20212022 TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION ......................................................................................... 3 RELEVANT CITY OF AUSTIN BUSINESS OFFICES ............................................ 4 BASIC REQUIREMENTS OF ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION SERVICE ......................... 6 REQUESTING/OBTAINING ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION SERVICE ....................... 14 TYPES OF PERMANENT ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION SERVICE ............................ 25 STREET LIGHTING ................................................................................... 68 TEMPORARY DISTRIBUTION POWER ........................................................... 71 CUSTOMER ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS ................ 74 METERING .............................................................................................. 82 CLEARANCE AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS................................................... 97 DISTRIBUTION NETWORK TRANSFORMER VAULTS ..................................... 112 DISTRIBUTED GENERATION INTERCONNECTION ........................................ 119 SMALL CELL INTERCONNECTION ............................................................. 119 TRANSMISSION AND SUBSTATION REQUIREMENTS ................................... 119 DISTRICT ENERGY AND COOLING ............................................................ 131 APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR AUSTIN ENERGY LAND DEVELOPMENT REVIEW ............................................................................................... 132 GLOSSARY ............................................................................................ 135 APPENDIX AND EXHIBITS ....................................................................... 142 INTRODUCTION The purpose of this Design Criteria Manual (“Design Criteria” or “Manual”) is to provide criteria, guidelines, definitions, and descriptions approved by the City of Austin (COA) City Council for: 1) the design and installation of the Customer’s electric facilities that will be served by the City of Austin Electric Utility Department doing business as Austin Energy, hereinafter referred to as Austin Energy (or AE), and 2) the safety and reliability requirements that must be adhered to when developing in proximity to existing or planned electric facilities maintained by AE (i.e., Austin Energy’s electric system). The information contained in this Design Criteria must be used for the design and installation of electrical services in the AE service area. This Design Criteria does not attempt to cover all the situations that might be encountered, required, or requested concerning the construction/installation of an electric service. Specific design requirements and final approval of any installation must be coordinated directly with the appropriate AE business unit which include: (A) Distribution Design (AE Design); (B) Spots & Conduit; (C) Electric Transmission and Substation; (D) Pole Attachment Services; and (E) AE District Cooling. Any apparent discrepancy, omission, error, or requirement necessitating further explanation or interpretation in this Design Criteria should be referred to AE Design for final explanation or determination of AE requirements. The AE Design Criteria is available online at no cost. Go to the website Austinenergy.com, then go to Contractors – Electric Service Design & Planning – “Download a free copy of the Austin Energy Design Criteria Manual (pdf)”. November 15th , 20212022 Austin Energy Design Criteria Austin Energy - All Rights Reserved 3 RELEVANT CITY OF AUSTIN BUSINESS OFFICES Following is a list of …

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ELECTRIC BOARD SPECIAL CALLED MEETING Wednesday May 25, 2022 @ 10:00 AM- IN PERSON PERMITTING DEVELOPMENT CENTER/ 4TH FLOOR, CONF RM 4001 6310 WILHELMINA DELCO DR AUSTIN, TEXAS Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register, contact rick.arzola@austintexas.gov CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Gabriel Flores-Chair (Garza); Delwin Goss (Renteria); Randy Pomikahl (Tovo), David Johnson- V Chair (Madison) Michael King (Paige), Rogelio Wallace (Adler), Victoria Shope (Kitchen), Ben Brenneman (Alter), Deschaine, David (Pool); Christian Spies(Kelly) AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMUNICATION: GENERAL The first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES- Minutes from Regular Called Meeting from March 16, 2022. 2. DISCUSSION a. Discussion- Austin Energy Criteria Manual b. Discussion- Contractor Program c. Discussion- Residential and Commercial Inspection Update d. Discussion- DSD Permit Process with the Service Center e. Discussion- Update on Plan Review. 3. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Rick Arzola at Development Services Department, Building Inspections, at (512) 974-2417, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711.

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ELECTRIC BOARD Wednesday March 16, 2022 @ 10:00 AM- IN PERSON PERMITTING DEVELOPMENT CENTER/ 4TH FLOOR, CONF RM 4001 6310 WILHELMINA DELCO DR AUSTIN, TEXAS CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Gabriel Flores-Chair (Garza); Delwin Goss (Renteria); Randy Pomikahl (Tovo), David Johnson- V Chair (Madison) Michael King (Paige), Rogelio Wallace (Adler), Victoria Shope (Kitchen), Ben Brenneman (Alter), Deschaine, David (Pool); Christian Spies(Kelly) AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMUNICATION: GENERAL The first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES- Minutes from Regular Called Meeting from February 16, 2022. 2. DISCUSSION a. Discussion- Austin Energy Criteria Manual b. Discussion- Disconnect Locations c. Discussion- Residential and Commercial Inspection Update d. Discussion- DSD Permit Process with the Service Center e. Discussion- Update on Plan Review. 3. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Rick Arzola at Development Services Department, Building Inspections, at (512) 974-2417, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711.

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REGULAR CALLED MEETING Electric Board APPROVED MINUTES The Electric Board convened in a Regular Called Board Meeting on February 16, 2022 at the Permitting Development Center at 10:05 am. Board Members in Attendance: Rogelio Wallace, David Johnson, Michael King, Delwin Goss, Gabe Flores, Victoria Shope and Randy Pomikahl Members Not in Attendance: Ben Brenneman, Christian Spies and David Deshaine Staff in Attendance: Rick Arzola (DSD), Jordan Word (DSD), Eric Zimmerman (DSD), Joshua Davis (DSD), Joey Hernandez (AE) and Joan Wilhite (AE) March 16, 2022 1. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: There was no registration of citizens to speak at this Electrical Board. 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: The minutes from the February 16, 2022 regular called meeting was approved. Vice Chair member Johnson made a motion to approve the minutes as written, Board member King second the motion, and the motion passed 6-0. Board member Shope arrived after the approval minutes was voted on. 3. DISCUSSION A. Austin Energy Criteria Manual- Austin Energy Manager of Field Operations Joan Wilhite addressed the board indicating that they are really no big changes to Criteria Manual but they are trying to clean up some items in the Manual that are causing some confusion by misinterpretations especially on disconnect locations. She also updated that they are creating new process information that will benefit contractors. Other than those small issues, she also provided information that in conjunction with Development Service Department (DSD), AE will be creating a new Contractor Disconnect Program. This program will allow contractors to visit the problem site, disconnect the services, go thru the inspection process and then will be allowed to make the permanent connection before Austin Energy comes back to energize the location. Currently this program is being model by the special inspection program that DSD is operating under and there will be some guidelines to this model once the development of the website is established. Austin Energy will provide training to contractors on this scenario on how this will program will operate. Other changes coming is an online scheduling tool where contractors will be able to schedule outages based on availability on the schedule but still will need to schedule with inspections for approval on the date you are requesting for services. There will a 30 day registration period for contractors to sign up. They will sign up with AE intake services headed by Marvin Pace which will review the registration and signing …

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Feb. 16, 2022

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ELECTRIC BOARD Wednesday February 16, 2022 @ 10:00 AM PERMITTING DEVELOPMENT CENTER 6310 WILHELMINA DELCO DR 1st FLOOR- CONFERENCE ROOM-1203 SOME MEMBERS MAY BE ATTENDING VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Gabriel Flores-Chair (Garza); Delwin Goss (Renteria); Randy Pomikahl (Tovo), David Johnson- V Chair (Madison) Michael King (Paige), Rogelio Wallace (Adler), Victoria Shope (Kitchen), Ben Brenneman (Alter), Deschaine, David (Pool); Christian Spies(Kelly) Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register, please contact 512-974-2417 or email rick.arzola@austintexas.gov. AGENDA CALL TO ORDER GENERAL CITIZEN COMMUNICATION The first 10 speakers who register to speak no later than noon the day before the meeting will be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda.. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES- Minutes from Regular Called Meeting from December 15, 2021 2. DISCUSSION a. Discussion- IBC Changes in relation with the IEC and IECC b. Discussion- Austin Energy Criteria Manual c. Discussion- Disconnect Locations d. Discussion- Residential and Commercial Inspection Update e. Discussion- DSD Permit Process with the Service Center f. Discussion- Update on Plan Review. 3. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Rick Arzola at Development Services Department, Building Inspections, at (512) 974-2417, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711.

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REGULAR CALLED MEETING Electric Board APPROVED MINUTES The Electric Board convened in a Regular Called Board Meeting on February 16, 2022 using WebEx video conference at the Permitting Development Center at 10:25 am. Board Members in Attendance: Christian Spies, Rogelio Wallace, David Johnson, Ben Brenneman, Michael King, Delwin Goss, Gabe Flores, David Deshaine and Randy Pomikahl Members Not in Attendance: Ben Brenneman Staff in Attendance: Rick Arzola (DSD), Jordan Word (DSD), Marty Starrett (DSD), Joshua Davis(DSD), Maria Jaramillo(DSD), Roderick Burns(DSD) and Mitchell Tolbert(DSD) February 16, 2022 1. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: There was no registration of citizens to speak at this Electrical Board. 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: The minutes from the December 15, 2021 regular called meeting was approved. Vice Chair member Johnson made a motion to approve the minutes as written, Board member Pomikahl second the motion, and the motion passed 8-0. Board member Goss phone it after the approval took place. 3. DISCUSSION a. IBC Changes in relation with the IEC and IECC- DSD Plan Review Manager Mitchell Tolbert mentions that current edition to the IBC does have some verbiage of generators and backup systems that does not have any effective changes to the electrical code but indicates the 2024 edition will a lot that specifically focuses on EV chargers with minimum requirement of parking stations. Additional upcoming changes are on the horizon but plan review will take a closer look at those in 2023 and how they coincide with NEC. b. Austin Energy Criteria Manual- Marty Starrett provided information that Austin Energy quarterly meeting was set for Wednesday Feb 17. No further update was provided. c. Disconnect Locations- Staff Marty Starrett mentioned he had requested staff from Austin Energy to speak in today’s Electrical Board but no one from A.E replied. In an unrelated topic, staff Tolbert mentioned that AE was working on creating a “pre- review” group that will assist in coordinating issues related to disconnect means being required outside of NEC requirements. As of now that pre-review group is still in the forming stages and DSD hopes to know a little more about it and what will it entails in the coming days. d. Residential and Commercial Inspection Update- On the commercial side, Marty informed that two inspectors have left the inspection team and has posted two replacements position to re-fill. Expectancy to refill those positons is by the end of the week. On the residential side, …

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ELECTRIC BOARD Wednesday December 15, 2021 @ 10:00 AM PERMITTING DEVELOPMENT CENTER 6310 WILHELMINA DELCO DR 4TH FLOOR- CONFERENCE ROOM-4001 CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Gabriel Flores-Chair (Garza); Delwin Goss (Renteria); Randy Pomikahl (Tovo), David Johnson- V Chair (Madison) Michael King (Paige), Rogelio Wallace (Adler), Nicole Stasek (Kitchen), Ben Brenneman (Alter), Deschaine, David (Pool); Christian Spies(Kelly) AGENDA CALL TO ORDER Speakers will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns. GENERAL CITIZEN COMMUNICATION 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES- Minutes from Regular Called Meeting September 15, 2. DISCUSSION AND ACTION- 2022 Board Schedule 2021 3. DISCUSSION a. Discussion- IBC Code Changes in reference to Electrical b. Discussion- Criteria Manual c. Discussion- Meter disconnect location within site language d. Discussion- Inspection Update on 2020 Code e. Discussion- DSD Permit Program f. Discussion- Solar systems for Apartment update g. Discussion- Qualification of Combination Inspector 4. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Rick Arzola at Development Services Department, Building Inspections, at (512) 974-2417, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711.

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2022 Meeting Schedule for Electric Board The board shall meet monthly at 10:00 am or when the board is legally required to meet to comply with a legal deadline. MEETING DATES CANCELLED DATES Notes (The 3rd Wednesday) January 19, 2022 February 16, 2022 March 16, 2022 April 20, 2022 May 18, 2022 June 15, 2022 July 20, 2022 August 17, 2022 September 21, 2022 October 19, 2022 November 16, 2022 December 14, 2022 Election of Officers Annual Report Due Annual Meeting schedule Due Remember to note change in regular meeting date if it conflicts with a holiday.

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ELECTRIC BOARD Wednesday November 17, 2021 @ 10:00 AM PLANNING DEVELOPMENT CENTER 4TH FLOOR- CONFERENCE ROOM-4001 CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Gabriel Flores-Chair (Garza); Delwin Goss (Renteria); Randy Pomikahl (Tovo), David Johnson- V Chair (Madison) Michael King (Paige), Rogelio Wallace (Adler), Nicole Stasek (Kitchen), Ben Brenneman (Alter), Adamson, David (Pool) AGENDA CALL TO ORDER Speakers will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns. GENERAL CITIZEN COMMUNICATION 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES- Minutes from Regular Called Meeting August 18, 2021 2. DISCUSSION AND ACTION- 2022 Board Schedule 3. DISCUSSION a. Discussion- IBC Code Changes in reference to Electrical b. Discussion- Criteria Manual c. Discussion- Meter disconnect location within site language d. Discussion- Inspection Update on 2020 Code e. Discussion- DSD Permit Program f. Discussion- Solar systems for Apartment update g. Discussion- Qualification of Combination Inspector 4. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Rick Arzola at Development Services Department, Building Inspections, at (512) 974-2417, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711.

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ELECTRIC BOARD Wednesday October 20, 2021 @ 10:00 AM PLANNING DEVELOPMENT CENTER 4TH FLOOR- CONFERENCE ROOM-4001 CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Gabriel Flores-Chair (Garza); Delwin Goss (Renteria); Randy Pomikahl (Tovo), David Johnson- V Chair (Madison) Michael King (Paige), Rogelio Wallace (Adler), Nicole Stasek (Kitchen), Ben Brenneman (Alter), Adamson, David (Pool) AGENDA CALL TO ORDER Speakers will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns. GENERAL CITIZEN COMMUNICATION 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES- Minutes from Regular Called Meeting August 18, 2021 2. DISCUSSION AND ACTION- 2022 Board Schedule 3. DISCUSSION a. Discussion- IBC Code Changes in reference to Electrical b. Discussion- Criteria Manual c. Discussion- Meter disconnect location within site language d. Discussion- Inspection Update on 2020 Code e. Discussion- DSD Permit Program f. Discussion- Solar systems for Apartment update g. Discussion- Qualification of Combination Inspector 4. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Rick Arzola at Development Services Department, Building Inspections, at (512) 974-2417, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711.

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ELECTRIC BOARD Wednesday September 15, 2021 @ 10:00 AM PLANNING DEVELOPMENT CENTER 4TH FLOOR- CONFERENCE ROOM-4001 CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: AGENDA CALL TO ORDER Gabriel Flores-Chair (Garza); Delwin Goss-V.Chair (Renteria); Randy Pomikahl (Tovo), David Johnson (Madison) Michael King (Paige), Rogelio Wallace (Adler), Nicole Stasek (Kitchen), Ben Brenneman (Alter), Adamson, David (Pool) Speakers will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns. GENERAL CITIZEN COMMUNICATION 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES- Minutes from Regular Called Meeting August 18, 2021 2 DISCUSSION a. Discussion- Criteria Manual Update b. Discussion- Update on Tentative Interim Agreement c. Discussion- Legislation Update d. Discussion- Inspection update on 2020 Code e. Discussion- DSD Permit Program f. Discussion- Solar systems zoning for Apartments g. Discussion- IBC Code Changes affecting Electrical h. Discussion- Covid update 3 FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Rick Arzola at Development Services Department, Building Inspections, at (512) 974-2417, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711.

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Electric Board APPROVED MINUTES The Electric Board convened in a Regular Called Board Meeting on September 15, 2021 at the Planning Development Center at 10:10 am. Board Members in Attendance: Gabe Flores, Rogelio Wallace, David Johnson, Ben Brenneman, Michael King and Randy Pomikahl Members Not in Attendance: Nicole Stasek and David Adamson; Delwin Goss Staff in Attendance: Rick Arzola (DSD), Mitchell Tolbert (DSD), Marty Starrett (DSD) REGULAR CALLED MEETING September 15, 2021 1. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: There was no registration of citizens to speak at this Electrical Board. 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: The minutes from the August 18, 2021 regular called meeting was approved. Board member Pomikahl made a motion to approve the minutes as written, Board member King second the motion, and the motion passed 6-0. 2 DISCUSSION a. Austin Criteria Manual Update- No update. Next scheduled meeting with Austin Energy is in October. Staff did make aware to Austin Energy to invite the Electrical Board to this meeting. b. Tentative Interim Agreement- Vice. Chair Johnson updates the board that the Standard Council has approved the TIA and will incorporate itself into the NEC and become effective Sept 15, 2021. TDLR will possibly review this in or around 90 days and could quite possibly mirror the NEC has come up with as there is compatibility issues that would need to be resolved. c. Legislature Update- No updates as of now. Perhaps in October. d. Inspection Update on 2020 Code – DSD Commercial Electrical Supervisor Starrett has indicated no issues on the commercial side that has surfaced as well as residential. Questions and conversations did follow on the number of receptacles outlets are required or needed on kitchen islands. Discussion is still ongoing with residential DSD staff. e. DSD Permit Program-.Staff Mitchell Tolbert updated that there has been some minor edits in the program and that many permits that are being submitted online are being sent over to the inspection admin staff for issuance. Inspection staff will review the submittal and send them back for issuance with the service center. And those needing reviewed are being sent to plan review. Permit staff has had a few vacancies and have begun to fill those positions. There are still more positions to fill but staff are trying to get training to those who have come aboard and catch them up to speed before filling rest of those positions. f. Solar Systems for Apartments …

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Electrical Board August 18, 2021 @10:00 AM Electrical Board to be held August 18, 2021 at 10:00 am with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (Tuesday August 17, 2021 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the August 18, Electrical Board Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at Rick Arzola at 512-974-2417 no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to rick.arzola@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If this meeting is broadcast live, residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch- atxn-live Tabla eléctrica 18 de agosto de 2021 a las 10:00 a.m. El tablero eléctrico se llevará a cabo el 18 de agosto de 2021 a las 10:00 a.m. con modificaciones de distanciamiento social Se permitirán comentarios públicos por teléfono; no se permitirá ninguna entrada en persona. Todos los ponentes deben registrarse con anticipación (martes 17de agosto de 2021 antes del mediodía). Todos los comentarios públicos se producirán al comienzo de la reunión. Para hablar de forma remota en la reunión de la Junta Eléctrica del 18 de agosto los residentes deben: • Llame o envíe un correo electrónico al enlace de la junta en Rick Arzola al 512-974-2417 a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). La información requerida es el nombre del orador, los números de artículo sobre los que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutrales, y un número de teléfono o dirección de correo electrónico. Una vez que se haya llamado …

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