Board of Commissioners

Steve Greenman
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Jay Lutz
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Thomas Baudler
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  Jeanne Sheehan  
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Kristin Johnson
2023 President
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Austin Utilities Leadership Team

Mark Nibaur
General Manager
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Alex Bumgardner
Utility Operations Director
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Dan Ulland
Employee Relations Director
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Marc Oleson
IT Director
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4:00 pm on Tuesday, April 21st, 2023  the AU Board of Commissioners will hold the March meeting in the Austin Utilities Board Room, 1908 14th St NE  followed by a closed session pursuant to Minn. Stat. 13D.05 Subd. 3(b) to receive attorney-client privileged information.


Regular Board Meetings are normally held the third Tuesday of each month at 4:00 pm. 


2023 Board Meeting Minutes

  • December 2023
  • November 2023
  • October 2023
  • September 2023
  • August 2023
  • July 2023
  • June 2023
  • May 2023
  • April 2023
  • March 2023
  • February 2023
  • January 2023

Base Salaries of the Three Highest paid Employee

Minnesota state law – Chapter 156 of the Session Laws of 2005 Requires that “a city or county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highest-paid employees.”

For Austin Utilities, titles and annual salaries as of March 14, 2023 are:

General Manager - $180,357 (base salary only, not including any bonus or premium pay)

Director, Utility Operations - $167,918

Director, Electric Operations - $167,918