Board of Commissioners

Steve Greenman
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Jay Lutz
2024 President
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Thomas Baudler (retired Nov 2023)
(not pictured Tyler Hulsebus, appointed Dec. 2023)
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  Jeanne Sheehan
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Kristin Johnson
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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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Kory Robinson
Finance & Customer Care Director
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4:00 pm on Tuesday, February 20th, 2024  the AU Board of Commissioners will meet at 1908 14th St NE for a regular monthly Board meeting.


7:00 am on Wednesday, February 21st, 2024  the AU Board of Commissioners will meet at 1908 14th St NE for a Work Session on AU's Power Supply Plan.

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


2024 Board Meeting Minutes

  • December 2024
  • November 2024
  • October 2024
  • September 2024
  • August 2024
  • July 2024
  • June 2024
  • May 2024
  • April 2024
  • March 2024
  • February 2024
  • January 2024

Base Salaries of the Three Highest paid Employees

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 Feb. 5th, 2024 are:

General Manager - $190,680.01 (base salary only, not including any bonus or premium pay)

Utility Operations Director - $172,952.39

Finance Manager - $164,716.56