Public Utilities Commission


The seven-member commission studies and advises the City Council on cable television franchises and all utility issues related to city-owned utilities (electric, water, sewer, and solid waste). Issues include planning, rates, public information, complaints about rates or operations, and activities of utility joint powers agencies.

The Public Utilities Commission meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at 311 Vernon Street.

Current Commissioners Are:
  • Blandon Granger (Chair)
  • Gretchen Hildebrand
  • James McHan
  • Kerry Schmitz
  • John Speight (Vice Chair)
  • John Vertido
  • James Viele

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Liaisons
Richard Plecker
Environmental Utilities Director
-or- Michelle Bertolino
Electric Utility Director

Secretaries
Karen Sainsbury
(916) 774-5770
-or- Cheryl Hammond
(916) 774-5636