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:

  • Mike Blumemberg 
  • Blandon Granger
  • Gretchen Hildebrand 
  • James McHan
  • John Speight
  • John Vertido (Chair)
  • James Viele

Richard Plecker
Environmental Utilities Director
or Michelle Bertolino
Electric Utility Director

Karen Sainsbury
(916) 774-5770

or Robin Stoddard
(916) 774-5636