Energy City Commission

The Energy City Commission promotes the City of Elk River as a hub of energy technology, energy manufacturing, energy demonstrations, recycling, use of green products, and the adoption of sustainable living practices. For more detailed information, see Chapter 2, Article V, "Boards and Commissions" of the Elk River City Code.

The Energy City Commission consists of up to eleven members appointed by the City Council. Terms are three years beginning on the first day of March; however, members shall hold office until their successors have been appointed. Members shall consist of one representative of the following: City Council/Economic Development Authority, Elk River Municipal Utilities, and Elk River Chamber of Commerce. Members shall also consist of one representative designated by a school located in Elk River, and up to seven representatives from energy-related businesses, which can include consultants, manufacturers, technology, environmental, energy producers, and/or energy providers. Members shall also consist of commercial or residential customers (representatives must receive at least one city service- water, sewer, trash collection, or electric delivery); or non- profit organizations (this can include schools, youth organizations or businesses as determined by the city council). Each Commission member is also involved with at least one subcommittee: Visionary, Energy Design, Sustainable Living, Demonstration.

The Commission meets quarterly on the third Wednesday of February, May, August, and November at 8:00 a.m. at Elk River City Hall.

Agenda and meeting materials

Energy City Commission Members

Aaron Brixius
Residential Customer Rep
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Term Expires: 02/28/23
Trish Curtis
Energy-Related Business Rep
Phone: 612-469-6291
Term Expires: 02/29/24
Becky Herbert
School Representative
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Term Expires: 02/28/23
Vern Iverson
Residential Customer Rep
Email
Term Expires: 02/28/23
Michael Kavanaugh
Chamber Rep
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Term Expires: 02/29/24
Travis Leigh
Residential Customer Rep
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Term Expires: 2/29/24
Casey Mahon
Residential Customer Rep
763-241-3970
Term Expires: 2/29/24
Alec Plaisted
Energy-Related Business Rep.
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Term Expires: 02/28/22
Tom Sagstetter 
Elk River Municipal Utilities Rep
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Term Expires: 02/28/22
Timothy Steinbeck
Energy-Related Business Rep
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Term Expires: 02/28/22
Jennifer Wagner
Council Representative
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Term Expires: 02/28/23