State law prescribes the various forms 'Public Power' utilities can take, and federal and state law govern on a variety of issues. It is important that local policymakers understand this broad framework, where they fit into it, and the areas where they set policy.
The information contained in this section of the website can help paint this picture. As always, MMUA staff is able to provide insight on a wide variety of topics, and may be able to point out potential pitfalls that may attend a policy under consideration.
The Capitol Letter blog is written by our government relations staff and focuses on the latest legislative information of interest to municipal utilities. To access the blog, go to the 'News' section. Member log-in is required.
Tom Bovitz Memorial Scholarship
The MMUA Tom Bovitz Memorial Scholarship provides funding for post-secondary education. Winners must be customers, or dependents of customers, of MMUA-member electric or gas utilities. The essay contest takes place in the spring of the year.
The Power of Community
Video highlights the benefits of Public Power in Minnesota