DATE: Wednesday, December 14, 2022

LOCATION: 261 Whites Path, Unit 4, South Yarmouth

TIME: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Note:  The meeting will be held as a hybrid meeting (in-person and through remote participation) pursuant to Massachusetts Governor Charles D. Baker’s Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law on March 12, 2020.  Members of the Public can join in by audio and follow along with Meeting Materials, see the information below.  Written public comments should be submitted to Maggie Downey, Compact Administrator, at by 2:00 PM on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, and should follow the public comment protocol below.  Written public comments received after the December 13th deadline will be distributed prior to the Compact’s next Board meeting.

Telephone dial-in: +1 (646) 558-8656

Meeting ID: 883-2637-3828

Further instructions are attached to this agenda.

Posted 12/7/22 at 2:45pm


  1. Public Comment
  2. Approval of November 9, 2022, Compact Board Open Session Minutes
  3. Chairman’s Report, Martin Culik
    1. Introduce new Eastham Board Member, Tom McNellis and Board Member Alternate, Gary Senecal
    2. Introduce new Orleans Alternate Board Member, David Jacobson
  4. Power Supply Update, Mariel Marchand
  5. Discussion and Potential Vote on Proposed 2023 Operating Budget, Maggie Downey
  6. Discuss and Potential Vote on a 3% cost of living adjustment (COLA) for Compact employees for Calendar Year 2023
  7. Administrator’s Report
    1. Open Nominations for 2022 Cape Light Compact Executive Committee
    2. Update on Compact IT Policies
  8. Board Member Update (Reserved for Updates on Member Activities the Chair Did Not Reasonably Anticipate Would be Discussed – No Voting)
  9. Open Session Vote on Entry into Executive Session: Open Session Vote on Entry into Executive Session: pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A §§21(a)(3) and (a)(10) to consider strategy and potential vote on pending or imminent regulatory litigation, Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities D.P.U. 14-69 B (Order on Appeal of Hearing Officer Ruling on Customer Enrollment), not to return to open session thereafter.


Chairman’s Public Comment Protocols

for the December 14, 2022, Compact Governing Board Meeting

The Chair, pursuant to his authority under G.L. c. 30A, §20, and consistent with Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, §20, announces the following protocols to assist the public in effective participation in the December 14, 2022 Compact Board meeting, where all Board Members, staff and members of the Public shall be participating remotely:

  1. Members of the public are welcome to address the Compact Board during the public comment section of the meeting or in writing.
  2. Members of the public addressing the Compact Board at the meeting must state their name, and if appropriate the name of the organization the person is representing. Oral comments must be limited to three minutes.
  3. Members of the public may also submit written comments. Written comments shall be submitted in writing to the Compact Administrator, Maggie Downey, at by 2:00 PM on Tuesday, December 13, 2022.  Written comments must include a person’s name and, if appropriate, the name of the organization the person is representing.  Public comments received after the December 13th deadline will be distributed prior to the Compact’s next Board meeting.
  4. Public comment, both verbal and written, must be respectful, courteous, and presented in a dignified manner. All remarks must also be free of personal
  5. All public comments consistent with these protocols shall be included in the Compact’s Board meeting packet.
  6. Board members and staff cannot respond to public comments for topics not on the current agenda during the Board meeting.  The Cape Light Compact Board may respond to comments either by putting them on the agenda of a subsequent meeting or by requesting the administrator or staff to respond to the comment .
  7. Copies of the Board meeting packet shall be made available to members of the public on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at the Cape Light Compact JPE’s web site at Documents exempt from disclosure pursuant to the Public Records Law or protected by the attorney-client privilege shall not be  included.