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About the PUC

The Commission’s mission is to create and maintain a regulatory environment that ensures safe, adequate and efficient utility services at fair, reasonable rates consistent with State telecommunications and energy policies.

One of the key functions of the Commission in performing this mission is to balance the private and public interests affected in each docket, and to make decisions that appropriately balance these interests in a manner "consistent with the public interest."

Commission Members

The Commission consists of five commissioners appointed by the governor to six-year staggered terms.

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Katie Sieben, Chair

Commissioner (Dem)
(651) 201-2250
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Valerie Means

Commissioner (Dem)
(651) 201-2240
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John Tuma

Commissioner (Rep)
(651) 201-2220

Contact & Directions

Minnesota Public Utilities Commission

121 7th Place E
Suite 350
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55101
Local: 651.296.0406 | Toll Free: 1.800.657.3782


Members of the media looking for commentary or an official statement should contact:
Will Seuffert, 651-201-2217

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Office Reopening Information

Ensuring the health and safety of the public is important for the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. The Commission will continue to offer virtual participation options for all public meetings. To access the meeting webcast, view agendas, and learn about accessing a meeting in-person, click here.

Regular agenda meetings are now conducted in a hybrid format, providing for virtual and in-person participation. Meeting participants will continue to have the opportunity to join remotely using the WebEx platform, and will also have the option to participate in the meeting from the Commission’s Large Hearing Room in the Metro Square Building. The Metro Square building is owned by Ramsey County and the County has established a mask mandate for all employees and visitors in Ramsey County buildings and workspaces. 

To attend a meeting or appointment in person, the public can access the Metro Square building through the skyway entrance located above Robert Street. Visitors may enter the skyway by parking on the Robert Street Ramp, 95 7th St E. Please remember to wear a mask as Ramsey County has established a mask mandate for all employees and visitors in Ramsey County buildings and workspaces.

It is up to all of us to protect ourselves and others by following the most up to date recommendations to slow the spread of COVID-19. Visit for the most recent information and guidance. MDH Protect Yourself & Others: COVID-19 - Minnesota Dept. of Health

If you feel unwell, please participate virtually.

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