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MSCA Meeting Agenda - June 2023

Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority

Meeting Agenda
June 5, 2023
10 a.m.

Little Bear East Arena & Community Center
275 Marquette St.
St Ignace, MI 49781

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  1. Welcome/Call to order
  2. Approval of agenda
  3. Approval of the March 3, 2023, meeting minutes 
  4. Old Business
    1. MSCA Responsibilities and Oversight – Raymond O. Howd
    2. Third-Party Utilities: Peninsula Fiber Network – Raymond O. Howd
  5. New Business
    1. Overview of the fiber optic industry
      1. Eric Frederick, Chief Connectivity Officer, Michigan High-Speed Internet Office, Dept of Labor & Economic Opportunity
    2. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) NEPA status update – Ryan Mitchell
    3. Status of MPSC contested case proceedings – Raymond O. Howd
    4. Project lifecycle risks and mitigations – Mike Mooney, Ryan Mitchell, Enbridge Energy
    5. Construction contractor selection process update – Enbridge Energy
    6. Independent Quality Assurance Contractor procurement - Ryan Mitchell
    7. Commercial and Transaction Risk Advisor procurement - Ryan Mitchell
  6. Public Comments
    1. The public is encouraged to address Authority members at this time. Each member of the public is limited to three (3) minutes.Written public comment to the MSCA may be submitted via the MSCA Public Comment Form.
  7. Adjournment