Public Utilities Commission

Regular Meetings

  • When: 9:00 am.  Last Tuesday of every month
  • Where:  Public Utilities Business Office Conference Room


  • Tad Johnson - term expires 12/31/2023
  • Michael Angland - term expires 12/31/2022
  • Patrick Wussow - term expires 12/31/2026
  • Mark O'Day - term expires 12/31/2025
  • Dolly Matten - term expires 12/31/2024
  • Council Member Gabe Johnson (Council Liaison) - term expires 12/31/2022


Recommended by Mayor, Approved by Council


The Public Utilities Commission controls, operates and manages public utilities which are now or may hereafter be owned and operated within the City.

Committee Membership

The Commission is comprised of five members plus a Council liaison.

Qualifications to Serve

  • Be a resident of the City of Brainerd or have an ownership interest in a business or other property within the City of Brainerd.
  • Interested in the operations of the City Public Utilities Department.

Length of Term

5 years


  • Commission President receives $200 per month.
  • Other members receive $175 per month.
  • Health and life insurance benefits are provided.

More Information

View the Brainerd Public Utilities Website.