Notice of Special Meeting ~ New ~

There will be a special meeting of the Board of Commissioners of Public Utility District No. 1 of Okanogan County (PUD) commencing at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, February 8, 2016 at the PUD headquarters located at 1331 2nd Avenue North in Okanogan.  The special meeting is being held for the purpose of conducting an executive session pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(c) to consider the minimum price at which real estate will be offered for sale or lease when public knowledge regarding such consideration would cause a likelihood of decreased price. The regular business meeting of the Board of Commissioners will be held on Monday, February 8, 2016 beginning at 3:00 p.m. in the PUD Auditorium.   


Consumer Alert: Utility Scams through Customer Personal Computers

Please be on alert for a new personal computer scam targeting PUD customers in Okanogan County. Threats come from a computer pop-up message stating ‘Congrats! You are today’s lucky Public Utility District No. 1 of Okanogan County Visitor’. Additionally, this notice asks you to fill out a brief survey to qualify for a reward as a thank you. Please be advised that these messages are considered a ‘phishing scam’ with the intent of defrauding an online user of their personal information and is not from the Okanogan County PUD. 

Okanogan PUD Commissioners Elect Vejraska for Leadership Position

During the January 11, 2016 regular Board of Commissioners meeting, Scott Vejraska, Commissioner from District #1, was chosen to serve as Okanogan PUD Board of Commission President for the 2016 year. Steve Houston, District #2 Commissioner, will act as Vice-President and Ernie Bolz, District #3 Commissioner, will be Secretary. 


ARRA Project Completion

In January 2011, the Public Utility District No. 1 of Okanogan County was awarded funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to deploy a Middle Mile and Last Mile broadband communication system throughout the county. In 2015, the Okanogan PUD completed this project.


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