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February 26th 2021

PUD bill increase funds projects

  As Okanogan County PUD continues its plan for critical infrastructure upgrades, the board has approved a 3.25% overall revenue increase effective April 1. The PUD had originally planned a 2% increase in 2020, but due to COVID-19 issues, canceled that increase. Since then, the PUD has suffered damage from both the Palmer and Cold Springs Wildfire, and has borrowed $40 million to cover several critical infrastructure projects and refinance debt. Current projects include replacing the fire-… more

February 24th 2021

North County Outage March 18-19

There will be a 6-hour power outage in the described areas in the early morning of March 19, 2021. It will begin at 11:55 p.m. March 18, 2021, and last until approximately 6 a.m. March 19, 2021. The outage will affect all Okanogan County PUD customers in the following area(s): • North of the Town of Tonasket to the Canadian Border
• Including but not limited to the towns and area of:
Oroville, Ellisforde, Loomis, Havillah, Chesaw, and Molson. For all residents using medical… more

February 16th 2021

Special Board Meeting - Workshop

The Board of Commissioners of Public Utility District No. 1 of Okanogan County will be holding a virtual workshop Monday, February 22, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. FCS Group will be presenting the EMP presentation regarding rate structures. RATEPAYERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ZOOM OR CALL IN: Teleconference or Zoom Availability Only
Phone: 1-346-248-7799 Meeting ID: 922 7822 8992 Join by Zoom https://zoom.us/j/92278228992
Meeting ID: 922 7822 8992 Due to the Governor suspending In-Person… more