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March 15th 2019
Okanogan County PUD commissioners approved an increase to customer base charges in order to fund critical projects for the area’s power grid. The increase will bring in about $700,000 to fund the debt services on a $10 million bond to fund capital projects. Two of the major projects highlighted were the transmission line from Okanogan to Brewster, which is 66 years old and needs upgrades to carry more low-cost power from Wells Dam. The second was a rebuild of the Tonasket substation and… more
March 8th 2019
One or more of the Board of Commissioners of Public Utility District No. 1 of Okanogan County will be attending the March 13-15, 2019 meetings of the Washington Public Utility Districts Association. The meetings are located at 212 Union Avenue Southeast, Suite 201, Olympia, Washington.
There will be a special meeting of the Board of Commissioners of Public Utility District No. 1 of Okanogan County on Monday, March 11, 2019, commencing at 1:00 p.m. in the District’s Board Room located at 1331 Second Avenue North in Okanogan, Washington. The special meeting is being held to conduct an executive session to discuss with legal counsel representing the District legal risks of the current or proposed action, under RCW 42.30.110(1)(i). The executive session is expected to last two… more