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March 25th 2020

Staff activities change for "Stay Home, Stay Healthy"

  To further protect our staff and customers and comply with the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order for the state, Okanogan County PUD staff will change some of their work activities for the next two weeks, effective March 26. As a provider of electricity and broadband services, the PUD is considered an essential business, but must still comply with social distancing and other directives. Although offices remain closed to the public, the district will still have customer service representatives… more

March 24th 2020

Rate increase, disconnects suspended

  The Okanogan County PUD board has suspended the May 1 rate increase and authorized staff to suspend disconnections due to non-payment, as well as work with customers to waive late fees and make payment arrangements. The board met via teleconference March 23, with a phone-in option for the public as well. The district declared a state of emergency in Resolution 1712 due to the COVID-19 virus, authorizing General Manager Steve Taylor to make decisions that provide for the safety of employees… more

March 23rd 2020

Special Meeting Notice

There will be a special meeting of the Board of Commissioners of Public Utility District No. 1 of Okanogan County on Monday, March 23, 2020, commencing at 6:00 p.m. in the District’s Board Room located at 1331 Second Avenue North in Okanogan, Washington. The special meeting is for discussion on: • COPA (Cost of Power Adjustment) Policy
• COVID-19 Impacts
• Proposed May 1, 2020 rate adjustment
• Possible Declaration of Emergency The following number is for remote participation… more