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Guidelines for employees in high risk for COVID-19 complications

As we have been developing plans for returning to work under the Moderate Incident Criticality Level, our Incident Management Team has installed new return-to-work guidelines for employees who may be in the high risk category for severe complications from COVID-19. The new high risk guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control are for those who:...
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District Travel Guidelines

District travel already planned outside Grant PUD's service area and project lands must be approved by a Senior Executive (CXO) until further notice. Any new travel plans must also receive senior executive approval. Employees are also asked to make prudent travel decisions on their personal time.Returning from another country? Follow these CDC reco...
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Grant PUD to move from Severe to Moderate COVID-19 response on May 26

Hello team, The Incident Management Team has been tracking the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Grant PUD since early March, based in part on state and local data that show how fast the virus is spreading. The ongoing analysis has informed the decisions made to date for having everyone either work from home, go on admin leave, or stay as safe as ...
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Districtwide Service Desk Support Team

Starting immediately, the Service Desk is rolling out some cool new services meant to provide quicker and easier access to the Support and Services you need to perform your work. What are the benefits to you: Districtwide Service Desk Support Team – fast, easy access to Service Desk help and support. Access to up to date information at a glance. Ne...
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Identity Theft Protection

With the increase in fraudulent unemployment claims, I want to remind you about FREE identity theft protection resources available to your employees and dependents: Experian FREE credit report monitoring, plus ID theft and fraud resolution services (offered through Premera) Symetra Identity Theft Protection Symetra Beneficiary Companion Program, in...
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#WeAreGrantCounty

​During this pandemic, all of us at Grant PUD are here for you! Our dedicated team of employees continue to generate and deliver power and maintain our high-speed fiber-optic network for our customers and the communities we serve.We also know we are not alone. There are many people working hard and keeping our county moving. We appreciate all that ...
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Grant PUD to open boat launches and certain recreation amenities at noon on May 8

Grant PUD is pleased to announce that our boat launches and most recreation areas will open at noon, May 8. The following restrictions apply for the safety of our visitors and employees: At Crescent Bar: Only the boat launches and boat-launch parking lots will open. The rest of the amenities in this recreation area have potential to attract large g...
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Grant PUD Song

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CARES Act

Good afternoon,The CARES Act (federal stimulus package passed last month) allows employees affected by the COVID-19 pandemic more flexibility with their 457 and 401(a) retirement accounts at Grant PUD. The changes are only available to employees who meet certain criteria. You will need to self-certify with ICMA-RC that you meet the applicable crite...
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COVID-19 Incident Management Team Objectives

 Updated May 26, 2020Grant PUD COVID-19 Incident Management Team ObjectivesCriticality Level: Leve​​l 3 ModerateIncident Level Objectives1. Ensure public and employee safety, with goal of zero safety incidents.2. Ensure minimal potential for employee exposure to COVID-19.3. Operate the power plants with all units available for generation excep...
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Employee Health Screening Rules

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health districts are recommending employers screen individuals entering their facilities for COVID-19 symptoms to prevent the spread of the virus. As a result, our Incident Management Team has developed a policy covering employee and contractor health screening. The latest version of the ...
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Employee Association survey

Tell us what inspires you The Employee Association will inspire a sense of connection, belonging and purpose in our jobs as well as our community.We are looking for YOUR input as we build the Grant PUD Employees Association – for you, by you! Our mission: "With compassion and kindness, we will promote and empower employees to express themselve...
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Why Grant PUD has a Project Management Office

In February, 30 members of the Project Management Office (PMO) got together for our biannual meeting to share information about projects in flight, restate our commitment to Grant PUD's values, share goals for 2020, and to bring everyone up to speed about why the PMO was created in the first place.As I listened to team members present these topics,...
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March fiber hook-ups break record

Hey everyone! Ryan and myself want to let you guys know about the awesome work that our fiber installers, fiber buildout crews and our participating Internet Service Providers are doing to get fiber to as many Grant PUD customers as possible during this COVID-19 Pandemic. In the month of March, Grant PUD hooked fiber up for a record 414 customers! ...
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Employee and Contractor Health Screening Update

Supervisors - Our Incident Management Team has developed a new COVID-19 policy related to employee and contractor health screening. The CDC and local health districts are recommending employers screen individuals entering their facilities for COVID-19 symptoms in an effort to prevent the spread of the virus. The policy is another administrative con...
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COVID-19 PPE Exemptions

PPE exemptions for GCPUD employees during meals and breaksBasis for Request:This exemption is needed for a clear communication to employees and affected contractors to ensure a safe setting is provided to employees during breaks and meals. The exemption provides guidance and responsibilities of workers to ensure a safe environment during these time...
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Cost-Coding Attributes for COVID-19 Response related work:

The following cost-codes have been developed specifically for work impacted by the District's response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Expenditure Coding TIME CODE Use previously established/ standard Time Codes,for any work performed; including regular, modified, and/or COVID-19 Response related work – e.g., Regular – 11; Regular – 1; etc.For ...
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PCard Packets and SOE's

Expenditure Coding: Any expense directly related to COVID-19 Response should be coded using INITIATIVE Code IN126 COVID-19 Response. This includes contracts, purchase orders, directs, warehouse items, employee statement of expense, and p-card purchases.P-card ReconciliationPlease enter COVID-19 in the comment section and use INITIATIVE Code IN...
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Magicians and miracle workers

Procurement, Warehouse and Facilities have had a busy few weeksLadies and gentlemen of Grant PUD, prepare to be astounded! From the enchanted sagelands of the great river's basin, we bring to you, without further ado, the infamous, the one-and-only, the incomparable… (drum roll, please)… "The Great Procurio.""Ahhh, you are too kind, my children. Ze...
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Revised PPE Policy Face Coverings

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is now recommending wearing cloth face coverings to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. Those recommendations can be found here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/cloth-face-cover.htmlIn response to...
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