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Focus on Innovation

 Since innovation plays such an important part in Grant PUD's mission and values, we wanted to give you a peek into just a few projects our team has been working on.
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Introducing myHR

Overview  IMAGINE the hours saved if you could get all your pay history, pay statement details, benefits details, and salary history plus have the ability to change your direct deposit settings, input salary increments for your staff, get staff reports, and more—instantly in seconds, with no paperwork—right from any web browser, even mobile. W...
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myHR is live!

Tips: PL and Timesheet Approvals For holiday pay, 8 hours of Holiday will be applied automatically. It does not show as a line item, but it does show at the top of the timesheet (image below). If a worker typically works rolling 9's or 10's, an additional line of PL may be needed to account for the Employee's shift (please refer to CBA for bar...
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Test Example

Tips: PL and Timesheet Approvals For holiday pay, 8 hours of Holiday will be applied automatically. It does not show as a line item, but it does show at the top of the timesheet (image below). If a worker typically works rolling 9's or 10's, an additional line of PL may be needed to account for the Employee's shift (please refer to CBA for bar...
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Grant PUD to hold public budget hearings

Commissioners invite all customers to attend, ask questions and provide comment. Grant PUD Commissioners will hold three budget hearings before adopting the utility's 2020 budget later this year. The hearings provide customers with the opportunity to learn how Grant PUD proposes allocating and spending its money next year. The three hearings are al...
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Commission recap 9/24/2019: 2020 budget outlook: Lower debt with minimal effect on rates

Commissioners got their first look Tuesday at a proposed $291 million budget for 2020 with staff recommendations to reduce debt by using surplus cash savings and limit an electric-rate-revenue increase to customers to one-tenth percent. Budget hearings for public comment are scheduled Oct. 8 in Ephrata and Moses Lake and Oct. 10 in Quincy (see sche...
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2019 Washington PUD Association Scholarship

Children and dependents of Grant PUD employees are eligible to apply for the new $1,000 Washington PUD Educational Scholarship, as well as $250 to go towards educational expenses from the Grant PUD Employee Association.To be eligible to apply, students or legal dependents of Grant PUD employees must be:·     ...
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Employee Appreciation Day -- A look back

​"We just really want to take the opportunity today to say, "Thanks," and give you the opportunity to have a lot of fun. I look forward to doing this with you well into the future. Thanks for all you do. We've got a great team here. It's really a privilege to work with all of you as we go forward. I can't say how much I thank you all for what you d...
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Commission recap 09/10/2019, 2020 Budget to draw on better data, cost forecast

New processes that allow Grant PUD to more accurately track its costs, together with improvements to forecasting methods, are expected to produce more accurate budgets and ease the rate burden on customers, commissioners learned Tuesday. Commissioners will get their first look at a detailed 2020 budget forecast at their Sept. 24 commission meeting,...
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Employee Appreciation Days lay 'o the land

Parking is limited. Please carpool, if possible. This map should help you get oriented.    Download PDF File Here
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Where to park during EHQ repaving?

This map shows alternative parking options while the EHQ lots are under construction. Please respect the "no parking" areas, too. 
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2019 Biometric Screenings

Biometric screenings — blood draws for lab analysis — are coming to you Oct. 7-15. The screening is key for meeting your VEBA requirements to receive $1,800 in free healthcare money next year.​ Remember to fast — nothing but black coffee or water — for nine hours before your screening for best results.​Hydro Office BuildingCommission RoomMonda...
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Safe Fish. Healthy River. Clean Power.

Grant PUD works hard to ensure salmon make it past our Priest Rapids and Wanapum dams and find the habitat they need on our part of their journey to the ocean and back again to spawn.We spend millions annually on research, safe passage, hatcheries, and predator control to boost fish populations and improve river habitat. Through these efforts, Gran...
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Public Hearings on the 2020 Budget

You're invited to Grant PUD's Public Hearings on the 2020 budget. We welcome you to join us at one of the following locations: ​October 8, 20192:00 p.m.Ephrata Headquarters Commission Room​30 C Street SW, Ephrata, WA 98823 October 8, 20196:00 p.m.Grant PUD's Moses Lake Office Auditorium312 W 3rd Avenue, Moses Lake, WA 98837 October 10, 20...
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2019 Benefits Fair

Join us at one of the following locations to find out more about our benefit plans! We will have representatives present to provide education, resources, and giveaways. Please plan on stopping by for a few minutes and check it out. EHQ Commission Room​​September 25, 20198 a.m. – 12 p.m. MLLO Conference Room​​September 25, 20191:30&nb...
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Commission recap 08/27/2019, Higher market prices, reduced spending spur improved 2019 budget outlook

Grant PUD is expected to end the year with a bottom line more than $18 million greater than originally budgeted, spurred by higher-than-forecast wholesale prices from the sale of surplus electricity and reduced capital costs, commissioners learned Tuesday.The latest forecast through June (second quarter 2019) predicts a bottom line of $76.1 million...
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Regional effort to eradicate Northern Pike needs you

By Christine Pratt, Grant PUD Public AffairsLAKE ROOSEVELT — Enjoy fishing for salmon? Then please help eradicate the invasive Northern Pike.The Grant, Chelan and Douglas PUDs are contributing to an effort by tribes and state agencies to control this voracious predator that, if not contained, could set back decades of salmon recovery efforts across...
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Commission recap 08/13/2019, Wheeling agreement with irrigators extended for another year

Grant County irrigators who draw their water from the federal Columbia Basin Project irrigation system will pay the same "wheeling" fee for one more year to transport over Grant PUD power lines the federal electricity they need to power their water pumps.Grant County PUD commissioners unanimously approved the extension of an existing agreement with...
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Lots to do on Employee Appreciation Day - Sept. 12 at Crescent Bar

We've got a group hard at work making final plans for the 2019 Grant PUD Employee Appreciation Day at Crescent Bar on Thursday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. See below for the preliminary schedule.A few things to know:This is an event for all employees and work will be suspended for the day. Supervisors are working with Senior Managers and the C...
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GEARUP makes field trip to Crescent Bar

I would like to take the time to let you know that we had an awesome experience touring the Crescent Bar Recreation site on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Our 9th grade Ephrata/Soap Lake High School Summer Program students were able to see the environmental impacts that occur while making land improvements. This opportunity assisted them in completing a p...
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