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Incident Criticality Level Metrics

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Get relief from Stress- A free new offering from Grant PUD

Ongoing stress can be tough to handle, and most of us could use some relief. Omada Mind is a new online program that offers support and coaching to help you feel your best. You'll gain techniques to help you tackle life's challenges: whether it's finding relief in the tough moments, managing the unique stress of today's environment, or developing l...
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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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Commission recap 5/12/2020: Budget impacts mild, so far, from COVID-19

Budget impacts from COVID-19 mild, so far A strong financial position, better-than-expected wholesale energy prices, and debt reduction and re-funding work completed earlier this year combine to minimize, for now, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Grant PUD finances to date, commissioners heard Tuesday. A high degree of uncertainty remains ab...
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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 and Washington State Broadband Office launch drive-in Wi-Fi hotspots

*Updated 7/10/2020Over the past few weeks, Grant PUD has partnered with the Washington State Broadband Office to bring free public broadband internet access to several Grant County locations. This comes at a time when communities need internet the most for school, work and keeping in touch during the COVID-19 pandemic. Last week, nine drive-in Wi-F...
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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's COVID-19 Response

As all of us at Grant PUD work through our response to COVID-19 we want to assure customers that our teams continue their daily activities of providing service and support to those throughout Grant County. As a precautionary measure for the safety of customers and employees, we have restricted public access to all of Grant PUD facilities until...
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Grant PUD to evaluate reopening of recreation sites

EPHRATA – Grant PUD is evaluating when it can reopen its recreation sites, which were closed in March because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.Grant PUD operates 20 recreation sites on the Columbia River. During the pandemic, the utility is placing the highest priority on keeping its mission critical systems functioning. These systems include...
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Moving Day

Birds safe. Electrical system secure.  Osprey are notoriously noted for their excellent taste in real estate. They love high-rise living, on or near prime waterfront property. In Grant County, the prime real estate they choose to build their nests often sits atop a Grant PUD power pole. Raising a family inches from energized powerlines endange...
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CARES Act

June 5, 2020 UPDATE: Please be aware of some temporary changes to your deferred compensation accounts. The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provided optional emergency provisions for retirement plans due to the COVID-19 emergency, several of which have been adopted for Grant County PUD 457 and 401(a) Plans.Pro...
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Commission recap 4-28-2020: Fiber network and subscriber growth continue

Even in the face of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, expansion work for Grant PUD's high-speed fiber-optic network continues to progress. While at the same time more customers continue subscribing for fiber service."This pandemic has really highlighted the importance of our fiber-optic internet services," said General Manager Kevin Nordt, who f...
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COVID-19 Incident Management Team Objectives

 Updated Aug. 31, 2020Grant PUD COVID-19 Incident Management Team ObjectivesCriticality Level: Level 2 SevereIncident Level Objectives1. Ensure public and employee safety, shooting for zero safety incidents.2. Ensure minimal potential for employee exposure to COVID-19.3. Operate the power plants with all units available for generation except t...
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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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Quick action on debt work to save Grant PUD $158 million*

EPHRATA — Quick work and careful market watching by Grant PUD's Finance team resulted in debt-reduction and refinancing work that will save the utility just over $158 million in debt service through 2044. "We were in a good position to act when interest rates began to steadily decline," Senior Manager of Treasury Bonnie Overfield said. "The Distric...
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