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December 2018

Recap of Commission Meeting - Dec. 11, 2018

December 12, 2018

Top Stories:Decision delayed on proposed contract for general manager Grant County PUD commissioners Tuesday agreed by split decision to table discussion on a proposed employment contract for General Manager Kevin Nordt. Neither Commiss …


Recap of the 11/27/2018 commission meeting

November 28, 2018

Top Stories Fiber to get $12.6 million more in 2019 budget Commissioners Tuesday approved a $292.4 million budget for 2019 that includes a 2-percent increase in retail electric-rate revenue and $12.6 million in new funding to speed buil …


Grant PUD to apply for a Clean Water Act permit for its Hydroelectric Projects

November 16, 2018

Utility to work with Washington Department of Ecology to prepare permit application EPHRATA — Grant PUD will submit an application to the Washington State Department of Ecology’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES …


Commission recap, 11/13/2018

November 14, 2018

Top Story Proposed Budget to include $12.6 million more for faster fiber build-outA majority of Grant PUD commissioners Tuesday said they would like to add $12.6 million more to the proposed 2019 budget to speed fiber-optic build-out to …


'Growing through' our hydropower is not like going off a cliff

November 7, 2018

By Kevin Nordt, general manager, Grant PUDIt’s no secret that we expect to begin outgrowing our ultimate share of power from Priest Rapids and Wanapum dams in the early 2020s. That’s based on our current pattern of above-average load …


Commission recap, Oct. 23, 2018

October 24, 2018

Commissioners support more funding for faster fiber build-out   Commissioners voiced strong consensus Tuesday for more money in the 2019 budget for fiber-optic network build-out and shortening from 10 to five years the proposed tim …


Grant PUD to "fill the bucket" with a community food drive

October 15, 2018

Donated food and funding will benefit local food banks throughout Grant County Grant PUD employees are hosting our first “Fill the Bucket” Community Food Drive to benefit local food banks. As a community-wide event, there are multipl …