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    CRPUD Board Appoints John Nguyen as General Manager

    CRPUD Board Appoints John Nguyen as General Manager

    April 19, 2017

    At their April 18, 2017, meeting, the Columbia River People's Utility District Board of Directors appointed John Nguyen as General Manager. Nguyen has served as Interim General Manager since August 2015. He now becomes the third General Manager in the PUD's 33-year history.

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    CRPUD Pays Franchise Fees to Local Cities

    April 12, 2017

    Five local cities received a total of $608,667 from Columbia River People's Utility District in March.

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    Rare April Windstorm Causes Power Outages

    April 11, 2017

    Deer Island, OR - April 11, 2017 - A rare April windstorm caused scattered power outages throughout Columbia River PUD's service area, affecting 2,543 customers.

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    Public Notice - Special Meeting

    April 10, 2017

    The Board of Directors will meet in Special Session on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. to hold an Executive Session pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(h).

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    April 7, 2017 Outage Update

    April 7, 2017

    High winds have caused power outages in our service area on April 7, 2017.

    April 7, 2017 Outage Update - Read More…

    Take Our Customer Survey and Enter to Win a Go Bag Emergency Kit

    March 27, 2017

    March 27, 2017 - Acti-Dyne Survey Research of Scappoose is conducting a customer survey for us from March 27 to May 5.

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    CRPUD Floating Homes Annexation Vote to Be Held in May

    February 23, 2017

    February 23, 2017 - Columbia River People's Utility District customers who reside in floating homes that sit outside the PUD's political boundary in Multnomah Channel will vote on annexing into the district in May. The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution on February 23, 2017, calling for annexation measures to be placed on the ballots in Columbia and Multnomah Counties for the May 16, 2017, election.

    CRPUD Floating Homes Annexation Vote to Be Held in May - Read More…

    Snowstorm Knocks Out Power on Super Bowl Sunday

    February 9, 2017

    St. Helens, OR - A snowstorm on Super Bowl Sunday caused scattered power outages in Columbia County.

    Snowstorm Knocks Out Power on Super Bowl Sunday - Read More…

    February 5-6, 2017 Outage Update

    February 5, 2017

    We have received reports of scattered outages in our service area as a result of the snowfall. Crews are working to make repairs.

    February 5-6, 2017 Outage Update - Read More…

    PUD Board Welcomes Two New Directors

    January 23, 2017

    St. Helens, OR – January 23, 2017 – Two new representatives were sworn into the Columbia River People Utility District’s Board of Directors this month. Debbie Reed will now serve as the Subdivision 1 Director and Rob Mathers is the Director for Subdivision 3.

    PUD Board Welcomes Two New Directors - Read More…

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