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    PUD Website Receives National Honors

    PUD Website Receives National Honors

    October 27, 2015

    October 26, 2015 - Columbia River People's Utility District's website, www.crpud.net, was chosen as the first recipient of a new Excellence in Public Power Communications Award from the American Public Power Association.

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    PUD Chooses Local Insurance Agent of Record

    PUD Chooses Local Insurance Agent of Record

    October 19, 2015

    October 19, 2015 - At their October 13, 2015 public meeting, the Board of Directors for Columbia River People's Utility District chose Chris Iverson of Hagan Hamilton Insurance Services of St. Helens as the PUD's new Insurance Agent of Record.

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    PUD Launches new Low-Income Senior Discount Program

    October 16, 2015

    October 16, 2015 - Within the first two weeks of its existence, nearly 50 Columbia River PUD customers signed up for a new PUD discount program for senior citizen customers with limited incomes

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    CRPUD Board Approves Retention Agreement Payouts for Four Former Managers

    September 24, 2015

    September 24, 2015 – At a September 23, 2015 special meeting, the Board of Directors for Columbia River People's Utility District (PUD) unanimously approved the payout of four retention agreement contracts. The contracts had been executed on August 27, 2015 by the four managers whose employment ended on Tuesday, September 22.

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    PUD Makes Staffing Changes

    September 22, 2015

    September 22, 2015 - Columbia River People's Utility District Interim General Manager John Nguyen announced several staffing changes today. Managers Serena Brooks, Sheila Duehring, Steve Hursh and Val Koss are no longer with the PUD. Nguyen has reassigned their duties to other PUD employees.

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    PUD Board Adopts New Rates

    September 16, 2015

    September 16, 2015 - At their September 15, 2015, public meeting, the Board of Directors for Columbia River People's Utility District (PUD) adopted new rates that will take effect on October 1. The new rates represent an overall increase of 6.4%.

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    Tim Lammers is first recipient of new award honoring contributions to energy efficiency

    Tim Lammers is first recipient of new award honoring contributions to energy efficiency

    September 16, 2015

    September 16, 2015 - Tim Lammers, a 17-year employee of Columbia River People's Utility District (PUD), is the first recipient of the Jim Brands Award from the Northwest Public Power Association (NWPPA). The award recognizes a commitment to public power and remarkable work in the area of energy efficiency.

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    Board to Consider Rate Increase Proposals at September 15 Meeting

    Board to Consider Rate Increase Proposals at September 15 Meeting

    September 1, 2015

    September 1, 2015 – At their September 15, 2015, public meeting, the Board of Directors for Columbia River People’s Utility District (PUD) will consider different scenarios for how a planned October 1 rate increase could be structured.

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    Columbia River PUD Board Appoints John Nguyen Interim General Manager

    Columbia River PUD Board Appoints John Nguyen Interim General Manager

    August 26, 2015

    August 26, 2015 – At its August 25, 2015 special meeting, the Columbia River People's Utility District Board of Directors appointed John Nguyen Interim General Manager, replacing Rick Lugar.

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    PUD Hosting Blood Drive on August 19

    August 4, 2015

    August 4, 2015 – The PUD will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on August 19, 2015 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. The drive will be held in the Community Room at the PUD's office in Deer Island.

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