This blog series covers the monthly La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) Board of Directors meetings. We’re tracking the board for transparency and accountability, as well as to stay current on their renewable energy initiatives. Find past and future spotlights here.
After members repeatedly voiced two requests from LPEA, for low rates and increased environmental stewardship, the Board voted in January on a new goal that aims to reduce LPEA’s carbon footprint by 50% by 2030 while keeping rates low.
And since then, the Board has continued its quest to increase transparency and responsiveness towards member needs.
This month, LPEA voted on a variety of measures to address member concerns:
All these actions showcase LPEA’s increased commitment to transparency and responsiveness, so showing up to Board meetings and voicing your opinions really works. Ask questions, say thank you, and make sure your voices are heard.
Stay informed, stay involved, and keep up all the good work!
In other news…
It’s LPEA Election season!!
LPEA made huge strides in the last year toward an affordable, sustainable future, but we still have lots of work to do!
We’re working to elect directors who will lower rates, boost our local economy, and clean up the environment by advocating for renewable energy.
Visit LPEAelections.org to learn more about this spring’s elections and how you can get involved!
Check out this year’s active, forward-thinking candidates for the LPEA Board of Directors!
Hover over your district and learn who’s running to promote clean air, affordable rates, and vibrant local communities!
You get to vote for one candidate in your district, so take some time and get to know who’s running in your area. Then go to LPEAelections.org to learn more.
Next LPEA Meeting:
Wednesday, March 20th at 9am at the LPEA Headquarters. Public comment is at 9am.
Next Power Supply Committee Meetings:
Thursday, March 7th, 9am-12pm, LPEA Headquarters.
Thursday, March 21st, 9am-12pm, LPEA Headquarters.
Call or email your LPEA Board Directors.
(Hover over your neighborhood for contact information!)