Erica Erland, Clark Public Utilities
360-992-3238 (desk), 206-604-1509 (mobile)
CLARK PUBLIC UTILITIES BOARD SHIFTS REGULAR MEETING SCHEDULE TO FIRST AND THIRD TUESDAYS OF MONTH
– Change from second and fourth Tuesdays reduces conflicts with other public meetings. –
VANCOUVER, WA – January 24, 2017 – The Clark Public Utilities commission moved today to revise its regular meeting schedule from the second and fourth Tuesday of each month to the first and third Tuesday. Meetings will remain at 9 a.m. in the Commission Room at the 1200 Fort Vancouver Way location.
“For many years we met every Tuesday, and then transitioned to twice a month. As other public boards adopted overlapping meeting schedules we heard from customers that it posed a challenge,” said Jane Van Dyke, board president. “This change will eliminate any overlap with Clark County Council and the Port of Vancouver public meetings on the first Tuesday of the month if customers are interested in attending various meetings.”
Beginning on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, the board will begin meeting on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Public comment on non-agenda items has also been added at the start of each meeting to provide an opportunity for feedback. When needed, fifth Tuesdays may continue to be utilized for board workshops and noticed as a special meeting or workshop as required.
“As a board, our goal is always to make meetings accessible to those interested in attending or providing comment,” said Van Dyke. “We certainly welcome public attendance and appreciate customer feedback.”
About Clark Public Utilities
Clark Public Utilities is a customer-owned public utility that provides electric service to more than 195,000 customers throughout Clark County. The utility also provides water service to about 34,000 homes and businesses in the Hazel Dell, Salmon Creek, Lakeshore, Hockinson, Brush Prairie, La Center, Meadow Glade, Amboy and Yacolt areas.
Clark Public Utilities has been ranked highest in customer satisfaction among midsize utilities in the west by J.D. Power nine years in a row. More information at 360-992-3000 or www.clarkpublicutilities.com.
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