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Cost of service study is complete — what’s next?

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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

The mission of Decatur County REMC states: To provide reliable, affordable, friendly service to our members and communities. As a member-owned cooperative, we understand the value and contribution each member makes in sustaining the organization and consider financial management one of our greatest tasks. Our system, infrastructure, and membership are continuously changing and we must… Continue reading.

Employee Spotlight: Patrick Nobbe

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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

In this month’s “Employee Spotlight,” we’d like for you to meet our line superintendent, Patrick Nobbe. Nobbe, a Greensburg native, is a graduate of Greensburg High School. He served eight years with the United States Navy as a part of the Seabees — the Naval Construction Force of the United States Navy. In his humble… Continue reading.

Preparing for the future

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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

Dramatic changes are transforming all aspects of the energy industry. Interest in renewable energy is at an all-time high. Consumers want greater control over their energy use and payment methods. The prevalence of smartphone apps and “smart” technology for the home is increasing, and consumers and businesses are showing greater interest in electric vehicles. There’s… Continue reading.

Employee Spotlight: Jenny Burkhart

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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

If you’ve visited the Decatur County REMC office within the last year, you’ve probably been greeted by the smiling face of Jenny Burkhart. Burkhart joined our co-op family as a member service representative a year ago this month. She graduated from South Decatur High School in 2001 and brings over 15 years of customer service… Continue reading.

Summary of board’s meeting in August

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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

Chairman Tom Crowe called the Aug. 23, 2018, meeting to order at 6:30 p.m., and Jason Barnhorst kept minutes of the meeting. All members of the board were present. Also present was DCREMC CEO Brett Abplanalp and DCREMC personnel Karen Forshee and Crystal Greathouse. Earl Ridlen III of London Witte Group was also present. Upon… Continue reading.

Residential survey planned for fall

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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

As an electric residential member, the better Decatur County REMC understands you, the better we can serve you. That’s why we occasionally survey our members to identify emerging trends in power use. This month, an independent research firm will survey a limited number of residential members through the internet or by telephone to identify emerging… Continue reading.

Farm bill priorities

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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

The U.S. House and Senate each passed versions of the Farm Bill this summer and are seeking to reach a compromise on the legislation in the fall. NRECA is urging lawmakers on the Farm Bill conference committee, tasked with coming up with the final version of the bill, to consider electric co-ops’ priorities. “We are… Continue reading.

Summary of board’s meeting in July

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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

Chairman Tom Crowe called the July 26, 2018, meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Jason Barnhorst kept minutes of the meeting. All members of the board were present. Also present were DCREMC CEO Brett Abplanalp, and DCREMC personnel Karen Forshee, Shawn Matthews, and Jeanne Loechle. Larry Feltner of Prime Group, LLC was also present. Upon… Continue reading.

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