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2017 Annual meeting minutes

Posted on Feb 19, 2018 in Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative

The 80th Annual Meeting was held at Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative’s headquarters building in Paulding, Ohio, on March 18. Dr. John Saxton, Board Chairman, called the meeting to order at 10 a.m. and led the membership in the Pledge of Allegiance. The national anthem was played and Peter Niagu offered the invocation. Chairman Saxton noted… Continue reading.

Rate adjustment coming

Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative

Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative is a not-for-profit, member-owned cooperative, and we strive every day to hold down costs while still providing the reliable, quality service you expect. We recently conducted a cost-of-service study and found we need to implement a slight rate adjustment of around $3 per residential member starting next month. How does the… Continue reading.

2018 budget

Posted on Dec 18, 2017 in Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative

It’s never an easy thing to introduce a rate increase. However, in March Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative (PPEC) will increase rates slightly to recover the increasing costs of operations. We all know expenses continue to rise each year, and this impacts PPEC just like it impacts you at home or at your business. We at… Continue reading.

A slice of the pie

Posted on Nov 28, 2017 in Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative

Unlike investor-owned utilities that maximize profits to pay their shareholders, not-for-profit electric cooperatives do not exist to earn a profit. You receive capital credits because you are more than a customer — you’re an owner of Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative. Capital credit payments represent your ownership in your cooperative and are one of the most… Continue reading.

Democracy is at the heart of your co-op

Posted on Oct 24, 2017 in Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative

One of the seven cooperative principles is democratic member control. Simply put, this means the cooperative members elect the board of trustees, who then guide the direction of the cooperative. This issue of the magazine contains the official announcement of our board elections, which will be held prior to the 2018 annual membership meeting. Cooperatives… Continue reading.

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