Published: February 26, 2021


THE LAWRENCEBURG UTILITY SYSTEM BOARD OF DIRECTORS HELD ITS REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25.  THE BOARD HEARD PROPOSALS FOR A CHANGE IN EMPLOYEE HEALTH BENEFITS AND APPROVED ONE OF THE PRESENTED OPTIONS.  DETAILS WILL BE COVERED WITH SYSTEM EMPLOYEES IN THE NEAR FUTURE.  FOLLOWING A REVIEW OF MONTHLY UTILITY USAGE AND ROUTINE FINANCIAL MATTERS, SYSTEM MANAGER VIC PUSSER DISCUSSED THE STATUS OF SEVERAL ONGOING PROJECTS INCLUDING COMPLETION OF WORK AT THE NEW COLLEGE.  PUSSER REPORTED THE THERE WERE THREE WEATHER RELATED POWER OUTAGES DURING LAST WEEK’S COLD SNAP.  HE REPORTED THAT ONGOING EFFORTS TO CLEAR RIGHT OF WAYS KEPT INCIDENTS ISOLATED AND SHORT LIVED. TWO WATER MAINS ALSO RUPTURED DURING THE COLD WEATHER EVENT.

 

PUSSER REPORTED THAT THE L.U.S OFFICE ON THE SQUARE WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR PAYMENT OF BILLS AND OTHER BUSINESS BEGINNING ON MARCH FIRST.  HE CAUTIONED THAT CUSTOMERS WILL SEE A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN THIS MONTH’S ELECTRIC BILL DUE TO THE COLD WEATHER.  THERE IS ALSO A TVA FUEL ADJUSTMENT CHARGE WHICH WILL CAUSE AN ADDITIONAL INCREASE OF ONE TO TWO DOLLARS FOR THE AVERAGE CUSTOMER.

 

THE NEXT L. U. S. BOARD MEETING HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY MARCH  25 AT 5:00 PM.