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Posted by Randy on 2014/8/8 9:09:05 (340 reads) News by the same author

Approximately 460 individuals attended Grundy Electric Cooperative’s Annual Membership Meeting held August 7, 2014 at the South Harrison R-II High School in Bethany, Missouri.
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The American Legion of Bethany presented the colors and led the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag. Pastor Christy Clark of Morris Chapel of Bethany and Wesley Chapel of Washington Center gave the invocation. Corporate Development Manager Peggy Boulware acknowledged former board members and GEC Community Foundation Trustees, special guests and current Grundy Electric Board of Directors.

Grundy Electric Cooperative Board President, Dan Lentz presided over the business meeting. Lentz welcomed and thanked members for their attendance and participation in the cooperative’s annual business meeting. President Lentz announced that the board of directors approved a capital credit refund representing 25% of 1983, 2012 and 2013 totaling $213,537. The capital credits will be provided to members during member day events scheduled for October 13, 14 and 16. Lentz also presented a video on providing and delivering clean, affordable and reliable electricity to members.

General Manager, Scott Wilson discussed system reliability and the implementation of new billing and outage management software to better serve the membership. Wilson informed members about the importance of signing EPA comment cards regarding the proposed EPA rules and affects the new ruling could have on electric rates.

Nationally syndicated radio host of the popular program, “American Countryside”, Andrew McCrae was the guest speaker. McCrae entertained the crowd with insights about life and leadership based on interesting stories from one of his books, “Making Molehills out of Mountains”.

Prior to the business meeting, GEC Community Foundation President, Cliff Addison discussed the importance of Operation Round Up and presented 4th quarter grants. Checks were presented to successful grant recipients, which included the North Mercer R-III School District, Grundy County R-V School District, Trenton R-IX School District, Princeton R-V School District, Ridgeway R-V School District, and South Harrison R-II School District.

Members elected three directors to serve a 3-year term. Incumbents Tom Ewing of Iowa, representing Area #3; Richard Moore of Princeton, representing Area #4, and Marvin Harding of rural Ridgeway, Area #5 were re-elected.

Grundy Electric Cooperative Directors held a re-organizational meeting in which the following officers were elected: Dan Lentz, President; Joe Hartley, Vice President; Marvin Harding, Secretary; Eric Woodard, Assistant Secretary and Richard Moore, Treasurer. Other board members include: Tom Ewing, Jack Clark, and Alan Guernsey.

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