We want to hear from you
In 2015, we adopted a five-year strategic plan after a vigorous public outreach process with our customer-owners. Our purpose was to identify how our actions as a public power utility could accomplish our mission statement to enhance the quality of life in Chelan County.
Once again, we’re calling upon our customer-owners to provide informed input and guidance as we plan Chelan PUD’s future. We want to share what has changed since we wrote our existing 5-year Strategic Plan – and what we’ve already achieved – as we chart our course for 2020 – 2024.
After seven years without residential electric rate increases, Chelan PUD plans to adopt a long-term rate plan. Updates to our rate designs are needed to be responsive to changing customer characteristics.
Should Chelan PUD continue to fund a public power benefit program that has been used for the fiber expansion and park passes? If so, what activities within our statutory authority should be considered for funding?
The federal hydropower license for Rock Island Dam that seeks to balance low rates, environmental protection and recreational enhancements expires in 2028. Should Chelan PUD advance the newly developed federal policy to take “early actions” in advance of a final relicensing decision?
Who pays for aesthetic improvements (e.g. undergrounding of power lines when it can increase costs by 2-10 times compared to above ground facilities) – all customer-owners or just those who benefit?