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Los Alamos County Opens Application Process To Fill One Board Of Public Utilities Vacancy

on March 10, 2019 - 5:59am

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County is accepting applications until April 11 to fill one position on the Board of Public Utilities (BPU).

Comprising five voting members, the BPU governs the Department of Public Utilities (DPU), a county-owned utility that provides Los Alamos with electric, water, natural gas and wastewater services.

The selected individual will fill a position to be vacated July 1 due to an expiring term. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 11.

Interested parties can complete the online application at https://rebrand.ly/BPUApplication. All applications for Los Alamos County Boards and Commissions are now submitted electronically online. Hard-copies are not available. To receive assistance to complete an application, contact DPU staff at 505.662.8132 or jaime.kephart@lacnm.us.

Members of the BPU work together with the DPU to serve and represent the interests of the community. Through policy direction, the BPU guides DPU’s senior management to realize its mission to create a high-performing utility, matched to the community, contributing to its future with diversified and innovative utility solutions.

BPU meetings are 5:30 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month in Council Chambers, 1000 Central Ave.

To qualify for consideration, interested applicants must be 18 years or older, be a resident of Los Alamos County for a minimum of one year prior to appointment, be registered to vote, not hold public office nor be an employee of the County government, and not conduct any business with the DPU except as a consumer. Additional information about the BPU and the application process are available at https://rebrand.ly/bpuappoint.

The Department of Public Utilities (DPU) operates the county-owned electric, gas, water & wastewater systems under the jurisdiction of the Board of Public Utilities. The Board meets at 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at 1000 Central Ave., in Los Alamos, every third Wednesday of the month. The DPU is funded by rates paid for electric, gas, water and wastewater services and auxiliary fees, and has provided the community with these services for more than 50 years. CustomerCare@lacnm.us | 505.662.8333 | www.losalamosnm.us/government/departments/UTILITIES.


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