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2016 Board of Directors Election Results

Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) announced the results of the 2016 Board of Directors Election last night at their Annual Meeting of Members. The results are as follows:

District 3:
Olen Lund – 2,380
Brad Harding – 2,792 - winner

District 4:
Jim Elder – 3,929 - winner
Walter von Helms – 1,148

South Region:
Tony Prendergast – 3,586 - winner
John Fleming – 1,540


Experience Internet at the Speed of Life

DMEA to Introduce Elevate Fiber at Annual Meeting of Members

At their Annual Meeting of Members on June 16, 2016, Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) will introduce Elevate Fiber and demonstrate the fastest internet service on the market. Elevate Fiber, powered by DMEA, is the co-op’s new fiber broadband company that was recently established to bring fast, reliable, and quality internet service to members in Montrose and Delta counties.

It’s Your Co-op. It’s Your Vote.

DMEA to Host Candidate Forums to Help Members Make Informed Votes

Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA), in cooperation with the League of Women Voters of Montrose and Delta Counties, will host two candidate forums this week in order to help members meet the 2016 board candidates and make informed votes. Light refreshments will be served.

Six Candidates Vie for DMEA Board Seat

Six candidates will compete for a seat on Delta-Montrose Electric Association’s (DMEA) nine-member board this spring. The District 3, District 4, and the South Region positions are up for election.

Montrose Middle School Teachers Headed for 3D Experience

Centennial Middle School Receives DMEA Educational Grant
Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) presented Centennial Middle School Science teachers, Meghan Waschbusch and Chris Thompson, with a $1,250 educational grant for the purchase of a 3D printer. After recently being designated a school of innovation, Centennial Middle School has embarked on an effort to provide comprehensive STEM curriculum to their students.

Time to Transition from Time-of-Use to Residential Rate

Beginning April 25, 2016, DMEA members on the optional residential time-of-use rate will revert back to the standard residential rate of $0.10320 per kWh. This will remain in effect until September 2016.

Public Invited to The Morning Buzz with DMEA

Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) is inviting members to its newest member outreach program, the Morning Buzz. In an effort to be accessible to their members and provide a convenient way for members to ask questions, the co-op will hold morning coffee meetings at local coffee shops throughout their service territory. In April, DMEA will host events in Olathe and Cedaredge.

Progress Continues on DMEA’s Fiber-to-the-Premises Business

In March, Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) announced Phase I of its fiber-to-the-premises broadband company. Paonia, Orchard City, and South Montrose were identified as the zones to be targeted first. Specific details about the exact locations these areas will include are not yet available.

Petitions for Candidacy for DMEA Board of Directors Available Monday, March 28

On Monday, March 28, 2016, self-nomination petitions for the 2016 Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) Board of Directors election will be available to the public.

Each year, DMEA members are responsible for voting for three representatives to serve on the co-op’s board of directors. This year, the board seats for District 3, District 4, and the South Region are up for election. Currently, the following members hold these seats:

Vehicle Collision with Power Pole Causes Outage

As of 3:56 pm power has been restored to the approximately 1,151 Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) members in the Delta area who experienced an outage beginning at approximately 2:16 pm. The outage was due to a vehicle collision with a DMEA power pole. 


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