City of Morrill Presented with Membership Plaque

The City of Morrill was presented with their KMEA membership plaque earlier this year.  Morrill is a North Central Kansas community who is looking towards KMEA to help guide them through future decisions related to their electric utility.  Welcome to the City of Morrill!

2019 KMEA/KMGA Annual Awards

KMEA Members Video!

KMEA Animated Explainer!

Public Power Week October 6-12, 2019

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate Public Power Week the first full week of October every year to help customers and stakeholders understand how they can better engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from all its offering.

Sample News Release

Click here for additional resources from the American Public Power Association!

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Public Natural Gas Week: October 6-12, 2019

Public Natural Gas Week is a nationwide observance that offers the perfect opportunity for you to showcase your public natural gas system and generate enthusiasm about the benefits of public natural gas. This year, Public Natural Gas Week will be celebrated October 6-12, 2019.

We hope that all KMGA member utilities join us in this nationwide observance to honor the work and importance of locally-owned public natural gas systems. The American Public Gas Association is available to help you plan and promote your system’s Public Natural Gas Week celebrations.

Many APGA members do a wonderful job preparing full-fledged promotional events and campaigns each year, however for those of you who could use some additional ideas, we encourage you to download sample materials that include a stock press release, op-ed, design templates and suggestions for events to celebrate the week in your community. We hope you find these materials helpful and that together we make 2019 Public Natural Gas Week one of the best yet! Click Here to find APGA Documents to Support your Celebration of Public Natural Gas Week!

 

City of Washington, Electric Lineman Position

The City of Washington, Kansas, is accepting applications for Electric Lineman. The applicant must possess a valid Kansas Class B CDL; HS Diploma/GED; and, if certified, must submit a transcript of completion of technical training in line maintenance, construction and safety a line apprentice program certificate. Knowledge in overhead and underground distribution and transmission lines including construction…

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City of Sharon Springs Accepting Application for City Coordinator

The City of Sharon Springs is accepting applications for a City Coordinator.
This position requires knowledge of electric line work, engine generation,
street maintenance, water & sewer systems. The City Coordinator organizes
& supervises maintenance repairs in the City. This job requires applicants to
work in various weather conditions. The City Coordinator is responsible for
supervising employees. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED
and a valid drivers license. Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation,
sick, personal, holiday pay & KPERS retirement plan. Applications can be
picked up at the City Office at 308 N. Main or mailed by calling 785-852-4257.
Deadline for applications is October 4th at 5:00 p.m.

Municipals helping Municipals!!

With the statewide OQ Plan in place, we’ve seen the benefit of municipals using the same OQ Plan for their natural gas training.  On July 16th city personnel from Cheney and Winfield traveled to Argonia to assist with OQ training.  Future dates will be scheduled to continue with training in Argonia. 

On July 18th, fifteen individuals from 9 different cities participated the OQ training hosted by the City of Rozel.  The training covered installing, repair and replacement of gas piping.  

This training is free to those attending — Municipals helping Municipals!!

We will continue to schedule OQ training sessions around the state in the upcoming months.