KMEA and KMGA held Board meetings

After two years of virtual meetings, the boards of the Kansas Municipal Energy Agency and Kansas Municipal Gas Agency met during the KMU annual conference on Wednesday, April 27th. A virtual option was also available for those that could not attend in person.

Introducing Manager of Finance and Accounting John Weber

John Weber joined KMEA in September 2021 as the Manager of Finance and Accounting. John served fifteen years in accounting roles in the utility, insurance, financial services and tech industries before joining KMEA. He is proud to contribute to KMEA’s mission to serve Kansas communities.
John lives in Olathe with his wife Amber and daughters Avelyn and Savannah.

Lineman Appreciation Day

Today we celebrate National Lineman Appreciation Day. KMEA would like to recognize all the lineman across the state for their hard work and commitment.

APPA announces Certificate of Excellence in Reliability to member cities

Three KMEA member cities were awarded a certificate of excellence through the APPA  eReliability Tracker program.  The City of Coffeyville, City of Garden City, and the City of Moundridge all received this certificate.

APPA announces EV Webinar

Under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, $5 billion has been allocated for the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula program for the next five years. Each state must submit an EV Infrastructure Deployment Plan by August 1, 2022, to receive funding.

KMGA Announces Regional Meetings

KMGA will be hosting 4 regional meetings for our member cities.  These meetings will provide an opportunity to meet with our members in a small group setting, as well as building relationships between our members.

City of Dighton hiring for maintenance department

The City of Dighton is currently accepting applications for our maintenance department. Some duties include but are not limited to:
Performing maintenance on city streets & alleys, installing & repairing water & sewer lines, installing & reading water meters, checking sewer lift stations, repairing & cleaning storm drains, operating department equipment, snow removal & other duties as assigned.

KMEA/MidStates Group completes line work in Cimmaron

The KMEA Dighton linecrew and the KMEA/MidStates Group, Steve, Henry and Dan, just completed a project for the city of Cimmaron. This project included replacement of three structures.

City of Eudora seeks Journeyman Lineman

Journeyman Electric Lineman

The City of Eudora Electric Department is accepting applications for a Journeyman Lineman. This position performs skilled work in the construction, maintenance, and repair of electrical distribution systems including both overhead and underground and secondary line construction.