General Manager Tom Ruth
Following the March 22 board meeting, Western Co-op will spread the extraordinary costs associated with Winter Storm Uri across 24 months starting in July. General Manager Tom Ruth addressed the membership regarding the February winter storm and the impacts consumers can plan on in their upcoming bills.
Winter Storm Uri Updates
Visit our Winter Storm Uri page for the most up-to-date information regarding the February storm and the effects it will have on Western's consumer-members.
Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)
The 2021 Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) application period is still open until Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Visit www.dcf.ks.gov/services/ees/Pages/EnergyAssistance.aspx for more information.
Western Cooperative will hold their 76th Annual Meeting in WaKeeney, KS on Wednesday, May 12th. For more details regarding Trustee elections, meeting agenda, or updates visit https://www.westerncoop.com/annual-meeting.
We now have 514 accounts participating in Operation Round-up, and we surpassed our goal of 500 participants by the end of the year! In addition to the accounts Rounding-up, we received $1,598.38 in one-time donations. All money collected funds Western Cares and goes to members who are experiencing difficulties to pay their electric bills. To sign-up or make donations at westerncoop.com/form/operation-roundup
If you were a member of Western Cooperative in 2005, you will soon be receiving your share of the operating margins from that year in the form of a Capital Credit check. If you have moved recently, or are no longer a member of Western Cooperative visit westerncoop.com/capital-credits/unclaimed to search for unclaimed funds.