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DS&O Electric Cooperative Inc. 201 Dakota Drive, Solomon, KS 67480

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Timothy J. Power, CEO

Last month I explained how power costs, namely demand charges, are a key component of DS&O’s finances.  This month I want to summarize results of our recently completed cost of service study.

The study results show DS&O is about 4% short in revenue for all rate classes combined.  Ideally, we want to make sure every rate class brings in enough revenue to cover its associated costs.  The study showed that while there are a handful of individual rate classes that do “carry their weight”, most rate classes come up short.

Since the six residential rate classes make up over 70% of DS&O’s revenue, that is where we will initially direct our focus.  The other rate classes will be addressed later, probably in 2017.

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New Residential Rates Approved

The Board of Directors held a special member meeting on April 18, 2016 at 7:00 pm at the cooperative's headquarters office located at 201 Dakota Drive in Solomon, to discuss and vote upon proposed changes to the residential rates.

The following residential rates were approved at the meeting and will be effective 6/1/2016.

 

R-1 Residential Rural Effective 6/1/2016
R-2 Residential Urban Effective 6/1/2016
R-3 Residential Prepay Effective 6/1/2016
R-PCA Residential - PCA Effective 6/1/2016

 

Notice of Board Meeting

The Board of Directors of DS&O Electric Cooperative, Inc., will meet on May 16, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the cooperative’s headquarters office, located at 201 Dakota Drive in Solomon, to discuss commercial rates, discuss and vote upon a proposed alteration to the PCA-R rate, which was approved at the April 18, 2016 board meeting.  This meeting is open to any member that wishes to attend.  K.S.A. 66-104d(g) provides that members may petition the Kansas Corporation commission to review of any rate change.  Any member with questions may contact the DS&O Electric Cooperative office during business hours at 800-376-3533.




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