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Voters Reject Abolition of Two Municipal Utilities Commissions

 Two identically worded ballot questions—to abolish local municipal public utilities commissions—failed in the Nov. 3 general election. Neither vote was close. In Shakopee, City Question No. 1 was worded: Shall the... Read more

CHAP Funds Still Available to Help With Bills

Help for utility payments are still available, for a limited time, through the  COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program  (CHAP). This program provides payments to maintain housing stability for renters and homeowners. To qualify, Minnesota... Read more

ERMU Promotes Slominski to General Manager

The Elk River Municipal Utilities (ERMU) Commission is pleased to announce the promotion of Theresa Slominski to General Manager of Elk River Municipal Utilities. Slominski joined ERMU in 2004 as an Accounts Payable & Payroll Specialist... Read more

Roberts Thanks Municipal Workers for Their Efforts During Pandemic

Here's a heartfelt 'thank you' to all the municipal workers for their dedication to their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. This President's Award pres entation, by Vernell Roberts of Detroit Lakes, was made during the... Read more

CMPAS Announces CEO Kopel Leaving Agency

Central Minnesota Power Agency Services (CMPAS) announced Sept. 2 that CEO Chris Kopel was leaving the agency.   Kopel had been with CMPAS since 2013, serving first as chief operating officer before taking over the Chief Executive... Read more

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