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Rate increase proposed by KPUD


April 10, 2019

Klickitat PUD General Manager Jim Smith proposed a 1.5 percent electric rate increase to the Board of Commissioners at the March 26 regular Klickitat PUD Board meeting.

The 2019 Operating Budget, approved Dec. 11, 2018, included a revenue requirement for a 1.5 percent electric rate increase. The proposed 1.5 percent increase would generate about $500,000 in revenues if customer usage remains the same. Through effective financial management and a diverse set of revenues sources, Klickitat PUD did not raise electric rates in 2017 or 2018.

The Bonneville Power Administration recently announced a rate increase that will impact KPUD retail rates by 1.5 percent in 2019 and 2020. Miller stated t...

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