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About our Annual Meeting

San Miguel Power's Annual Meeting of Members is typically held in early June. This is one of the most important events for all SMPA members to attend. It is an opportunity for members of the cooperative to gather and review the activities of the association over the past year. Members whose districts are in the rotation for an election will also vote for their director representatives, pose questions and suggestions to the Board of Directors and General Manager, and learn about the co-op's goals for the future.

 

The Board has set the date for the 2018 Annual Meeting.  It will take place on Thursday, June 7th in Nucla, CO.  Mail-in ballots must be received by Wednesday, June 6th. Members may also vote in person during the voting period on the day of the Annual Meeting.

 

2018 Election / Annual Meeting Timeline

 

February, 2018: Election notice, including election schedule and instructions on how to become a candidate mailed to members in District No.3 and No. 6 along with February Billing.

 

Mid-March:  Nomination packets available for pick up at SMPA Offices:

 

Nucla

Ridgway

P.O. Box 817

P.O. Box 1150

170 W. 10th Ave.

720 N. Railroad St.

Nucla, CO 81424

Ridgway, CO 81432

(970) 864-7311

(970) 626-5549

   

Hours:  Mon. - Thurs.: 7:00 am - 5:30 pm    

Hours:  Mon. - Thurs.: 7:00 am - 5:30 pm    

 

 

Toll Free: 1-877-864-7311 or 1-800-864-7256

 

April 19, 2018: Nomination Packets (Petitions with 15 or more valid member signatures) DUE.

 

April 23, 2018 (“Date of Record”):  Members who join or who make changes to primary account after this date not eligible to vote in 2018.

 

Before May 18, 2018:  Completed petitions posted in both Ridgway & Nucla offices.

 

Mid-May:  Ballots mailed to members in District No.3 and No. 6.

 

June 6, 2018:  Mail-in ballot deadline.  Must be RECEIVED by this date.

 

June 7, 2018 (Annual Meeting):  Nucla Office, 170 W 10th Avenue.

  • Member Registration: 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (District No. 3 and No. 6 members may cast votes in person at this time)
  • Business Meeting: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Polls Closed at 5:30 p.m.)
    Election results announced at the conclusion

 

Questions about the Board Election?  See Elections.

 

 

 

 

 

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