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January/February 2003 Economic Development, All About Douglas PUD

January/February  2003

Economic Development

Douglas County PUD Commissioners, acting as the Board of the Electric Utility Rural Economic Development Revolving Fund, considered $123,064 in requests from 13 Douglas County entities. According to RCW 82.16, Douglas PUD is able to receive a revenue tax credit up to $25,000 when it provides funding to rural communities for projects “designed to achieve job creation or business retention, to add or upgrade non-electrical infrastructure, to add or upgrade health and safety facilities, to accomplish energy and water use efficiency improvements, including renewable energy development, or to add or upgrade emergency services” up to a maximum of $50,000.  The Board of the Electric Utility Rural Economic Development Revolving Fund approved the following four grants:

  • Douglas Count Fire District No. 1: $8,575
    For breathing Apparatus, Air Tanks, Radio.
  • Douglas Count Fire District No.  3: $14,212.50
    To equip a fire truck with new equipment.
  • Douglas Count Fire District No.  5: $14,212.50
    To equip a fire truck with new equipment.
  • Douglas Count Fire District No.  7: $13,000
    To equip a fire truck with new equipment.

All about Douglas PUD

Next time you visit Douglas County PUD’s East Wenatchee office, be sure to take a look at the information kiosk in the lobby.  You can watch video clips of projects Douglas PUD has been doing over the years and see up to the minute Wells

Hydroelectric Project output and Douglas county load.  We also have interesting information on how your Douglas PUD power rates compare to other states. 

 Please, take a look and let us know what you think.