Friday, October 14, 2016

Update on Outages from work on Dodge Substation

Upgrades for the Dodge substation are moving along. Things have been reorganized and rescheduled.

The rescheduled outage from October 6th will take place on October 24th. Work will begin at 6:30am and last until around 2pm. Customers affected will be contacted.

Further outage updates to come and a new map will be put in the post office and at the city office as further plans are made.

CCPPD wants to remind you as always to please drive slowly in any work area and be cautious of any workers.

Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time of transition.

Please contact the office with any concerns or questions: 402-372-2463 or toll free 1-877-572-2463.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

September 2016 CCPPD Operation Round-Up®

The Cuming County Public Power District Operation Round Up® board members met September 28, 2016. Following are the organizations that were awarded a total of $5,456.00:
Cuming County Archers New Targets $ 400.00
Franciscan Care Services Santa's Helpers $ 500.00
Juvenile Awareness Group Speaker costs $ 500.00
NNECAP 10 Asbestos Tests $ 250.00
St. John Lutheran, Scribner Carpet & clean-up $ 1,000.00
Veteran’s Memorial Park~WP Marketing & Adv $ 500.00
West Point Optimist Club Standing globe $ 750.00
Wisner Comm Snr Cit Cntr Recover pool tables $ 500.00
Wisner-Pilger Public Schools Ipad minis, apple TV$ 776.00
Wisner-Pilger Public Schools Dash & Dot Robots $ 280.00

The money collected for the fund is from CCPPD customers rounding up their electric bill to the next dollar. It’s an average of six dollars per customer per year. Just over $1,000 is put into the fund each month.
Area schools have received over $40,000 and area fire & rescue departments have received over $17,000 since the program began. Donations ranging from $50-$3,000 have been made to youth groups, churches, a variety of non-profit organizations, as well as a few individuals.
Think about it, an average of six dollars per customer per year has made all of this possible. In addition to the money, five people volunteer their time to serve on the Operation Round-Up® Board. Current members are Jackie Smith, Bancroft area; Brenda Bradfield, Beemer area; Maria Janata, Dodge area; Shannon Karnopp, West Point area; and Kristie Borgelt, Wisner area.
The board members discuss the applications that are received and awards are granted biannually in March and again in September. Operation Round-Up® funds are available to any person(s), family, group, organization, or charity within the boundaries of Cuming County Public Power District. The funding can be used to address a large variety of needs.
Applications to request funds are available from the Cuming County Public Power District office, emailed, or online at There are separate applications for organizations/agencies and individuals and/or families.