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Notice to Dixie District 1B, 2A, and Escalate Valley District Members

Purpose: A new voting district has been created, resulting in the need for an election in District 1B. This is also the year for District 2A and the Escalante Valley District to vote for their board members.

Deadline: April 1st, 2020

The Board of Directors of Dixie Power has amended the bylaws to create a new district, Dixie District 1B, as a result of the growth in Dixie District 1. Notice is hereby given to fill this new position. Robyn Serage from Dixie District 2A and Mike Brown from the Escalante Valley District are up for re-election.

Dixie District 1B – consists of the area served in Washington County, Utah located East of River Road and lying within the municipal boundary of the City of St. George.

Dixie District 2A – consists of the area served in Washington County, Utah located west of Interstate I-15 freeway.

Qualifying members interested in serving on the Board should submit a petition pursuant to the Bylaws, Article IV excerpts from sections D & E as outlined below:

D. Qualifications

No person shall be eligible to become or remain a director of the Cooperative who:

(a) is not a member and consumer of the Cooperative;

(b) is in any way employed by or financially interested in a competing enterprise or a business selling electric energy or supplies to the Cooperative, or a business primarily engaged in selling electrical or plumbing appliances, fixtures or supplies to the members of the Cooperative; or

(c) has been employed with the Cooperative within the last three years.

E. Nominations for Directors

Members shall nominate individuals to run for election for any Director District for which members are scheduled to vote at any Member Meeting (“Nominations”). Members make Nominations by delivering to the Secretary at least sixty (60 days, prior to the Member Meeting in writing for each Nomination (“Member Petition”):

1. Listing the name and electric service address of the candidate;

2. Indicating the Director District for which the candidate will run; and

3. Containing the printed names and addresses, and original signatures, of at least fifteen (15) Members of the same Director District as the candidate. No Member may sign more than one (1) Member Petition.

After verifying that a Member Petition complies with the qualification section of the Bylaws, the Cooperative shall post the Nominations by Director District at the Cooperative’s principal office.

The Secretary shall mail with the notice of the meeting, or separately but at least ten (10) days before the date of the meeting, a statement of the number of directors to be elected, the particular districts involved, and the names of the candidates. The names of candidates by petition by fifteen (15) or more members shall be placed on the ballot.

In the event the nominating process results in only one (1) nominee for the position of director, such nominee shall be deemed elected by the members of the district without the necessity of a subsequent election at an annual or special meeting of the members.

If you are interested in serving on the Board of Directors please fill out the form below.