Decatur County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Greensburg, Indiana. As a cooperative, Decatur County REMC follows seven core principles that are universal to cooperatives worldwide. Among those principles is one stressing education, training and information. Indiana Connection, a monthly magazine published especially for Indiana’s electric cooperative members, is one way the REMC informs and educates its members. Indiana Connection is available not only in a print format, but as an electronic publication for those who prefer getting their information on their electronic devices.
The following is a special cover wrap that was printed with the May 2019 issue of Indiana Connection. It contains the 2018 DCREMC Annual Report and information regarding the 2019 DCREMC Annual Meeting.
The annual meeting of the members of the Decatur County Rural Electric Membership Corporation was held at the Decatur County Fairground Livestock Pavilion, Greensburg, Indiana, on June 22, 2018. Activities began at 4 p.m. with a business meeting at 6 p.m. REMC Corporate Relations Manager Rachel Sullivan welcomed the members and led the Pledge of… Continue reading.
Board of Directors Candidates District 1 Lawrence Young and his wife, Delores, reside on West Base Road in Greensburg. The couple have three children and eight grandchildren. Young has farmed at the same location for 40 years. He also worked as a lineman for eight years which helps him relate to the situations and work… Continue reading.
Election packets will arrive in the mail on or around May 14. Members can vote using the following methods: • EARLY via mail — return your paper ballot prior to June 12 • EARLY via SmartHub — vote through your online SmartHub web account (link is compatible with web-based version, not tablet or mobile friendly)… Continue reading.
YOU are making a difference in your communities! The organizations below, whose work impacts DCREMC members, benefited from your participation in Operation Round Up. The following grants were awarded in the fourth quarter of 2018 and in the first quarter of 2019. North Decatur Ag Program$1,270 — Purchase welding equipment for ag mechanics class Batesville… Continue reading.
• Chairman Tom Crowe called the Feb. 28, 2019, meeting to order at 6:30 p.m., and Jason Barnhorst kept minutes of the meeting. • All members of the board were present. Also present were DCREMC CEO Brett Abplanalp and DCREMC employees Crystal Greathouse and Abby Asher. • Upon motion by Jason Barnhorst, seconded by Michael… Continue reading.
Touchstone Energy provides electric co-ops like yours with resources to be the trusted information resource in your community. Resources include communicating the cooperative difference many of us enjoy. An advertising campaign has been designed to communicate that cooperatives are innovative, stable and trustworthy – thanks to their decades-long role in the communities they serve. Touchstone… Continue reading.
National studies consistently rank power line installers and repairers among the most dangerous jobs in the country, and for good reason. Laboring high in the air wearing bulky safety gear and working directly with high voltage creates the perfect storm of a dangerous and unforgiving profession. But electric lineworkers are up to the task. These… Continue reading.
As reported in previous issues of the magazine, Decatur County REMC has instituted a rate increase. The increase is based on the findings of a cost of service study done by the cooperative. The new rate will be reflected on May bills. Who decides when a rate increase is needed? DCREMC’s board of directors sets… Continue reading.