BPU Board to Review 2017 Proposed Budget

bpu-logo_fbThe Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Board of Directors will be reviewing the 2017 proposed budget during two work sessions to be held on Thursday, December 8th and Friday, December 9th. Both workshops will be held from 12:00 noon until 5:00 PM at the BPU Administration Building located at 540 Minnesota Avenue, KCK.

Thursday’s workshop will consist of budget reviews for the Administrative Division; Customer Service; Purchasing/Supply and Human Resources.

Friday’s workshop will review the proposed budgets for the Water Division; Electric Production Division; Electric Supply Division and Electric Operations & Technology.

The final budget will be presented to the Board for their approval during the December 21st Board meeting.

About BPU BPU’s water department was created in 1909, and its electric utility was operational in 1912. The purpose of the utility, then and to this day, is to provide the highest quality electric and water services at the lowest possible cost. Today the publicly owned utility serves approximately 63,000 electric and 50,000 water customers, primarily in Wyandotte County, Kansas. The mission of the utility and its employees is “to focus on the needs of our customers, to improve the quality of life in our community while promoting safe, reliable and sustainable utilities.” BPU’s Web site is www.bpu.com.