2017 Annual Meeting - 81st Annual Meeting Highlights
The 81st Annual Meeting of the Members of The Frontier Power Company was held at the River View High School auditorium 26496 State Route 60 N, Warsaw, Ohio, on Friday, July 28th, 2017, beginning at 7:00 p.m. with approximately 900 people in attendance.
The meeting was called to order by President Robert E. Wise, who presided. Kelly Kendall, Recording Secretary of the Cooperative, acted as Secretary of the meeting and kept the minutes thereof. The President declared a quorum was present and welcomed everyone to the meeting.
A motion was duly made and seconded that the minutes of the Annual Meeting held on July 29th, 2016 be approved as presented to members prior to the meeting. Motion carried.
President Wise introduced the current members of The Frontier Power Company’s Board of Trustees and the Company Attorney.
In the President’s Report, Mr. Wise thanked the members and guests for attending the 81st Annual Meeting of Members, reported on several programs Frontier Power has implemented to bring their members the best service possible and reminded them of The Frontier Power Company’s mission to provide quality, reliable electric service at a reasonable cost while maintaining a strong financial position for the cooperative. He noted Frontier Power’s aggressive right-of-way clearing and spraying programs, implementation of the SCADA System, replacement of the AMR system with an ACLARA system, maintenance and inspection of over 1,500 miles of lines and eleven substations and the long-range plan to replace twenty miles of line per year all contribute to our system not experiencing more severe outages. He also thanked the employees for their hard work.
Attorney Michael Manning read the results of the trustee election which was done by mail and administered the Oath of Office to the newly elected trustees:
Representing District A, Coshocton County – Bill Daugherty
Representing District B-1, Tuscarawas County – Robert Wise
Mr. Steven K. Nelson, General Manager of The Frontier Power Company, introduced several invited guests, elected officials, former Frontier Power Board Members and General Manager. He then introduced guest speaker for the evening, Mr. Bill Roberts, CFO Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives.
In his Manager’s Report, Mr. Nelson reviewed the financial statement and statistics from the past year, gave a slide presentation, introduced all of the employees and discussed the progress of The Frontier Power Company, Frontier Propane and Frontier Supply, which incorporates Progressive Water and Whit’s Frozen Custard.
A motion was duly made and seconded that the reports of the officers be accepted and filed. Motion carried.
Rob Totten announced the 2017 Frontier Power Company Scholarship and Youth Tour winners.
A motion was duly made and seconded that the 2017 Annual Meeting of Members of The Frontier Power Company be adjourned. Motion carried.
Refreshments were provided prior to the meeting. Winners of adult and youth door prizes, furnished by The Frontier Power Company, were announced following the meeting.