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Sunday, April 12th, 2009

PEC names assistant GM

Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) has promoted James Blanton to assistant general manager, completing General Manager Juan Garza's management team.

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

PEC to refund member fees

The Pedernales Electric Cooperative directors voted this week to refund membership fees to members with multiple memberships. The refunds will come to $2.6 million.

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

PEC settlement upheld

A Texas district court has upheld the settlement of a class action suit filed against Pedernales Electric Cooperative in 2007.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

PEC cuts Burnett pension, awards Garza bonus

The Pedernales Electric Cooperative board of directors paid General Manager Juan Garza a $30,000 bonus Tuesday, but cut $5,000 per month from the retirement plan of former President W.W. Burnett.

Friday, February 20th, 2009

PEC hires new counsel

Pedernales Electric Cooperative, always in the midst of reforming, has retained new legal counsel to investigate its old legal counsel.

Friday, January 30th, 2009

PEC implements more election changes

Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) directors met Friday to finalize revisions to key elections bylaws. As a result, members will be limited to one vote each, district boundaries will be redrawn and director candidates will be required to...

Monday, January 19th, 2009

PEC gives Wimberley a piece of its downtown

Pedernales Electric Cooperative, no longer needing the land for a transmission tower, gave Wimberley about 0.15 of an acre last week. The property is to be landscaped for public use.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Pedernales Electric board okays ‘landmark’ contract with LCRA

The cooperative would continue to buy power wholesale from Lower Colorado River Authority through 2041.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Rose to testify before Congress Thursday in PEC matter

Hays County State Representative Patrick Rose will testify before the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Thursday as Congress looks into abuses at Pedernales Electric Cooperative. The committee already has subpoenaed former PEC General Manager...

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