Proclamation: Public Power Week October 2-8, 2022
“PUBLIC POWER WEEK”
October 2 – 8, 2022
WHEREAS, we, the citizens of Goodland, place a high value on local choice over community services and therefore have chosen to operate a community-owned, not-for-profit electric utility and, as customers and owners of our electric, have a direct say in utility operations and policies:
WHEREAS, City of Goodland provides our homes, businesses, schools, and social service and local government agencies with reliable, efficient, and safe electricity employing sound business practices designed to ensure the best possible service at not-for-profit rates;
WHEREAS, City of Goodland is a valuable community asset that contributes to the well-being of local citizens through energy efficiency, customer service, environmental protection, economic development, and safety awareness;
WHEREAS, City of Goodland is a dependable and trustworthy institution whose local operation provides many consumer protections and continues to make our community a better place to live and work, and contributes to protecting the global environment;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Aaron Thompson, Mayor of the City of Goodland hereby proclaim the week of October 2nd – 8th as Public Power Week in Goodland and I urge all citizens to recognize the people behind public power at the City of Goodland for their contributions to the community and to educate customers, policy makers, and employees on the benefits of public power.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS, to be affixed this 3rd day of October 2022.