FMPA Weekly | July 11, 2011 | Member Edition

FMPA Weekly


A weekly e-newsletter for FMPA members


July 11, 2011





Cane Island Unit 4
Cane Island Unit 4 reached a major project milestone last Friday when FMPA issued the Substantial Completion Certificate. This means Zachry Industrial has fulfilled the obligations, conditions and requirements of the engineering, procurement and construction contract. Contact: David Schumann





Member City Visits
Bud Boudreaux travels to Bushnell on Tuesday to meet with Vince Ruano and Mayor Bil Spaude. He will also travel to Leesburg on Friday to meet with Electric Director Paul Kalv and Mayor Bill Polk.


ARP Quarterly Conservation Program Report

All-Requirements Project members are reminded to submit their quarterly report documenting conservation efforts between April 1 and June 30. Report data is used to calculate reimbursement totals for members and estimate energy savings of the Conservation Program. Reports are due this Friday. Contact: Sharon Smeenk


FMPA Logo Apparel Orders

FMPA logo apparel orders from members and staff are due this Friday. The online catalog, located on the Member Portal, features an updated selection with new polos, ladies’ cardigans and more. FMPA will pay the cost of embroidering FMPA’s logo on two items per person per fiscal year. Participants are responsible for paying the cost of purchasing each apparel item. Contact: Sara Barron


All-Requirements Project Weekly Load Statistics

The weekly update of the All-Requirements Project historical load graph has been posted on the Member Portal. The graph is updated through July 10. Contact: Jim Atz


Special Dates

Congratulations to Jerusha Gibson, who celebrates six years with FMPA on Monday, July 11.


Congratulations to Gary Fisk, who celebrates one year with FMPA on Tuesday, July 12.


Congratulations to Sharon Samuels, who celebrates 13 years with FMPA on Wednesday, July 13.


Congratulations to Mike Siefert, who celebrates three years with FMPA on Thursday, July 14.





2011 FMEA-FMPA Annual Conference

The 2011 FMEA-FMPA Annual Conference will be held July 19-21 at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla. On July 19, the conference kicks off with two pre-conference seminars: 1) electric utility 101, and 2) crisis communications. The following days feature general sessions and breakout sessions on a variety of topics, including energy legislation, electric vehicles and customer energy consumption behavior. Visit Public” rel=”nofollow”>>Public Power Week 2011 Toolkit, provided by the American Public Power Association (APPA), includes a variety of complimentary and low-cost communication materials to help utilities promote their value in the community. Visit;


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